The Operating Room


Body | Machine | Location

There is no stage. There is no beginning nor ending. The play has already started.






The Living Room




The Viewing room

The viewing room


-How Can You Stay in the House All Day and Not Go Anywhere?, 2010: Ralph Lemon

-Scuola senza fine (School Without End), 1983: Adriana Monti

-D’amore si vive (We Live of Love), 1983: Silvano Agosti

-Drawings: Agnes Martin, On a Clear Day, 1973: Museum Wiesbaden Collection

-Ben Patterson: Paper Music [excerpt]: FLUXUS Classics’92 Malmö , Sweden, 1992

-Pressure, 1976: Horace Ové

-Baldwin’s N*****, 1969: Horace Ové

-An Image, 1983: Harun Farocki

-Impressions for a Light and Sound Machine, 2017: Colectivo Los Ingrávidos

-Latin American Art Symposium: Cecilia Vicuña, an artist interview

-Measures of Distance, 1988: Mona Hatoum

-The Thief, 1998: Francis Alÿs

-Paul B. Preciado in conversation with Jack Halberstam: The Institute of Contemporary Arts in London (ICA)

-Remembering Agnes Denes’s “Wheatfield” | THE SHED

-Respiro, 2002: dir. Emanuele Crialese

-T2 Trainspotting- Choose Life speech

Annea Lockwood/A Film About Listening: dir. Sam Green

-The Radiant, 2012: The Otolith Group (Anjalika Sagar & Kodwo Eshun)

-Video 50, 1978: Robert Wilson

-The Tulse Luper Suitcases Part I- The Moab Story: Peter Greenaway

-Shepherd, sheep & 3-legged goat

Ulysse, 1982: dir. Agnès Varda

-Clock Shower, 1974: Gordon Matta-Clark

-Evaporating river: Ngatataek, Kajiado

-M, 1978: dir. Fritz Lang

-Jubilee, 1978: dir. Derek Jarman

-Teorema, 1968: dir. Pier Paolo Pasolini

-Flaming Creatures, 1963: Jack Smith

-Jeanne Dielman, 23 quai du Commerce, 1080 Bruxelles, 1975: dir. Chantal Akerman

-Jules & Jim, 1962: dir. François Truffaut

-Fitzcarraldo, 1982: dir. Werner Herzog

-Bitter Lake, 2015: dir. Adam Curtis

-The Century of the Self, 2002: dir. Adam Curtis

-Critique de la séparation, 1961: Guy Debord

-La Société du Spectacle, 1967: Guy Debord

-Red Hot Riding Hood, 1943: dir. Tex Avery

-Blitz Wolf, 1942: dir. Tex Avery

-Godard in America, 1970: dir. Ralph Thanhauser

-The Little Girl Who Sold The Sun, 1999: dir. Djibril Diop Mambéty

-The Dreamers, 2003: dir. Bernardo Bertolucci

-Journeys From Berlin-1971, 1980: dir. Yvonne Rainer

-Javelin thrower


The Listening room

The listening room

*use headphones for sound recordings*



Nairobi-Frankfurt | 12.09.2021



Doorbell on ceremony day | 10.06.2021 | 8am


Atonal: The knife sharpener | 30.05.2021


Shortwave radio + projector remote control | 06.07.2021


Tangazo: Polio vaccine announcement via megaphone | 20.05.2021



  • Annea Lockwood/A Film About Listening: dir. Sam Green
  • FOR RUTH: by Annea Lockwood dedicated to Ruth Anderson
  • -Lives Seen and Unseen: Bojana Cvejić
  • The Tidal Sense: Signe Lidén


The Reading room

The reading room


-Orphans of politics: A conversation with Lea Melandri on dependency, autonomy, love
By Christina Chalmers

-Silvano Agosti in conversation with Adelita Husni Bey

-Tube Dust Drone: Brückenmusik 1995-2015

-Breathing Out of School: Raw Académie. Edited by Koyo Kouoh

-All Incomplete: Stefano Harney & Fred Moten

-A Black Hole is Everything a Star Longs to Be: Kara Walker

-“1990: L.A., ‘The Gold Field‘”: Felix Gonzalez-Torres

-A Black Gaze: Artists Changing How We See: Tina M. Campt

-Agnes Martin: Paintings and Drawings 1974-1990: Published by Museum Wiesbaden

-Notes and Methods: Hilma Af Klint

-Methods and Processes: Ben Patterson

-Das Rheingold ( a new attempt): A multi-media opera by Ben Patterson

-Ben Patterson- Event Scores: Benedikt Stegmayer

-Ben Patterson- In the State of Fluxus: Published by Contemporary Arts Museum Houston

-Benjamin Patterson- Living Fluxus: Published by Nassauischer Kunstverein Wiesbaden

-Fluxus Vivus: The Arts Club of Chicago

-Cosmic shift: Russian contemporary art writing

-The Domain of the Great Bear: Mel Bochner & Robert Smithson

-Japanese Expanded Cinema and Intermedia: Critical Texts of the 1960s: Produced by
Collaborative Cataloging Japan

-How Does The World Breathe Now? Film as witness, archive, and political tool: SAVVY Books

-Ultrasanity. On Madness, Sanitation, Anti-psychiatry, and Resistance: SAVVY Books

-We Have Delivered Ourselves from the Tonal- Of, Towards, On, For Julius Eastman: SAVVY Books

-An Apartment on Uranus. Chronicles of the Crossing: Paul B. Preciado

-Museum, Urban Detritus & Pornography: Paul B. Preciado

-Hauntology, Nostalgia & Lost Futures: Mark Fisher interviewed by Valerio Mannucci & Valerio Mattioli for Nero (2014)

-Acid Communism (unfinished introduction): Mark Fisher

-What are the politics of boredom? (ballard 2003 remix): k-punk 08.03.2005

-Invisible Inventories. Questioning Kenyan Collections in Western Museums: International Inventories Programme(IIP)

-People Who Think Together Dance Together: A Manifesto: Emma Wolukau-Wanambwa

-Antoni Tàpies. Updated reflections: Arnau Puig, Tàpies Today

-Art Without Work & Work Without Art: Georgia Sagri

-Motion Capture: Lucy Raven

-Movement short stories: Jackie Karuti

-The Thinking Hand: Existential and Embodied Wisdom: Juhani Pallasmaa

My body doesn’t exist: Paul B. Preciado

Tidalectic Lectures: Kamau Brathwaite’s Prose/Poetry as Sound-Space: Anna Reckin

-Book pull-out. Preliminary thoughts and constructions: Roseline Olang

-Etching ingredients: Jackie Karuti

Cosmic Bulletin: Institute of the Cosmos

-Matter of Record, 2010: Peterson Kamwathi

-Gray Latitudes: Michelle Angwenyi

-Behind the mirror: Jen Huxta

-Life Notes. Personal writings by contemporary Black women: Patricia Bell-Scott

-Slide Show. Projected images in contemporary Art: Darsie Alexander

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