Taking emotions seriously

Enemies of democracy have always manipulated feelings. Yet what we need today is a passionate defense of liberal democracy and the liberal order. We also need to embrace the feeling of loss and translate it into something positive and enriching, into a feeling about political community: empathy. https://www.youtube.com/embed/DOczXaVyBpk Read More »

In-spiration Ex-piration Co-spiration

Inspiration, Expiration, Co-spiration is a somatic lecture, an online class and a choral experience of practicing gas exchange together. Audio Recording [sonaar_audioplayer albums="1748"][/sonaar_audioplayer] We cannot help but breathing. And still respiration is a movement, a rhythm and a nourishment, that changes with the stories we decide to tell about it. Body Industrial Palace by Fritz… Read More »

A New Kind of Wildness

Jack Halberstam, Professor of Gender Studies and English at Columbia University, offered this lecture on The Rite of Spring by Nijinsky and Stravinsky at CounterPulse in June of 2020. Halberstam explores issues at the intersection of queer theory and wildness/modernity. This lecture is related to a chapter in Halberstam’s latest book, forthcoming in October 2020… Read More »