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- Date: Fri, 26 Sep 2003 10:56:48 -0400
I completely agree.
> On Friday, September 26, 2003, at 10:47 AM, tobias c. van Veen wrote:
> >> Is it possible for a performer to improvise while at the same time
> >> initiating processes prone to the generation of error, from within the
> >> sealed of space of the laptop? If so how does the element of failure
> >> make
> >> itself known to the audience? Are these performances actually based
> >> on
> >> failure or is the glitch in these cases merely the surface effect of
> >> an
> >> aesthetic based on error? I'm thinking here of some of the beautiful,
> >> wonderfully crafted subtle and careful performances I've heard in the
> >> past
> >> few years. It seems to me that in these performances there seems to
> >> be
> >> very little element of risk, let alone error or failure.
> >> I'm interested to hear from anyone who considers error and failure to
> >> be
> >> important structuring elements in their work. How do you perform this
> >> live? Do you think that you communicate these processes to the
> >> audience
> >> successfully ?