This meeting hosted by Sylvie Rosenthal and Leah Stargardter, included River Bullock,Kat Lieder, Anna Vitale  and Arnab Banerji and was convened over curry, bread, water, and wine to discuss readings such as: Adam Phillips “On Balance” (2010),  Kathy Acker “Against Ordinary Language: The Language of the Body” (1993), and David Hannah “The Universe is Older than Thought” and enfolded into our conversation the following aphorisms, keywords, topics, and phenomenon:

  1. Phoolan Devi फूलन देवी, (1963-2001)
  2. Carrie (1974, 1976, 2013)
  3. House on the Rock
  4. Ornament, kitsch, and the fear of Santa Claus
  5. Basements, footers, frost liners
  6. Ping Pong and Regionalism
  7. Language outside of Commerce and Individualism
  8. Carpentry
  9. Ntozake Shange’s For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow Is Enuf (1975)
  10. Directing and choreographing the scream
  11. Resoling shoes
  12. Pepitos
  13. Sound and affect
  14. Rules of the teeter-totter (2013)
  15. Kate Bush, Cloudbusting (1985)
  16. Dusan Makaveje, WR: Mysteries of the Organism (1971)
  17. Beijing Olympics, 2008
  18. Dollywood, Tennessee
  19. Tennessee at Night
  20. Bull, bullocks, bollocks, steer, Ferdinand
  21. Air conditioning in Dubai

Recounted by RB

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