"New-Method" No. 7
We introduce the email bulletin "New-Method" No.7 with our works and
guest contributions. This issue features Tomoko Hojo for the
contributor, who studies at the Tokyo National University of the Arts,
with a major in Musical Environmental Creativity. She has
conducted event organization and research of music performance.
To Exist in Another World
Tomoko Hojo (Music Performance)
Methodicism resembles training. But Methodicism is not pure training.
They pretended to be training while denying "enlightenment" which is supposed to be attained after the training.
Buddhist monks continue their training to achieve enlightenment.
This is an opportunity for those enduring austerities to renounce
worldly desires and obtain true freedom. On the other hand,
Methodists found out the reason to continue to remain being there in
order to live without craving for another dimension. As a result,
it is fairly observed, they came to justify the act in itself as its
own goal and pursue the act as it is, instead of the act to achieve
The New-Methodicism is the renewed Methodicism. However,
New-Methodicism never resembles training at all. They clearly
demonstrate in practice that training does not bring about
"enlightenment" and that even its pretence is unnecessary.
As New-Methodicist Manifesto directly indicates, the world without
enlightenment only traces the surface. There seems to be neither
hesitation nor consideration at all. They accomplish acts which
most of people may find fair enough as they are supposed to be; put
books in order with a bookshelf given, make the New Year shrine visit
with New Year upcoming, call for the final income tax return with the
end of the fiscal year approaching, and so on. Without even
suggesting any clue of noise behind at all, they stubbornly insist that
the coin has neither head nor tail, as though being cuckoos of the
cuckoo clock appearing regularly to strike the time. I wonder if
I'm still remaining in this world as I'm still feeling their works as
[Web Works of the New-Methodicists]
- Takahiro Hirama
Dog is a sort of Mammalia, classified as the Canidae family of the order Carnivora.
The Mammalia is one of the taxonomic classifications.
It supports itself with its own fingers with four legs, each of which has four pads and one metacarpal pad.
- Shogo Baba
Method of 4320 permutation generations by six numbers
This work translates the content of the program I made for the previous
issue into the natural language that human beings use. Seeing
both machine and human languages equivalent in terms of command
processing, it becomes possible to set the human language as the
controlling system in order to regard it as the original.
- Hideki Nakazawa
Source and Execution No. 37 - 44
Algebra and geometry, which were regarded as different things in
ancient times, have been studied as the same thing since the modern
mathematics proved equation and construction to be essentially
same. In this series now, "Source" is like algebra while
"Execution" like geometry. In eight pieces exhibited here, lists
were made in "Source" while obliques generated in "Execution."
This is what proves the sameness of equations for lists and
constructions of obliques. That is to say, lists and obliques
were different things before HTML. Lists and obliques are the
same thing after this work.
- "Application for Disaster Relief Volunteer" http://7x7whitebell.net/new-method/adrv_e.html
- "New-Method at Nanahari" http://7x7whitebell.net/new-method/nanahari_e.html
- "New-Method at 2F" (Japanese) http://7x7whitebell.net/new-method/2f.html
- "New-Method" official webpage has been updated. http://7x7whitebell.net/new-method/
- Takahiro Hirama has updated his website. http://hrmtkhr.web.fc2.com/
- Shogo Baba has updated his website. http://7x7whitebell.net/
- Hideki Nakazawa has updated his website. http://aloalo.co.jp/nakazawa/
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I would like to express my condolences to all those affected by Tohoku
Pacific Earthquake. I'm praying for quick recovery from the
disaster in less than no time. Although the difficult situations
caused by the earthquake are still ongoing, BIGAKKO ANNUAL REPORT 2011
has been held currently, in which I've participated from its
planning. Mr. Nakazawa will also give a lecture on the history of
contemporary art in Japan on 9th. I hope you'd visit our
event. info http://bigakkobar.jp/ (Japanese only) (Kaido)
Takahiro Hirama @qwertyu1357
Shogo Baba @shogobaba
Hideki Nakazawa @nakaZAWAHIDEKI
Masaru Kaido @kaido1900
Bulletin "New-Method" No. 7 English Version
Published on Apr. 4, 2011