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just thoughts, on how it would be...

to simplify, my composition of the city and myself as city.  what i would do if i went... a Professional Occupation:  to sit in one place writing for a day and imagining the action i would like to perform - ending the day by performing that action.   [more]
Posted by lo bil on 4/3/13

death of my heart in a paris café (sample, 2008)

“Death of My Heart in a Paris Café” Please read these aesthetic directives aloud as my heart collapses inward like an accordion:   Collectivize   Read something once and use it as a foundational guideline   Reuse, abandon, reintegrate   Have sex once and know it is forever repeatable at any given moment   Pile fragments into architecture   Find a physical practice   Insert myself into the New World Order, asserting internally: I will never allow myself to be a part of it   Imagine directives   Be seriously ridiculous   Know that truth is a... [more]
Posted by lo bil on 4/2/13

Procedure

  Within the context of montage, I initiate this procedure on each document I encounter in the Archive, towards a performative end: Find fragments that I feel belong in My Paris (the Paris I am building for myself here at home in Toronto), using intuitive grazing of media and personal journals, and trusting my intuition about what belongs in the Collection.  Enunciate the Paris-ishness of each fragment.   Brainstorm any potential political signifiers in each fragment.  Find connections between the fragments and the fragments they generate. Imagine an action that links the fragments in the sp... [more]
Posted by lo bil on 4/1/13

Google Chat Collective Monologue (a collectively written document)

We were talking about anxieties in our writing practice.  Perhaps in this state, we can create something about anxiety, go right into it rather than letting it make us freeze.  There's so much anxiety in the socio-political world that generates poetic ideas. And why is there so much anxiety around the audience getting things?  “Reaching an audience” doesn't mean they get a specific meaning.  It could just be a different rhythm from what was imagined, or a spontaneous engagement with the space. I deal with the anxiety by believing “My Paris of Nothing” is about process, about finding a process... [more]
Posted by lo bil on 4/1/13

blind contour of email to R: EVERY 5TH WORD/80% EDIT

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Posted by lo bil on 4/1/13
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