Our Experimental Reading Room project will get under way soon - watch this space for details on how to join the seminar group.
The River SchoolThe River School aims to foster new thinking about environmental sustainability and inspire creative encounters with the natural world.
Like a Bird: Avian Ecologies in Contemporary ArtChanging human relationship to the natural world, the channelling of environmental awareness, and the political dimensions of ecology.
Csaba Nemes - Don't Try to Make it Logical!Csaba Nemes investigates the overlaps between personal and political history, the dark side of the nationalist psyche, and the fragile bonds of social solidarity in a solo show at the Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art in Rijeka.
Art, Activism and Daily Life in an Age of CrisisPresentation on The Laboratory of Insurrectionary Imagination, a collective that brings artists and activists together to create new forms of civil disobedience and post capitalist life.
#underthestars@curated_by_viennaEcological alternatives to the 24/7 immaterial worker who spends too much time in bed with Tibor Horváth, Oto Hudec, Renata Poljak and Davor Sanvincenti
The Laboratory of Insurrectionary Imagination art, activism and daily life in an age of crisis
Translocal Institute, Budapest
8pm, 12 September 2014
Isabelle Fremeaux and John Jordan will present their work with the The Laboratory of Insurrectionary Imagination, a collective that brings artists and activists together to create new forms of civil disobedience and post capitalist life...(more)
Knoll Gallery Vienna
2 Oct - 15 Nov 2014
#underthestars explore ecological alternatives to the tragic figure of the 24/7 immaterial worker who spends too much time in bed - replying to emails, creating clips for social media, interacting virtually, but not going anywhere. The exhibition highlights the opposite tendency of sleeping outdoors, making a bed beyond the illusionary security provided by modern architecture, and challenging the alienation of a technologically-determined life symbolised by the bad habit of working in bed...(more)
The River School Symposium on Art, Ecopower and the Liberation of Energy
Central European University Budapest
3-4 October 2014
The Symposium on Art, Ecopower and the Liberation of Energy brings together artists, theorists and scientists to consider the social and political implications of ecology on both a microsocial and planetary level, while opening up an interdisciplinary space to propose and debate collective responses to environmental crisis...(more)
River School Bucharest Tranzit.ro Bucharest,
6-8.30pm, 4 October 2013
Tour of the Văcărești Bucharest Delta
9 May 2014, 2-4 pm
The Văcărești swamp is an abandoned lake site in the south-eastern part of Bucharest, the remains of a hydrological flooding system begun during Ceausescu’s regime, but never finished.
River School Seminar
9 May 2014, 5-8 pm
Str. Gazelei nr. 44, sector 4, Bucharest
Presentations and a discussion on the planetary dimensions of energy and ecology, with artist Ursula Biemann, social anthropologist Miruna Tîrcă, and curators Maja and Reuben Fowkes, moderated by Raluca Voinea, curator tranzit.ro/ Bucureşti...(more)
Csaba Nemes - Don’t Try to Make it Logical!
Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Rijeka
25 June – 19 July 2014
In his distinctive and wide-ranging critical art practice, Hungarian artist Csaba Nemes investigates the overlaps between personal and political history, the dark side of the nationalist psyche, and the fragile bonds of social solidarity. The exhibition Don’t Try to Make it Logical at the Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art in Rijeka surveys Nemes’s singular artistic achievement that deftly incorporates painting, drawing, film, animation, photography, as well as art activism. ...(more)
Like a Bird: Avian Ecologies in Contemporary Art
Like a Bird is a group exhibition with a focus on avian ecologies in contemporary art, a theme that provides a platform to investigate intricate questions around the changing human relationship to the natural world, the channelling of environmental awareness and its political dimensions. It examines the dynamic counterpoints between the anthropocentric tendency to perceive birds as metaphors and the rival post-humanist affinity for intra-species dialogue. ...(more)