The Center of Decorporative Research's Instructional Video 1
organized, directed, and filmed by Nicholas Monsour
live performance & filmCDR-DV1:AITCM
demonstrates the transfiguration of subjectivity in the context of a staged containment of an unknown chemical disasterfollowing the five phases of organic toxification:
The symbolic, aesthetic and ethical positions of Facilitator, Technician, Trainee, Victim and Viewer become, through an application of Gestalt logic, parallel entry points to the understanding of the apparatus of forced subjectivity. As the song says, "Can't you see? You belong to me."
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Technicians: Tif Bullard, D'arcy French-Myerson, Renée Reynolds
Victim: Joseph Cashiola
Facilitator: Ross Cashiola
Trainees: Matthew Kellard, Nora Jean Lange, Robert Voyer, Britt Willey
Original Music: Sam Wagster
Live performance duration: 1 hour
Digital video duration: 26'55"