Roc Jiménez de Cisneros

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PublisherRadio Web Macba2009
The conversations which form the basis for this interview took place in March 2002 (email interview by Anna Ramos) and July 2008, during Yasunao Tone’s visit to Barcelona, coinciding with his performance at MACBA, and were continued by email with Tone, Fell, Hecker and Held during February-March 2009. Tone’s work has also been featured on issues 1 and 7 of the Ràdio Web MACBA programme Lines of Sight.
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PublisherRadio Web Macba2013
This podcast is about objects, but more importantly, it is about some of the recent theories that offer new conceptualisations of objects in contemporary philosophy and art. This first episode features philosophers Graham Harman and Luciana Parisi. Harman’s object-oriented ontology opposes Kant’s anthropocentrism and the scientistic standpoint, in defence of a radically broad notion of objecthood; while Parisi looks at the relations between things and data, between macrophysical objects (or blobjects, as Karim Rashid called them) and the algorithms that create them.
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PublisherRadio Web Macba2014
In this second episode, Florian Hecker discusses the idea of sounds as objects and the notion of decomposition in his recent chimerical pieces, and Erick Beltrán addresses different aspects of epistemology, the self and identity that have been part of his artistic practice.
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PublisherRadio Web Macba2015
This podcast is about objects, but more importantly, it is about some of the recent theories that offer new conceptualisations of objects in contemporary philosophy and art. This third installment of the series delves into those ideas, under a completely different light, as anthropologist Martin Holbraad and artist and curator Quim Pujol discuss monsters, otherness, hybrids, agency and fetish.
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This podcast is about objects, but more importantly, it is about some of the recent theories that offer new conceptualisations of objects in contemporary philosophy and art. In this episode, we go underground, but also under water, where development clashes with strange hyperobjects such as poison, where geology meets politics, where horror meets daily life.
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PublisherRadio Web Macba2017
This is a podcast about objects, but especially about some theories that have recently brought new perspectives on objects from contemporary art and theory. In this episode, we talk to Hito Steyerl, Helen Hester and Roula Partheniou about a number of ramifications of the idea of object in their respective practices. The 1997 track by Operator & Baffled that opens the programme, ‘Things Are Never’, repeats over and over again that things are never quite the way they seem. OBJECTHOOD #5 underlines the view of objects as points of convergence of a multitude of social, political, economic relations, trapped in matter ...
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PublisherRadio Web Macba2018
This is a podcast about objects, in particular about theories that have recently brought us new perspectives on objects from contemporary art and theory. In this episode, we talk to McKenzie Wark, Liam Young and Mette Edvardsen about space. Space, and the spaces we inhabit as mediating objects. Space as object of desire, as the ultimate “outer”. Space as a medium for extremely strange objects, from heavenly bodies to UFOs and many other myths. A three-way look at the idea of space, from political theory to performance art.
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PublisherRadio Web Macba2020
This new episode of Roc Jiménez de Cisneros’ OBJECTHOOD series features conversations with Diego Falconi, Rick Dolphijn, Dave Phillips, and music by Kali Malone. A spiral-shaped trip about fire, burning, ashes, rituals, cooking, food, and jungles. Though it is also about everything that lies in between and beneath each and every one of those things. The invisible micropolitics of food in the military; the symbolic charge of ashes, solid remains of an intangible object – fire – which has shaped this planet for millions of years; the untold gender-related motifs behind the Aimara genocide; a circular, cyclical perception of time; ...
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PublisherLateral Addition2015
OPUS17ASLIMEVARIATION#4 is the fourth variation and first issuing of Roc Jiménez de Cisneros and Stephen Sharp’s re-interpretations of Hanne Darboven’s Opus 17a. The realisation remains true to the original composition save the occasional algorithmic hiccup on the DR-660.
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PublisherSocial Discipline2020
We are back with original Xenofeminist Patricia Reed and speculative computer scientist Anil Bawa-Cavia to discuss their text ‘Site as Procedure as Interaction’. We confront (with optimism? openness?) this second wave of abject worldings from the poor grasp of reality of GPT-3 to the U.K. outcry with A-levels algorithm debacle. Sonification of Anil courtesy of Roc Jiménez de Cisneros a.k.a EVOL Sonification of Patricia courtesy of Katrina Burch. Yoneda Lemma (a.k.a. You Need a Lemon, sometimes Yoni Dilemma)
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PublisherRadio Web Macba2016
Through her performances, Andrea Fraser (Billings, Montana, 1965) examines the social, economic, and emotional structures of the art world. She turns her critical, self-reflexive, and somewhat ironic gaze on different agents in the art field and analyses their roles, motivations, and contradictions. Fraser’s career has been linked to institutional critique from the outset, and her influences include psychoanalysis, feminism, and the theories of Pierre Bourdieu. Appropriation, site specific pieces, performance and body work are some of the strategies Fraser uses to expose the incongruities of the art world while also harnessing its full critical and political potential. SON[I]A talks to Andrea ...
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PublisherRadio Web Macba2016
Drawing on a series of performative, editorial, theatrical, and filmic resources, Dora García (Valladolid, 1965) generates events that question and probe the world around us. Participants in her works tend to get caught up in dynamics of enthusiasm and suspicion, in which any circumstance, no matter how abstract or microscopic, is raw material susceptible to becoming literature. In her work, reality is always haunted by the existence of a new story that can potentially supplant it. Her historical research on psychoanalysis and anti-psychiatry explores the inner vocabulary of dreams, and the figures of madness and delirium hover as elements of ...

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