2022 SONIC CELL | 25. OCTOBER
czirp czirp is adding a layer of sound to public space. Artists: Pamelia Stickney (Theremin /USA) with Hans Tschiritsch (DIY-Instruments /AT) and Marie Vermont (Live Electronics /AT). Join us 18:30-21:00 @Schlesingerplatz, 1080 Vienna.
2022 BODIES OF WATER | 3. SEPTEMBER
This year’s annual series of CLUB RADIOKOJE engaged water philosophically, ecologically and materially. Artists: Christina Gruber (AT), Zosia Hołubowska (PL), Ж Ignashev (AT), MS Mutt (AT), Aloïs Yang (TW/FR). Kongreßbad, Julius-Meinl-Gasse 7A, 1160 Vienna.
2022 LECTURE | SUMMER SEMESTER
Of Cyborgs, Prosthesis and Crip_tonight: Empowering the Pathological in Aesthetics, Arts and Technology. Every second Tuesday, 13:00-16:00. Institute for Art Education at the Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna.
2022 OCCUPYING PUBLIC SPACES
The MEDIA AND SOUND POOL in Kongreßbad occupies Vienna’s historic swimming, sun- and-air bath with a series of AR sound installations. Artists: Adina Camhy (AT), Line Finderup Jensen (DK), Milena Georgieva (BG/AT), Lale Rodgarkia-Dara (AT) and TE-R (AT). Developed for czirp czirp – sonic and experimental arts. Cooperation partners* Artificial Museum (Daniela Weiss, Jascha Ehrenreich).
2022 CONFERENCE | 22.-24. JUNE
Feeling, Form, Mind: A Conference on the Thought of Susanne K. Langer. An interdisciplinary conference by the Susanne K. Langer Circle in cooperation with the Max Planck Institute for Empirical Aesthetics, Frankfurt am Main, Germany. View program as PDF here.
2022 TOWARDS AN AESTHETICS FOR PROSTHETICS | SPRING
A series of three workshops, discovering the body image and shared experience of altering our body feeling. Joint research project with Barbis Ruder and Walter Lunzer within the Angewandte Program for Inter- and Transdisciplinary Projects in Art and Research (INTRA), University of Applied Arts, Vienna.
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.
2021 PHANTOM LAB | 24. SEPTEMBER
Workshop in which we aim 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.
2021-2023 CICADA GAMES | ART PROJECT
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.
2021 SHAMANIC MALL RETREAT | 7. – 8. JULY
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.
2021 OCEANIC FEELING | JULY – SEPT
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.
2021 SONIC CELL | 12. AUGUST
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.
2021 SONAR PARK | JUNE – JULY
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).
2020 CLUB RADIOKOJE virtual | 27. JUNE – 20. SEPTEMBER
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)
2020 DIGIDIC – SYMPOSIUM | 28. – 29. AUGUST
“An Exercise In The Heresy Of Data:
Art’s Co-dependent Relationship With Social Media“
Kunst-und Kulturverein LAMES, St. Pölten
2020 KUBUS | 24. JUNE
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
2019 GRiNM NETWORK CONFERENCE | 14. – 16. NOVEMBER
Experiences with Gender and Diversity in New Music
ZHdK, Zurich University of the Arts
2019 ASA CONFERENCE | 9.-12. OCTOBER
77th annual meeting of the American Society for Aesthetics in Phoenix Arizona 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)
2019 #vaporfolk | 14.-15. SEPTEMBER
Hortikultur & Spirituelle Diäten, Workshop
2019 CIM19 | 26.-28. SEPTEMBER
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 | 3. MAY
Lecture on “The Nature of Fakes,” Center for Pathophysiology, Infectiology and Immunology, MED University Vienna
2019 LECTURE PERFORMANCE | 6. APRIL
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)
2018 PRESENTATION | 9.-12. AUGUST
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