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Berlin, 25. November 2021

Raga [shoes on the sidewalk] © 2021 Ralph Lichtensteiger · All Rights Reserved.

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Walk over water [ink pen on paper] | vergrössern © 2021 Ralph Lichtensteiger · All Rights Reserved.

Walk over water [Gouache on dictionary page] [Drawing]

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Berlin, 5. November 2021

The world is in deep shit. — planetary ecological damage

 

Berlin, 1. November 2021

Grotesques II (2021) · [01:06:36] | open [écouter]

[This project was created 100% independently of art institutions, cultural institutions or other organizations. This project is non-commercial and freely accessible to everyone.]

Grotesques II [Gouache on dictionary page] | vergrössern © 2021 Ralph Lichtensteiger · All Rights Reserved.

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Berlin, 29. September 202

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College: two hundred people reading the same book. An obvious mistake. Two hundred people can read two hundred books. — John Cage, M: Writings '67-'72

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John Cage - Klassiska podden [51 min] | Sveriges Radio | sverigesradio [dot] se | Link

[Han komponerade ett helt tyst stycke – och revolutionerade musikvärlden. Men sitt största gage erövrade John Cage som svampexpert.]

Moondog – mystiker med mörkerseende - P2 Dokumentär [57 min] | Sveriges Radio | sverigesradio [dot] se | Link

[Det här är berättelsen om tonsättaren, musikern och poeten Louis Hardin alias Moondog som gick från tidvis hemlös gatumusiker till hyllad kompositör.]

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Radio [Berlin] | vergrössern © 2021 Ralph Lichtensteiger · All Rights Reserved.

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Harry Smith Archives – Harry Everett Smith (1923-1991) | filmmaker, visual artist, anthropologist, alchemist and collector, whose activities and interests put him at the center of the mid twentieth-century American avant-garde | harrysmitharchives [dot] com | Link

 

Berlin, 24. September 2021

(...) forget the politiciAns / they aRe / on The / mOon when they saw we were / no longer Voting / thEy left (...) — John Cage, 'Overpopulation and Art: A Mesostic Poem (1992)', 180-85 | 'Overpopulation and Art' · Listen [youtube]

 

Berlin, 22. September 2021 [3:38 PM]

Klangcollage — [sculpture musicale, 2008] — Sound collage for John Cage | open

 

Berlin, 21. September 2021 [6:40 PM]

U.S. Highball (1946) by Harry Partch | harrypartch [dot] bandcamp [dot] com | Link

 

Berlin, 18. September 2021 [12:52 PM]

DIY Air Purification Designs [airbox] | edgecollective [dot] io | Link

[Edge Collective is a distributed research, teaching, and facilitation cooperative. We're working to help individuals and communities to adapt their vital food, water, energy, and communications infrastructure to challenging environments. All of the research, designs, and code that we produce are freely available online.]

 

Berlin, 15. September 2021 [6:20 PM]

An homage to Antonin Artaud by Jacques Derrida | youtube [dot] com | Listen

[A conference on Antonin Artaud by Jacques Derrida, 23 January 1997 Seminar 'In homage to Antonin Artaud', organised in New Delhi by the National School of Drama, Delhi University and the French Embassy. Recorded and edited by Bernard Bel.]

 

Berlin, 14. September 2021

global village (2021) · download [80 KB]

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Berlin, 10. September 2021

The Flaming Lips - Mother Please Don't Be Sad | youtube [dot] com | Video

 

Berlin, 3. September 2021

one planet (2021) · download [72 KB]

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be kind to one another (2021) · download [60 KB]

 

Berlin, 2. September 2021

Hurricane Ida [broadcast montage] © 2021 Ralph Lichtensteiger · All Rights Reserved.

[12:39] | link to mp3

[Hurricane Ida is a category 4 hurricane. — image — Ida made landfall Sunday, the 16th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina.]

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mode 327 | John CAGE: Cage Edition Vol. 54; The Works for Piano 11: Cheap Imitation; Swinging; Perpetual Tango; All sides of the small stone for Erik Satie and (secretly given to Jim Tenney) as a koan + FIRST RECORDING of Morton FELDMAN‘s trio arrangement of Cheap Imitation for piano, flutes & glockenspiel. — Aki Takahashi, piano | cageedition [dot] bandcamp [dot] com | Link

 

Berlin, 1. September 2021

Music by John Cage and Earle Brown | The Solti Studio Concerts | youtube [dot] com | Link

[Multiple and overlapping compositions (both music and theatre pieces) by John Cage and his New York colleague Earle Brown recorded separately for this video, then edited and combined digitally using Cage's chance operations. A collaborative lock-down project inspired by Cage’s work for Experiments in Art and Technology (EAT) made in the late 1960s at Robert Rauschenberg’s invitation. Devised by Richard Bernas and Norman Rosenthal. Edited by Sam Belinfante. | John Cage Winter Music (1958) & Earle Brown 25 Pages for Piano (1953) Ben Smith, piano ::: John Cage Song Books (1970) Rosie Middleton, mezzo soprano Linda Hirst, mezzo soprano & cook Richard Bernas, water ::: Thoreau’s Walden excerpts read by Norman Rosenthal ::: I Ching (The Book of Changes) hexagram texts read by Tom Phillips.]

 

Berlin, 30. August 2021

Tragedy shows what is perishable, what is fragile, and what is slow moving about us. In a world defined by relentless speed and the unending acceleration of information flows that cultivate amnesia and an endless thirst for the short-term future allegedly guaranteed through worship of the new prosthetic gods of technology, tragedy is a way of applying the emergency brake. Tragedy slows things down by confronting us with what we do not know about ourselves: an unknown force that unleashes violent effects on us on a daily, indeed often minute-by-minute basis. — Simon Critchley, Tragedy, the Greeks, and us (2019)

 

Berlin, 27. August 2021

Everyone is born with genius, but most people only keep it a few minutes. — Edgar Varèse

Edgar Varèse | 'Ionisation' for 13 percussionists — extremely difficult to perform, try Kent Nagano | Link
Edgar Varèse | 'Arcana' for full orchestra — extremely difficult to perform, try Pierre Boulez | Link
Morton Feldman | Five Pianos (1972) — try Steffen Schleiermacher/hatART6143 | Link

Morton Feldman and John Cage on Varèse and Webern [WBAI broadcast, 1966-67]:

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Berlin, 26. August 2021

Our culture abhors the world. Yet quicksand is swallowing the duelists; the river is threatening the fighter: earth, waters, and climate, the mute world, the voice less things once placed as a decor surrounding the usual specta cles, all those things that never interested anyone, from now on thrust themselves brutally and without warning into our schemes and maneuvers. They burst in on our culture, which had never formed anything but a local, vague, and cosmetic idea of them: nature. What was once local-this river, that swamp-is now global: Planet Earth. — Michel Serres, The Natural Contract (1994)

 

Berlin, 14. August 2021

Message for Marc Monnet II [Gouache on paper] | vergrössern © 2021 Ralph Lichtensteiger · All Rights Reserved.

Marc Monnet · marcmonnet [dot] com | Link

 

Berlin, 7. August 2021

Das Sein und das Nichts (III) | vergrössern © 2021 Ralph Lichtensteiger · All Rights Reserved.

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Berlin, 26. Juli 2021

Lou Harrison | A Happy Journey | Sarah Cahill, piano | youtube [dot] com | Video

Terry Riley | The Walrus In Memoriam | Sarah Cahill, piano | youtube [dot] com | Video

 

Berlin, 18. Juli 2021

Kronos Quartet | Kronos Festival 2021 Schedule and Details | Link

KRONOS FESTIVAL Program #1 | youtube [dot] com | Video
KRONOS FESTIVAL Program #2 | youtube [dot] com | Video
KRONOS FESTIVAL Program #3 | youtube [dot] com | Video
KRONOS FESTIVAL Films | 'Five Thoughts About Thirty Pieces' by Sam Green | youtube [dot] com | Video

Kronos Quartet | kronosquartet [dot] org | Donate | Link

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Berlin, 22. Juni 2021

No. 1 Thoreau kills Buddha · download [184 KB]

We might try our lives by a thousand simple tests; as, for instance, that the same sun which ripens my beans illumines at once a system of earths like ours. If I had remembered this it would have prevented some mistakes. This was not the light in which I hoed them. The stars are the apexes of what wonderful triangles! What distant and different beings in the various mansions of the universe are contemplating the same one at the same moment! Nature and human life are as various as our several constitutions. Who shall say what prospect life offers to another? Could a greater miracle take place than for us to look through each other’s eyes for an instant? We should live in all the ages of the world in an hour; ay, in all the worlds of the ages. History, Poetry, Mythology!—I know of no reading of another’s experience so startling and informing as this would be. — Henry David Thoreau, Walden; or, Life in the Woods (1854)

 

Berlin, 9. Juni 2021

Ben Wagin Wandgemälde, S-Bahnhof Savignyplatz | vergrössern © 2021 Ralph Lichtensteiger · All Rights Reserved.

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Berlin, 7. Juni 2021

Das Sein und das Nichts (II) | vergrössern © 2021 Ralph Lichtensteiger · All Rights Reserved.

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Das Sein und das Nichts (I) | vergrössern © 2021 Ralph Lichtensteiger · All Rights Reserved.

 

Berlin, 5. Juni 2021

Il n'y a de réalité que dans l'action. — Jean-Paul Sartre, L’existentialisme est un humanisme (1946)
[There is no reality except in action.]

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Thierry Blondeau | Lieu & Non-Lieux (Ensemble Cairn) | Aeon | Outhere Music [Paris] | Link

Ensemble Cairn | discographie | Link

 

Berlin, 26. Mai 2021

How to Pass, Kick, Fall and Run (1965) | John Cage and Merce Cunningham, Holland Festival (1967) | youtube [dot] com | Video [06:13]

 

Berlin, 11. Mai 2021

Ich befinde mich in einem öffentlichen Park. Nicht weit von mir sehe ich einen Rasen und längs des Rasens Stühle. Ein Mensch geht an den Stühlen vorbei. Ich sehe diesen Menschen, ich erfasse ihn gleichzeitig als einen Gegenstand und als einen Menschen. Was bedeutet das? Was will ich sagen, wenn ich von diesem Gegenstand behaupte, daß er ein Mensch sei? — Sartre, Das Sein und das Nichts, S. 457

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Berlin, 30. April 2021

5 books worth reading during a global pandemic:

Jacques Derrida | vergrössern © 2021 Ralph Lichtensteiger · All Rights Reserved.

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Robert D. Richardson Jr. | vergrössern © 2021 Ralph Lichtensteiger · All Rights Reserved.

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Henry Adams | vergrössern © 2021 Ralph Lichtensteiger · All Rights Reserved.

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Daniel Defoe | vergrössern © 2021 Ralph Lichtensteiger · All Rights Reserved.

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Aristotle | vergrössern © 2021 Ralph Lichtensteiger · All Rights Reserved.

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Berlin, 25. April 2021

N.Y.C. | JEREMIAH'S VANISHING NEW YORK | Eisenberg's VANISHED | Link

 

Berlin, 13. April 2021

Steve Reich — Drumming (1970/71) | Nexus and So Percussion | drummingat50 [dot] com | Link

Colin Currie Group | Playing the music of Steve Reich | colincurriegroup [dot] com | Link

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Wheel [Gouache and collage on paper] | vergrössern © 2021 Ralph Lichtensteiger · All Rights Reserved.

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Berlin, 30. März 2021

With Glenn Gould on Mars [Gouache on paper] | vergrössern © 2021 Ralph Lichtensteiger · All Rights Reserved.

 

Berlin, 20. März 2021

Morton Feldman | Patterns In a Chromatic Field (1981) | Aeon | Outhere Music [Paris] | Link

 

Berlin, 17. März 2021

Ear [Gouache on dictionary page] | vergrössern © 2021 Ralph Lichtensteiger · All Rights Reserved.

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Reminded by the Instruments: David Tudor’s Music [Oxford University Press] | By You Nakai | remindedbytheinstruments [dot] info | Link

 

Berlin, 5. März 2021

Mary McLeod Bethune (1875-1955)

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Berlin, 28. Februar 2021

Sarah Cahill | China Gates by John Adams | sarahcahill [dot] com | Video

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Berlin, 15. Februar 2021

Tree [Gouache on paper] | vergrössern © 2021 Ralph Lichtensteiger · All Rights Reserved.

 

Berlin, 26. Januar 2021

Sarah Cahill | Piano Talk | youtube [dot] com | Video

Sarah Cahill | Sunday Morning Listening Room Harrison House | vimeo [dot] com | Video

Sarah Cahill | Be Kind to One Another (Rag) by Terry Riley | sarahcahill [dot] com | Video

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Walk over water [Gouache on dictionary page] | vergrössern © 2021 Ralph Lichtensteiger · All Rights Reserved.

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Berlin, 4. Januar 2021

Nashorn [ink pen on paper] | vergrössern © 2021 Ralph Lichtensteiger · All Rights Reserved.

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Berlin, 3. Januar 2021

2021 ist das Jahr des Nashorns,
...ist das Jahr Jacques Derridas und Buster Keatons,
...ist das Jahr Claude Debussys und Ludwig van Beethovens,
...ist das Jahr der Zeichnung und der Stille,
...ist das Jahr der Variation und des Sisyphos.
...ist das Jahr der Schuhe.

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Berlin, 1. Januar 2021

Water/ladder [Gouache on paper] | vergrössern © 2021 Ralph Lichtensteiger · All Rights Reserved.

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Nashorn [Gouache on paper] | vergrössern © 2021 Ralph Lichtensteiger · All Rights Reserved.

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