Expanded Cirkulacija 2: World Improvement Machine

Published on December 20th, 2020

On Wednesday, 16 December 2020 at 8 pm, a feature show / omnibus entitled Expanded Cirkulacija 2: World Improvement Machine (subtitled: 7 times 7 = 49 …) was broadcast as part of the Kiblix festival. The original 7 x 7 = 49 was then replaced by the 9 x 7 = 63 (minutes’) version! To increase the potentiality of consumption, we present all individual contributions separately.

In the time of Covid, the live phyisical multi-day tour of the Machine in Maribor was replaced by a multi-day recording session in the home premises of Cirkulacija 2 – with the following participants: Ryuzo Fukuhara, Borut Savski, Stefan Doepner, Elvin Brandhi, Iva Tratnik and Boštjan Leskovšek.

In cross-collaborations, we prepared nine views on the state of the Machine of the Modern State (which is the meaning of the title). The Covid situation did not exist at the time of the project’s setting-up a year ago, and the world was already full to the brim. The infantility of modern the state, manifested in patronage and a protective attitude towards citizens – hm, with good intentions – has been replaced by a realistic option of increased Machine authoritarianism.

The idea of ​​a modern state began some 300 years ago in the minds of the then European monarchs, who were therefore called “enlightened”. The Enlightenment came much later – and humanism is precisely the result of such a model (structure) of the state. It is assumed that the modern state machine regulates itself according to needs and corrects its mistakes. History, however, is not linear – in the recent past there have been quite a few diversions into less humane experiments. Even at this moment, it seems that the situation can tip the complex mechanism of the self-regulating machine into some other stable position (<- the quantum mechanics of systems).

In the modularly composed contributions of the six authors, the mentioned systemic digressions, images of industry, crowds, faces, creations and self-creations of the individual, metaphors of a great leader / savior appear in a mosaic way, scattered and disordered if no active engagement is present. On the other hand, they seem to be a characteristic aesthetic mode of allegory, where man is replaced by symbols of power.

Aesthetically, we seem to be exploring the symbolic narrative field of the video – with a starting point in the dance video – live performative points, which are widely understood and so the protagonist is not just a man (dancer) – but that’s all in front of the camera. .

The modules feature: Stefan Doepner’s Organ for Optimizing the World (co-production of Kud Obrat and Cirkulacija 2; 2020) – and a bunch of his moving machines. Butoh dancer Ryuzo Fukuhara is a master of adapting to the moment / situation / sound / image. Borut Savski is an on-duty instrumentalist on a self-made guitar and a programmer of a mosaic video machine for interactive chaos control (“you gotta move!”). Elvin Brandhi is a guest from England (um, Wales …), who named her part “world wide ward” – the world as a penitentiary. She marked the underground space of the abandoned Ajdovščina underpass with images of the ancestors.

OMNIBUS

chapter 1: CONSTRUCTION & DEMOLITION Ryuzo Fukuhara, Borut Savski, Stefan Doepner
Take two of the improvised performance scene. Ryuzo moves and Borut plays guitar to make a narrative. Stefan’s measures time uniformly, Borut’s mosaic algorythm follows Ryuto’s movement and tries to make some order in projection.

chapter 2: FEEDBACK MACHINE Stefan Doepner, Ryuzo Fukuhara
A poetic scenery made from 3 turning loudspeakers – one with microphone – in acoustic computer modulated feedback loop by Stefan Doepner.

chapter 3: NAZIBAZI Ryuzo Fukuhara, Borut Savski
An ode to authoritarian digressions of the Machine. Improvised and recorded in take one. Ryuzo: construction of movement, Borut: construction of sound (heavily computer modulated guitar).

chapter 4: SULAVESI Boštjan Leskovšek
Boštjan Leskovšek je ljubitelj narave in malih naprav za proizvodnjo zvokov – z zvoki je obiskal oddaljeni indonezijski otok Sulavesi, kjer gamelani še vedno igrajo odo stranpotem evolucije.

chapter 5: IVUT AIVAR Iva Tratnik
Reference so na čarovnice (za otroke). Stroj moderne države je menda moral vzpostaviti drugačno ekspertizo, pa so zato politkomisarke preteklosti morale odleteti/ zgoreti. Družbeni položaj žensk v moderni državi?

chapter 6: WORLD OPTIMIZATION ORGAN Stefan Doepner
Alegory to the fanfares. Computer controlled self-made organ pipes (2020 KUD Obrat/ Cirkulacija 2 coproduction).

chapter 7: SELF Ryuzo Fukuhara, Borut Savski
Construction of coherent Self. Again: “you gotta move!”. Improvised and recorded in the very first take.

chapter 8: WWW Elvin Brandhi, Borut Savski
Elvin Brandhi rhymes with Gandhi. Last year’s bread-ghosts were taken for a ride in a covid-desolated Ajdovščina underpass corridors. New bread-ghosts were created. Elvin shouted – as she can, Borut tried to keep up the drive with guitar. Again: recorded in the very first take! Elvin did the final video mess…

chapter 9: ATI_THE FATHER  Borut Savski, Stefan Doepner, Boštjan Leskovšek
Ati = Attitude = Father (in indo-european languages). Ati / the big gun / the barrell with loudpeaker moves, adds to sound and talks. It’s movement is affecting the mosaic coherence of projection. Boštjan, Borut and Stefan play their instruments. Original video historic scenes were taken from some youtube documentary. Thanks! Taken in the first try.

THE END

Gledalnica in poslušalnica Kiblix:
https://2020.kiblix.org/en/events/extended-circulation-2-a-machine-to-improve-the-world-part-2-of-the-series/
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KnGgUIyF0Jo


Events so-far:

2021 Radharani Pernarčič & Cirkulacija 2: IZUMIJE CASTRA FIK ARKEINVAINTIONS OF CASTRO FIK ARKA + abeceda = Mladi raziskovalci, Osnovna oblika in Serija TuYoung researchers, Basic form and Series Here + Rdeče zore: Ingver in GverilkII + Kvadratni meter: NAJEMNINA + STROŠKISquare meter: RENT + COSTS + Duhovi preteklosti oživljeniGhosts of the Past resurrected + 2020 Razširjena Cirkulacija 2: Stroj za izboljšanje svetaExpanded Cirkulacija 2: World Improvement Machine + Kovidska (hiper)produkcija Cirkulacije 2Covid (hyper)production of Cirkulacija 2 + Neven Korda – SPOMINI NA SEDANJOST + Razglas: Mehatronična delavnica Cirkulacije 2 + Borut Kržišnik DANCING MACHINE (new | neu | nov) album + FriFormA\V: Christine Schörkhuber / Noid (Avstrija) – Razmestitve (zvočne instalacije) + Studio_8.1 _kako živijo ljudje, drugič + Q Hologram 2070: Muzej raznolikosti + Vida Voyage aka Vida Vojić aka lonesome cowboy aka secret agent… + Alessandro Di Giampietro – “Assist” | “Pomagalo” – Ikonografija objema Iconography of a Hug + /// Polymorphic ritual //// + presentation_performance: Sailor_log: 3rd ocean + post_festum: uvertura festivala A dela? v Cirkulaciji 2 + ČAS BREZ DOTIKA – skupinska razstava + FRIFORMA\AV: NOITU – SCATTER_RADAR + Skladnjin skupek #1: ad-hoc koncert v Cirkulaciji | podhod Ajdovščina + Studio_8.1 _kako živijo ljudje + Stroj za izboljšanje sveta | weltverbesserungmaschine + Tatiana Kocmur | Liza Šimenc – MARY JANE + Francisco Tomsich -> ELEGIJA | ELEGY + Program 2020 + Cirkulacija 2: Novice iz podzemljaNews from the Crypt + Cirkulacija2GO – kot Feniks!like Phoenix! + Cirkulacija 2 uspešno izseljena! Exodos completed! + [izseljevanje] Cirkulacija 2 na prelomu + 2019 [napovedujemo] Javno-zasebno partnerstvo! + Angstblüten II / Timor Flores II + Nikolaus Woernle et al. – MODULAR MONSTER + Elvin Brandhi: Welcome in the harvest and usher in “the dark half of the year”!Pozdrav žetvi in nastopu mračnejšega dela leta! + Dre A. Hočevar et al – Verso Doxa / celotedenski intenziv + Terraformer predstavlja: Ž, Neo Cymex in Kikiriki + Robert B. Lisek & Cirkulacija 2: UI za umetnike – AI for artists + Boštjan Čadež: Gospod Procesor, razumete življenje?Mr Processor, do you understand life? + B-stran: Lab Irint + Dominik Mahnič – 1/200 + IvAnKe – Outsukisama | performens/ predstava + Rdeča Raketa & Patrick K.-H v Cirkulaciji 2 + Doepner & Summers: Drevesna harfa (ali: Samo drevo nas je), prvi delTree harp (or: Just the Tree of Us), first part + Vida Vojić – Dreams of New NarrativesSen novih zgodb + RAZPROSTOR – razstava in večmedijski dogodek + Skrivni svet NoldusoveSecret Universe of Noldus + RHIZOMAS /Ryuzo Fukuhara, Tracy Lisk, Stefan Doepner/ + Urška Preis & Kaja Janjić – Razgaljeno + tridnevna kitarska šagra: Gino Lucente – Sagra + Sukitoa O Namau & Joe Summers live + Joe Summers | The Last Of England – live score + Tristo tisoč duš na ljubljanskem graduCongregation at the castle: Three hundred thousand souls + RADART #10: X/L Experiment: Radio Tovarna + Cirkulacija 2: Kakofonija kakovizija v OsmoziCirkulacija 2: Cacophonia Cacovisia at Osmoza + ALUO uho in ALUO+C2 praktikum + Program 2019 + 2018 Ne(do)konč(a)no… + “-O-” = Simon Svetlik, Ryuzo Fukuhara in Takatsuna Mukai v C2 + Sound Chambers Series vol. VIII meets C2 + “Bodi Jimi tudi ti!” – delavnica na Gradu Kromberk | Pixxelpoint 2018 + C2 na festivalu Umetnosti in robotike v Trstu | C2 at the Festival of Arte e Robotica in Trieste + Biti aparat | biti umetnik = Roboti risarji + Simpozij Umetnost umetne inteligence | The Art of Artificial Intelligence + Exodos: C2 v Helsinkih / Finska + Jesenski dnevi tečejo | As autumn days go by… + MED, CIMET, ROZINE IN ČAS balletkvintetHONEY, CINNAMON, RAISINS AND TIME balletquintet + Večmedijski skupinski dogodek: MED ZVERJO IN NEMOČJO + Anže Sever – Rob + friformA\V / 16.08.2018 / Lina Rica (HR) / Bálint Bolcsó (HU) / Samo Kutin (SI) + Neven Korda – Daj mi mir! + Petek trinajstega: Trije zvočni pari + Vida Vojić: poezija, zvok in glas + Špica Ljubljana: Alessandro Di Giampietro – Thinga Things | Stvari + Jana Jevtović & Engin Can: Teleskopiranje | Telescoping + oOo! 5. oOobletnica poOovezoOovanj v C² + Izračun Slepih PilotovBlind Pilots Calculation + A Pit of Koelse | Luknja Koelse: Sublimacija znoja + Velenje v Ljubljani: Kutwyv + Nova londonska scena | New London underground Specimens, JC Leisure, Vida Vojić, Joe Summers + John Duncan “The TELL” = svetovna premieraJohn Duncan “The TELL” = world premier + In vendar se vrti | Eppur Si Muove + Cirkulacija 2: Program 2018 + Disinformation + Savski v ConiDisinformation + Savski in Zone + Alte Lezbiše Kunst; zvočni performans + 2017 Kikiriki in ROR v C2 + Doepner in Savski na Robotics Anteprima v Trstu + Marko Batista – Uspavanka za CIRKULACIJO + Nez Pez // Pez Pushing + Maribor: Ambasada Cirkulacija 2 na MFRU + Stiropor = ekspandirani polistiren + Klaus Filip (Dunaj/ Avstrija) ::optosonics::Klaus Filip ::optosonics:: + HuXterlTronik = Dani Bedrač + ::vtol:: = Dmitri MorozovHuXterlTronik = Dani Bedrač + ::vtol:: = Dmitry Morozov + Peter Rauch: Ponavljanje – samostojna skupinska razstava + Knjiga oglja / DopisovanjeM + Monika Pocrnjić – SVAROG.3 + Ponovni vzpon Poljske kraljice! + Tatsuru Arai – Arkhitek-ton /+\ Tinitus – Ljubezen je hladnejša od smrti + M / DopisovanjeM + Tanja Vujinović – Univerzalni objekti (Eksplozije, BBFs2, Tihožitje)Universal Objects (Explosions, BBFs2, Still Life) + Mešani dvojni trojček | Mixed double triplet = Mike Hentz, Javier Areal Vélez, Strunarja + Derek Holzer – VECTOR SYNTHESIS | VEKTORSKA SINTEZA + OPERA ROBOTANIKKA GENESISI Karl Heinz Jeron + ZASAVJE NOISEFEST v C2/Tobačna/Ljubljana! + Adam Donovan & Katrin Hochschuh: Psychophysics Machines and Swarms + Ewa Justka at Robotanikka: Light = Sound || Zvok=Svetloba? + Robotanika: Genesis + Mini Maker Faire @ C2 Tobačna Ljubljana! + Z.B.Ø.R. (Boštjan Perovšek, Marko Košnik, Borut Savski) + Alessandro Di Giampietro – Whatever you think I am that is what i’m not + Seppo Gruendler in Josef Klammer – Mali pribor | Kleines Besteck + Cirkulacija 2: Program 2017 + Preko vode do svobode v Kinu Šiška + Luka Prinčič: Razpoke vmesnika IF4Q + 2016 Duplerica: Boštjan Čadež “ROJ” in DivinaMimesis “AUTOBIOGRAPHICAL ANIMAL” + Simfonija groze. Happy New Fear 2017! + RADART #7: RADAR NAD TOBAČNO + Zaprtje -> Dominik Mahnič – Kosi 2014-2016 + Robotanika na razstavi Robotica v TrstuRobotanica at Robotica exhibition in Trieste + slikarska razstava -> Dominik Mahnič | Kosi 2014-2016 + John Duncan v C² ! + Simptomi meta mesta #37: Želja + Anyma na obisku v Cirkulaciji 2 + MC2=Ǝ / gibalna razstava + Neverjetno! 10 let Cirkulacije 2 + Herman & Savski: Vračnica in bali; druga javna vaja + Nina Dragičević: Parallellax release + V nedeljo se dobimo: Na stalnem naslovu najinega početja + Robotanica = C2 does VelenjeRobotanika = C2 gre v Velenje + Herman & Savski: Vračnica in bali; prva javna vaja! + : Niku Senpuki & Emerge, pavleisdead, Emerge & Neven M. Agalma + Atlas of Tremors v C2 + Zasavje NoiseFest 2016 v C2-labu! + Klima: Nedekadentni koncert? + DekaDANCE + Mike Hentz: Živa umetnost kot raziskava kulture in življenjaLive Art as Research of Culture and Life + Napovedujemo: Klima, dekadenca, človek|strojAnnouncing: Clime, decadence, human|machine + Kdo je Mike HentzIntroducing Mike Hentz + Dogodek O5 v C² Event O5 in C² + V iskanju izgubljene enostavnostiIn search of the simplicity lost + Urkuma in ROR v C² + April/ maj v Cirkulaciji 2 – uvod v antidekadenco + Sejem Dostop do orodij | Access to Tools + Welcome to ATT/AND Rijeka – abandon normal devices fair!Dobrodošli na ATT/AND Rijeka – Semenj umetniških orodij! + 2015 happy new fear 2016 – zabava na žicahparty on wires + Oscar Martin: Ekstremni Atraktorji v C2Extreme Atractors at C2 + Jesenski odmevi Hrup smo mi: Dušan Zidar + Jesenski odmevi Hrup smo mi: Arturas Bumšteinas + Predstavitev C2 tehnologij na #MTFCentral + šmarnica in cvičk v C2: N’toko in Igor Vuk + Cirkulacija 2: Showcase 0.3 = prigodna razstava preteklih in prihodnjih del in opravil + Hrup smo mi::Kulturni vmesnikiNoise is Us::Cultural Interfaces + Strictly Analog 3# in Svetlobna Gverila v Tobačni & C² + RADART #6 :: RADAR RIZOM :: 4 LETA PLATFORME RADAR + Ars ac²ustic²a -> ART’S BIRTHDAY PARTY, 16. januar 2015 + 2014 Happy New Fear! + Hrup smo mi: Prostor časa | Space Time + Microbot (Stelarc in Doepner) v Cirkulaciji² + C² – otvoritev novega prostora Cirkulacije 2C² – the opening of the new Cirkulacija 2 space + Smernice razvoja: Prostor časa + 2013 VELIKA POŽRTIJA – sobota 21. december ob 20.00 + Arduino praktikum = novodobni tehno intenziv + Dva ugrabljenca z MFRU: John Smith in Oscar Martin + C2 / Platforma za totalno umetnost: Tri socialne skulpture + Izjava Cirkulacije 2 – skupine začasnih uporabnikov Roga + Globoki temni gozdDark forest disko + Zvok organizma – Organizem zvoka + Fruity-Box (Karl Heinz Jeron v Cirkulaciji 2) + Taste of Vtol/ Okus Vtola + Redno letno srečanje ljubiteljev cirkulacije + 2012 Cirkulacija 2: pričetek predstavitev in delavnic Uvod v arduino v RogLabu + Multipla cirkulacija – socius urbis / otvoritev RogLaba + Interšmano = Cirkulacija 2 praznuje… + Sajeta 2012, tehnološke delavnice -> Združene sile C2_TO + Tri muhe na en mah: Cirkulacija 2, Konrad Gęca in Ana Raquel PereiraThree mice: Cirkulacija 2, Konrad Gęca and Ana Raquel Pereira + Cirkulacija 2 v Zagrebu – galerija Močvara, 9. -13. junij 2012Cirkulacija 2 in Zagreb – Močvara gallery, 9. -13. June 2012 + Total Noise Session #3 – Marcus Beuter = umetnost zvoka + v Cirkulaciji 2: Uvod v arduino + Kunst und Brot – Salon des Refusés 2012/1 + 2011 Drevo spoznanja in Hrupni robot v C2 + Platforma za totalno umetnost na MFRU 2011Total art platform at MFRU 2011 + testna verzija: Urbi et Orbi intervencija – v vašem mestu, ko pade noč…trial version: Urbi et Orbi intervention – in your city, when the night comes… + Paralelni svetovi na Metelkovi + Cirkulacija 2 na Sajeti 2011 + Cirkulacija 2 na Svetlobni gverili + 42 let RŠ – platforma RADAR + Redundantne tehnologije – zbiralna akcija + Cirkulacija 2: Space is the Place + Indija v Cirkulaciji >< Cirkulacija v Indiji + 2010 Zvoki Cirkulacije 2 na Novem trgu v Ljubljani + Razširjena Cirkulacija 2 na PixxelpointuExpanded Cirkulacija2 at PixxelPoint + C2_Kiblix_Mfru_Haip : Total Noise Session v Cirkulaciji 2 + Jesenski sadeži Cirkulacije 2 + Social Noise Session + C2 na Paralelnih svetovih na Metelkovi + Cirkulacija 2 na festivalu Sajeta 2010Cirkulacija 2 at Sajeta 2010 + New media drivers feat. Cirkulacija 2 + Expanded Cirkulacija at Alkatraz + Expanded Cirkulacija at Alkatraz – scheduler + Cirkulacija na Vstop prost v Celju + Cirkulacija 2 prejme Zlato ptico + Predstavitev Cirkulacije 2 v Novi Gorici + Cirkulacija 2: Pomladanski zvitki in Mehki zvoki naveličanosti + Cirkulacija 2 gosti vegetarijanko, aktivistko, umetnico, glasbenico in galeristko Reni Hofmueller + 2009 Cirkulacija 2 na Netart Community Convention v Grazu + javno snemanje: Analogična kompozicija + Reality show – “voice-noise karaoke” + Moška umetnost / Male art + CIRKULACIJA 2 na festivalu SAJETA pri Tolminu + Prostor zvoka = telo zvoka + Cirkulacija 2 in Antikonzum + Netart – krompir v žerjavici + 2008 Cirkulacija 2: Vladavina Konzuma + Majda Gregorič v Muzeju premoderne umetnosti + Transpozicije prostorov na Paralelnih svetovih + Odprta Cirkulacija 2 + Cirkulacija na koruzi / Dario Seraval v Brlogu + Napoved: Cirkulacija pod pritiskom + Elektro / Elektra + Zvočenja v Cirkulaciji 2 + Novi okusi Cirkulacije 2 + Video: Kerber nezavednega + Kerber nezavednega in druge zgodbe + Okus Cirkulacije 2 – st. 3 + Video: Event C + Čisto običajen večer v Cirkulaciji 2 + Totalna razprodajna razstava umetnosti + Event C: Taljenje umetnosti v dogodek + Hobotnica s polento + Brlog + 2007 Rotirajoči dogodek v Cirkulaciji 2 + BRLOG + Predstavitev Trivia Records / Zapisi v Cirkulaciji 2 + Razbita lepota, Broken beauty + Reanimacija Cirkulacije + CIRKULACIJA 2 v tovarni Rog nadaljuje + Boj se kreativnosti oblastnikov! + INTERDISCIPLINARNA POSTAJA