#01-#06 Fredrik Barth
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- Barth, Theodor 
This flyer series (1 HEX) is a précis from a tutorial process with Prof. Fredrik Barth. It also develops a view of the main concerns and arguments in the resulting thesis (title: Travelogue—Theodor Barth) available on KHiODA (and is available for readers who wish to go more thickly into that subject matter). The flyers constitute an attempt to portray a tutorial process which was partly motivated by the research fellow’s desire to penetrate Fredrik Barth’s wealth of experience and ideas, from many years as a fieldworker, a writer of ethnography, and an international player on the stage of post-war anthropology. The flyer-format is used because they operate at two levels: a) as a field diary; b) as a model. Pertaining to the argument on immersive and active models which is made in the set. This is deemed relevant to the discussions in artistic research, over the last years, referring e.g. to Bruno Latour and Hans Jörg Rheinberger. And also to Prof. George Marcus’ having encouraged, on many occasions, the flyers as a form of diary. The series has been followed up with a series on Tiling (search on KHiODA: #01-#06 Tiling). Expanding the application to fit and pattern—characteristic of Tiling—detailing certain points that were left pending in the above mentioned thesis.
The flyers feature a data-set processing and modelling its contents in 6 steps: 1) attempt; 2) try again; 3) do something else; 4) return; 5) unlearn; 6) crossover.