The Shape of a Circle in the Mind of a Fish with Plants

EartH Hackney, N16 8BH

19 May 2019 - 1:00 PM to 11:00 PM

The Shape of a Circle in the Mind of a Fish with Plants

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Serpentine Galleries present the third instalment of this year-long symposium and research project, presented as part of the General Ecology project. The Shape of a Circle in the Mind of a Fish with Plants brings together scientists, anthropologists, artists and theologians around plant sentience, plant intelligence, communication with the vegetal world and forms of mysticism and healing. Participants include Saelia Aparicio, Antoine Bertin, Vivian Caccuri, Teresa Castro, Amy Hollywood, Kapwani Kiwanga, Stefano Mancuso, Natasha Myers, Michael Marder, Tabita Rezaire, Chris Watson, Elvia Wilk and more to be announced. 

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Full programme coming soon.

As a prelude to The Shape of a Circle in the Mind of a Fish with Plants, an evening of screenings, talks and performances, titled PLANTSEX will be taking place on 12 April at the Institut Français. Click here for more information.

The Shape of a Circle in the Mind of a Fish with Plants is curated by Lucia Pietroiusti (Curator, General Ecology, Serpentine) and writer and editor Filipa Ramos, with Holly Shuttleworth (Producer, Live Programmes, Serpentine) and Kostas Stasinopoulos (Assistant Curator, Live Programmes, Serpentine). Visual identity: Giles Round

Watch part 2 in the series, The Shape of a Circle in the Mind of a Fish: we have never been one, here.
Watch part 1 in the series, The Shape of a Circle in the Mind of a Fish: Language, here
Listen to The Serpentine Podcast: on General Ecology, here.
Read more about General Ecology, here.

In partnership with the Institut Français du Royaume-Uni and with the support of Fluxus Art Projects.
With additional support from Instituto Inclusartiz and Delfina Foundation

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