A splice of life (home, laptop, wi-fi)

Holden, Shellie (2023) A splice of life (home, laptop, wi-fi). In: Representing Pasts – Visioning Futures, 1-3 December 2022, Queen’s University Belfast, Cape Peninsula University of Technology, National University of Singapore.

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Abstract

Metramorphosis is a process of change on borderlines and thresholds between being and absence, memory and oblivion, 1 and non-I, a process of transgression and fading away. The metramorphic consciousness has no centre, cannot hold a fixed gaze -or, if it has a centre, it constantly slides to the borders, to the margins.1 This paper examines Bracha Lichtenberg Ettinger’s matrixial theory in relation to her concept of Metramorphosis as “a process of change on borderlines and thresholds” 2 when experienced from the perspective of living at home during the pandemic. It attempts to do this by addressing the circumstances of the artist/author of this paper, as a way to (re)produce encounters, firstly lived through the screen, then later developed upon through a palimpsestic process whereby layers and layers of ‘artworking’ are applied through interdisciplinary virtual, digital and analogue methods, as a response to working through the pandemic.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > B Philosophy (General)
N Fine Arts > N Visual arts (General) For photography, see TR
Divisions: Institutes and Academies > Wales Institute for Science & Art (WISA) > Academic Discipline: Art & Media
Depositing User: Lesley Cresswell
Date Deposited: 06 Oct 2023 13:54
Last Modified: 08 Jan 2024 16:05
URI: https://repository.uwtsd.ac.uk/id/eprint/2621

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