Ambika P3, University of Westminster
Symposium: The Shape of a Circle in the Mind of a Fish: We have never been one
1 Dec 2018 - 3:00 PM to 9:00 PM
This is the second instalment of this year-long symposium and research project, presented as part of the General Ecology project, and features anthropologists, artists, robotics experts, historians and more, to address interior multitude, swarming organisms, entanglements, pregnancies, endosymbiosis, microchimerism and metamorphosis - across vegetal, human, artificial, non-human animal and mineral beings. Confirmed participants include artist Sophia Al-Maria, dancer Claire Filmon (performing Simone Forti's Striding Crawling), swarm robotics engineer Sabine Hauert, science historian and writer Daisy Hildyard, neuroscientist Leah Kelly, science sociologist Hannah Landecker, composer and sound artist Annea Lockwood, anthropologist Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing, anthropologist Germain Meulemans, biological systems scientist and network architect Phoebe Tickell and artist Jenna Sutela and more. Part 2: We have never been one is presented in collaboration with the London Contemporary Music Festival and the University of Westminster. Click 'Read More' for a full programme (coming soon).
Peckhamplex Cinema, SE15 4ST
Serpentine Cinema: On Earth, Structure and Sadness
1 Nov 2018 - 8:30 PM
As part of the General Ecology project, and on the occasion of Pierre Huyghe’s exhibition, Serpentine Cinema presents a programme of artists’ films addressing machines, infrastructure and its impact on the biosphere and landscapes. The evening will include films by Sophia Al-Maria, Revital Cohen & Tuur Van Balen, Alexander George and James Capper, Pierre Huyghe, Amar Kanwar, New Mineral Collective (Emilija Škarnulytė and Tanya Busse), and Beatriz Santiago Muñoz.
Pierre Huyghe in conversation with Hans Ulrich Obrist
3 Oct 2018 - 6:30 PM
Serpentine Galleries and Artsy presented a conversation with Pierre Huyghe and Hans Ulrich Obrist, Artistic Director, Serpentine Galleries to discuss Pierre Huyghe's exhibition where the gallery has become a porous and contingent environment, housing different forms of cognition, emerging intelligence, biological reproduction and instinctual behaviours.