ABOUT THIS SITE >>> This site is a blog as well as an archive. It gives visibility to the continues working of radical_hope, its current move to radical_house, the research project Distraction As Discipline (2016 - 2019) and the process of OTÇOE - works for passers-by, a working trajectory (2013 and 2014).

radical_house is a long term project and has a threefold nature: it presents a physical place, a framework and a logic. When in 2013 teaching and mentoring became an extension of Langsdorf's artistic practices now radical_house stems from her pedagogical experience where 'being in dialogue' with others is her main principle.

Distraction As Discipline is an investigation into enactivist principles in art and education (research trajectory at KASK School of Arts Ghent 2016-19). It considers the potential of performance art and pedagogy in general, in resisting the current and massive desubjectivation, by critically reclaiming both, attention for the moment and participation in a process.

OTÇOE - works for passers-by was the development of radical_hope's artistic practice in the city and questioned how and by whom this practice (and its bodily, social and economical aspects) is perceived. The title refers to the public of a city and to how we encounter and register most things on our way through the city: Out of The Corner of Our Eyes. OTÇOE.

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radical_house 2020 ...


OPENING - Conversation Room at TramZwart

11-06-2017 [• DAD - education • conversation room ]

... from now on, please occupy whenever you want in whatever way ***

The Conversation Room

Aloud, in silence, with silence, alone, in company, through words or gestures, senses or thoughts, through dreams, with dreams, with things, with people, with nothing, with the nothing. Conversation as an act of living with others.

When reserving a slots - use the calender hanging on the wall.
When no slot is reserved – feel free to just come in.
When coming in – leave your shoes outside.

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••• programme 8 June •••

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Brunch opening at TramZwart / Multimedia
The Conversation Room and other active spaces & forces
with DJ Ernesto

from 11:00 (ongoing) Manoeuvre / Particula - co-creation with Mexican artist Joel Gomez *: crochet your part within a public artwork of textile for the orangery of the inner courtyard of the Design museum Ghent. * In the context of the KASK - show RECHTS / AVERECHTS in Design museum Ghent.
12:00 - 12:30 ‘The Yellow Cushion’ : Some Words with Bubbles and Special Thanks to many people.
12:30 - 12:45 SCREAMING in a little room (wild session)
12:45 - 13:15 Sitting With The Body / next to a Brunch (meditation session)
13:15 - 14:15 School Of Love - screenings and exchange:
three short excerpts from the coming film production of Johan Grimonprez - every day words disappear:
* Michael Hardt on the Politics of Love 2016, 15min
* Raymond Tallis on tickling, 2016, 2min10
* Kiss-o-drome, 1min30 fragment from Shadow World
14:15 - 15:00 A couple of 'Exercises in Style' by Raymond Queneau with Sébastien Hendrickx
15:00 - 16:00 Open meeting: curating the Bivouac Académique during the Grad Show

Many minds and hands were helping to get this room going within KASK school of arts. Thanks to Adva Zakai, Elli Vassalou, Caroline Mattheuws,
Erika Langsdorf, Karel De Cock, Hans Bryssinck, Kristof Van Gestel, Anyuta Wiazemsky, Wouter De Corte, Christiane Högner, Anna Luyten ...
Manoeuvre with Ernst Maréchal, Chris Rotsaert, Sultan Altinas, Hediye Sahin, Zubeyde Balci, Ilknur Sezer, Durna Ozgur, Ismahan Yildirim, Sanyee Yuksel, Fadime Cetinkaya, Hatice Gozukucuk, Gonul Altintas, Zehra Cankaya, Gulsum Yilmas ...
Stine Sampers, Miriam Hempel, Nicolas Galeazzi ...