- Isla Leaver-Yap presentation on documentation: content vs. activity.
- Vivian Ziherl report: feminist position; Ponch Hawkes' These Women have just run twenty-six miles, originally published in feminist art magazine LIP; Stedelijk inaugural Public Program performance event Stage It!; an experiment that became an institution - If I can't dance, I don't want to be part of your revolution; episodic programme - overflow, speculation and return - dissemination; the curator extrapolating from the artist something which was not there before; opportunistic institution because not fixed vs. sustaining its responsiveness; grounding itself through self-initiated, affiliated reading groups - different sets of texts, cross-pollination - the next thoughts coming; Landings - a research, event and exhibition based series co-curated with Natasha Ginwala; resurfacing histories of communities, decolonisation of politics; liberal feminism - strategic essentialism vs. essential position - position of mobility/agility in the "category of women"; Landings: the absent administrator - Approaching Absenteeism, Tropenmuseum; Landings: Sensing Grounds; The negative practice of curators/institutions outsourcing responsibility to artists.
- Fionn Meade report: Walker's Cross Disciplinary Program; Merce Cunningham, John Cage, Meredith Monk; Cunningham's Variations V; shared autonomy as an aesthetic; Cunningham's choreography and David Tudor's electronic score for Rainforest; Choreographer Trisha Brown; Cunningham and Robert Rauschenberg's collaboration; liveness being absorbed; Maria Hassabi, participating artist at the Lithuanian-Cypriot Pavillion at the 55th Venice Biennale; not responding to the legacy of these artforms, heroicized therefore no more; Broodthaers' Esprit Décor/Decor Intention - narratives of globalisation.
Seaton Cliffs and Auchmithie coastal walk
- Gerrie Van Noord's Dissemination group, Parallel Conversations Part I: who to tell and why...; editor = disseminator; idealised/intuitive relationship with dissemination - creating publications rather than being instantaneous.
- Sam Korman report: Whiteflag, 1 Nite Stand, St Louis; hierarchy, audience/performer, authenticity; reconciliation of a complex history, no inherent community; accepted difference; irresponsible; counter public space - proletarian space vs. the institution.
- Sarah Cook's Critical Framing group, Parallel Conversations Part II: "Curating: arresting a practice to show it"; curatorially and spatially choreographing.