The role of the performance lecture plays an important part of your work together. The second time, when we presented Love Letters to a Union at 98 weeks in Beirut we included the two videos; The Story of Milk and Honey by Basma Alsharif and The Diver by Jumana Emil Abboud, within the lecture performance, and the third time for Homeworks 5 it was more elaborate in terms of presentation and the performative element, so it slowly became a lecture performance, but letters letter-writing and other intimate discourse on method colleagues have also referred to it as a reading; it could be a performed reading like when you read a script for a play, or it could also be an exhibition in real time.
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The phrase from Love Letter for Mars: When NEME, an art space in Limassol, Cyprus, asked us to curate a video programme and speak at the conference we decided to keep the talk in the format that lead the process, which were the letters exchanged between us while researching the connections between love and the union and consequently the United Arab Republic.
The formation of the United Arab Republic in Love Letters to a Union is presented as a very personal affair where politicized love plays a role, and where we narrate how it did affect very personal lives of a generation.
We wrote letters to them while addressing Waad the fictional character who leaves to Mars in as a way of working together, and their works became part of the lecture performance not only in that they are screened, or exhibited in it but also in the narrative we presented, as it also responded to issues they were tackling in their works.
We read the letters and showed images that we had found while researching, but we were also conscious of the way the set-up worked for the lecture, and it slowly developed into a lecture performance, adding a different facet every time we were invited to present it.
I just believe that a rational logical argumentation must center around observable fact not assumed faith. I throughly embrace his ideals of self reflection and learning.
Reflecting the basis of email and letter, forms used to communicate across time and space, there is a pervading sense of dislocation or separation in the work. To read his works is to understand core ideas held by the western mind. She has co-curated a number of exhibitions, which include: Long standing friends working internationally, the pair maintains their relationship through letters and emails, exchanging ideas and reflecting on their current contexts.
One of the scary parts of contemporary warfare is that it happens from a distance, the drone attacks and live broadcast of missile attacks only puts the audience in an alienated position from the now, the war happens somewhere else and sometime else too, the urgency of the war is mediated via a delayed broadcast, an ability to sit and watch a falling rocket instead of having to run away from it.
You mention the problems of the mediation of foreign wars in Western context, the time difference contributing to a sense of dislocation. I just believe that a rational logical argumentation must center around observable Descartes is enjoyable as a rationalist philosopher.
We also think of the lecture performances as real-time based exhibitions, where the films, images, and so on, are shown within the linear progression of the narrative. Even still, I took more from the unfinished Rules than I did the Discourse. Maybe the question is more about how we use the letter format to interweave image, music, sound and spoken word.
Why have you adopted this format, and does it draw from a specific tradition of performance from the Middle East? But of course we are taking this delayed relation as a metaphor for a delayed relation to historical events, as being alienated from history and its remnants.
Like that lonely map of Palestine.
So every argument ends with the essential statement "Argument A is so because God wants it so". The Story of Milk and Honey and The Diver; is there a point at which your performances become curatorial? The videos then were being screened at a different venue separately.
Perhaps also as Palestinians we have this obsession with communicating among ourselves and with the rest of the world. We are interested in this engineered impossibility of love.Persuasive Discourse Strategies Used in Persian and English Business Letters Biook Behnam Jafar Zamanian Department of English Language, Islamic Azad University-Tabriz Branch, Tabriz, Iran detailed way, on the other hand, Persian business letter writers tend to write rather short and very simple asTable 1 shows.
As for (2), there are. This edition sets the Discourse on Method in the wider context of Descartes' work, with the Rules for Guiding One's Intelligence in Searching for the Truth (), extracts from The World () and selected letters from /5(2).
Letter Writing is simply 'The way or method of writing a Letter'. Letter Writing is an Art, one, which not all of us are proficient in or appropriate as per conventional wisdom. Letter Writing is an Art, one, which not all of us are proficient in or appropriate as per conventional wisdom.
This qualitative study investigated written discourse in the form of personal letters written by ten Other options include fax and electronic mail. While personal letters are less efficient than these methods in terms of immediacy of contact, they.
Issuu is a digital publishing platform that makes it simple to publish magazines, catalogs, newspapers, books, and more online. Easily share your publications and get them in front of Issuu’s. A Letter’s Discourse Yazan Khalili and Lara Khaldi in conversation with Natasha Hoare. Natasha Hoare. staging leaps between temporalities and geographies, bridging the intimate and political.
Read Lara Khaldi's essay 'Letters to Naeem Mohaiemen' here.Download