Art movements/Avant-Garde/Art Strike/Alytus Psychic Strike Biennial
ALYTUS PSYCHIC STRIKE BIENNIAL /// ALYTAUS [MENO STREIKO] BIENALĖ #5: PSICHOIŠ[SI]VALYMAS /// DESA KALA PATRA August 19 -25 /// 2013 /// Rugpjūčio 19-25
The 5th Alytus Biennial – in Alytus, August 2013
The following workshops/presentations/ events are documented here as learning resources:
Tuesday - DESA edit
To continue with these Morning Exercises during the programme please take into account of the two hour time difference, (9.00 -10.00 - before the scheduled sessions – exception for August 20th when it starts at 10.00) and anyone interested is invited to participate.
Gender in the Box edit
Roberta Raudonė (FEF): workshop Gender in the box.
Situgraphy/DKPgraphy workshop edit
introduction to DKP-Graph by AMKAAK Situgraphy/DKPgraphy session. Development of Situgraphy /DKPgraphy into hypergraphics. Hypergraphy workshops. Contercultural picket preparations.
Chus Martinez edit
12.00 – 14.00 On collective identity – transnational, transsexual phantom of
Union or Commune or Council edit
From union towards council? – discussion
10.30 – 11.30 on “leaks” economy (OKK/Polaris – Berlin)
11.30 – 12.30 Ilya Budraitskis: Moscow geography and transformation of city space from the point of view of dinamics of street protests both legal or illegal ones/московская география и трансформация городского пространства с точки через динамику уличных протестов, как согласованных с властями, так и нелегальных.
12.30 – 14.00 Nafeesa Shamsuddin. Bangladesh: (US funded genocide in 1971 , How Golden Bengal was intentionally reduced to a third world status, Modern Day slavery (Migrant Labour): What I saw in Dubai...Garments Industry in Bangladesh (From East India Company to Modern day Multinationals) The Enforced Disappearance of a labour union leader. If it was interesting - my experience of accidentally ending up at the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva earlier this year - the government of governments with a giant serpent on the top of a globe sculpture in their back garden!
Live stream/ skype with activists who have been on ground with garments factory actions and who have personally filed writ petition to take the garment owner to prison. We organised a number of actions after the Garment factory fire where 112 workers were locked in the factory in sewing lines, they burned to death. Their families still remain uncompensated.
15.00 – 17.00 Picket preparation & training workshops.
17.00 – 18.30 Street psychic picket-march against “serious” bourgeois culture.
August 23rd , Friday (KALA: noise!) edit
[International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition – to commemorate the uprising of slaves in Saint Domingue (now Haiti) in 1791].
9.00 – 10.00. Morning Exercise #4
10.00 – 10.30 Official meeting. Decisions making due day’s activities and schedules; technical questions. (Alytus Art School)
10.30 – 11.30 datacide/Berlin (Christoph)
11.30 – 13.30 - on „Occupy“ experiences and instrumental power.
13.30 – 14.00 czech future-telling-noise (Martin Zet)
14.00 – 14.30 Introduction dans la Science-slam? (Disidentas Bacevyčia) 17.00 – 23.00 DIY [Do It Yourself] noise producing workshops – practical sugestions on demand!!!
D.I.Y. TOTAL NOISE JAM.
23.00 – 24.00. DEad WOrkers Union (DEWOU-DAMTP) Street-Night-Picket-March.
August 24th, Saturday (DKP triolectics) edit
9.00 – 10.00. Morning Exercise #5
10.00 – 12.00 – 3-sided Psychogeographical Football Match in the City Park
13.00 – 15.00 – Serious Culture Destruction Machine – extraction of the cosmic sexual energy from the sky by D.I.Y Wilhelm Reich Orgone cloudbusters oit of pipe-hose constructions and charging the central park’s pool in the city park for common use – common collaborative action. (Mantas?)
15.00 – 16.00 - Games of War
16.00 – 17.00 – Asemic International. Manifesto. Asemic Writingas a Means of Political Struggle / Асемический интернационал. Манифест. Асемическое письмо, как средство политической борьбы. (Yuly, Katia, Dasha)
17.00 – 19.00 – Mawuna R. Koutonin. Collective "Dreaming Class" during the event, where all participants are put artificially into sleep mode to create Mental Movies about possible futures. (The class will be shortly introduced to creative visualization and mental movie story building.) The first mental movies produced by participants will be filmed and in a second round of dreaming "inception" I will ask participants to enter other participants dreams and produce completely different dreams outcomes.
The narratives of the dreaming sessions will be filmed as possible futures to share and act one.
20.00 - 22.00 – formal sitting of the psychic workers council, plan for next years activities, plan for sending delegates.
August 25th, Sunday (DKP towards animism) edit
9.00 – 10.00. Morning Exercise #6
10.00 – 18.00 – Psychic-situ-animist trip through Vidzgiris botanic [wild] reservation park by developing cognitative-botanic and psychic-animist capacities in-situ. Psychic Workers Council‘s contact with all living things in-situ and psychic greetings to our friend in Colorado – using a buterfly wings effect.
Note 1: We convene a plenary session where the voices of women comrades and of black comrades are exclusively privileged in order to set the agenda for the meeting.
Note 2: All congress events include the custom of allowing anyone at any moment on any occasion to break spontaneously into dance. Whenever a member of this marvelous community feels like if he or she may simply begin to dance and others may join as the please.
Warning: no individual show-ups, no organized [visual] documentation ...and trying to avoid any...
Note 3: All the positions could be the subject of change and updates till the last confirmation on the morning meeting of the particular day. The updated version will be available at www.alytusbiennial.com
Looking forward to see you here – live or dead, electronic or psychic!