READING SHORTLIST TO FIND EXTRACTS FROM - Moten and Harvey - Hapticality or Love. Trinh T Minh Ha - Interview-Speaking Nearby. Create Dangerously- Edwidge Danticat. Small Place - Jamaica Kincaid. Speaking in Tongues - Gloria Anzaldua. Bell Hooks- Beloved Community
Current Form - 2nd/3rd June.
Saturday. 11am start. conversation around three texts and three film clips with lunch at 1pm. Feature screening at Peckhamplex at 5pm. Sunday. 11am start. conversation around three texts and three film clips with lunch at 1pm. Party at flat time house.
FILM SHORT LIST
Trinh T Minh Ha - Surname Veit Given Name Nam/ Rehana Zeman - Tell Me The Story of All These Things/ Black Audio Film Collective - Twilight City/ Marlon Riggs - Tongues Untied/ Avi Mograbi - Between Fences/ Alicja Rogalska - Dreamed Revolution
Timeline. I would like to spend one month working on gathering more projects that inspire Nomadic Reading Room and re-categorising them into subsections, playing with what is possible within the logic of Are.na. I would then work with the Are.na team to ensure the content worked within the Are.na API project to create a legible and printable resource. I would expect a three month turn-around for the pdf link to be ready to go live.
Nomadic Reading Room. Connie Butler publishes, distributes and exhibits the work of others through her projects the Nomadic Reading Room and the journal Her Eyes & My Voice. Starting life as an itinerant reading room in public spaces such as derelict toilets and car parks, Nomadic Reading Room is now a small press and research project into the overlaps of publishing practices and zine culture in fine art contexts. With an Are.na project grant, I would like to develop my research on my existing Are.na channel, with Are.na API. Currently my channel is a collection of projects, artists and spaces that challenge the codex form in art contexts, or present book and zine projects as social sculptures. I would like to grow this collection to create a visual reference guide of 'projects that inspire Nomadic Reading Room' as a resource for others, and a way to physicalise these sprawling web links back into printed matter, or the possibility of it.