DIZZINESS — A Resource

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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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.

Balancing Togetherness
Recordings

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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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.

Artpress
Philosophie de François Jullien

Présentation du numéro 46 de Artpress2 'Philosophie de François Jullien. Des concepts proposés à l'art' Read More.
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Dizziness—A Resource:
Dizziness and the Compossible Space
in Research-Creation

‘Dizziness’ implies notions of physical and emotional disequilibrium, staggering, confusion, uncertainty, and turmoil. This article discusses dizziness as a possible resource for creativity including the concept of the ‘compossible space’. Read More.

Rebekka Ladewig
Spatial Confusion.
Episodes from the
Experimental History of Vertigo

Keeping our bodily balance is a continuous performance, including the effort to keep the erect posture against gravity. However, since this performance remains strictly subliminal we become aware of the state of equilibrium only in the event of disruption: in the very moment we loose our balance, stumble and fall, or more generally, when the relation between the body and the surrounding world is irritated, disturbed, or interrupted as it is characteristic in the state of vertigo. Read More.
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Karoline Feyertag
Queering Dizziness

There is a lot of “queering something” these days, although Queer Theory is certainly not yet part of the major scientific or philosophical discourse. I will argue that dizziness is not just another concept, which needs queering, but that dizziness is fundamentally linked to queerness. Read More.
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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.

Karoline Feyertag
Dizziness in
Compossible Spaces

How did we succeed to make dizziness a sort of commonplace? After several cross-disciplinary gatherings in the course of the research project ‘Dizziness–A Resource’, it became clear that the introduction of the concept of dizziness into divergent research fields created a compossible space, formed by our common interest in the experience of and reflection on dizziness. Read More.
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Ruth Anderwald
Leonhard Grond
Karoline Feyertag
Dizziness — A Resource

‘Dizziness’ is an English translation of the German word ‘Taumel’, which implies a broader semantic field including notions of physical and emotional disequilibrium, staggering, confusion, uncertainty, and turmoil. Read More.
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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.

Dizziness Is My Name

“As agents of confusion you precede the agents of change”, claims the hermaphrodite being ‘Dizziness’ in Ruth Anderwald + Leonhard Grond’s film. Read More.

Karoline Feyertag
The unexplained “Rest” —
Dizziness as a Resource

I saw the Statue of Liberty, and — this is weird — I saw it, and I just had it,” he said. He swiftly decided that he wanted to “spin around this thing. Read More.
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Syntagm and Paradigm

These two dimensions are often presented as 'axes', where the horizontal axis is the syntagmatic and the vertical axis is the paradigmatic. Read More.
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Le sas (French)

Sluice chamber or a “space in between” (where things become compossible and ambiguous). It’s an “interzone”. Read More.
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Affects and Percepts

The artist creates blocs of percepts and affects, but the only law of creation is that the compound must stand up on its own. Read More.
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‘Resource’ and its Etymology

This etymological kinship with water seems to be another hint to the watery depths through which we have to make our “way”, our “poros”, when we experience dizziness. Read More.
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