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P L E A S E · N O T E : this = not a public diary
dates are not considered. [ I don´t ususlly provide these entries with comment-options either] — incase you though want to contact me for some reason, do leave your comment somewhere in the last post I did...


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...the invisible designer [22 Jun 2006|04:08pm]
taku satoh,
one of my all-time favourite japanese designers...

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above: poster for "analysis of the mass product design", 2002.

¬ http://www.tsdo.jp/
¬ http://www.pingmag.jp/2005/08/22/taku-satoh-graphic-design/
¬ http://www.dnp.co.jp/gallery/ggg/gki/g216/g216ki_e.html
¬ http://compe.designtope.net/kokuyo/sato_e.html

¬ http://www.taschen.com/pages/en/catalogue/books/design/new/facts/03820.htm

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...silent fim posters from russia [12 May 2006|11:03am]
Baburina, Nina 
The silent film poster 
Russia 1900 - 1930 
Nina Baburina 
Moscow 
Art-Rodnik 
2001 
191 Sites

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...Roma Life! [22 Jan 2006|02:49pm]

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...dogs don´t bite [29 Dec 2005|12:24pm]
"Meditatio"

When I carefully consider the curious habits of dogs
I am compelled to conclude
That man is the superior animal.

When I consider the curious habits of man
I confess, my friend, I am puzzled.

by Ezra Pound




"A Poem"

Tell me, if I caught you one day
and kissed the sole of your foot,
wouldn't you limp a little then,
afraid to crush my kiss?...

by Nichita Stanescu






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...photography between 1910 and 34 [13 Oct 2005|11:29pm]

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...court [13 Oct 2005|10:12pm]
trad. spanish fan language:

pulling through hand -I hate you.
holding in right hand -follow me.
holding in left hand -I´m seeking for aquaintance.
holding to right ear -leave me alone.
gliding over forehead -you have changed.
letting flutter with left hand -we are obeserved.
carrying in right hand -you are venturous.
letting flutter with right hand -I love someone else.
gliding over cheek -I love you.
presenting in closed state -do you love me?
gliding over eyes -please forgive me.
touching outer edge with finger -I want to talk to you.
letting rest on right cheek -yes.
letting rest on left cheek -no.
opening and closing -you are gruesome.
letting hang down -we remain friends.
fan slowly -I am married.
fan quickly -I am engaged.
open widely -wait for me.
on lips -kiss me.
holding in hand in open state -come, converse with me.
holding behing head -do not forget me.
holding with splayed little finger -good bye.


emerged from the 17th century (spanish aristocracy) ...passed over mainly to england and france (fan academies founded in paris and london).
all the tendences using this form of communication finally died out by the second world war (at the latest).

somewhat of a reality-historical "capriccio",, isnt it? :)
.......the only reality about mankind is noting but naked lunacy


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...Full Circle, Not Four Square: An Interview with Dave Allen of Gang of Four [01 Oct 2005|06:31pm]
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¬ http://popmatters.com/music/interviews/gang-of-four-050607.shtml
¬ http://www.gangoffour.co.uk/

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the cure in szeged, hungary [29 Aug 2005|01:59pm]
[ mood | restlessly overwhelmed ]

WHAT a show.
WHAT an atmosphere.
I´m inebrated,,,
-still.

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...1870 [10 Aug 2005|08:20pm]
I went off with my hands in my torn coat pockets; my overcoat too was becoming ideal; I travelled beneath the sky, Muse! and I was your vassal; oh dear me! what marvellous loves I dreamed of!

My only pair of breeches had a big hole in them. — Stragazing Tom Thumb, I sowed my rhymes along the way. My tavern was at the Sign of the Great Bear. — My stars in the sky rustled softly.

And I listened to them, sitting on the road-sides on those pleasant September evenings while I felt drops of dew on my forehead like vigorous wine;

and while, rhyming among the fantastical shadows, I plucked the strings of a lyre the elastics of my tattered boots, one foot close to my heart!

»My Bohemian Existence«
by
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achtung achtung! [15 Jul 2005|01:38pm]
event-news von gestern;
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Konzerte U-Musik
 
Stadthalle Wien
Halle/Saal
Vogelweidplatz 4
1150 Wien 15.
Do, 15.12.05 19:00 Uhr

Kurz vor Weihnachten beschenken uns die Schotten mit einem Konzert in der Wiener Stadthalle[...]

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...you should urgently go to the cinema and see [09 Jul 2005|10:38pm]

»my summer of love«

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mona drawing tamsin´s face

Mona (NATALIE PRESS) has just got hold of a brilliant moped that only cost a tenner. No engine but still dirt-cheap. She lives with her brother, Phil, (PADDY CONSIDINE) who used to run a pub before he found God and poured away all the booze. Tamsin (EMILY BLUNT) is rich, spoilt and trying to live a life of seductive decadence.

They meet on the moors, above their quiet Yorkshire village and begin an intense, unlikely friendship. Tamsin is tragic and fantastical, Mona, rough and witty. Tamsin is charmed and Mona is hooked.

Tamsin and Mona want to escape their lives but Phil wants to save them and save everybody else. Mona wants the old, dangerous, Phil back; the brother that she loved. Tamsin wants to see what it takes to break him.
(...)

¬http://www.mysummeroflove.co.uk/
¬http://www.my-summer-of-love.de/

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...photos [30 May 2005|07:22pm]
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...digital dada library [31 Mar 2005|02:05pm]
(at the international dada archive)*
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¬ http://sdrc.lib.uiowa.edu/dada/collection.htm
*for reasons of copyright, no documents published after 1923 have been included.



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[12 Mar 2005|05:42pm]
LAST PIECE YOU SAW IN A THEATER:last theater piece; some modern interpretation of f. kafkas 'verwandlung' at pygmalion theater -vienna
WHAT BOOK ARE YOU READING NOW:a funny free-bruchure by jehovahs witnesses and death in venice (never read anything from Mann before)
FAVORITE BOARD GAME:have none... but i enjoyed to play UNO when i was very small
FAVORITE MAGAZINE: another magazine
FAVORITE SMELLS: luscious musk, styrax, lily of the valley ...and moss
COMFORT FOOD: radishs on butter bread -and heart cherries as desset
FAVORITE SOUNDS: everything rythmic and bass-oriented
WORST FEELING IN THE WORLD:being what some call "medicore"
WHAT IS THE FIRST THING YOU THINK OF WHEN YOU WAKE UP IN THE MORNING:pardon?- ...may I lie?
FAVORITE FAST FOOD PLACE:burger king, mc donald´s, subway and everything deeply american
FUTURE CHILD'S NAME: definitively::: • male: Aaron / • female: Ivana (Ivy)
FINISH THIS STATEMENT: "IF I HAD A LOT OF MONEY, I WOULD":...buy things
DO YOU DRIVE FAST:haha!
DO YOU SLEEP WITH A STUFFED ANIMAL: if I´d sleep on the only stuffed object in my room it´d empirically keep waking me up with its favorite remark; "mmmmmh yum yum yum - meat loaf cookies.."
STORMS -- COOL OR SCARY:usually they´re cold over here in central europe ..so: QUITE cool I´d say
WHAT WAS YOUR FIRST CAR:ok, so you try to be funny, right?
FAVORITE ALCOHOLIC DRINKS:vine (esp. red sorts), spanish rum, tequila, hungarian schnaps and some irish vhiskey
FINISH THIS STATEMENT,'IF I HAD THE TIME, I WOULD LOVE TO': ...have more
DO YOU EAT THE STEMS OF BROCCOLI:no
IF YOU COULD DYE YOUR HAIR ANY COLOR, WHAT WOULD YOU CHOOSE: I´d raise willam turner from the dead and beg him to dye them in the most luscious ruddily color-code he ever invented
GLASS HALF-EMPTY OR FULL::/ unfortunately rather 'half empty',,, but i´m STILL working hard on sensing the second variant more clearly
HOW MANY CITIES/TOWNS HAVE YOU LIVED IN: too many
FAVORITE PLACE TO RELAX: in bed
FAVORITE SPORT TO WATCH: hmm,.........-only special olympics, the rest usually bores me to death... okey me likes to watch fencers
WHAT IS UNDER YOUR BED: dust, about a dozen """fragments""" of lost earrings ;) , some old photographs I took in art school, and those certain things we don´t know of
TOILET PAPER/ PAPER TOWEL--OVER OR UNDER: under!?

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ripped-open, rumpled envelope lying on the kitchen table... [23 Feb 2005|05:06pm]
[ mood | deeply impressed ]

...showing a quote of my sister´s newest 'literature' in seemingly absent-minded state:
"Ich bin noch da und ich -
Hundekette
Seele normal"

= "I am still here and I -
houndleash
soul normal"

point.

...here kitty-kitty [19 Feb 2005|10:42pm]

the poison ivy rorschach community
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...mark o' laferty [12 Feb 2005|04:08pm]
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...paradisum voluptatis [11 Feb 2005|06:12pm]

the gash in the bible!?
one does not have to be an art researcher to know
Jheronymus van Aeken´s resp. Jheronymus Bosch´s popular and numerously paraphrased triptych with the melodious name
"the garden of delights";
Prof Dr. Arthur Rosenauer had lately mentioned a certain art historian´s point of view in the course of his lecture concerning the inorthodoxical theme in the middle of the three-piece "altar" (as long as you can call it one), this standpoint
of an individual called Belting (I think this guy´s german) seriously claims that the depicted theme originates from a gash in the bible, resp. it illustrates the situation that would have been present incase that the fall of mankind through eve wouldn´t have occured. this thought obviously seperates him form most art historians common opinion which,of course, explains the legitimation of the theme presented in this remarkably grandious dominance in both, position and dimension
through the root-medival tendency of
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arthur rosenauer
¬ http://www.univie.ac.at/kunstgeschichte-tutorium/visuellemedien/bibliographie.htm


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...strange [07 Feb 2005|03:07pm]
century-turn ethno-photography ¬
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...a million thanks and a thousand packs to miss-tina and matt-pee! [29 Jan 2005|04:22pm]
heyho my dears! - I just got your package and I have to admit I was OH SO enchanted by it —(((.... wintersky was specially grey and Agness was specially down the day she got your colourful gift, which made her simle through the entire remaining day!)))
just to accentuate how funny that situation was::: I had to pick your packege up from the post-station a couple minutes away from my silly little appartment and that funny guy just couldn´t resist to giggle as he gave it over to me. : overwhelming... I can´t decide wich was sweeter; the way it looked or what it contained. ;P
anyways; Its been at least a duzen years since I got a pile of candy by someone! — deeply respect. {you´re real seducers}!

--(ps: I´ll return your letters soon!)--

...collected photographs [17 Jan 2005|05:48pm]
some of my collected photographs circa 1900-1980
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antique costumes 1880s - 1910s [10 Jan 2005|02:48pm]
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...dening, the mytology of sex, 1996 [23 Dec 2004|01:20pm]
this is a frangment out of a great book my ount gave me -it´s one of the very few books i read in english tongue (too bad i´m so fucking lazy)
...however,-it´s kind of a mixture of a socioanthropological and ethnoglogical book and i found it very very great even though the autor (who´s female by the way [...which gives some objectivity to this thing hehe]) dedicates at least half of the book or more to the
western world and occupies with "our" gender-cultural theme in a more or less chronological manner.

so here is the fragmet about mesopotamian ishtar-cult
under dening´s chapter »sex in ancient civilisations« ..- enyoy!..

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...austrian offspring of 'Wiener Werkstätte'-Art 'round 1900, E. Stocker exhibits! [12 Dec 2004|12:31pm]
Leibhaftig erfahrbare Räume von Esther Stocker


(30.11.2004)

Msgr. Otto Mauer-Preis für bildende Kunst 2004

Note: all statements under cut are in german!!
(for those who can´t speak german:: Esther Stocker is a great south tyrolian freelance artist who has absolved her studies at the academy of fine arts in Vienna, Schillerplatz. — She occupies with a certain abstraction she considers as a fruit of the achivements of "viennese workshop"-art which was an influential jugendstil-movement at the century-turn.
Stocker is this year´s laureate of the Otto Mauer Award and will exhibit some selected works in december at the JHS curch.) In case you´re interested, here you have the
exhibition informations:
December 10th-23th at the
JESUITENFOYER IHS,
Bäckerstrasse 8; first district, -downtown,
Vienna AUT


¬ http://www.basis-wien.at/cgi-bin/browse.pl?t=fipo.tpl&fipoid=16162
¬ http://offsite.kulturserver-graz.at/werke/1561
¬ http://offsite.kulturserver-graz.at/personen/869

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...photos [12 Nov 2004|03:32pm]


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...I like this [11 Nov 2004|07:08pm]
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...alles doch nur schnulli! [26 Oct 2004|04:29pm]
two ladies appeal to your sillines.
the gilmore girls will start up with their tour in Wien and to boot they´ll also close their tour here...at all)




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...valentin yudashkin [22 Oct 2004|06:55pm]
this is glamour!

¬ http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-1387670356743968158

i´m SO amazed... i´ve been waching his work for about three seaons bow, but what he does HERE, is perverse!!!!!!

bravo!, b r a v o ! . . .

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...photos [15 Oct 2004|09:41pm]
soo here are a couple of shots of this year´s UCoD festival ,,,also some of our trip to my city at the Danube, ->Budapest.



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...________ succubus. [23 Sep 2004|02:14pm]


tuxedomoon on EU-tournée in oct. 04!


25/09 UK LONDON ELECTROWERKS
30/09 ISRAEL TEL AVIV ZAPPA
01/10 ISRAEL TEL AVIV BARBIE
09/10 SPAIN MADRID EXPERIMENTA CLUB
12/10 SPAIN MALAGA TEATRO CERVANTES
16/10 GERMANY BERLIN COLUMBIA FRITZ
17/10 GERMANY KOLN KANTINE
19/10 FRANCE NANCY JAZZ PULSATIONS FESTIVAL
21/10 AUSTRIA VIENNA SZENE
22/10 HUNGARY BUDAPEST A38 BOAT
26/10 GERMANY STUTTGART RHORE
28/10 ITALY ROME VILLAGIO GLOBALE
29/10 ITALY RIMINI VELVET
31/10 GERMANY HAMBURG FABRIK
02/11 BELGIUM BRUSSELS BOTANIQUE
03/11 RUSSIA MOSKOW 16 TONS
05/11 GREECE ATHENS GARGARIN
06/11 GREECE THESSALONIKI MYLOS
07/11 PORTUGAL AVEIRO FESTIVAL

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...home again [26 Aug 2004|08:50pm]

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for this first glorious time i actually use this livejournal as a livejournal i decided to impart:
the UCoD-Festival was fun!
i do intend to post photos of UCOD and my excursion to BP with Anja soon in order to avoid sending it to several menchilderen who may want to see them.

Gereets to Olaf, Mike, Sandra, Mayo, Nancy [·], Doc, my dear Anja, Valérie, Julia, Juergen, Arne, Jana, Schleusi, and our kamikaze drinking-victor RueDiGErºo° ;)

Kisses,
Bis zum naechsten mal...!!

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...photos [15 May 2004|05:31pm]
belive it or not:
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...have ONE aspect in common; they´re both
exquisite performance artists.

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...headache [11 Feb 2004|08:16pm]

cee!: ADULT. finally owns an external homepage. ...a tour through europe reamains as a corny soap-bubble by the way.
farer there is a community dedicated to them as far as someone is interested: adultperiod
[and to be honest: don´t we all urgently want to know about the fate of this anxiety always-car?: | |
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...kikirarashoten [11 Feb 2004|07:35pm]

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...hay! [11 Feb 2004|02:09pm]
i simply
a d o r e his work, he´s always surpassing himself.: http://www.wschupfer.com/talents/alexh/portfolio/ ›-alexei hay—‹


benicio del toro by alexei hay
http://www.beniciodeltoro.com/images/2001/dutch5.jpg
http://www.beniciodeltoro.com/images/2001/dutch4.jpg

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...who lacks discipline? [10 Feb 2004|12:23pm]
ausgang



: get raised from the dead for exactly one eve and will then perform for europeans in august summernight at the legendary undercover of darkness festival [muenster, DL]!

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...dynamism of a dog on a leash!? - wow. -it isn´t as harmless as this. [09 Feb 2004|12:11am]
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futurism and the fascist futuristic movement...

as i´m a big admirer of fururist sculpture, i´m in an even more confused mood now!
..the celebration of war and (in later consequence) italian fascism in marinetti´s manifestos isn´t directly a secret. -i´d even claim it has never been one.

well, i read through it and hit on point nine, which contains the following perversity (among a hand ful of trivial thin-lipped philosophies preaching things like "we will fight every opportunistic or utilitarian cowardice"):

[...] 9. »We will glorify war—the world’s only hygiene—militarism, patriotism, the destructive gesture of freedom-bringers, beautiful ideas worth dying for, and scorn for woman.«




-maestos!...-
an artistic movement (of such wonderful forefathers like french analytiacal cubists) was unscrupulous enough to bring such_a_blemish above their hotly coveted ""fatherland""
...shame on them. ;)
((i´d though recommend everyone interested to read through the manifestos and get amazed about what crap this guy writes in a wonderful spicy word choice)):

manifesto

...›kaa gee dee‹ [04 Feb 2004|12:26am]
kaa gee dee takepak tapekek

katedraale take tape

draale takepak kek kek

kaa tee dee takepak tapekek

kateedraale take tape

draale takepak kek kek

[all: ] oowenduumir.

kaa tee dee diimaan tapekek

kateedraale diimaan tape

draale diimaan kek kek

diimaan - - - - - - diimaan

diimaan

[all: ] aawanduumir.


kurt schwitters¬

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...˜titian under the spell of giorgione?!?˜ [03 Feb 2004|02:35pm]





topical title: sleeping venus, ~1505-10 in venezia, giorgione/giorgione and titian('!??')


»donna nuda«, topical title: 'venus' of urbino, 1530´s in venazia, tiziano vecellio






N O T E:
i´m afraid the following theme is only bearable for those who aren´t totally bored-to-death by fine arts. ;)


..well, - and for all of you, who are impassioned, greedy consumers of art, I dare to bring something exciting to discussion: you may heard of the speculations running between experts and reserchers (which by the way still enjoys highest actuality) 'round the probably most legendery of giorionesque works, his allegoric 'sleeping Venus' of circa 1505-10; -meanwhile, it´s almost publicly "known", that Tiziano was the individual, who finished this one after giorgione´s hour had come (which is douptless in my opinion; it´s proved that they had contacts). recently, there are tizian-researchers appearing on the screen, [for ex. johannides *], who seemingly intend to
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Giorgione
Tiziano
Dr. Phil. Arthur Rosenaurer (he´s just adorable!)




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...avantgardistisches theater [02 Feb 2004|11:41pm]
ulrike kaufmann and the graceful poetic serapions-ensemble has a new production running. [starting up in february: "serapion, mon amour"] - http://www.odeon-theater.at/aktuell.htm



¬ http://www.odeon-theater.at/
¬ http://www.odeon-theater.at/archiv.htm

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...something for your enlightment! [02 Feb 2004|12:55am]
·: The Confessions :·

Taoism: "Shit happens"
Hinduism: "This shit happened before..."
Confucianism: "Confucius says: Shit happens"
Buddhism: "It is only an illusion of shit happening"
Zen: "What is the sound of shit happening?"
Islam: "If shit happens, it is the will of Allah"
Jehovah's Witnesses: Knock, knock: 'Shit happens.'
Atheism: "There exists no such thing as shit."
Agnosticism: "Maybe shit happens, and maybe it doesn't"
Protestantism: "Shit won't happen if I work harder"
Catholicism: "If shit happens, I deserve it"
Judaism: "Why does shit always happen to me?"
Televangelism: "Send money or shit will happen to you"
Rastafarianism: "Smoke that shit!"
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...ex-pression [01 Feb 2004|11:32pm]
one of the numerous classical indian dances, 'odissi', (which´s local-traditional origins are in orissia, eastern india) had kind of raised my attention since i was first confronted. {till now, exculsively on screens or in books...} well,,, i finally got my chance to see an entire performance in near future which i considered as a good reason for dedicatin' an entry on this page to the authenticity and beauty of this art; -don´t you think? - (howerver: can´t wait to see szirmay dancing!)



» [...] delicate torso movements in a rythmic and lyrical way blending harmoniously with the scintillating and lilting music of odissi gives a spell-bounding experience and a tranquiliting effect on the observer.«

» [...] the dance is inspired by the chiselled beauty of temple sculptures or the sculptures depict the act of dancing is a conundrum'.«





—background:¬
mythology

—facial processes:¬
9 moods or/and sentiments in Indian classical dance, called "rasas". they are: srngara (love), hasya (laughter), karuna (sadness), raudra (anger), vira (pride), bhayanaka (fear), bibhatsa (disgust), adbhuta (wonder), and shanta (peace). Rasa is two-fold, experienced by the dancer and the audience. Situations are depicted using the state of the rasa, called bhava.: http://www.saigan.com/heritage/dance/rasa2.jpg, http://www.saigan.com/heritage/dance/rasa1.jpg, http://www.saigan.com/heritage/dance/rasa3.jpg, http://www.saigan.com/heritage/dance/rasa4.jpg, http://www.saigan.com/heritage/dance/rasa5.jpg, http://www.saigan.com/heritage/dance/rasa6.jpg, http://www.saigan.com/heritage/dance/rasa8.jpg, http://www.saigan.com/heritage/dance/rasa9.jpg ...

—physical processes:¬
I. exercises to prepare the body.
II. technique:
    a. feet positions
    b. head movements
    c. eye movements (!)
    d. neck movements
    e. torso movements
    f. body bending
    g. hand gestures
    h. arm movements
    i. body positions
    j. poses
    k. movement patterns
    l. walks
    m. steps
    n. jumps
    o. spins




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...›the establishment‹ [01 Feb 2004|08:58am]
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[psychiatry for mishandled cuddly toys]
¬ http://www.parapluesch.de

the authistic hippo urgently waits for our help now too ;)

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...re-view [12 Jan 2004|01:11pm]
i wrote a live-act review for »Noize.CC« a german/austrian online zine in late fall 2002, which i wanted to share here...
{to mayo: yes,, - it still exists...} ;)
note¬ [it´s in german.]

link to Noize Magazine¬ http://www.noize.cc/stories/index.php







Sex Gang Children live on the first day of November 2002 ••• Andi SG´s Neuidentifikation mit den guten alten 'Sex Gang Children' hat es uns über die Jahrhundertwende hinaus ermöglicht, dass die Londoner wieder vereint auf einem Walaskialf-Event zu sehen waren. Hier meine persönliche Schilderung zur Wiener Performance in der Planet Music Hall, Vienna:
In der (für diesen Aufwand) nur sehr spärlich besuchten Planet Music Hall, stand die Luft am 2. Tag des Dark Nation Day Festivals enttäuschend dünn... Womit ich sagen will, dass die Stimmung nicht gerade fiebrig, sowie die Zahl der Gäste nicht gerade befriedigend war. Nun, dennoch waren die Paar, die sich 'dorthin verirrt hatten' sehr beschäftigt, und zwar grossteils mit gemütlichem Dasitzen und Tratschen. Ziemlich genau um 22:40 stand die offiziell siebte, und für mich erste Band des abends on stage ;
Closterkeller. Sie legten eine (in meinen Augen) pathetische, jedoch ebenso pseudohafte Performance hin, auf die man gut hätte verzichten können. Um es zu elaborieren : pathetisch doomige Klänge im Zusammenspiel mit aufbrausenden Lyrics, die eine in bordeauxrotem langen Kleid gehüllte Dunkelhaarige besang : Die alte Leier der letzten zehn Jahre eben. Die Band schien im Allgemeinen nicht schlecht bei einem Grossteil des Publikums anzukommen, was man ihnen durchaus gönnen sollte. Schliesslich waren es (zumindest rein objektiv betrachtet) talentierte Musiker, und auch die Sängerin hatte eine .. naja ..relativ starke Stimme.

Puh... finally...Es begann sich allmählich alles vor der Bühne zu versammeln. 'Soweit' war es um Mitternacht, als der Hauptact des Abends angesagt war. Eine legendäre britische Pre-Goth, frühachtziger Formation, die für ihren noch punklastig angehauchten Sound bekannt ist ; Die Sex Gang Children gingen ab etwa 12:10 qualvollerweise langsam und Kopf für Kopf on stage. Die Gang war nach einer längeren Weile mit Andi Sex Gang komplett, und es wurde losgerockt. Optisch stellten die Männer mit Anzug die perfekte "gang in black" dar, wobei Andi mit einem für ihn typischen, äußerst exhaltierten Outfit mit etwa hauchig weißen Strümpfchen, puppenhaften Riemchensandalen und einem funkelnden Abzeichen auf der Brust, die Blicke auf sich zog. Er brachte den Charakter der Band mit gewohnt zynisch bösartigen Mimiken und Stimmerhebungen zum Ausdruck. Musiktechnisch hielten sich die "Jungs" augenscheinlich an eine Art Abwechslungsprinzip bei der oft Ballade auf rockig tanzbare Stücke folgte. Gothnostalgiker wurden mit prägenden Stücken wie "Sebastianne", "Times Of Our Lifes" oder dem exzentrischen "Draconian Dream" beglückt. Auch "Babarossa" und der Tietelsong des Albums "Medea", sowie das anschmiegsame "Arms Of Cicero" waren Teil der Show, welche unüberhörbar fiebrig vom Publikum angenommen wurden. Im Besonderen war hier der Gangmember zur Rechten Andi´s mit seiner elektro Violine gefordert, die wild durch die Sex Gang Songs heulte. Gekrönt wurde mit dem abschliessenden Zugabestück "Song And Legend", mit dem sich die Band endgültig um etwa dreiviertel Zwei verabschiedete. Sie hinterließ ein zufriedenes Publikum (wenn auch klein an der Zahl) ; Nicht zuletzt, weil Andi Sex Gang wärend der Show bemerkt hatte, dass wir "very sympathisch" seien ;) Man konnte sich also, glaube ich, mit der (bestimmt nicht so häufig vorkommenden) Sex Gang Children Show mehr als zufrieden geben, mit der Ausnahme von einem soundtechnischen Problem, bei der Andi´s Stimme kaum mehr hörbar war. Er hatte davon sichtlich Notiz genommen und war anfangs leicht verwirrt. Dennoch hieß es britischerweise : The show must go on! ... Allerdings war dies ein schwer verzeihlicher Verlust, da für die individuelle Sex Gang Soundatmosphäre Andi´s rahmensprängende Gesangsstimme wohl unverzichtbar ist.

Nachdem die Bühne von Legenden geräumt war, dauerte es keine fünf Minuten bevor die zuständigen DJs die Führung durch die Dämmerung übernahmen, und das - so glaubt mir - taten sie fast einwandfrei! Mir war zwar nicht entgangen, dass einige verdammt vielversprechende internationale DJs am Plan standen, jedoch hatte ich nicht mit einem solch klassisch gutem und trotzdem so "anderem" Programm gerechnet. Begonnen wurde mit altbewährtem Cure, Siouxie und Joy Division, und ging dann über NDW- und Post Punk-Klängen zu einem Ausflug ganz im Zeichen des Batcave über. Ein paar hypnotische, teils roh elektronische, batcavehafte Klänge brachten dann so einiges an netzumhüllter Haut zum tanzen. Neben psychedelischer Tanzmusik folgte zwischendurch auch mal der eine oder andere Klassiker der Sisters. Etwa nach 'Dieche' von Sex Gang und einem darauffolgenden Cinema Strange Stück war es dann soviel ich weiss Deadline. Alles in Allem war´s -will ich meinen- vom 12 Uhr Main-Act weg, einschliesslich des herrlichen DJ-Programms, ein gut verbrachter "Morgen", selbst wenn (oder ..gerade weil!) man ihn mit nur ""einer Hand voll"", grossteils deutscher, italienischer, kroatischer und britischer Mitgenießer verbracht hatte!


And(th)ro~femme!
for:

• Noize.cc Alternative Zine | published in Nov. 4th | 2002 •

[26 Dec 2003|05:15pm]
[ mood | rejuvenated ]

Es war nicht in mir. Es ging aus und ein.
Da wollt ich es halten. Da hielt es der Wein.
(Ich weiß nicht mehr, was es war.)
Dann hielt er mir jenes und hielt mir dies,
bis ich mich ganz auf ihn verließ.
Ich Narr.
Jetzt bin ich in seinem Spiel, und er streut
mich verächtlich herum und verliert mich noch heut
an diese Vieh, an den Tod.
Wenn der mich, schmutzige Karte, gewinnt,
so kratzt er mit mir seinen grauen Grind
und wirft mich fort in den Kot.

"Das Lied des Trinkers"
von Rainer Maria Rilke

...borsodi béla [27 Nov 2003|08:07pm]
must be hungarian guy, ...
-his name is whistle-blowing it.
— anyway,,, he´s really really creative... he occupies with portraits he forms of cloth pieces. this way we are finally able to comprehend the soul-landscape of a sweatshirt, alb or pullover or even research the deep schizophrenia of those worn-out muscle-shirts.
anothermagazine.com just published his photogaphs in issue 5 and 6 this year. it´s worth taking a look at this work. i think they´re really funny (and ambivalent).

1

¬ http://www.anothermag.com/issue4/Fashion/bela/1.jpg
¬ http://www.anothermag.com/issue4/Fashion/bela/2.jpg
¬ http://www.anothermag.com/issue4/Fashion/bela/3.jpg

¬ http://www.anothermag.com
(...search for issue 5 and then 4 under the "fashion" section)

...ka-bu-ki [10 Oct 2003|08:33pm]


i´ve seen tamasaburo bando, :one of the most opalescent onnagata-performers talking about his feelings concerning the art of japanese theater and of japanese population´s lost relation to this art which allagedly utterly knows the appearance of a kabuki actor but tho would not be able to identify him as "kabuki" performer. anyway,, this guy´s success — so it´s been said— had been predicted long before it came up by numerous masters in contemporary kabuki scene. this individual really really fascinated me ,,,,for everyone who is interested in kabuki or noh or any japanese theatralics should go here (·)
a lot of the plays he was involved in are published on dvd and vhs, you can get them as japanese imports (--unsless you live in tokyo or kyoto anyway)

{{for those who didn´t get in touch with this so far}}::: kabuki is a folkloral form of japanese theatre that has been existing since late 17th and finally blossomed out in the 18th century. it is the pendant to the arsitocratic Noh-thaeatre, which was a minimalistic and concervative mask-theatre. kabuki arose from the ruins of the japanese noble-period (that´s when samuraii ..you know) and was kind of a rebellion against it´s rigidness. as one of the so called "onnagata"(=idealized female role) -actresses involved herself into prostitution at the cost of kabuki, the theatre had been strictly reformed and replaced the female players by (first) adolescent males and (then) by adult males. this tradition lives on. -no women on kabuki stages.


¬ http://www.fix.co.jp/kabuki/movie.html
¬ http://www.lightbrigade.demon.co.uk/
¬ http://core.ecu.edu/hist/tuckerjo/kabuki_9.jpg


— | Victory | Of | Memes | —

...news from iggy [02 Oct 2003|10:57pm]
a short review of his new work with the stooges and peaches () etc.:

:::IGGY POP:::
Wild Love
Iggy & The Stooges

[...] This album explores the creative process that gave birth to nearly all the Stooges albums. Starting with a jam session, an oldie or two, or maybe a blues riff, the songs gradually took shape and were refined from there. Here we find the Stooges in rehearsal, messing around with songs by Bo Diddley, Bob Dylan, Cream, and the Paul Butterfield Blues Band. We hear the beginnings of songs that never went any further, like "Old King Live Forever", "I Come From Nowhere" or "Wild Love", which had as much potential as any of their best material. And we have some very impromptu jams such as "Move Ass Baby" and a fascinating James Williamson solo performance.

Much of this material has never been heard before, in any form, as it's been buried in unmarked tapes in the Bomp vaults. In addition, we've included a few songs that have been out on unauthorized European releases, but the versions here are either completely different, or noticeably better in quality.

Track: Wild Love / Pin Point Eyes / Hey Baby / I Come From Nowhere / I'm So Glad / Ballad of Hollis Brown / Delta Blues Shuffle / Old King Live Forever / Look So Sweet / Mellow Down Easy / I'm a Man / Move Ass Baby / Til the End of the Night

More info at »Bomp Records«


 
— | Victory | Of | Memes | — 2003

...»mounted by the gods« [01 Oct 2003|08:44pm]
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