Monday, July 08, 2013


A workshop by Tara Transitory aka One Man Nation

19th of July from 17h to 21h
20€ [students & precarious/ unemployed]/25€ per participant 

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A range of physical, mental and behavioral characteristics distinguishing between masculinity and femininity.

A disturbance–especially a random and persistent disturbance–that
obscures or reduces the clarity of a signal.

Open for non-male-identified persons only. If male-identified and still interested to join the workshop, he would have to cross-dress in feminine clothes.

* Introduction to gender defying artists (Genesis P-orridge, Fen-Ma Liuming), traditions where gender was a non-binary concept (bissu, muxes, etc), the role of the non-binary conforming gender persons in their society (usually mediums/shamans between the sky and the earth), and an introduction to rituals and their relation to noise (droning Tibetan trumpets, clashing cymbals). Noise, defined here as non-harmonic sounds, has been in existence since the beginning of time in the form of environmental sounds and in the execution of the first rituals in which humans attempted to communicate with the heavens above. Noise is thus essential in helping the individual or collective entity reach a certain sensibility which is associated with transcendence.
* Screaming exercises (releasing the voice if not already released).
* Breathing games (Inuit songs/games (think Bjork) the use of breath to create rhythms and collectively creating a rhythm using only our breath).
* Paying attention to incidental sounds, improvising with the environment.
* Communication through improvisation.
* At the end of the workshop, all the participants will conclude with a free-for-all jam session with whatever objects they want to use – this can include found garbage, computers, instruments, voice, percussion, or anything else the participant chooses."


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