Immanence: Performative forests

Jain, Ishita (2020) Immanence: Performative forests. Journal of Architecture, Arts & Theory, 3. ISSN 2704-7598

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This dictionary entry defines ‘immanence’ by locating multiple forests within Sharmanka Kinetic Theatre in Glasgow. This theatre is an assemblage of the multiple sites encountered by sculptormechanic Eduard Bersudsky as he navigated the spaces of making and exhibiting art in Soviet Russia as a non-conformist artist. He occupied the spaces created by the regime and through his occupation he transformed the functions of the space, and through that changed his subjective states as well. This
entry establishes immanence as the secret sylvan force that gradually released the multiple subjective states of the artist into his work, turning it into a lived-work. It further locates immanence as seeds that have been planted as assembled internal landscapes in the theatre. An encounter with this immanence transforms the visitor into a fellow sylvizen.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Wildness | Architectural theory | Urban transformation
Subjects: Physical, Life and Health Sciences > Arts and Architecture
JGU School/Centre: Jindal School of Art & Architecture
Depositing User: Mr. Syed Anas
Date Deposited: 26 Mar 2022 10:52
Last Modified: 26 Mar 2022 10:52
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