Anakana Schofield – Award Winning Author of Bina, Martin John and Malarky

Map.

Caught sight of this paragraph or description that may inform on what I was getting at earlier in investigating the way the brain has changed in relation to narrative and how we interact with it. The distinction between physical archive and user generated content in particular. Or it may not. I can’t tell you right now because have to wait for it to be uploaded to the MAP Commission section of this magazine. There are however other interesting interludes in this mag to meet and listen to, such as this amiable eccentric encounter. Or in honour of weary, pulsating heads that carry on Craig Mullholland’s Peer to Peer (excerpt)

MAP Commission by Gintaras Didžiapetris takes a more direct approach by exploring oral culture’s relationship to ethnography. the creation of a narrative structure is not perhaps solely compelling, but the way in which the aesthetic enterprise of narrative has been atomised, undermined and reinterpreted by numerous artist practices in recent years does, nonetheless, warrant some timely attention. the resurfacing of narratives within performance appears to have particular resonance in the work of Lili Reynaud-Dewar, Spartacus Chetwynd and Mark Leckey. Subtly, the constant unfolding of narrative presents new paths to navigate the distance between the physical archive and user-generated content.

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