DIZZINESS — A Resource

Agents of Confusion!
Recordings

These are the recordings of our one-day symposium, that brought together artistic and cross-disciplinary research on dizziness, with speakers from the fields of philosophy, visual arts, creativity research, psychbiology, medicine, architecture and cultural studies in the form of screenings, artists’ talks, lectures and discussions. Read More.

Agents of Confusion!

The one-day symposium titled ‘Agents of Confusion!’ brings together artistic and cross-disciplinary research on dizziness, with speakers from the fields of philosophy, visual arts, creativity research and cultural studies in the form of screenings, artists’ talks, lectures and discussions. Read More.

The Power and Myth of Creativity

What is creativity? Which myths are associated with it? This workshop seeks to to shed light on the topic from the viewpoints of art, philosophy and neuroscience. Read More.

Mathias Benedek
Creative Dizziness in
Artists’ Working Process

Lecture by Mathias Benedek at ‘Navigating the Unknown – Fears and Pleasures of Dizziness‘. Read More.
Share on Facebook, Tweet – Posted on 27.06.2016

Winner of the Art Competition
‘Living in a Dizzying World’

The Main Award is inclusion of the artwork in an international group exhibition at Kunsthaus Graz. Read More.

Mathias Benedek, Emanuel Jauk & Kevin Kerschenbauer
Interim Report on
‘Living in a Dizzying World’

A central goal of the artistic research project ‘Dizziness–A Resource’ is to gain a better understanding of the role of dizziness in the artistic process. As one approach towards this goal, Ruth Anderwald + Leonhard Grond teamed up with psychologists from the University of Graz to conduct an empirical investigation. Read More.
Share on Facebook, Tweet – Posted on 21.04.2016

Navigating the Unknown – Fears and Pleasures of Dizziness

A three-day programme with Austrian, Swiss, British, American, Danish, German, and Israeli artists and scientists at the CCA – Center for Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv. 'Dizziness' is a condition of the body and/or the mind indicating a deviation from what has been so far conceived as normal or usual. As a condition, 'Dizziness' forces a re-rearrangement of the current navigational system. But how does one navigate the unknown? Read More.

Living in a Dizzying World – Art Competition & Survey

The understanding of the specifics of the artistic work process is still incomplete. Philosophers like Maurice Merleau-Ponty (on Paul Cézanne) or Gilles Deleuze (on Francis Bacon in 'The Logic of Sensation') have ventured into that realm. This competition is an attempt by a team of artists and scientists whom together are trying to come to a more profound and holistic understanding of the artistic process and its needs. Read More.
Share on Facebook, Tweet – Posted on 01.12.2015

Taumel Issue 3

Proceeding seems easier now. And finally, after the bend I will have certainty. Read More.
Share on Facebook, Tweet – Posted on 18.05.2015

Taumel Issue 2

Why do we fall sir? So that we can learn to pick ourselves up. Read More.
Share on Facebook, Tweet – Posted on 03.05.2015

Taumel Issue 1

In order to better understand the Taumel process we decided that we should work with models on which we could analyse the course and the duration of the process and its many components, such as loss of control or paralysis. Read More.
Share on Facebook, Tweet – Posted on 08.04.2015

Thoughts on Creativity

Creativity occurs on condition that new and valuable intelligibillity comes into being. There are three criteria: newness, newness of intelligibilitiy and newness of valuable intelligibility. Read More.
Share on Facebook, Tweet – Posted on 02.11.2014

To create or to recall?

The article “To create or to recall? Neural mechanisms underlying the generation of creative new ideas” shows the results of a study on general, creative idea generation by Mathias Benedek, Emanuel Jauk, Andreas Fink, Karl Koschutnig, Gernot Reishofer, Franz Ebner and Aljoscha C. Neubauer. They investigated brain activation during creative idea generation using a novel approach allowing spontaneous self-paced generation and expression of ideas. Read More.
Share on Facebook, Tweet – Posted on 01.10.2014