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Fernanda Bruno

Territories of Exception

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Territories of Exception
Territories of Exception

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Fri 14.02.20

StadsSalonsUrbains’s lecture series Platform Urbanism is a meeting point for urban professionals, students and city lovers. At Kaaitheater, associated professor of the University of Rio de Janeiro Fernanda Bruno zooms in on the state violence in her city.

Sara Ahmed

Closing the Door: Complaint as Diversity Work

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Closing the Door: Complaint as Diversity Work
Closing the Door: Complaint as Diversity Work

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Tue 18.02.20

This talk draws on interviews conducted with staff and students who have made complaints within universities that relate to unfair, unjust or unequal working conditions and to abuses of power such as sexual and racial harassment. It approaches complaint as a form of diversity work: the ordinary and often painstaking labour of trying to transform institutions so they are more accommodating. Sara Ahmed explores the significance of how complaints happen “behind closed doors,” and shows how doors are often closed even when they appear to be opened.  

Graham Harman

on Immaterialism

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on Immaterialism
on Immaterialism

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Mon 23.03.20

Under the title Hyperpresent, five contemporary thinkers will give a talk on a new idea that they introduced themselves. Afterwards, they will engage in a conversation with philosopher Laurent De Sutter – who curated this series. Graham Harman is professor of philosophy at SCI-Arc in Los Angeles. His work on the metaphysics of object led to the development of Object-Oriented Ontology. He is a central figure in the Speculative Realism movement in contemporary philosophy.

KAOS & Sarah & Charles

In the Hands of Puppets

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In the Hands of Puppets
In the Hands of Puppets

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Wed 22.04.20

KAOS develops artistic projects with a link to psychiatry. In late 2018, the artistic duo had a residency there, resulting in three interviews about psychosis. Sarah & Charles and KAOS are now sitting down for a conversation.

Rosi Braidotti

on Posthumanism

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on Posthumanism
on Posthumanism

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Mon 27.04.20

Under the title Hyperpresent, five contemporary thinkers will give a talk on a new idea that they introduced themselves. Afterwards, they will engage in a conversation with philosopher Laurent De Sutter – who curated this series. Rosi Braidotti is a philosopher and feminist theorist. Her work explores the transformation of the subjective induced by the technical and political shifts of the present.

Boris Groys

on Antiphilosophy

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on Antiphilosophy
on Antiphilosophy

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Thu 28.05.20

Under the title Hyperpresent, five contemporary thinkers will give a talk on a new idea that they introduced themselves. Afterwards, they will engage in a conversation with philosopher Laurent De Sutter – who curated this series. Boris Groys is an art critic, media theorist and philosopher. He is professor at New York University. His work is dedicated to the exploration of the link between socialism, modernism, contemporary art and media and technology.