Publication series of the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna, vol. 24
Edited by Ruth Anderwald, Karoline Feyertag, Leonhard Grond
Dizziness—A Resource is a multidisciplinary reader collecting findings of the eponymous long-term artistic research project initiated by artists Ruth Anderwald + Leonhard Grond and co-edited with their collaborator, philosopher Karoline Feyertag. Indeed, dizziness is more than feeling dizzy. Contributions by artists, researchers from experimental sciences as well as cultural studies, and philosophers trace dizziness not only as a phenomenon of sensory input impacting our vestibular system, but also as a twofold phenomenon of ‘sense’, creating meaning, and of ‘sense’, triggering emotions, highlighting the transversal nature of the phenomenon. The interdependence of sense and sensing, of cultural constructs and sensuality, of somatic and cognitive knowledge can only be conceived as being a complex relation of formation and dissolution, of habituations and transformations, pertaining to our shared reality and our individual experiences This is further reflected in the programmatic claim, that states of dizziness can be seen as a resource.
With contributions by: Ruth Anderwald, Mathias Benedek, Oliver A. I. Botar, Katrin Bucher Trantow, Davide Deriu, Karoline Feyertag, Leonhard Grond, Sarah Kolb, François Jullien, Rebekka Ladewig, Jarosław Lubiak, Alice Pechriggl, Oliver Ressler, Maya M. Shmailov, Maria Spindler, Marcus Steinweg
Welcome words by Rector Johan Hartle.
The editors in conversation with Sarah Kolb and Katrin Bucher Trantow.
Sarah Kolb is FWF Elise Richter Senior Scientist at the University of Art and Design Linz
Katrin Bucher Trantow is Interim Director and Chief Curator at Kunsthaus Graz