Live code, live art and the BwO dissection

REEVE, Hester (2016). Live code, live art and the BwO dissection. International Journal of Performance Arts and Digital Media, 12 (2), 152-162.

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This extended artist statement formulates some provocations to the possibilities of live performance which have been prompted by my involvement in a collaborative project between live coders and live artists. Acknowledging that both art forms share a pre-performance conception-operation frame work which then unfolds through live improvisation, I explore the differences in how each discipline summons the body (‘extended carnality’ in the case of live coding and ‘critical subjectivity’ in the case of live art) in order to provide fertile ground for each practice to challenge the presuppositions of the other. The formulation of my core concerns is facilitated through reference to Deleuze and Guattari’s BwO (body without organs).

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Body without organs; critical subjectivity; extended carnality; live art; live coding
Research Institute, Centre or Group - Does NOT include content added after October 2018: Cultural Communication and Computing Research Institute > Art and Design Research Centre
Departments - Does NOT include content added after October 2018: Faculty of Science, Technology and Arts > Department of Art and Design
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Page Range: 152-162
Depositing User: Hester Reeve
Date Deposited: 04 Jan 2017 12:14
Last Modified: 18 Mar 2021 06:05

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