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'Old Paradise Yard' 20 Carlisle Lane, SE1 7LG London, United Kingdom
The symposium, Disobedience and Complex Systems: Art, Design and Media and the Political, exploring the value and the limitations of Hannah Arendt’s work for understanding the relationship between contemporary art, design and media practices and the political.
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Below is an outline of the structure of the day and the abstracts of the presentations.
During the symposium, Secondeditions will present a visual publication of antithetical posters.
10.00-10.15 Welcome and Overview. Andrew Chesher and Allan Parsons
10.15-11.00 Keynote Paper. Marieke Borren: Political phenomenology and embodied freedom of movement
11.00-11.20 Responses and discussion
11.35-11.55 Panel 1. Setting the scene. Maria Tamboukou: On the ethics and aesthetics of action: the artpolitics assemblage
11.55-12.10 Panel 1, Paper 1. David Hodge: Conditions of Appearance: Reading ‘The Project’ with Arendt, Butler and Atashi
12.10-12.25 Panel 1, Paper 2. Virna Koutla: Arendt and Beckett in dialogue: language, systems and action upon the performative
12.25-1.00 Responses and panel discussion
2.00-2.20 Panel 2, Setting the scene. Neil Cummings: On Sovereignty: Internet Surveillance and Struggles for Privacy
2.20-2.35 Panel 2, Paper 1. Paul O’Kane: ‘Bad Meaning Good’ – 1980s Hip Hop as ‘dissensus’
2.35-2.50 Panel 2, Paper 2. Gilad Reich: Usership as a Mode of Action: Arendt, Wright and Contemporary Documentation Practices
2.50-3.05 Panel 2, Paper 3. Bill Balaskas: Reimagining the State: Web-based Art and the Subversion of Sovereignty
3.05-3.30 Responses and panel discussion
3.45-4.30 Assembled panel discussion; summation
More info: informedmatters.wordpress.com/2017/09/01/disobedience-and-complex-systems-a-symposium/