A queer phenomenology, Ahmed contends, reveals how social relations are arranged spatially, how queerness disrupts and reorders these relations by not following the accepted paths, and how a politics of disorientation puts other objects within reach, those that might, at first glance, seem awry.
In 2014, artist Gustaf Broms composed a list of nine questions that he started to circulate to fellow performance artists. The responses collected are as diverse and wide-ranging as the artists and their own approaches.
Dual performance to Skype camera
Blood, 2013 (1:47); Block, 2013 (1:48); Lançar- to throw 2013 (0:39); Alinhar – to Align, 2013 (0:58); Cloud try 3, 2013 (0:51); Red line, 2015 (0:50); A short story, 2015 (1:04); Annunciation 1 & 2, 2015 (2:08)
Dual performance to the camera
Skull-line, cranial suture, 2014 (0:46); Measuring the room, 2014 (1:27); Tables, 2015 (2:05); To do with you, 2016 (2:20); Push, 2011 (1:25); Dictionario (excerpt), 2011; And –And, 2016 (3:44)
The Way Things Go (Der Lauf der Dinge) is a thirty-minute film by Swiss artists Peter Fischli and David Weiss featuring a series of chain reactions involving ordinary objects. It is also one of the truly amazing works of art produced in the late twentieth century. Millar tells us why this extraordinary film speaks to us at the beginning of the twenty-first century.
This item is part of the Study Room Guide on Performance, Politics, Ethics and Human Rights by Adrien Sina (P0661)
Associates the object with the body in space to create installations and performances. Uses the artist’s body in response to the danger and poetry of fire given off from an explosion. Exhibition catalogue
Includes 249 performances in the words of their creators and a comprehensive index of the terms used to describe them.