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Querido John - Interview with Esther Ferrer

Interview with Esther Ferrer, November 2012, with questions from Emma Hedditch, Mattin and Irene Revell. Translation from Spanish by Inigo Eguillor. Published on the occasion of Querido John, an evening of performances by Verity Susman, Will Holder, Charlotte Prodger, Emma Hedditch and Mattin, Bridget Hayden and Kelly Jayne Jones, departing from a correspondence between Esther Ferrer and John Cage, exchanged in the realisation of Cage's final work, the mesostic lecture-poem Overpopulation and Art in 1992. Querido John (12th November 2012, Kings Place, London), curated by Electra, was the third and final part of the The Wire Magazine's Cage Rattling series to mark Cage's centenary at Kings Place.

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Dirty Literature - Disobedient Words : A User's Manual

Dirty Literature, curated by Electra's Fatima Hellberg presents a series of performances and readings exploring the moment when language threatens (or promises) to become illegible. This essay, by Fatima Hellberg, considers the 'turn to language' undertaken at the National Portrait Gallery, in light of each of the participant's contributions and is taken from the exhibition catalogue,

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Favoured Nations - Just off the Tottenham Court Road

Lina Dzuverovic and Stina Högkvist curated Favoured Nations for the fifth Momentum 2009 Nordic Biennial
of Contemporary Art
. The catalogue, along with the represented artists, includes the essay 'Favoured Nations - Just off the Tottenham Court Road' and writing from Siv Hofsvang, Marita Muukkonen and Electra's Fatima Hellberg among others.

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The Love Affair Between the Museum and the Arts of Sound: But Will It Last?

Lina Dzuverovic contributed this essay to Axis' webzine, Dialogue in 2009. The text considers the intersection between the 'arts of sound' and visual arts institutions, highlighting a number of frequently adopted models from the one-off sound exhibition, sound as the entertainment within a broader programme, and visual and sound art collaborations.

Read the essay here :English / Korean

Marina Rosenfeld Sheer Frost Orchestra Tate Modern, 2006
Produced by Electra
Photo credit: Frederick Bemas

The P0litics of S0und / The Culture 0f Exchange

The P0litics of S0und / The Culture 0f Exchange was a Tate Online panel discussion moderated by Lina Dzuverovic, which took place between Kenneth Goldsmith, Douglas Kahn and John Oswald on January 31 - March 23 in 2005.

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