n-1_By Li-E Chen 2014

nothing manifesto

Li-E Chen’s nothing manifesto BEFORE NOTHING HAPPENS Nothing to interpret Nothing to discuss Nothing to analyse Nothing to talk Nothing to explain Nothing to curate Only in the condition of preparation for something or for a situation to take place…

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n-1_By Li-E Chen 2014

nothing manifesto

Li-E Chen’s nothing manifesto BEFORE NOTHING HAPPENS Nothing to interpret Nothing to discuss Nothing to analyse Nothing to talk Nothing to explain Nothing to curate Only in the condition of preparation for something or for a situation to take place…

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What are the difference between Doing trace and Doing art?

All documentation, records, archives are traces of references. After reading the text below, I now understand why traces of art documentation are not art, and why music records are not music. Documentation, music records, traces of references are all secondary,

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What are the difference between Doing trace and Doing art?

All documentation, records, archives are traces of references. After reading the text below, I now understand why traces of art documentation are not art, and why music records are not music. Documentation, music records, traces of references are all secondary,

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my desk at ]performance s p a c e[ 01.04.13

Today it is really nice to come back my own artistic space and work here. So happy to see light now from my desk. Posting my research notes on the wall – one of the notes: “…logic is not a

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my desk at ]performance s p a c e[ 01.04.13

Today it is really nice to come back my own artistic space and work here. So happy to see light now from my desk. Posting my research notes on the wall – one of the notes: “…logic is not a

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1 year lab invitation

One-year durational laboratory on ‘nothing’ .                                                                . begins on last saturday of every month for different periods of duration 27 october 2012 – 28 september 2013 pre-laboratory event on 29 september 2012 from 3pm to 11pm join us at this

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1 year lab invitation

One-year durational laboratory on ‘nothing’ .                                                                . begins on last saturday of every month for different periods of duration 27 october 2012 – 28 september 2013 pre-laboratory event on 29 september 2012 from 3pm to 11pm join us at this

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liechen in march 6th

just signed up March 6th by Xu Zhen

just signed up – performing in March 6th by Xu Zhen Art of Change: New Directions from China at the Hayward Gallery in XU ZHEN’s special performance. available to do take part in all three of the opening events for

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liechen in march 6th

just signed up March 6th by Xu Zhen

just signed up – performing in March 6th by Xu Zhen Art of Change: New Directions from China at the Hayward Gallery in XU ZHEN’s special performance. available to do take part in all three of the opening events for

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Express interest in 24 Hours in Dreams

Express interest in 24 Hours in Dreams

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image by Benjamin Sebastian @iambsebastian

Express interest in 24 Hours in Dreams

Express interest in 24 Hours in Dreams

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Hayward Gallery, Southbank Centre

An email to gallery director of the Hayward, Southbank

Dear Ralph Rugoff, I hope you remember me. My name is Li-E Chen, and we met at Tehching Hsieh’s lecture on 20 June. I talked to you about recording the lecture. I would like to thank you very much for the

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Hayward Gallery, Southbank Centre

An email to gallery director of the Hayward, Southbank

Dear Ralph Rugoff, I hope you remember me. My name is Li-E Chen, and we met at Tehching Hsieh’s lecture on 20 June. I talked to you about recording the lecture. I would like to thank you very much for the

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Visiting Kim Beom's The School of Inversion at Hayward Project Space

Questioning Kim Beom’s Objects Being Taught They are Nothing but Tools

Visiting Kim Beom‘s The School of Inversion at Hayward Project Space today Objects Being Taught They are Nothing but Tools (2010) Multi-media installations Really interesting multi-media installations!! The installation has transformed me to become an object sitting there to be taught.

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Visiting Kim Beom's The School of Inversion at Hayward Project Space

Questioning Kim Beom’s Objects Being Taught They are Nothing but Tools

Visiting Kim Beom‘s The School of Inversion at Hayward Project Space today Objects Being Taught They are Nothing but Tools (2010) Multi-media installations Really interesting multi-media installations!! The installation has transformed me to become an object sitting there to be taught.

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Breakfast-chat Launch today

Breakfast-chat Launch and Invitation from Li-E Chen – http://eepurl.com/nPXNv Breakfast-chat on Art and Culture from London to the rest of the world via social media – it is for everyone to share / upload / download Plus storify & wikispaces

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Designed by Sala La, Numbers by Li-E Chen

Breakfast-chat Launch today

Breakfast-chat Launch and Invitation from Li-E Chen – http://eepurl.com/nPXNv Breakfast-chat on Art and Culture from London to the rest of the world via social media – it is for everyone to share / upload / download Plus storify & wikispaces

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24 Hours in Dreams via Sound Cloud

Submit your contribution to support the campaign via free open access online: http://24hoursindreams.wikispaces.com Read full story of the campaign via storify

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24 Hours in Dreams via Sound Cloud

Submit your contribution to support the campaign via free open access online: http://24hoursindreams.wikispaces.com Read full story of the campaign via storify

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Try to understand the concept of ‘passing time’

  While I was facing forward with many things in front of me, I was actually walking backward. Why were I ‘walking backward’ while ‘facing forward’ to the future? Shall we be not facing forward nor backward in time?! If

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Try to understand the concept of ‘passing time’

  While I was facing forward with many things in front of me, I was actually walking backward. Why were I ‘walking backward’ while ‘facing forward’ to the future? Shall we be not facing forward nor backward in time?! If

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Developing a new machine that has no function

- A machine does not have a function – A machine expresses ‘nothing’ – A machine function the unfuctional – This is not a broken machine – This is machine functioning for ‘no side effect’. – NOP code, 0×0000000, r0,

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Developing a new machine that has no function

- A machine does not have a function – A machine expresses ‘nothing’ – A machine function the unfuctional – This is not a broken machine – This is machine functioning for ‘no side effect’. – NOP code, 0×0000000, r0,

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'24 hours in dreams' at BAC

Timeline ’24 Hours in Dreams’ – Online and at BAC, London 28-29 June 2012

UN-EDITED TIMELINE ’24 HOURS IN DREAMS’ – ONLINE AND AT BAC, LONDON 28-29 JUNE 2012 IF YOU SUPPORT THE CAMPAIGN, PLEASE FORWARD AN APPEAL TO ART VENUES, ARTISTS, AND ART & CULTURE LEADERS, and TO THE PUBLIC. The campaign is not

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'24 hours in dreams' at BAC

Timeline ’24 Hours in Dreams’ – Online and at BAC, London 28-29 June 2012

UN-EDITED TIMELINE ’24 HOURS IN DREAMS’ – ONLINE AND AT BAC, LONDON 28-29 JUNE 2012 IF YOU SUPPORT THE CAMPAIGN, PLEASE FORWARD AN APPEAL TO ART VENUES, ARTISTS, AND ART & CULTURE LEADERS, and TO THE PUBLIC. The campaign is not

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working process – ‘I am invisible now’

For the next book – ‘I am invisible now’ I would like to focus on the structure on nothing, rather than creativity of an open structure. It is essential to develop this further beyond creative exploration and idea of being

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working process – ‘I am invisible now’

For the next book – ‘I am invisible now’ I would like to focus on the structure on nothing, rather than creativity of an open structure. It is essential to develop this further beyond creative exploration and idea of being

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’24 Hours in Dreams’ – A 24-hour campaign via social media…

‘24 Hours in Dreams‘ is a campaign to publicise how free access to cross-disciplinary creative spaces can act as a catalyst to drive the future of art and culture.The campaign will take place at the Foyer of the Battersea Arts

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’24 Hours in Dreams’ – A 24-hour campaign via social media…

‘24 Hours in Dreams‘ is a campaign to publicise how free access to cross-disciplinary creative spaces can act as a catalyst to drive the future of art and culture.The campaign will take place at the Foyer of the Battersea Arts

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An Appeal to art venues, artists, and art & culture leaders

Friday, June 8, 2012 To Whom It May Concern:We have public libraries and museums, public parks, but why not public spaces dedicatedtothe creation of art? I write to you as part of my campaign ‘24 Hours in Dreams’ that will

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An Appeal to art venues, artists, and art & culture leaders

Friday, June 8, 2012 To Whom It May Concern:We have public libraries and museums, public parks, but why not public spaces dedicatedtothe creation of art? I write to you as part of my campaign ‘24 Hours in Dreams’ that will

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Download for Free into your computer, mobile, iPad and iPhone

Last updated 25 May 2012 I am your anti-matter by Li-E Chen Download for Free into your computer, mobile, iPad and iPhone. iTunes version (Interactive - Download Requirements: This version can only be viewed using iBooks 2 on an iPad. iOS 5 is

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Download for Free into your computer, mobile, iPad and iPhone

Last updated 25 May 2012 I am your anti-matter by Li-E Chen Download for Free into your computer, mobile, iPad and iPhone. iTunes version (Interactive - Download Requirements: This version can only be viewed using iBooks 2 on an iPad. iOS 5 is

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TeSTing TEsTing

TeSting TEsting tEsTing

TeSting “24 Hours in Dreams” 24 Hours in Dreams is a 24 hours durational campaign for opening independent spaces in art venues across London. It will begin with the keynote that I am going to present at the BAC on

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TeSTing TEsTing

TeSting TEsting tEsTing

TeSting “24 Hours in Dreams” 24 Hours in Dreams is a 24 hours durational campaign for opening independent spaces in art venues across London. It will begin with the keynote that I am going to present at the BAC on

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I am invisible now – book outline

I am invisible now will be my interactive ebook publication, which explores the role of 21st Century Leadership and my process of becoming “invisible” as a leader. This has developed through my 21st Century Leadership programme, which run by BAC

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I am invisible now – book outline

I am invisible now will be my interactive ebook publication, which explores the role of 21st Century Leadership and my process of becoming “invisible” as a leader. This has developed through my 21st Century Leadership programme, which run by BAC

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#sota12 lecture note Robert Wilson

My note on Robert Wilson’s lecture “1 HAVE YOU BEEN HERE BEFORE” “2 NO THIS IS THE FIRST TIME” I couldn’t stop thinking what he said in his lecture. So I recorded it down in bits and pieces using “1″

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#sota12 lecture note Robert Wilson

My note on Robert Wilson’s lecture “1 HAVE YOU BEEN HERE BEFORE” “2 NO THIS IS THE FIRST TIME” I couldn’t stop thinking what he said in his lecture. So I recorded it down in bits and pieces using “1″

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Action on ‘Nothing’

I want to do the kind of works that no-one understand what I am doing

After seeing Robert Wilson’s lecture: – If I begin with “what is it?” then I would start with this 1 below (but if I start just one thing only, not to change a new subject or invent a new subject,

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Action on ‘Nothing’

I want to do the kind of works that no-one understand what I am doing

After seeing Robert Wilson’s lecture: – If I begin with “what is it?” then I would start with this 1 below (but if I start just one thing only, not to change a new subject or invent a new subject,

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A crumble ball on paper

Transdisciplinary Art/Science/Philosophy

I am an artist working in artistic discipline to understand science, philosophy and things. I am not a philosopher because I do not practice philosopher’s discipline. I am not a scientist because I do not practice scientist’s discipline. I am

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A crumble ball on paper

Transdisciplinary Art/Science/Philosophy

I am an artist working in artistic discipline to understand science, philosophy and things. I am not a philosopher because I do not practice philosopher’s discipline. I am not a scientist because I do not practice scientist’s discipline. I am

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Li-E Chen | 'Preparation has reached 41, I am your anti-matter.' (2011)

Revisiting John Cage’s exhibition “Everyday is a good day”, at the Hayward Gallery

photos were taken by Li-E Chen at John Cage’s exhibition, “Every Day is a Good Day The Visual Art of John Cage” Not Wanting to Say Anything About John Cage Jeremy Millar “…As Cage often had to point out to

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Li-E Chen | 'Preparation has reached 41, I am your anti-matter.' (2011)

Revisiting John Cage’s exhibition “Everyday is a good day”, at the Hayward Gallery

photos were taken by Li-E Chen at John Cage’s exhibition, “Every Day is a Good Day The Visual Art of John Cage” Not Wanting to Say Anything About John Cage Jeremy Millar “…As Cage often had to point out to

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#Lab 1 – 1 year lab | #openlectures | at ]performance s p a c e [

#Lab 1 – 1 year lab | #openlectures |at ]performance s p a c e [ 1yearlab_lab1:openlectures_flyer 1yearlab_flyer_back 1yearlab_flyer_front

#Lab 1 – 1 year lab | #openlectures | at ]performance s p a c e [

#Lab 1 – 1 year lab | #openlectures |at ]performance s p a c e [ 1yearlab_lab1:openlectures_flyer 1yearlab_flyer_back 1yearlab_flyer_front

# LITERATURE /// Urbicande’s Megastructure

Originally posted on The Funambulist:
François Schuiten and Benoît Peeters, La fièvre d’Urbicande, Casterman, 1985. First of all, I would like to apologize for the lack of consistence in the rhythm of the recent publication of articles. Keeping a regular…

# LITERATURE /// Urbicande’s Megastructure

Originally posted on The Funambulist:
François Schuiten and Benoît Peeters, La fièvre d’Urbicande, Casterman, 1985. First of all, I would like to apologize for the lack of consistence in the rhythm of the recent publication of articles. Keeping a regular…