is Whatever - an introduction to the false pretender in the
age of the simulacrum.
performance in Live Thought for Falmouth Live Art Festival for
6 June 2008 at 3pm.
Whitaker and Ken Turner are two performers introducing this
concept of the False Pretender.
are Thierry de Duve's 'Kant after Duchamp', and Deleuze's 'Logic of
Sense' and Writings
from Kandinsky and Paul Klee and Mondrian and Van Doesburg. Contemporary
performance artists also feature on video.
drawn diagram indicates a schemata within which we are working. The
Audience is set within an installation of themselves.
Our method of working is based on negotiation between
us as we, for 'philosophical reasons', are out of step with each other.
The next stage in the introduction of the False
Pretender in 'This is Whatever' is to be carried through to the
Deleadus Gallery in Clerkenwell during October/November 2008 when there will
be a symposium and performances to audiences and to camera: the
process of a film as a separate realization. For 'eyeprojects' this
is to be a residency of eight days in negotiation with gallery, artists' technicians, artists and students.