26 Nov 2019
Exile and Imagination
by Judith Wechsler
This one-hour documentary film by Judith Wechlser from 2017 engages with the life and work of Svetlana Boym (1959-2015), literary and cultural critic, media artist, novelist, and playwright.
4 Dec 2019
The Aesthetics of the Anthropocene
While the world is subject to a radical transformation by human interference, traditional categories of knowledge and experience are being called into question. How can aesthetic representation reflect this deformation of the human relation to the world?
10 Dec 2019
ICI Library Event
The tent represents an experimental and existential form of life and habitat, oscillating between an always-possible departure and an often uncertain arrival. It is being associated with adventure and independence, but also with non-belonging, displacement, and being exposed.
11 Dec 2019
Reflections on Adorno and 'The Authoritarian Personality'
Between Realism and Utopia: Reflections on Adorno and 'The Authoritarian Personality'
14 Jan 2020
Nachträglichkeit: Freuds brisante Erinnerungstheorie
Ilka Quindeau greift das Konzept der Deckerinnerung auf und entfaltet anhand der Metaphern von Spur und Umschrift eine psychoanalytische Gedächtniskonzeption, bei der dem Konzept der Nachträglichkeit zentrale Bedeutung zukommt.
20 Jan 2020
On Non-Human Art Production
This event stems from the research project and exhibition ‘Reading by Osmosis’ (Amsterdam, Het Glazen Huis, 16 February – 28 April 2019, curated by Semâ Bekirović), focusing on artworks made by non-human artists — by animals, trees, the wind, and other entities and processes.
27 Jan 2020
Milieus, Environments, Life Forms: Biology and Critical Theory in the Gulf of Naples
24 Mar 2020
Haunted Futures: The Utopian Margins
Focussing on items held by the Hawthorn Archive, the talk invites consideration of the utopian margins where running away, marronage, vagrancy, rebellion, soldier desertion and other often illegible forms of escape, resistance, and alternative ways of life predominate.