Gaikis, Lona. Thinking with Susanne Langer: Sonar Entanglements with the Nonhuman. Open Philosophy 4, no. 1 (DeGruyter, 2021): 149–61. doi:10.1515/opphil-2020-0170. Download PDF here.
PHANTOM LAB | SEPTEMBER 24TH 2021
Our aim is to reveal and reflect upon the psycho-physical phantoms that haunt technologies connected to the human body. This research is conducted by performance artist Barbis Ruder, industrial designer Walter Lunzer (Ottobock Healthcare Products) and the philosopher Lona Gaikis. Held at PRACTICE(!)WEEK, 20. 09. – 24. 09. 2021, University of Applied Arts, Vienna.
CICADA GAMES | 2021-2023
An ASMR audio play designed as an Augmented Reality App for czirp czirp – sonic and experimental arts. Artist: Claire Tolan (USA/D). Curator: Lona Gaikis. Graphics: Milena Georgieva. Download from here.
SHAMANIC MALL RETREAT | JULY 2021
Performance lectures by Karin Ferrari, Peter Moosgaard, Bernhard Garnicnig and Lona Gaikis within the artistic occupation, The New Holy by Karin Ferrari. SILLPARK Mall, Innsbruck At. 07.-08.07.2021.
OCEANIC FEELING | JULY – SEPT 2021
Enter a stream of Oceanic Feeling with artists Benjamin Tomasi (AT), Yuzu (BGR) & TE-R (AT), Angélica Castelló (MX) & Meritxell Colell Aparicio (ES), Enrika Myskovskaja (LT) & Alexandra Maciá (ES) and Merja Kokkonen (FIN) & Felicity Mangan (AUS). An online project for czirp czirp – sonic and experimental arts. In collaboration with ISCM Austria.
SONIC CELL | AUGUST 12TH, 2021
A mobile sound station to promote electronic musics. SONIC CELL conquered Vienna’s urban space at Schlesingerplatz 1080 with the artists Katharina Klement and Brigitta Bödenauer. In cooperation with Conny Zenk (Rad Performance) and Gustavo Petek (smallforms) for czirp czirp – sonic and experimental arts.
SONAR PARK | JUNE – JULY 2021
What if culture was actually nature? Can technology and botany be connected? In SONAR PARK, we address these questions from the perspective of Electronic Arts and new musics. Artists: Joe Patitucci aka Data Garden (USA), Ioana Vreme Moser (RO/D), Sasa Spacal (SL) and Astrid Seme (AT). A project with IMA Institute of Media Archaeology and Sonnenpark LAMES, St. Pölten (AT).
CLUB RADIOKOJE virtual 2020 | June 27. – Sept. 20. 2020
An all-season and post-pandemic online experience via www.czirpczirp.cc. Artists: Wechselstrom (AT), Das Erste Ottakringer Blockflötengewitter (AT), Arnold Haberl (AT), Alois Yang (TW/D), Alex Zehetbauer (AT/USA), Jasmine Guffond (AUS) and Ilan Katin (USA)
DIGIDIC – SYMPOSIUM |August 28. – 29.
“An Exercise In The Heresy Of Data:
Art’s Co-dependent Relationship With Social Media“
Kunst-und Kulturverein LAMES, St. Pölten
KUBUS | June 24. 2020
A participatory project by Anke Armandi, Maria Grün and Lena Knilli
Evening of conversation moderated by Tim Voss.
Lona Gaikis: WIN FIRST DON’T LAST – WIN LAST DON’T CARE
GRiNM Network Conference | Nov 14. – 16. 2019
Experiences with Gender and Diversity in New Music
ZHdK, Zurich University of the Arts
ASA Conference, Phoenix | Oct 9.-12. 2019
77th annual meeting of the American Society for Aesthetics, Presentation “The Significance of Music. Excavating Resonances for Today in Susanne K. Langer” within a panel on Susanne K. Langer with Prof. Eva Kit Wah Man (Hong Kong), Prof. Iris v. d. Tuin (Utrecht) and Prof. Thomas Leddy (San Jose)
#vaporfolk | Sept 14.-15. 2019
Hortikultur & Spirituelle Diäten, Workshop
CIM19 | Sept 26.-28. 2019
Conference on Interdisciplinary Musicology
“Susanne K. Langer’s Philosophy of Feeling: The Embodied Mind in Process Philosophy,” Conference on “Embodiment in Music” (peer reviewed) held by the Society for Interdisciplinary Musicology, University of Graz
2019 Creative and Critical Journal Club | May 3. 2019
Lecture on “The Nature of Fakes,” Center for Pathophysiology, Infectiology and Immunology, MED University Vienna
2019 LECTURE PERFORMANCE | Apr 6. 2019
HOW TO GO VIRAL
Premiering performance theatre by and with Barbis Ruder as INFLUENCA. Performance “Anamnese der gestressten Zuschauer*innen”. Studio brut: Zieglergasse 25, 1070 Vienna. (Premiere 5.4.2019 with Corinna Milborn)
Susanne K. Langer’s Philosophy of Feeling: A “Hardcore” Process Thinker—Almost Undetected, International Association of Women Philosophers (IAPh), XVIIth Symposium, Tsinghua University Beijing, China. Supported by the Austrian Research Society (ÖFG) and the Austrian Cultural Forum Beijing
“To the Flesh. Susanne K. Langer’s Art Theory.” Symposium for Doctorate Students held by the Austrian Society for Philosophy (ŒGP), Alpen-Adria-University Klagenfurt
“’I’m scouting the possibility that rationality arises as an elaboration of feeling.’ Susanne K. Langer’s Scandalous Proposition in Twentieth Century Epistemology“. Public lecture at the Summer Reading School Feminism and the Philosophy of Science, Christian-Albrechts-Universität, Kiel
“Take This Pink Ribbon Off My Eyes”
Introducing performance-lecture to the exhibition We Gave Our Best Now the Rest is Up to the Hope Chest curated by Johanna Braun, Vienna
“The Unconsummated Symbol. Susanne K. Langers Musikphilosophie“
Graduate Conference at the Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna
“To the Flesh. How the Body Makes Sense through Music“
Philosophy Unbound #9 (Music), Vienna
„Who said there was a Prison House?
The Ambiguity of Meaning and Why Art is not just a Form of Communication“. Society for Artistic Research (SAR), conference on WRITING. Presenter in the workshop Art, Philosophy, Writing and Speech led by Prof. Alva Noe (Berkeley), The Hague, NL