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December 5, 2017

I tore up your picture (Frank Petty Trio)

Filed under: harry, jumping,music,nicola deane,poetry — ABRAXAS @ 10:28 am

I tore up your picture when you said goodbye

but I put it together again

as I tore it apart it was tearing my heart

only you dear can mend it again

i tried to erase from my mind your sweet face

but i found it was only in vain

i tore up your picture when you said goodbye

but i put it together again

I tried to erase from my mind your sweet face

but i found it was only in vain

i tore up your picture when you said goodbye

but i put it together again

Navigating Noise

Filed under: african noise foundation,art,kerstin ergenzinger,nicola deane — ABRAXAS @ 10:10 am

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first published here: https://www.lehmanns.de/shop/kunst-musik-theater/40941590-9783960982609-kerstin-ergenzinger-navigating-noise

September 12, 2017

Medea, falling…

Filed under: films edited by kaganof,nicola deane — ABRAXAS @ 11:18 am

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a poor image reconstruction by Nicola Deane
7min23sec
South Africa, September 2017

Synopsis: “The poor image tends towards abstraction: it is a visual idea in its very becoming.” Hito Steyerl

Edited by Kaganof & Deane

Appropriated texts:

1. Something Wild (Garfein: 1961)

2. Remix collection of Aryan Kaganof: Venus Emerging (2004); courtesy of DOMUS (Documentation Centre for Music, University of Stellenbosch)

Soundscape:

1. Derived from The Dreams (1964) – an Invention for Radio by Delia Derbyshire (of the BBC Radiophonic Workshop) in collaboration with poet and dramatist Barry Bermange.

2. Signal To Noise (1997); courtesy of DOMUS )Documentation Centre for Music, University of Stellenbosch)

Nicola Deane is an artist currently researching her PhD at Stellenbosch University – Decentering the Archive: Visual Fabrications of Sonic Memories – an interdisciplinary practice-based project that involves translating music related documents from an archive in the music department (DOMUS) into visual media for a conceptual art installation.

FILMOGRAPHY
2017 Medea, falling… a poor image reconstruction (7:33)
2017 “Through the ear, we shall enter the invisibility of things.”
2017 The Post-Medium Condition (3:11)
2011 In Media Res (8:03)
2011 Portrait of the Artist, Thanking Her Detractors (00:54)
2010 Code Desire (5:37)

September 7, 2017

Medea, falling…

Filed under: films edited by kaganof,nicola deane — ABRAXAS @ 3:18 pm

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June 21, 2017

on silence speaking

Filed under: literature,nicola deane,poetry — ABRAXAS @ 12:55 pm

You do not go to the desert to find identity, but to lose it, to lose your personality, to be anonymous. You make yourself void. You become silence. You become more silent than the silence around you. And then something extraordinary happens: you hear silence speak. (Edmond Jabes)

Filed under: art,nicola deane — ABRAXAS @ 12:51 pm

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June 5, 2017

Filed under: art,nicola deane — ABRAXAS @ 4:10 pm

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May 29, 2017

Eggs

Filed under: nicola deane — ABRAXAS @ 11:50 am

“And the secret garden bloomed and bloomed and every morning revealed new miracles. In the robin’s nest there were eggs and the robin’s mate sat upon them, keeping them warm with her feathery little breast and careful wings. At first she was very nervous, and the robin himself was indignantly watchful. Even Dickon did not go near the close-grown corner in those days, but waited until by the quiet working of some mysterious spell he seemed to have cnnveyed to the soul of the little pair that in the garden there was nothing which was not quite like themselves – nothing which did not understand the wonderfulness of what was happening to them – the immense, tender, terrible, heart-breaking beauty of solemnity of Eggs. If there had been one person in that garden who had not known through all his or her innermost being that if an Egg were taken away or hurt the whole world would whirl around and crash through space and come to an end – if there had been even one who did not feel it and act accordingly there could have been no happiness even in that golden springtime air. But they all knew it and felt it and the robin and his mate knew they knew it.”

The Secret Garden

Frances Hodgson Burnett

Vintage Classics

pg 318

May 20, 2017

“Through the ear, we shall enter the invisibility of things.”

Filed under: film as subversive art,films edited by kaganof,nicola deane — ABRAXAS @ 11:04 am

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April 21, 2017

“through the ear, we shall enter the invisibility of things.”

Screen shot 2017-04-21 at 3.33.31 AM

March 8, 2017

Clarice Lispector on betrayal

Filed under: literature,nicola deane — ABRAXAS @ 8:52 am

Screen shot 2017-03-15 at 2.39.16 PM

No one knows how you feel inside when you are hired to pretend you are a traitor and you end up believing your own betrayal.

A job which consists of forgetting day after day.

Being expected to feign dishonour.

My mirror no longer reflects a face which can even be called my own.

Either I am an agent or this is truly betrayal.

They want me occupied and distracted, by whatever means.

For with my wandering thoughts and solemn foolishness I might impede what is happening inside me.

February 13, 2017

“through the ear, we shall enter the invisibility of things.”

Filed under: nicola deane — ABRAXAS @ 2:46 pm

December 7, 2016

sol lewitt to eva hesse

Filed under: art,nicola deane — ABRAXAS @ 11:28 am

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LeWitt offers a refreshing approach to art, especially in some of his personal writing. In a letter to fellow artist Eva Hesse, LeWitt wrote: “Stop it and just DO. Try and tickle something inside you, your ‘weird humor.’ You belong in the most secret part of you. Don’t worry about cool, make your own uncool… You are not responsible for the world — you are only responsible for your work, so do it. And don’t think that your work has to conform to any idea or flavor. It can be anything you want it to be.”

June 14, 2016

mfa

Filed under: nicola deane — ABRAXAS @ 5:37 pm

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June 13, 2016

MFA

Filed under: nicola deane — ABRAXAS @ 2:11 pm

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UNFRIEND ME

Filed under: films edited by kaganof,nicola deane — ABRAXAS @ 12:53 pm

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first published here: http://crumbargento.tumblr.com/

PRIMAL SCENE

Filed under: kaganof short films,nicola deane — ABRAXAS @ 12:40 pm

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first published here: http://crumbargento.tumblr.com/

DIABELLI VARIATION XXXIII

Filed under: kaganof short films,nicola deane — ABRAXAS @ 12:33 pm

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first published here: http://crumbargento.tumblr.com/

A CRISIS

Filed under: films edited by kaganof,nicola deane — ABRAXAS @ 12:31 pm

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first published here: http://crumbargento.tumblr.com/

A REASON

Filed under: kaganof short films,nicola deane — ABRAXAS @ 12:28 pm

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first published here: http://crumbargento.tumblr.com/

June 4, 2016

inmediares

Filed under: films edited by kaganof,nicola deane — ABRAXAS @ 12:37 am

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May 10, 2016

a portrait of NICOLA DEANE

Filed under: art,caelan,nicola deane — ABRAXAS @ 10:17 am

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November 30, 2015

maxim

Filed under: nicola deane — ABRAXAS @ 7:15 pm

“Through the ear, we shall enter the invisibility of things.”
― Edmond Jabès

November 26, 2015

ten thousand views!

Filed under: kaganof short films,nicola deane — ABRAXAS @ 4:33 pm

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November 21, 2015

DIABELLI VARIATION XXXIII

Filed under: kaganof short films,nicola deane — ABRAXAS @ 6:08 pm

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first published here: http://glimpseofthegarden.tumblr.com/post/116324196795/aryan-kaganof-diabelli-variation-xxxiii-2003

DIABELLI VARIATION XXXIII from African Noise Foundation on Vimeo.

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