48 min

Exhausting A Place The 11th

    • Society & Culture

This month on the 11th, three people spend several hours (sometimes days) just sitting in one place. Watching. Listening. A cemetery in Virginia… a cafe in New York… a plaza in Mexico… It’s inspired by the book An Attempt At Exhausting A Place in Paris, by French author Georges Perec, who wrote that “nothing is happening all the time.” But what’s happening when nothing is happening? Something is happening, right? Exhausting A Place is an appreciation of stillness, wandering minds, and the power of observation.
Special thanks to Chioke I’Anson, Emily Spivack, and Eric V. Ibarra.
Original music by S Carey, Blue Dot Sessions and Green-House “Soft Meadow” Leaving Records

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This month on the 11th, three people spend several hours (sometimes days) just sitting in one place. Watching. Listening. A cemetery in Virginia… a cafe in New York… a plaza in Mexico… It’s inspired by the book An Attempt At Exhausting A Place in Paris, by French author Georges Perec, who wrote that “nothing is happening all the time.” But what’s happening when nothing is happening? Something is happening, right? Exhausting A Place is an appreciation of stillness, wandering minds, and the power of observation.
Special thanks to Chioke I’Anson, Emily Spivack, and Eric V. Ibarra.
Original music by S Carey, Blue Dot Sessions and Green-House “Soft Meadow” Leaving Records

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48 min

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