Tagged as: Anthropocene
Digital Matters: Designing/Performing Agency for the Anthropocene
In scholarship the Anthropocene has been tied up with the experience of the unthinkable by thinkers including Timothy Morton, Donna Haraway, and Amitav Ghosh. Yet, the current COVID-19 pandemic—which as a crisis also exemplifies the human impact on and a reshaping of environments—challenges the pervasiveness of the key concepts of abstraction and unthinkability. Instead, the pandemic has turned the Anthropocene into a concrete, intensely lived, globally shared experience.
Agents for Change. Facing the Anthropocene
Agents for Change | Facing the Anthropocene presents artworks by women media artists working at the intersection of science, technology and art, with a focus on ecological change — the greatest danger of our time. Responding to the global recognition of the importance of the creative voices and activism of women artists, this unique exhibition demonstrates progress towards improving gender representation in the arts.
Sopravvivere all’Antropocene: dialoghi sull’estinzione e l’emergenza
Chi di noi frequenta i social media è ormai abituato ad assistere a una continua litania di notizie, video, immagini (più o meno fake, più o meno sensazionali) che ci avvertono di trovarci in un periodo di forte trasformazione. Il cambiamento climatico, l’imminente estinzione di animali e insetti, la scomparsa del paesaggio naturale a causa della speculazione umana, sono tutti fenomeni sintomatici di una nuova era che ormai è entrata a far parte del gergo popolare: l’Antropocene.
Without computer (anthropocene and digital imaginaries)
Based on the hypothesis of a collapse of the IT infrastructure, and so, of a post-digital collapse, this symposium aims at suspending the occupation of the world. Given the omnipresence of computers, we want to provoke reflection to imagine what comes after.
The exhibition Eco-Visionaries is dedicated to the topic of ecological change and presents artistic responses to current challenges. It investigates new media, technologies and techno-scientific methods in the arts and their significance for the perception and awareness of the “ecological.”