On the Movement of Plants and the (Im)Possibility of Plant-Human Choreographies

Artists at work in contemporary choreography and dance are increasingly involved in problematizing the interconnected, affective coexistence of humans and non-humans, including plants. This phenomenon of multispecies coexistence of humans and plants requires a post-anthropocentric ethics, which in essence focuses on respecting all modes of life and on care for beings engaged in our commonly… Read More »

On the Movement of Plants and the (Im)Possibility of Plant-Human Choreographies

Artists working in the domain of contemporary choreography and dance are increasingly becoming involved in the problematization of the interconnected and affective coexistence of humans with non-humans, plants not excluding. The phenomenon of transspecies coexistence of humans and plants requires a post-anthropocentric ethics, which in essence focuses on the respect for all modes of life… Read More »

Records of Breath

Records of Breath is an installation that centers upon sounds of breath extracted from a recorded session with a psychologist. During the session, the psychologist walks the artist through experience of collective trauma & public mourning, arriving at personal loss and individual grief. The conversation is recorded with consent. And then the spoken words are… Read More »

Failed Solidarities

moderated by Zeyno Pekünlü In this gathering together with Begüm Özden Fırat, Valeria Graziano and Tomislav Medak, we wish to reflect on neoliberal crisis of care, potentials and limits of solidarity networks, community and neighborhood organizations. Highlighted by but not limited to the current crisis, we wish to question changing meanings of practices of solidarity and… Read More »

Slips, stories, archives

photo by Grzegorz Karkoszka The point of departure for the conversation is (Land)Slip, an exhibition by Agata Siniarska, the fourth event organised as part of the Prototypes project based on the collection of Muzeum Sztuki (Museum of Art) in Lodz, Poland. The exhibition is here an archive of the material qualities of artworks that preserve traces… Read More »