C.O.P.S. class notes: Hello/Goodbye 07/17/11

I’m taking classes at the Conceptual Oregon Performance School this summer and I’m a huge nerd. Here are my notes from class and related links. This is a video based class so the majority of the links are videos. Class notes/discussion topics: Initial aspects of endurance: impressing others, consistently topping oneself or others. Endurance as viewer: How long will you watch? Once you’ve seen/watched it, you “get” it. Question of the necessity of watching a long form piece in entirety. [see Andy Warhol’s “Sleep”, from the YouTube comments: “imagine this…

C.O.P.S. Class notes: Audience as wind-up monkey 07/09/11

I’m taking classes at the Conceptual Oregon Performance School this summer and I’m a huge nerd. Here are my notes from class, links that are related and the best parts of the readings: Class notes (some reference chunks of reading, numbered in following section): Passageway 1961, Robert Morris. [Minimalism: Art and Polemics in the Sixties, page 50] Actively engaging in civics, spectator v. participant Mostlandia (compare to Borges [1, 2] and Varo [1], creation of “imaginary spaces”) Involvement increases value Vito Acconci Audience & viewer find obligations in a space…