Critical Ecologies: Ten Thousand Things 萬物 encompasses a myriad of creative practices and discourses concerned with the ecological emergency facing today’s world. Not only our environments, societies, and economies are affected by the global crisis, but also our imagination and perception—how we sense and make sense of our surroundings.
The Critical Ecologies theme group invites everyone to join a series of conversations seeking to bring together artists and scholars working across diverse fields. Through various lenses, including the aesthetic, experiential, historical and artistic, these conversations will explore how situated knowledge can provide useful tools and methods for working in and with our lifeworld.
Conversations with Ten Thousand Things 與萬物對談 serve as an ECO chamber, an open space in which we can engage with each other on today’s pressing issues.
This event is intended as a kick-off, to initiate exchange before our 2021 activities get underway.
Critical Ecologies group members and invited guests:
Adam Bobbette (Cultural geographer | Sydney), Manray Hsu (Curator | Taipei), Margarida Mendes (Curator | Lisbon), Architecture for Refugees SCHWEIZ (Association for Inclusion of Refugees | Zurich), Sanchayan Ghosh (Artist | Kolkata), and Jovana Dikovic (Social anthropologist | Zurich).
Sessions are free and everyone is warmly invited to join us, either in person (Toni Areal, Zurich) or online (Zoom).
Registration required. Please write us a message to the FB Shared Campus chat.
Friday, 18 September
08:30 – 08:45 (CET) Intro into conversation series & Kick-off with TNUA
08:45 – 09:45 (CET) Conversation with Adam Bobette
Break: 5 Min
09:50 – 10:50 (CET) Conversation with Manray Hsu
Break: 20 Min
11:10 – 12:10 (CET) Conversation with Margarida Mendes
13:30 – 14:30 (CET Conversation with Michael Simon
Saturday, 19 September
10:00 – 11:00 (CET) Conversation with Architecture for refugees SCHWEIZ
Break: 15 Min
11:15 – 12:15 (CET) Conversation with Sanchayan Gosh