Nonsense Lab
Department of Biological FlowImago (Kino-Butterfly · Someone Might Be Listening · Lorenz Security Ltd.)a topological play in three actsApril 28, 2011Toronto, CAN

Department of Biological Flow
Imago (Kino-Butterfly · Someone Might Be Listening · Lorenz Security Ltd.)
a topological play in three acts
April 28, 2011
Toronto, CAN

Department of Biological Flow
Till Tomorrow
2013
ballizein poetics (no.3)

one. entanglement: seed, seedlings, sunshine, dusk.

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[google docs live editing (or a dance floor) > 2 artificial identities + 1 seed + entanglements > gait surfing playlist time constraint and emergent poem = ‘till tomorrow’]

Department of Biological Flow
Inelastic Colour
2012
animation process

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detail:
node zoom —> extension and return phases

Department of Biological Flow
Spasm Pigment
animation process
in progress

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detail:
node zoom —> contraction and return phases

Karla Solano
Hogar (Home)
2004
stills from video

top:

Conrad Shawcross
Slow Arc Inside a Cube III
2008
steel mesh, mechanical system, light
1.2m x 1.2m x 1.8m

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bottom:

Conrad Shawcross
Slow Arc Inside a Cube IV
2009
steel mesh, mechanical system, light
1.2m x 1.2m x 1.8m

Gyun Hur
I Dreamed of Your Utopia
2011
installation

Richard Wilson
Turning the Place Over
2007
architectural installation

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"An ovoid cut from the façade of a building in Liverpool and made to oscillate in three dimensions. The revolving façade rests on a specially designed giant rotator, usually used in the shipping and nuclear industries, and acts as a huge opening and closing window, offering recurrent glimpses of the interior during its constant cycle during daylight hours."

A.F. Vandevorst
Human Candle
2012
wax sculpture

Alan BennettKlein Bottle1995-96glass sculpture

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when i’m describing relation being simultaneously bubble and weave, this is the best visual approximation of what i’m suggesting … put this into rotational motion and you have a self-contained vortex … what puts it into motion? … affects, desires, psychic fields, material vibrations, electromagnetic transfers, etc., with other klein bottles? … the “opening” of the klein bottle as sucker or sphincter, in non-touch contact with other openings … can there be a sort of n-dimensional klein bottle with n-openings to describe our n-relations? and how do we understand n+1, n-1 deleuzoguattarian relations with this interpretive model? … the klein bottle as umbilicus and placenta of copoietic impulsion — in material, psychic and semiotic connection — giving birth to one’s self-in-relation … the outer surface of the klein bottle is composed of razor sharp fractal edges … we are told we may create a klein bottle by suturing two moebius strips together, one right-handed and one left-handed … is bennett’s klein bottle illustrated above a version of n-dimensionality? …

Alan Bennett
Klein Bottle
1995-96
glass sculpture

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when i’m describing relation being simultaneously bubble and weave, this is the best visual approximation of what i’m suggesting … put this into rotational motion and you have a self-contained vortex … what puts it into motion? … affects, desires, psychic fields, material vibrations, electromagnetic transfers, etc., with other klein bottles? … the “opening” of the klein bottle as sucker or sphincter, in non-touch contact with other openings … can there be a sort of n-dimensional klein bottle with n-openings to describe our n-relations? and how do we understand n+1, n-1 deleuzoguattarian relations with this interpretive model? … the klein bottle as umbilicus and placenta of copoietic impulsion — in material, psychic and semiotic connection — giving birth to one’s self-in-relation … the outer surface of the klein bottle is composed of razor sharp fractal edges … we are told we may create a klein bottle by suturing two moebius strips together, one right-handed and one left-handed … is bennett’s klein bottle illustrated above a version of n-dimensionality? …