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# 01 Irit Rogoff

THE EXPANDING FIELD Lecture by IRIT ROGOFF 29th of August , 2012 Media Factory Auditorium, Aalto University We work in an expanding field, in which all definitions of practices, their supports and their institutional frameworks have shifted and blurred. But the fact that we have all left our constraining definitions behind, that we all take part…

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# 02 Doreen Mende

ACTUALIZING THE ARCHIVE: OF UNSETTLED KNOWLEDGE DOREEN MENDE in conversation with NORA STERNFELD 3rd of October, 2012 Media Factory Auditorium, Aalto University The word ‘archives’ tends to evoke the image of filing cabinets and systems of classifaction. So too does the project Double Bound Economies. This project has been developed from a concrete body of material: an…

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# 03 Suzana Milevska

POST-REPRESENTATIONAL CURATING: TALKING ABOUT CURATORIAL AGENCY SUZANA MILEVSKA in conversation with NORA STERNFELD 10th of October, 2012 Media Factory Auditorium, Aalto University Suzana Milevska and Nora Sternfeld will engage in a conversation that will address the problems of the post-representational turn in arts and curating. They will question issues as “representation regimes”, “hegemonic power”, “politics and hierarchies…

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# 04 Manuela Bojadzijev

EDUCATION AS KNOWLEDGE PRODUCTION: TEACHING THE CRISIS Lecture by MANUELA BOJADZIJEV 7th of November, 2012, Node Gallery ”The crisis is coming home,” has become a particularly ominous refrain of late. For more than half a decade Europe has lived in crisis. Germany figures as one of the only exceptions in this general downward trend. While…

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# 05 H. ARTA

EDUCATION AS KNOWLEDGE PRODUCTION: ART AS METHODOLOGY Lecture by H.ARTA 28th of November, 2012, Media Factory Auditorium, Aalto University Our practice as a group developed around projects that have an open pedagogical intention, projects that sometime are realized in an artistic frame and sometimes step out almost completely from the field of art. We want to use…

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# 06 Toledo i Dertschei

CURATING AND THE PUBLIC SPHERE: SPACE AS INCIDENT TOLEDO i DERTSCHEI in conversation with Nora Sternfeld 13th of March, 2013, Node Gallery In their role as designers the team of Toledo i Dertschei are particularly interested in the question of how society is designed. Such thoughts about the role of power and the representation of…

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# 07 Annie Fletcher

THE MUSEUM AND ITS USES: DEPLOYING THE VAN ABBEMUSEUM COLLECTION Lecture by ANNIE FLETCHER In collaboration with EMMA Espoo Museum of Modern Art 20th of March, 2013 Exhibition Centre WeeGee, Espoo The lecture will focus its attention on the core research area of the museum: discussing, problematising and implementing the notion of ’using’ art and the role…

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# 08 Stefano Harney

ON STUDY Lecture by STEFANO HARNEY 22nd of March, 2013, Node Gallery What is notable in this moment in the history of our real subsumption is the rise of the capitalist science of logistics. An easy example of the rise of logistical populations may be found in today’s ‘global’ university.  We often hear the complaint in contemporary…

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# 09 Valeria Graziano

GOVERNANCE OF PLEASURE Lecture by VALERIA GRAZIANO 25th of September, 2013, Node Gallery The history of event organization in the arts is often discussed in conjunction to progressive political concepts – participation, social justice, democracy, empowerment. However, the techniques it deploys are often in close proximity to an array of dispositives also dear to management and marketing…

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# 10 Martin Fritz

RELATIONSHIP BUILDING – INSTITUTIONAL CRITIQUE AND INSTITUTIONAL PRACTICE Lecture by MARTIN FRITZ 23rd of October 2013, Node Gallery Artists are bound to the institutions in their field by an ambivalent relationship, and they are more aware than they have ever been of how their work is involved with the institutional framework of its presentation. At…

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# 11 Nora Sternfeld

WHAT’S THE POINT? UNRULY KNOWLEDGE PRODUCTION IN ART AND RESEARCH, EDUCATION AND ACTIVISM Lecture by NORA STERNFELD 30th of October 2013, Node Gallery “While key words such as ‘artistic knowledge production’ or ‘practice based research’ have become ubiquitous in the artistic and curatorial field, I would like to focus in my lecture on the long…

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# 12 Ruth Sonderegger

POSSIBLE ARTS OF CRITIQUE – UNRULY KNOWLEDGE PRODUCTION THAT GOES BEYOND CRITICAL THEORY Lecture by RUTH SONDEREGGER 27th of November 2013, Node Gallery My talk is devoted to forms of unruly knowledge production that are activist as opposed to neutral and detached. Or, to be more precise, I am interested in forms of knowledge production that…

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# 13 Carolina Rito

THE CURATORIAL AT THE SITE OF RESONACE CAROLINA RITO in conversation with students of CuMMA 26th of March, Node Gallery What is at the site of the curatorial? In other words, what is at the site of the curatorial if the curatorial is neither a term applicable to curators’ work, nor to the final result of…

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# 14 Natasa Petresin-Bachelez

ON EMPATHY – A CURATORIAL APPROACH lecture by NATASA PETRESIN-BACHELEZ 24th of April 2014, Node Gallery Current research into empathy in the social sciences, feminism and art centres on two “turns” – the reflexive turn and the affective turn. In the early 1990s, feminist theory challenged the notion according to which the scientific representation of knowledge…

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# 15 Joanna Warsza

IN OUR OWN BUBBLES – RESEARCH METHODS, INGORANCE AND THE BIENNALES lecture by JOANNA WARSZA 8th of May 2014, Node Gallery There are around 400 biennial exhibitions around the world, and one could go from one opening to another every second day. And most of these biennales engage with a great deal of research done by all…

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# 16 Ilia Obukhov

RUSSIAN AVANT-GARDE PERFORMANCE ART AND ITS CONTEMPORARY PERSPECTIVE ILIA OBUKHOV in conversation with Julia Nyman and Katja Stecher What is the place of Russian Avant-garde in the history of Performance Art development? How can Avant-garde strategies be inherited by Contemporary Art and Curating? Nowаdays Performance Art is often regarded as an essential part of the whole…

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