The forthcoming event in the What We Talk About ... series of public discussions will explore movement and dance as both a mode of performance and a method of working curatorially. Beyond a concern withcurating dance practices in a gallery context, invited speakers will consider the “choreography” of exhibitions as a space and time throughout which artworks exhort and direct an audience’s movement.Speakers include Director of The Tetley Bryony Bond, Curator at Extra City Antwerp Michiel Vandevelde and artists Maeve Rendle and Nicola Singh. The public discussion will end with the preview of a new performance piece by Maeve Rendle unfolding throughout the gallery building.
Sun 23 September 2018
Serpentine Work Marathon Workshops
On the occasion of the Serpentine Work Marathon (22 September 2018, 10am-10pm, Royal Geographical Society), on the 23rd September, Prof. Bernard Stiegler convenes a gathering of practitioners from multiple disciplines to contribute to the writing of a new manifesto, the first version of which will be issued on the 23rd September, with the definitive version being sent to the United Nations, in Geneva, on 10 January 2020 – the centenary anniversary of the League of Nations.
Participants include: Anne Alombert, Sara Baranzoni, David Berry, Divya Dwivedi, Noel Fitzpatrick, Giacomo Gilmozzi, Gaël Giraud, Yuk Hui, Olivier Landau, Giuseppe Longo, Glenn Loughran, Shaj Mohan, Maël Montévil, Gerald Moore, Clément Morlat, Vincent Puig, Daniel Ross, Saskia Sassen, Bernard Stiegler and Alain Supiot.
The 2018 Work Marathon explores issues including technological developments enabling automation and its impact on labour and work; the political urgencies of coerced and invisible labour and the differentiation between work, employment and labour; and the role of non-human agents, including artificial intelligence, animals and materials, in the context of planetary-scale ecologies. The Work Marathon is conceived in collaboration with Professor Bernard Stiegler and builds on the 2017’s GUEST, GHOST, HOST: MACHINE! Marathon, which focused on artificial intelligence and questions of consciousness.