DIZZINESS — A Resource

Ruth Anderwald
Leonhard Grond
Dizziness—A Resource?

Dizziness–A Resource? Two hypotheses are hidden in the title of this artistic research. First, in this context, the term dizziness is understood in a broader sense. Second, the artistic research claims that states of dizziness should be considered a resource. Read More.

Practicing the Compossible Space

The theory of the compossible space is set into action in the artistic practice ‘HASENHERZ or the Pleasures of the Moving Image and Word’. ‘HASENHERZ’ is both a work of art and an instrument for examining artworks. Read More.

Glimpses of ‘Between Images’

'Between Images – Contemporary, artistic perspectives on post-war society' at Brücke-Museum, Berlin Read More.
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Between Images

The symposium 'Between Images' explores contemporary artistic perspectives on the period after World War II. The invited artists of the symposium will use various media to approach the question of how it was possible to live together after the disillusionment of the lost war. Read More.
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Nothing Personal

'Nothing Personal' is a video that present two simultaneous views: one turning into the artist’s studio, and the other looking out from the studio to the corridor and entrance hall leading into it. The video opens with the artist lying on a bed in the middle of the studio, weakly calling the emergency medical service. Read More.
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The Second Medicine & Humanities Interdisciplinary Colloquium

Medicine and Humanities share a common research subject – humans. The basic and fundamental difference is the methodologies and research strategies applied, which could lead to similar or opposing conclusions. Read More.
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Ruth Anderwald
Karoline Feyertag
Leonhard Grond
Mode d’emploi

Starting with the attempt to call the phenomenon of dizziness by its proper name, this book brings together diverse voices considering the potential of this in-between state from multiple perspectives and in view of different disciplines. Read More.
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Anna Kim
Collective Modes of Destruction

Writer Anna Kim's lecture retraces the life of photographer Edith Tudor-Hart (née Edith Suschitzky 1908, in Vienna, died 1973 in Brighton), who worked as a Soviet agent and photographed workers and street children from Vienna and London to give a face to poverty and social disadvantage. Read More.
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1564 the famous Italian anatomist and surgeon Julius Caesar Aranzi discovered a small structure when dissecting a human brain. He named it hippocampus, because its form reminded him of that of a sea horse. Read More.
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A Short Note on Kierkegaard and Dizziness

Anxiety is altogether different from fear and similar concepts that refer to something definite, whereas anxiety is freedom’s actuality as the possibility of possibility. Anxiety may be compared with dizziness. Read More.
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History in Between

The project for Haus der Geschichte Österreich (House of Austrian History) encompasses a photo series and a series of videos. Following the construction process for the new museums’ space in the historical backdrop of Neue Burg, the former Emperor’s quarters. Read More.
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House of Austrian History

Ruth Anderwald and Leonhard Grond have accompanied the construction site of the museum for over a year and a half and have developed a photo and video series that addressed the transformation process. Read More.
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Things you didn’t know about balance

This workshop will elucidate how dizziness breaks up the given, be it habits, beliefs, preconceptions or patterns, creating space and dynamics between established categories and perceived oppositions. In this sense dizziness provides power and dynamics to restructure, to rethink, to redesign the given. Read More.

Dizziness Is My Name
Sound Installation

I’ve heard surviving pilots tell, that free fall triggers a feeling of confusion between the self and the aircraft. While falling, people may sense themselves as being things, while things may sense that they are people. Read More.
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Balancing Togetherness

Recordings from the conference 'Balancing Togetherness' Read More.
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Jarosław Lubiak
Semantics of Dizziness

Dizziness is the name of what disrupts communication, understanding, comprehension. It suspends beyond all certainty. Hence dizziness is not a notion as it gets in the way of comprehending. Read More.
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Laura Brechmann
Dizziness as a
Choreographic Element

For my graduation work at Ruhr-University Bochum I try to visualize how an invisible, chaotic and disturbing phenomenon like dizziness may become visible for an audience. Read More.
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Simon Brugner
The Arsenic Eaters

The book 'The Arsenic Eaters' investigates the widespread historical belief that the consumption of arsenic, one of the most potent mineral poisons, is beneficial to one’s health. Accordingly, many poison eaters were found among rural population in the eastern parts of the Alps Read More.
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Ruth Anderwald
Der Taumel –
eine Ressource?

Lecture by Ruth Anderwald at ‘Meran 20:17, Zukunftslabor der Jugendarbeit’ Read More.
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Balancing Togetherness

Can dizziness be a resource? What remains after unsettledness and disorientation? And how can we see communities find their balance in uncertain situations? Particularly now, in times of ubiquitous invocations of global crisis, these questions of collective balancing and balancing collectives are more relevant than ever. Read More.