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Poetry and thought in the age of an awaiting grief

Poetry and thought in the age of an awaiting grief

Carl Wallnér
Thursday 13 June 2024
7pm

We are at war both with ourselves and with nature. Without hope of an end, it is as if we are experiencing the loss in advance and mourn in anticipation of it. In 2022, the Swedish Language… »

Caught between the goals of urban planning and the distortions of reality

Caught between the goals of urban planning and the distortions of reality

Victoria Percovich Gutierrez (CSAM) and Katarina Rundgren (Testbedstudio arkitekter)
Monday 28 November 2022
6pm

The year was 2009. The entire second floor of Monbijougatan 15 had been empty after club Indigo had moved out a few years earlier. The space was raw, but… »

Conversation with Johanna Arvidsson

Conversation with Johanna Arvidsson

Wednesday 8 May 2019
7pm

Join us for a conversation with artist Johanna Arvidsson in conjunction with the exhibition Dark Spring at Signal.

The conversation will be held in Swedish.

Marina Gioti & Georges Salameh

Marina Gioti & Georges Salameh

Thursday 22 November 2018
7.15pm

”It was out of a string of coincidences and the free time that our recessing country, Greece, abundantly offered to us that we found ourselves in Cairo in 2012. In a way, we immediately felt at home. Demonstrations, tear… »

We have always been the digital product, so where do we go from here?

We have always been the digital product, so where do we go from here?

Nanjira Sambuli
Sunday 25 March 2018
4pm

In this talk, Nanjira Sambuli will reflect on some digital realities based on her work across Africa, Southeast Asia and Latin America, where there’s much excitement, as there should be trepidation, about connecting the next billion.… »

What money can(not) measure

What money can(not) measure

Rasmus Fleischer
Wednesday 7 March 2018
7pm

Money is not just an ever-present constraint. Money is also a tool to understand the world, to highlight injustices, to establish comparisons between past, present and future. Are we better off or worse off than our… »

Recognitional Transparencies, Bludge Existence [1]

Recognitional Transparencies, Bludge Existence [1]

Adriana Ramić
Wednesday 31 January 2018
7pm

Developments in machine learning reinforce a particular canon of classification and understanding. How can the threshold for encoding and interpretation be adjusted or expanded beyond dominant conceptions, and where are we bound as bipedal thought forms? ”Pencils,… »

The Work of Art: Value in Creative Careers

The Work of Art: Value in Creative Careers

Alison Gerber
Thursday 26 October 2017
7pm

Artists are everywhere, from celebrities showing at MoMA to locals hoping for a spot on a café wall. They are photographed at gallery openings in New York and Los Angeles, hustle in fast-gentrifying cities, and, sometimes,… »

Pier Paolo Pasolini. The sacred body

Pier Paolo Pasolini. The sacred body

Lars Gustaf Andersson
Thursday 24 November 2016
7pm

In November last year, a dismal jubilee was celebrated; the 40th anniversary of the murder of the Italian filmmaker and writer Pier Paolo Pasolini.

Setting out from Ilias Papailiakis’ Studies on Pasolini’s portrait, 2015, a… »

Slaves and free black in the court of justice at Swedish Saint Barthélemy

Slaves and free black in the court of justice at Swedish Saint Barthélemy

Fredrik Thomasson
Wednesday 15 June 2016
7pm

Sweden became a slave nation with the takeover of the Caribbean island Saint Barthélemy in 1785. Serfdom had been abolished in 1335 and as Swedish law did not regulate slavery a version of the French slave… »