Susan Kozel

Susan Kozel
Malmö University | mah · School of Arts and Communication (K3)

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The Bronze Key art installation is the result of performative re-materializations of bodily data. This collaborative experiment in data encryption expands research into practices of archiving and critical discourses around open data. It integrates bodily movement, motion capture and Virtual Reality (VR) with a critical awareness of data trails and...
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This paper is anchored in an interdisciplinary research project called Living Archives. The thoughts emerge directly from artistic and philosophical research into performance, archiving and mobile technologies, but rather than discuss the content and methods of a particular research project the topics of value and knowledge are handled more experim...
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Mesh Performance Partnerships [http://mesh.org.uk] works in the hybrid region of performance and new media technologies. The artists involved with Mesh have a variety of skills and backgrounds, including dance, theatre, media art, architecture, photography and computer science.
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IntuiTweet (2009-2010) was a dance improvisation project using Twitter as a platform for movement exchange: tweets were written by small group of dancers to promote kinaesthetic and corporeal exchanges in public spaces. Geographically disparate bodies were linked only by a set of improvisatory practices and by Twitter on their mobile devices. The i...
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With this short piece of writing I chart a transition from a phenomenology of the senses to a phenomenology of affect, and I do this by exploring somatic experience. This pragmatic approach to phenomenology is framed by establishing a philosophical counterpoint between ‘speculative materialism’ and what I call ‘somatic materialism.’ With somatic ma...
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AffeXity is an enquiry into affect in cities, and a-fixity as an urban condition. It is an artistic research project, but really it is a set of overlapping practices: artistic practices of dance improvisation, video shooting, digital image editing and sound composition, combined with the daily practices of moving through a city and using mobile dev...
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Creative use of networked wireless communications devices (such as mobile phones) contributes to a vibrant strand of media art called locative media, and has captured the imaginations of geographers, media artists, architects, engineers and philosophers. Now it is time for dancers and choreographers to contribute to the critical and creative activi...
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This paper is located at the juncture of philosophical and artistic research, offering the second in a series of phenomenologically informed methods relevant to the design and creative use of mobile digital devices called the Intuitive Improvisation method. It is also part of a larger philosophical and artistic project in Social Choreographies whic...
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In this essay I explore the dynamic between Luce Irigaray and Maurice Merleau-Ponty as it unfolds in An Ethics of Sexual Difference (1993). Irigaray's strategy of mimesis is a powerful feminist tool, both philosophically and politically. Regarding textual engagement as analogous for relations between self and other beyond the text, I deliver a caut...
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Situated in the domain of research into mobile, wireless, networked and wearable computing, this exploratory paperintroduces the embodied imagination method and explains how it can contribute to the design process by creating an elastic space of performance that incorporates daily life and personal imagination into the design process. It is based o...

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The Data Society research program aims to advance the studies of digitalisation and datafication as pivotal change agents today. We seek not only to understand these change agents but also to apply this understanding to effect positive social change. The program focuses on the social and cultural issues arising from data-centric technological development.