writings

 

rat gestures  ///  4 variations on wild bass /// in defense of the mumble   ///  moving objects + moving people   ///  extended techniques in lighting design   ///   a fresh perspective on vinegar   ///   the elegance of the black bear   ///  is it possible to argue that cheese is not a function of daily life?  ///  opera and artichokes   ///  the best stairwells for your health   ///  on the importance of color in reading habits   ///  the secret life of ants   ///  bat music


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rat gestures

 

Caring for things
swipe card

push cart

swipe card

put on shoe covers
turn key
push cart
turn key
push cart

lift box, pivot x 7,
push cart
turn key
take off shoe covers
push cart

swipe card

lift box, pivot x 7,
delicately reach overhead for bag, open lid,
delicately place on counter, remove food,
delicately place on counter ::  "don't make any sudden move"
slow grasp, rub head with thumb, lift and support, scratch belly
shoot the breeze

Training Things
put in the box, check the tail, close all the doors

bend and type, click record, stand and watch :: explore then routine

lever inserting, bumps the front
click press, pause, scramble, flashes
lever slides out, bumps the back
lick slides in bumps the front
solenoid :: pump pump

slow training--long pause
fast training--immediately resume

Training Things and Caring for Things
open box, approach slowly
talk sweetly

slow grasp, rub head with thumb, lift and support, scratch belly
congratulate.
delicately reach overhead for bag
congratulate.

Building Things
open drawer, scramble hunch squint, close drawer
delicately clasp between finger and thumb; put thing back down--delicately
open drawer, repeat, close drawer :: twist, tap, drill;
open drawer, repeat, close drawer :: measure, cut;
open drawer, repeat, close drawer :: walk around, hold things delicately in front of
very dangerous things.

squint and hunch
squint and hunch
squint and hunch

swipe card

 

-Patricia Cooney
05/2018


4 variations on wild bass

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-Chris Lin, Daniel Mantilla, Sara Clugage, Thalia Beaty
05/2018