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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SEASONAL REFLECTIONS

NEWSLETTERS

TIMELINE

MAIN PRACTICES

bodily
SITTING WITH THE BODY 2013 ...
social
BUREAU ANNEX
economical
SHOP SHOP
educational
DISTRACTION AS DISCIPLINE 2016-19
spatial
radical_house 2020 ...

CONVERSATIONS

Unrequested Services / 13-09-2021 [• in practice • HoP • radical_house • curatorialS ]
Unrequested Services is a series of public services, curated by Simone Basani and conceived by artists.They are unrequested because nobody commissioned or asked for them – if not the artists themselves, following their own desire and needs. So far,...
What Remains of a Rembrandt... / 28-04-2021 [• curatorialS ]
What Remains of a Rembrandt Torn Into Four Equal Pieces and Flushed Down the ToiletA museum is greater than the sum of its buildings, artworks, and visitors.  Its grand narrative contains many layers to be decoded: the history of an...
La Collectionneuse Maïte Álvarez / 28-04-2021 [• radical_house • curatorialS ]
La Collectionneuse - Maïte Álvarez for JEANNE collection @ radical_house (27-30 April 2021)Artist Maïte Álvarez is among the artists commissioned to create a work for “Jeanne. Or the Western Touch”, a collection curated by Simone Basani and Alice...