Public Lectures : William Burroughs & Brion Gysin’s cut-up technique by Dr. Peter Price - 28th Oct 2013 @ University of Basel
Public Lectures : William Burroughs & Brion Gysin’s cut-up technique presented by Dr. Peter Price (Philadelphia) will be held on Monday, 28 October 2013 University of Basel, (Room 11, Dept. of English Nadelberg 6, Basel) - admission is free.
The programme is as follows :
16.15 - The opportunities and limits offered by Burroughs & Gysin’s cut-up and montage techniques. Recommended reading: William Burroughs: "Electronic Revolution"
18.15 - Screening of the experimental film "The Cut-Ups" (Anthony Balch/William Burroughs, 1966) followed by a lecture on audiovisual perception and temporality. The Q&A will allow addressing questions of artistic practice and the relevance of Burroughs’s paranoid fantasies in a world of surveillance.
Dr. Peter Price is a composer, sonic philosopher and media theorist. He is a John Cage Fellow at the European Graduate School and co-director of thefidget space in Philadelphia, a research laboratory for new forms of art, performance, and media. Dr Price is also the author of "Resonance: Philosophy for Sonic Art" (Atropos Press, 2010).
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