Product cycles are too fast. Planned wear and tear has an avoidable impact on the environment and accelerates the economy. race where? Working at high speeds makes you ill, fast enjoyment makes you crazy. In contrast, what does a culture of slowness look like? For individuals, for society? A critical, utopian exhibition from a sustainable point of view.
Sophie Engstrom von Alten
Exhibition – performances, workshop, lecture, talks
October 17, 2014 to November 28, 2014
Mrs. 10/17/14, 7:00 p.m. vernissage
Mrs. 24.10.14. 7:00 p.m. artist talk
Sat. 11/01/2014. 6:00 p.m. “Slow Writing” . workshops.
Slowness through experience of calligraphy as an art. Workshop led by calligrapher Drury Brennan .
Mrs. 7.11.2014. 7:00 p.m. “Pace Back then” . Narrative, conversation Contemporary witness Anneliese Kannegiesser born in 1930 reports how time was dealt with at that time when eating, working, traveling, dressing…
Sat. 8.11.2014. 4 p.m. “Time and Slowness” Creative Writing Workshop by author Mathilde Ramadier .
So. 9.11.2014. 17:00. “Making an Eco diamond” workshop by architect and artist Sandra Bozic . The preparation of the “Eco-Diamond” is an interactive workshop in which the participants and the artist together create a sculpture with plastic bags that are picked up every day in the supermarket and shop. These will fill the wooden structure in the shape of the diamond.
Mrs. 14.11.2014. 7:00 p.m. “(Be)deceleration “. Lecture , discussion with the economist Enrique Partearroyo . He gives an introduction to post-growth economics and the concepts of authors such as Amartya Sen, J. Alier, Jevons. Then the audience discusses.
Mrs. 11/22/2014, 7:00 p.m. Reading of the “Time and Slowness” Creative Writing Workshop texts by the workshop participants.
Mrs. 11/28/14, 7:00 p.m. Closing + Performance “Accompanied Walk” , by Kovács/O’Doherty, with Stephen Doyle, Laura Hicks, Kata Kovács and Brendan Dougherty