SATISFACTION WITHOUT DELAY 2013

An instant publication made over four days, from 13 16 November, by Dieudonné Carlier at the invitation of A Constructed World for les Rencontres Bandits-Mages, Bourges, published by ACW. 80 copies, 3 posters, 29,7 x 42 cm + 12 inserts, dimensions variable.

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A Love Medicine Show Part 2, 2013

Speech and What Archive Presents : A Love Medicine Show, Part 2 Arbis Theater, Norköpping, Sweden, October 25th, 2013 The SWA performance is part of the festival “100 år med staden som scen”.              

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Satisfaction Without Delay, La Box, Bourges, 2013

Satisfaction Without Delay, La Box, Bourges, 17.10.2013 – 15.11.2013                                                        

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NEWSPAPER PART TWO, 2012

Speech and What Archive Part Two, published by ACW, December 2012, edition of 300.                              

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NEWSPAPER PART THREE, 2012

Speech and What Archive Part Three, published by ACW, September 2012, edition of 100. A live publication made insitu by SWA during the Eel Dance event at Cneai, Chatou.  

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A CONSTRUCTED WORLD MEDICINE SHOW, 2013

A Constructed World Medicine Show with Speech and What Archive and guests, performance for Degrée 48, Laboratoires d’Aubervilliers,  26.04.2013. Satisfaction immédiate “Nous menons une réflexion sur l’idée de satisfaction immédiate. La racine latine du terme satisfaire, satis-facere, signifie littéralement «faire assez». Satis, ici, est un adverbe; nous pouvons donc penser d’une manière adverbiale. Satisfaction signifie: […]

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SWA COSTUMES 2013

A paperback book project coordinated by Marie Gautier, b&n, edited by Book Machine Press / One Star Press at Centre George Pompidou.

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EEL DANCE, 2012

A Constructed World with Speech and What Archive, dancers from Centre national de danse contemporain d’Angers (CNDC), Aurélie Goddard and Ludovic Austrry, even for Festival Island #1, Cneai, Chatou, 29.09.2012. A live publication, Speech and What Archive Part 3, was made insitu by SWA during the performances, edition of 100.

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WHAT THE MONKEY SAYS NO ONE PAYS ATTENTION TO, 2012

What the monkey says no one pays attention to, collective exhibition TCB gallery, Melbourne, 20.11.2012 – 25.11.2012. Speech and What Archive is a group of young and experienced art professionals who seek to make speech material together. By proposing the event and exhibition What the monkey says no one pays attention to,  SWA members Marie Gautier and […]

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SPEECH AND WHAT ARCHIVE MEDICINE SHOW, 2012

Speech and What Archive Medicine Show, performance in the exhibition A Constructed World, Based on a true story, The Ian Potter Museum of Art, The University of Melbourne, 22.11.12.

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A CONSTRUCTED WORLD MEDICINE SHOW, 2012

A Constructed World Medicine Show with Speech and What Archive and guests, performance for Scènes d’Europe, Frac Champagne-Ardenne, Reims, 08.12.2012.

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SPEECH AND WHAT ARCHIVE 2009-2014

Speech and What Archive began as a group of professional and emerging artists, curators, art historian and philosopher who came together find a new use-value for speech and the idea of archive. Initiated by A Constructed World in early 2009, the group included Clémence de Montgolfier, Marie Gautier, Yann Sérandour, Anna Hess, Liv Barrett, James […]

SUPPORT FOR THIS PROJECT

A Constructed World acknowledge the support and encouragement for this project from Fabien Vallos, Sébastien Pluot, Eteinne Bernard and Per Hüttner and Vision Forum. The projects of SWA have been generously supported through the FNAGP. Projet réalisé avec le concours de la Direction régionale des affaires culturelles d’Ile-de-France – aide individuelle à la création 2012.

NEWSPAPER PART ONE, 2011

Speech and What Archive Part One, published by ACW, June 2011, edition of 300.  

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SPEECH AND WHAT ARCHIVE MEDICINE SHOW 2011

Vinyl recording made with Michele Robecchi and Steve Piccolo, recorded at Paola Pivi’s GRRR JAMMING SQUEEK, Sculpture International Rotterdam, February 2011.     One Monkey   Adam & Eve (Français)   Nothing Song   Long distance call   God Save The

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SPEECH AND WHAT ARCHIVE PAPER ROOM, 2009-2012

La paper room définit un espace de parole, un lieu depuis lequel on peut parler (chanter, danser, ou rester silencieux). Elle ne crée pas de position hiérarchique, on peut y être à plusieurs, ce n’est pas une estrade ou un podium ; on peut y faire, dire, ou laisser quelque chose – ou rien. Elle […]

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CCA, TELEPATHY PROJECT, 2009

A Constructed World workshop, School of Social Practice, California College the Arts, San Francisco, with students from the school and members of Speech and What Archive, 18.11.2009 – 01.12.2009. The group attempts to receive telepathic messages from Veronica Kent and Sean Peoples in Melbourne. “What if received messages were more interesting than sent messages? Why […]

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LA MAISON FLOTTANTE, CNEAI, 2009

Speech and What Archive workshop, la Maison flottante, Cneai, Chatou, 21.22 & 23.09.2009.  

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POSTER PROJECT, 2009

Speech and What Archive Poster Project, la Maison floattante, Cneai, Chatou, 13.12.2009.      

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LINKS

A Constructed World Fabien Vallos Clémence de Montgolfier Fabrice Reymond Etienne Bernard Yann Sérandour Cneai Y3K gallery

PARTICIPANT BIOGRAPHIES

A Constructed World is the collaborative project of Geoff Lowe and Jacqueline Riva. They make installations and events incorporating speech, conversation, not-knowing, live eels, music, dancing and absences as their media. They have presented solo exhibitions at the Ian Potter Museum of Art, the University of Melbourne (2012); CAPC Museum of Contemporary Art, Bordeaux (2008); […]

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SPEECH AND WHAT ARCHIVE, MELBOURNE FLOTTANTE, 2010

Speech and What Archive, Melbourne Flottante, group exhibition, Y3K Gallery, Melbourne, 10.04.2010 – 08.05.2010. Speech and What Archive, the group and research project, began on a floating studio on a river in Chatou, France, at the invitation of A Constructed World. In Melbourne Flottante, we continue to consider what is kept and why it is […]

Melbourne Flottante, Y3K Gallery, Australia, 2009
A CONSTRUCTED WORLD SPEAKEASY MEDICINE SHOW, 2010

A Constructed World Speakeasy Medicine Show, event for the Biennale de Belleville, 09.10.2010, Paris. With Speech and What Archive and guests including Pierre Leguilon, Marie Muracciole, Vivian Rehberg, The Nice Choir, Julie Fortier, Geraldine Longueville and Jota Castro. Speech and What Archive presented: A Floating Conversation Performance #31 & 32, Adam & Eve COLD Trailer […]

Speakeasy Medicine Show, Biennale de Belleville, Paris, 2010
NOTES TOWARD A SYMPATHETIC APPROACH

From the first of these principles, namely the Law of Similarity, the magician infers that he can produce any effect he desires merely by imitating it: from the second he infers that whatever he does to a material object will affect equally the person with whom the object was once in contact, whether it formed […]

A CONSTRUCTED WORLD MEDICINE SHOW, 2011

Paola Pivi’s, GRRR JAMMING SQUEEK presents A Constructed World Medicine Show with Speech and What Archive, Steve Piccolo and Michele Robecchi, in collaboration with Sculpture International Rotterdam, February 2011.

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AVANT-SPECTACLE A MICRO MEDICINE SHOW, 2011

A Constructed World Avant-Spectacle A Micro Medicine Show with Speech and What Archive, performance for La Ronde, Ferme du Buisson, Noisiel, 16.07.2011.   video of avant-spectacle  

Avant-Spectacle, Ferme du Buisson, Noisiel, 2011
SPEECH AND WHAT ARCHIVE A LOVE MEDICINE SHOW, 2011

Speech and What Archive Love Medicine Show, performance at Café Pompier, Evento, Bordeaux, 24.09.2011. Speech and What Archive propose « A Love Medicine Show », un événement musical et dansant qui invite a repenser les usages de l’amour. Say you, say me. I love you for sentimental reasons. How deep is your love ? Let’s […]

A Love Medicine Show, Café Pompier, Evento, Bordeaux, 2011