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Safety Film Collection

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Safety Film Collection

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title: Safety Picture Collection titles: I never had much faith in numbers, that was my father’s job, or used to be, before he forgot that too. But ever since becoming HIV positive back in the dark ages, I can’t help … Continue reading

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Safety Film Collection

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Safety Film Collection 25 minutes 2014 A found footage collection of 26 AIDS adverts. Freud uncovered the mysterious connection between language and bodies at the same moment that moving pictures provided new behavior modellings. How do pictures change desire, or … Continue reading

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Second Nature (2014)

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Second Nature (2014)

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Prelude and Title Image: LS fade in night house, Ramona telescope, CU eye, night sky, aerial shots night city, title superimposed: Second Nature Scene 1: Lost in the Wilderness Image: cars at night (5), cars day (4), aerial tracking shot … Continue reading

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Second Nature (2014)

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Second Nature (35 minutes 2014) A primatologist and sex researcher uncover love as a test case, while weighing in on Palestine, power and bonobos. Love as border crossing, naming as: entitlement, staking claim, ancestor worship. Skin as boundary patrol, sex … Continue reading

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On Artists

Martin Rumsby

To the ones who say yes and no, Some people study to become anthropologists, others are born that way. Martin Rumsby has been an anthropologist of the heart for many decades now, scouring the backrooms of North America in search … Continue reading

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Second Nature (35 minutes 2014)

A primatologist and sex researcher uncover love as a test case, while weighing in on Palestine, power and bonobos. Love as border crossing, naming as: entitlement, staking claim, ancestor worship. Skin as boundary patrol, sex as imperial geometry. Bonobo utopia … Continue reading

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Guest Speakers

Five Slogans by Jetsun Khandro Rinpoche

Notes on a talk by Jetsun Khandro Rinpoche (August 12, 2014) Practitioners who receive teachings hope to realize them in body, speech and mind. Once they are embodied, teachings become a genuine confidence in all practices in order to cut … Continue reading

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Mike Hoolboom

Right Effort and the Question of Privilege August 2014

Talk given at Gravity (at Downward Dog) in Toronto, August 12, 2014 Just sitting For anyone here who has a sitting practice, or even if you’ve just tried it once or twice by yourself, to sit in meditation at home, … Continue reading

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