Adrian Piper, Pretend not to know, 1989 Order may be private or public. A friend of mine owns an enormous collection of classical music. His CDs fill the walls of a whole big room, floor to ceiling. What is interesting here is that they are chronologically organized by the composer’s date of birth. The order… Read More an other order
Adrian Piper, artist and philosopher, says it’s going to be OK! The requirements for fitting into the [academic] institution, the requirements for being accepted by one’s peers and one’s colleagues… are really very, very demanding. And so I think what very often happens… is that either people decide that they simply cannot go into the… Read More do more than one thing!
Consider the history and style of funk dancing, as a form of expression in urban black America, and then as a popular American dance form. Consider how this form has disappeared, in a sense, from our everyday physical vernacular. How are popular dances, ways of moving and self expression, archival practices? Notes on Funk I… Read More Adrian Piper’s funk lessons