DIZZINESS — A Resource

Creating Art: An Experience Sampling Study in the Domain of Moving Image Art

This study investigated work-related behaviors and feelings in the process of creating art. In a collaborative effort by creativity researchers and artistic researchers, we invited artists to create a short film or video for an international art competition and monitored them for 2 weeks while producing the artwork. Read More.
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Share on Facebook, Tweet – Posted on 20.05.2017

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.

Mapping Delirium
Part 2

The typically Western notion of “we’re taking drugs” just reflects the delusions of power with which we approach fellow beings that are superior to us. I don’t take drugs, the drugs take me with them. And it’s not my decision whether I am swept along by it or not, but I can decide what level of humility I display toward it. Read More.
Share on Facebook, Tweet – Posted on 13.04.2015

Translations of Taumel

The German expression Taumel derives from the Low German word düsig, dusel (to be dizzy) and is related to the German term Tor (fool), and the Indo-European dhwes (to breathe smoke). Read More.
Share on Facebook, Tweet – Posted on 14.02.2015

Mapping Delirium
Part 1

I see Taumeln - or “dizziness” - as having five dimensions: firstly there is the deliberately cultivated technique of Taumeln, or meandering, that the Socratic school practiced at the agora in Athens. Walking in a straight line leads to rigid thinking and getting stuck in tracks or a rut of some kind. Read More.
Share on Facebook, Tweet – Posted on 30.10.2014

Vertigo

Vertigo is a specific medical term used to describe the sensation of spinning without moving or having one’s surroundings spin about one. Read More.
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The Labyrinth of the Inner Ear

One can induce dizziness by engaging in dis­orientating activities such as spinning. Disequilibrium is the sensation of being off balance and is most often characterized by frequent falls in a specific direction. Read More.
Share on Facebook, Tweet – Posted on 03.10.2014