09.06.2016 to 10.07.2016 - TONSPUR_passage
TONSPUR 70: Julius Deutschbauer: Insult Passage
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Opening: Thu, Jun 09, 17:00
The raw material for this Tonspur is none other than swear words in nine languages: collected, devised, thought through and banned to tape by thirteen native-speakers. The cussword collections blare from eight loudspeakers in Arabic, German, English, Flemish, French, Croatian. Austrian, Polish and Spanish, for the duration of the European soccer championship.
A recommendation from Austrian author Peter Handke: “Listen to football teams being cheered on and booed.” In: “Offending the Audience and Self-Accusation”. Methuen & Co, London, 1971.
“The insult takes place, because the joke is thus made possible.” Sigmund Freud
In: “Jokes and their Relation to the Unconscious” (1905). The Hogarth Press and the Institute of Psychoanalysis, London, 1960.
Julius Deutschbauer, born in Klagenfurt, Austria in 1961, lives and works in Vienna.