Regimes of Memorizing #1

2013 / Performance at Mumok Vienna; contribution to Springerin Chronic Times (Ein Lesestück)

Memorizing Sojourner Truth-Mumok Vienna

Image: ‘Regimes of Memorizing’, performance, Memorizing Sojourner Truth’s speech with the audience of the perfromance event: Shift in Times: Performing the Chronic. Mumok Vienna 2013, part of the PhD-in

Practice program Chronopolitics at Fine Arts Academy Vienna.

Studying divergent transcriptions and witnesses of Sojourner Truth’s speech “Ain’t I a woman”, delivered in 1851 at a convention in Ohio, the Read-in collective invites to experiment with techniques of (re/dis)locating text, learning by heart, (un)disciplinary pedagogies and listening intonationally.