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 OTΗOE - 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.

OTΗOE - 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. OTΗOE.

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Thinking through Practices - performative bookpresentation

27-10-2018 [• DAD - education • CASC at KASK • in practice ]
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Sat 27 Oct, 4pm, WIELS / Brussels <<<

A presentation through practices of two books written through practices, as a framework to reflect collectively on the role of publishing in the context of artistic research. Although very different in form, the writing processes articulate practice and thought as two naturally and necessarily interwoven things.

Choreo-graphic Figures: Deviations from the LineNikolaus Gansterer, Emma Cocker, Mariella Greilb (eds.), DeGruyter, Berlin, 2017

Thinking Conditioning through Practice, Alex Arteaga and Heike Langsdorf (eds.), APE, Ghent, 2018

The two publications serve as platform for three performances in different media followed by an open discussion with the audience:

- Julien Bruneau: excerpt of the performance some crosscuts of some of our improbable bodies, with Anouk Llaurens and Sonia Si Ahmed (tbc)

- Alex Arteaga & Nikolaus Gansterer: acousmatic lecture / translecture

- Miriam Rohde, Laetitia Gendre & Heike Langsdorf: From where we are (becoming a spatial participant)

- Kristof Van Baarle: … sends a series of postcards spelling a couple of