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spacer spacer spacer spacer ACCELERATOR RITUAL

The ‘Plastique Fantastique Accelerator Ritual’ was performed at FA Projects, London in May, 2008. The performance was part of a day of performances – ‘Clearing All Channels’ - in collaboration with Bughouse and others. The ritual involved a series of protocols aimed at producing CLEARS.

Plastique Fantastique, on this occasion, were David Burrows, Simon O’Sullivan, Samudradaka and Aryapala. Performance included TO FA SU TU Chant by Residue which you can listen to here.

 

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Protocol 1: Clearing the Volitions
(until the commodity is no longer ‘seen’)

Subject receives information/transmissions from TV in order to clear their desire for certain commodities.

Command: Do you REALLY want this? And NOW?

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Protocol 2: The Obliteration of Sense
(the rupturing of socalled meaning through repetition)

Subject chants slogans – read from placards.

Command: Make a Racket.

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Protocol 3: Actions have Consequences
(making a world/destroying a world)

Subject creates diagrams, etc with glitter. Then obliterates them with a broom. Repetition produces realisation.

Command: SPRINKLE THE GLITTER! NOW, SWEEP IT UP!

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Protocol 4: Unlearning the Learnt
(as your movement is, so you are)

Subject mimics everyday gestures in reverse: morning, shaking hands, thinking, hands on head, saying no, saying yes, laughing, I’m angry.

Command: Topsy-turvy-all-in-reverse.

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