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Text in Public – Zine Performances and Rants

Part of the series “Scriptings: Political Scenarios”
First monograph of writing by visual artist Emma Wolf-Haugh interconnecting performative works, performance scripts and assemblage texts.

Ed.: Achim Lengerer/Scriptings
Text: Emma Wolf-Haugh
Design: Julie Högner, Archive Appendix
E-Book Design: Janine Sack, Camila Coutinho
Published by: Scriptings/EECLECTIC

Approx. 200 pages
English
33 images, 2 videos, 1 audio
epub 48 MB
ISBN 978-3-947295-75-3

5,99 EUR

Deutsch

Text in Public – Zine Performances and Rants is the first monograph of writing by visual artist Emma Wolf-Haugh interconnecting performative works, performance scripts and assemblage texts.

Over the past decade Wolf-Haugh has developed an interdisciplinary practice, which incorporates and overlaps installation, performance, and experimental workshop formats, in which the practice of self- and collective DIY publishing often serves as a kind of porous container to re-combine and bundle their multifaceted activities with text.

The publication gathers together these texts, traversing particular cultural and historical sites, the lived present and imagined futures, incorporating auto-fiction and anecdote as part of a tradition of queer-transfeminist working class vernacular and ethics, promiscuous and adept at working within limitations.

English

Emma Wolf-Haughs Publikation Text in Public – Zine Performances and Rants verbindet Texte aus performativen Arbeiten, Performance-Skripte sowie collagierte Textformen miteinander.

In Wolf-Haughs interdisziplinärer Praxis der letzten zehn Jahre überlagern sich Installation, Performance und experimentelle Workshop-Formate. Oft dient dabei DIY-Publishing im Kollektiv oder Selbstverlag dazu, Emmas vielschichtige Aktivitäten mit Text zu bündeln und neu zu kombinieren.

Die Publikation durchquert kulturelle und historische Schauplätze, gelebte Gegenwart und imaginierte Zukünfte und nutzt Autofiktion und Anekdote als Teil einer Tradition queer-transfeministischer Arbeiter*innensprache und -ethik, die freizügig ist und gleichzeitig geschickt innerhalb von Limitationen operiert.

Emma Wolf-Haugh

Deutsch

Emma Wolf-Haugh is a visual artist, educator and writer-based Berlin and Dublin and working internationally. Emma’s work is shaped by economic necessity, engaging forms of recycling, thrift and ephemera that result in soft modularity, wild archiving, and performative intervention, posing questions about value, accumulation, and authorship. Their pedagogical and publishing work posits the imagination as a political tool with radical potential that can exist and erupt anywhere and at any time.

Emma has developed a trilogy of works since 2014 dealing with queer and transfeminist economies and spatial politics. The Re-appropriation of Sensuality, Sex in Public, and Domestic Optimism have been exhibited through various iterations at: The Project Arts Centre Dublin, The Grazer Kunstverein Graz and De Appel Amsterdam, among other places.

Emma is co-founder of ‘The Many Headed-Hydra’, aqueous-mythmaking-decolonising collective, since 2015 and founder of ‘The Reading Troupe’ – Disruptive Pedagogy, workshop and instant publishing series, since 2013. Emma is the editor of Having A KiKi – Queer Desire & Public Space, PVA, 2016.

Hg. Achim Lengerer/Scriptings

Deutsch

Achim Lengerer setzt sich in seiner künstlerischen Praxis mit politischen Wirkungs- und Funktionsweisen von Sprache und Text auseinander. Neben filmischen Tonspuren, Installationen und Publikationen gehören performative Vorträge und Veranstaltungen zu seinen Ausdrucksformen.

Lengerer gründete verschiedene kollaborative Projekte, darunter die freitagsküche in Frankfurt/Main. Seit 2009 betreibt Lengerer den mobilen Ausstellungsraum und Verlag Scriptings.

2017 Teilnahme an der documenta 14 mit der 21-stündige Radioarbeit different time, different place, different pitch (mit Dani Gal) produziert von Savvy Funk und Deutschlandfunk. Promotion an der Goldsmiths, University of London, UK.

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