Articles by: Claudia Molitor

Claudia Molitor is a composer, artist and improviser whose work hovers between music and sound art, extending across contemporary art practices, including video and installation. Embracing collaboration as compositional practice is central to much of her practice. Recent larger scale work includes Sonorama, a work for a train journey, with Electra Productions and Turner Contemporary, which received a British Composer Award in 2016; The Singing Bridge, installed at Somerset House during Totally Thames festival; and Walking with Partch for Ensemble MusikFabric at hcmf//. She is the co-founder/director of multi.modal records and Senior Lecturer at City, University of London. www.claudiamolitor.org 

Redefining Oikos. Where Do We Feel at Home?

Redefining Oikos. Where Do We Feel at Home?

In issuing this Open Call, APRIA wanted contributors to reflect on questions such as: ‘What or who determines what home is?’ and ‘What does it mean to be at home?’ Seven contributions from ArtEZ students and staff were selected, a variety of artistic research in form and content. The researchers delve into the complex meaning of oikos, re-examining concepts of home and the tension between safe and harmful spaces in times of crisis.

Just Leaving and Other Ways of Saying Goodbye

Just Leaving and Other Ways of Saying Goodbye

This series of articles has covered engagement. But what about disengagement? In other words, once a commitment has been made and a practice has been conducted, how does an artist ‘quit’ it? This article looks at some key considerations that make moral evaluation of engaged practices possible. In thinking through these evaluations, we come across a set of methods of disengagement that rethink the relation engaged practices have to ethical judgement.