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Another Matter Exhibition´s Documentation

The exhibition Another Matter explored new ways of relating to the more-than-human and inquires into the social, material, and aesthetic conditions of the so-called Anthropocene. The exhibited works examine matters of concern beyond anthropocentrism, following Donna Haraway’s call for tentacular thinking. As an aperture towards new understandings, it brings together artifacts, sketches, notes, and vignettes from a range of ongoing research processes. Presented as an assemblage of in-progress works ranging from video- and installation-based to sculpture and painting, the exhibition embraces the potential of the unfinished to open up new discourses and pose continuously new questions. This Eexhibition was developed by the

Exhibition “Another Matter” at ACUD Macht Neu Gallery

Dates: 16.&17. July | Location: ACUD MACHT NEU Veteranenstraße 21, 10119 Berlin A group exhibition coming out of explorations of UdK Class Experimental Film and Media Art together with Society for Nontrivial Pursuits from July 16 to July 17, 2021. A two-day programme includes an exhibition at ACUD Galerie, performances and film and video screening at ACUD open-air yard. The exhibition Another Matter explores new ways of relating to the more-than-human and inquires into the social, material, and aesthetic conditions of the so-called Anthropocene. The exhibited works examine matters of concern beyond anthropocentrism, following Donna Haraway’s call for tentacular thinking. As an aperture

“Corona’s lockdown: a scientific experiment on climate” / Podcast

Interview with Climate Impact Researcher Chen Chris Gong in conversation with UdK Class Experimental Film and Media Art Last year in the beginning of corona`s Lockdown we started a year of digital encounters. We met various scientists, artists and experts which inspired us to look at our surroundings in a more sensed way. During the Seminar “New forms of research” which was conceived by Christina Landbrecht and Prof. Nina Fischer we focused on what the shutdown has done to our perception of time and space. And together we tried to understand what role of the artist could be at this moment. Art Historian Christina Landbrecht has been Head

Fungi Workshop – Pilze und die Biotechnologie der Zukunft

Within TOP Lab’s activities, Alessandro Volpato hosted a seminar for UdK students at the Medienhaus, training them to produce vegan materials based on fungal composite materials in a self organised laboratory. Goal of the seminar was to experiment with climate-neutral, artistic strategies and get familiar with futuristic approaches to produce commodities. Mushrooms are cultivated to produce food, construction materials, furniture, textiles, packaging materials, dyeing pigments, chemicals, artworks and are studied as medicinal substance producers. The variety of use cases makes of mycology a field of studies with the potential of proposing extraordinary ideas. Students witnessed the challenges posed by this transformation of the production chain, and put together

Oxford-UdK Berlin Partnership in `Arts and Humanities` podcasts

Interview with Artist Eiko Soga and Historian Amanda Power in conversation with UdK Class Experimental Film and Media Art Our speaker today is Eiko Soga in conversation with the experimental Film and Media Art class at the University of the Arts. In this three part series we showcase research projects across the arts and humanities, drawing on expertise from the University of Oxford and University of the Arts, Berlin. We will be exploring how art can work with sensory knowledge beyond the human world. We will experiment with thought processes that can move away from the forms of society and

Lecture performance “Ocean Dwellers”

Lecture Performance, after visiting the exhibition “Ocean Dwellers” in the Nordic embassies in Berlin. Nov 2019 Juan Pablo Gaviria, Jieun, Jan Matýsek, Lisa Rein, Lisa Maria Steppacher Text and Voice Over; Juan Pablo Gaviria Die Lehre vom chemischen Stoff besagt, dass die Substanz eine besondere Art der homogenen Materie ist, aufgrund ihrer festen und definierten Zusammensetzung. Trotzdem gibt es nicht nur einen Zustand der Materie, sondern es gibt unterschiedliche Formen, die von Temperaturschwankungen oder Druckunterschieden abhängen. Diese verschiedenen Phasen werden als Aggregatzustände bezeichnet (fest, flüssig, gasförmig). Die Veränderung der externen Bedingungen, denen die Substanz ausgesetzt ist, kann die Zustände der Materie transformieren. Dieser Prozess heißt Phasenübergang.

El sol pesado — “the heavy sun”  2020 Juan Pablo Gaviria Bedoya

Juan Pablo Gaviria, work in progress In the intent to define the minute thing in contrast to the immensely large, notions like distance and weight blur their edges to expand or contract their meanings. This process concentrated on the affective reflection of these changes, a series of constant modifications that we have been living in relation to the space between the bodies. Through this process around the elasticity of space and proportion, questions arose about time, cycles and the way in which their understanding is limited to their amount of mass. In the search for weightlessness, the appearance of light

Im Gespräch mit Dr. Emanuel Wyler / Podcast

Die experimentelle Film und Medienkunst Klasse im Gespräch über den aktuellen Stand der Erforschung des Coronavirus mit Dr. Emanuel Wyler, Molekularbiologe und derzeit Postdoc im Labor von Prof. Markus Landthaler am Max Delbrück Zentrum für Molekulare Medizin. Das Gespräch fand im Rahmen des Seminars “Neue Formen des Forschens II” von Prof. Nina Fischer und Dr. des. Christina Landbrecht statt.     Poster graphic : Juan Pablo Gaviria Bedoya