Security Personnel (SP) Timetable.
Catalyst Arts Gallery 18:00 – 21:00, 7.8.14.
18:00: Recruiting professional Security professes insecurity.
Enforcing an order in things changes the order of things.
SP(A) positions at front entrance. Seated.
18:25: Private Security Industries are an eruption of the substructure of capital into the everyday experience of the subject.
SP(B) positions at entrance to adjunct exhibit.
18:50: This hernia is most visible at its weakest junctures: national borders, conflict zones.
SP(C) positions at WC.
19:15: The quest for Negative Liberty presupposes a planet of infinite commodity.
SP(D) positions at an artwork. SP(A) standing.
19.30: Desire for growth = Desire for Stasis.
SP(E) joins SP(A) at the front entrance.
SP(F) positions at drinks table.
19.40: Concentrations of wealth and power require disproportionate lack. SP(G), SP(H) & SP(I) patrol.
20.00: “The fundamental dilemma is this: how do we reconcile liberty with security in this new world?” – Tony Blair
Our outsourced modes of group regulation become
re-internalized individual behaviors.
Begin eye-contact. Stance change.
20.10: “If you have something that you don’t want anyone to know maybe you shouldn’t be doing it in the first place”
- Eric Schmidt, (CEO, Google Inc.)
SP(J), SP(K) & SP(L) monitor congregations.
20.30: Security Personnel, Closed Circuit Television, The Tempora Program. Signifiers, dormant unless provoked. Omni-present like a background noise. These things need only exist, their real work is done in the subject’s unconscious.
SP(A) & SP(E) tighten door security.
SP(M), SP(N) & SP(O) join SP(J), SP(K) &SP(L) respectively,
positioned within congregating. As groups disperse, Personnel
move and regroup.
20:55-9: The last frontier of colonization: the thought from which the deed arises.
SP(A,B,C) exit. SP(D,E,F) exit. SP(G,H,I) exit. SP(J,K,L) exit. SP(M,N,O) exit.