Online Lecture: How to Have Sex in a Pandemic, 26 Apr 2021, 19:00 ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌
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INVITATION
 
Hands brTied

Hands
Tied


Online Screening, 2 Apr 2021

Another Screen together with ICI Berlin presents two rarely exhibited films on hands and their place in relation to fate, work, pleasure, touch, and surveillance: Maria Lassnig’s ‘Palmistry’ (1974) and Ayesha Hameed’s ‘A Rough History (of the destruction of fingerprints)’ (2015).

Organized by Sam Dolbear. An Another Screen event in cooperation with ICI Berlin-

The films will be available from Friday 2 April - Friday 16 April via www.another-screen.com

 
PREVIEW
 
How to Have Sexbrin a Pandemic

Tim
Dean

How to Have Sex in a Pandemic

Online Lecture, 26 Apr 2021, 19:00

Queer-theoretical accounts of intimacy in particular have been decisively shaped by readings of art and literature and psychoanalytic reflection.

Part of the Lecture Series Intimacy.
Organized by Peter Rehberg, Hanna Hamel, and Apostles Lampropoulos. A cooperation of the Schwules Museum Berlin (SMU), the Leibniz-Zentrum für Literatur- und Kulturforschung (ZfL) with its research project ‘Neighborhood in Contemporary Berlin Literature’, and the ICI Berlin. Supported by Hauptstadtkulturfonds.

Video-meeting with the possibility of audiovisual participation. Registration opens on 12 April 2021. Public livestream with the possibility to ask questions via chat.

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Counter-brArchive

Counter-
Archive


Online Symposium, 29 - 30 Apr 2021

At a time when the notion of the ‘archive’ threatens to become a dead metaphor or a cheap replacement for ‘canon’ or ‘corpus’, the symposium suggests to take a particularly contentious example — that of the Yugoslav Partisan ‘counter-archive’ — as a starting-point for its reconsideration of archival politics.

Organized by Gal Kirn and Claudia Peppel

This ICI event is organized in cooperation with the project Ré.Part – Partisan Resistance(s): Visual culture, collective imagination and revolutionary memory (ANR-15-IDEX-02) of Laboratoire de Recherche Historique Rhône-Alpes (LARHRA) de l’Université Grenoble Alpes, with generous support of the Rosa-Luxemburg-Stiftung

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NEW ICI BERLIN PRESS PUBLICATION
 
Materialism and Politics

Materialism and Politics


ed. by Bernardo Bianchi, Emilie Filion-Donato,
Marlon Miguel, Ayşe Yuva

Cultural Inquiry, 20
Berlin: ICI Berlin Press, 2021

Open Access

Is materialism still relevant to critically think politics? Throughout modernity, the concept of materialism was associated with fatalism and naturalism, when it was not simply dismissed as heresy and atheism. In the nineteenth century, materialism evolved into a central concept of progressive politics, reappearing again in the past decades through renewed Marxist and Spinoza-based approaches, New Materialism, and feminist discourses. This volume inquires these contrasting uses from theoretical and historical perspectives.

Print version (Paperback) 18 €
Print version (Hardcover) 29 €

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