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How to (Counter) Act: Agency and Vulnerability

15.12.2017 to 15.12.2017 - Kunsthalle Wien

How to (Counter) Act: Agency and Vulnerability

ART


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fri, 15.12.2017
11.00 h - 16.00 h

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How to (Counter) Act: Agency and Vulnerability
Symposium

Location: Kunsthalle Wien
Free admission

Most frightening alliances between right-wing populism and neoliberal capitalism give rise to hate speech, harassment, toxic masculinities, and unevenly distributed precarity and dispossession.

What can be done? What can agency in the arts and education be today? How can the agency of art and research transcend the cultural world and extend to everyday life? The focus of the symposium is on agency and vulnerability. Taking action has long been celebrated for its emancipatory and empowering politics. Yet, it is equally important to understand better the politics of vulnerability. Feminist, postcolonial, and queer politics, practices, and theories help to understand better vulnerability as it complexly relates to agency, and politics of power. 

Lectures and Workshops

Friday December 15, 2017 

Kunsthalle Wien Museumsquartier

11:00

Welcome by Elke Krasny and Vanessa Joan Müller 

11:30 – 13:00

Workshop with Melodie Holliday: Transcending Other: A multifaceted approach to diversity and inclusion

13:00 – 14:00

Break

14:00 – 16:00

Lecture and Workshop with María do Mar Castro Varela

A cooperation between the Department of Art and Education at the Institute for Education in the Arts at the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna and Kunsthalle Wien


www.kunsthallewien.at

Kunsthalle Wien

opening hours

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tue-sat:12:00 – 18:00
sun:closed

contact

Museumsplatz 1,
A-1070 Vienna
Tel.: +43-1-52189-0
office@kunsthallewien.at
www.kunsthallewien.at

 


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