Sonic Archive Application

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In order to gain access to the sound archives, applicants are required to respond to the following prompt: Assimilationist Agita is an interdisciplinary performance research project that lives in the liminal spaces between our bodies, identities, experiences, etc. We would like to know more about your interest in entering these archives. We are particularly interested in knowing what you hope to consume and contribute. Within five business days of responding to the prompt, applicants will receive a personalized sound score via email (with an accompanying visual movement piece if requested).

Video Archive Application

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In order to gain access to the video archives, applicants are required to respond to the following prompt: Assimilationist Agita is an interdisciplinary performance research project that lives in the liminal spaces between our bodies, identities, experiences, etc. We would like to know more about your interest in entering these archives. We are particularly interested in knowing what you hope to consume and contribute. Within five business days of responding to the prompt, applicants will receive a link and password via email to one or more of our password-protected live performance videos on Vimeo.

This is a failure to archive/this is an archive folding in on itself/this is an attempt to preserve that instead distorts/this is the subject struggling against but succumbing to objective reality/this is an exercise in visibility and audibility and invisibility and inaudibility/this is a file that deletes itself in asserting itself/this is a living document that tries to capture performances of assimilation and resistance/this is a diasporic food practice on Lenape land/this is a process of digestion and malabsorption/this is a collaborative consumption/this is a two-way ethnography/this is a didactic duet/this is an admission process/this is a conversation about companion planting and symbiosis/this is an opportunity to consider the constructive and destructive capacities of your gaze and of my gaze on your gaze and of your gaze on my gaze on your gaze and so on/this is an infinite regress of me (the "I") looking at you (the "not-I") looking at me looking at myself and so on/this is an infinite regress of me (the "I") listening to you (the "not-I") listening to me listening to myself and so on/this is a blurring of the supposedly external and internal/this is an endoscopy and an ectoscopy/this is a fight against my own white assimilationist violence/is é seo rince Gaelach/questa è una danza italiana/this is a mistranslation/this is a fall into frames