25 Apr 2021
11:00 - 13:00
Art for (and within) a Citizen Scene 4: Musical Hangout
Framer Framed will host a series of online workshops in the context of Art for (and within) a Citizen Scene: A Look at Art Primarily Active in the Context of Daily Practices, an upcoming co-publication project between Framer Framed and the Willem de Kooning Academy.
In line with the concept of the book, these workshops will create a safe space for dialogue and exchange. Led by social practitioners Wok the Rock and Willy Chen Wei-Lun, the last event: Art for (and within) a Citizen Scene 4: Musical Hangout will take place on 25th April at 11:00. We invite you for an interactive musical hangout in our immersive virtual environment at gather.town to gather, play, discover, and share ideas about the publication.
How do musical events adapt to the pandemic and what are the prospects for musical gatherings? In this last event of the series, we invite you for an interactive musical hangout session. Before the event, we will distribute the text written by Wok the Rock and Willy Chen from the publication via a pdf format. During the event, Wok the Rock and Willy Chen will first provide a short introduction about their practices accompanied with several audio-visual clips. The presentation explores the blurry boundaries between artistic practices and DIY(/T) ethos, the different ways of organising collectives, and the intertwinement between punk culture and political activism.
Participants are invited to join in the conversation by bringing their own playlists or videoclips. The videoclips, texts, collages generated from this online experience will serve as inspirations and frameworks for the final design of the publication.
The online workshops are FREE and have limited spots. Please register to join the workshops by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. You will receive an invitation to participate in a gather.town meeting by email. The language is English. All workshops can be taken separately.
About the publication project
How can an artist or art organisation involve their audience into the process of production? If we shift our attention away from artistic practices based on individual success and the production of objects, what do those other practices have to offer? How does the materialisation of those practices look like, and how do they relate to their surroundings? What does collaboration mean today, and what positions do artists take during these collaborations? These are some of the questions addressed in Art for (and within) a Citizen Scene: A Look at Art Primarily Active in the Context of Daily Practices, a publication in which ten artists/cultural practitioners converse in pairs to share their personal thoughts and experiences.
Set to release in Spring, 2022, Art for (and within) a Citizen Scene: A Look at Art Primarily Active in the Context of Daily Practices wants to shed light on practices in specific communities where collaboration is common in daily life; where art is seen not only as a self-contained profession, but also as ways of living and being. In line with this collaborative concept, we are pleased to announce this series of online workshops/events in which we invite people to collectively explore different ways of designing the publication and become one of our contributors for this book.
For each series of online gatherings, lecture doodlings, and music hangouts, we will send out booklets containing different parts of the texts in advance and exchange our thoughts during the events. Participants will share their insights and observations of the texts, create visuals, text-based materials, or come up with new design frameworks that might allow the texts to be more experience-able. The different ideas and perspectives will be gathered and processed into the actual book-design.
Participants of the workshops/events will be credited in the final publication, and will receive a free pdf copy once the publication is released.
Art for (and within) a Citizen Scene: A Look at Art Primarily Active in the Context of Daily Practices is a collaboration of Framer Framed and the Willem de Kooning Academy.
Citizenship / Action Research / Collectives / Community & Learning / online /