Exhibition – Performances, Workshops, Talks, Lectures
17th October 2014 – 28th November 2014
Product cycles are too fast. Planned obsolescence inevitably wears on the environment. Economic growths are accelerating. Running, but headed where? Quick rhythms make one ill. Fast enjoyment, crazy. How does a culture of Slowness look? For the individual, for the society?
Sofie Engstrom von Alten
Curated by: Javier Pérez-Lanzac
Workshops, Talks & Performances Programme:
Fr. 17.10.2014, 19:00. Opening evening (Vernissage)
Fr. 24.10.2014, 19:00. Artists’ Talk
Sa. 1.11.2014, 18:00. “Slow Writing”. Workshop. The calligraphy artist Drury Brennan will be exploring the idea of slow writing through group exercises designed to focus awareness on the gestural act of writing itself.
Fr. 7.11.2014, 19:00 “Pace in those days“ Narration, Talk, Timewitness Anneliese Kannegießer, born 1930 talks about dealing at the time with the time in sharing, eating, working, traveling, dressing …
Sa. 8.11.2014, 16:00. “Slowness and Time” Creative Writing Workshop by the philosophy writer and journalist Mathilde Ramadier. Workshop dedicated to the pleasure of writing. It’s not a course, it’s an experimental moment where we write together on 3 differents philosophical topics related to time and slowness.
Su. 9.11.2014. 17:00 “Making an Eco diamond” Workshop by the architect and artist Sandra Bozic. Making Eco Diamond is an interactive workshop where participant and author are making the sculpture together using plastic bags collected from everyday going to the market and shops, which fill the wooden construction in the shape of diamond.
Fr. 14.11.2014, 19:00 “(De?)growth”, Presentation and debate with the spanish-belgian economist Enrique Rodríguez Partearroyo. The presentation will introduce different approaches to the concept of economic (de)growth from a variety of Authors, such as A. Sen, Alier, Jevons, among others. Alternative views on ecological economics will be discussed, followed by an open debate with the public.
Fr. 22.11.2014, 19:00. “Slowness and Time” Creative Writing Workshop Texts Reading by their paricipant autors
Fr. 28.11.2014, 19:00. Closing evening (Finissage) + “Accompanied Walk” Performance by Kovács/O’Doherty, with Stephen Doyle, Laura Hicks, Kata Kovács & Brendan Dougherty.