Week 2 part 2: The Cut Up

Seminar Aims:

  • To consolidate close reading techniques through group discussion and presentation [using Everyday Life Reader Introduction and Debord Extract]
  • Develop thinking about using theory in relation to practice.
  • Introduction to Cut Up model and The Poetics of Chance.
  • Read Extract – Burroughs, W and Gysin, B: 1978. The Third Mind, New York: Viking Press
  • Read Minutes to Go [see handout]
  • Introduction to aleatory writing
  • Workshop Practice: Cut Up method using found text






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