Seminar
The Work of Representation
Avery F. Gordon
01.07 - 03.07.2013

Maumaus

Ines Schaber, Avery F. Gordon, The Workhouse, 2012

Ines Schaber, Avery F. Gordon, The Workhouse, 2012

The three-day seminar is organized as a writing workshop. Each day the group will take up a particular writing/representational problem, discuss it with the prompt of an exemplary reading, and do a writing exercise. Special attention will be paid to the relationship between form (articulation practice) and content (idea concept) in contexts where it is impossible to separate the work of aesthetic and political representation. The writing exercises address general problems using each individual’s specific intel- lectual/artistic interest so that at the end –hopefully– you will have done some writing or thinking or experimenting useful to your current work.

Avery F. Gordon is a Professor of Sociology at the University of California, Santa Barbara and Visiting Faculty Fellow at the Centre for Research Architecture, Department of Visual Cultures, Goldsmiths College, University of London. In 2012, she was the Anna Maria Kellen Fellow at the American Academy in Berlin. She is the author of Notes for the Breitenau Room of The Workhouse – A Project by Ines Schaber and Avery Gordon; Keeping Good Time: Reflections on Knowledge, Power and People and Ghostly Matters: Haunting and the Sociological Imagination, among other books and articles. Her work focuses on radical thought in action and over the last few years, she has been writing about captivity, war and other forms of dispossession and how to eliminate them. Since 1997, she has co-hosted No Alibis, a weekly public affairs radio on KCSB 91.9 FM Santa Barbara. She is also the Keeper of the Hawthorne Archives. Further information is available at: www.averygordon.net















































































































































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Current:

Seminar
Amanda Boetzkes
Realism Without Authority
01.04, 04.04.2022
10h–13h, 14h–17h

Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian

Registration is free but limited to the number of seats available. Please send an email with a short CV to admin@maumaus.org by 24.03.2022. Confirmation of registration will be sent by email. The seminar will be in English.

Upcoming:

Seminar
Kerstin Stakemeier
(Un)Romantic Sex
06–08.04.2022
11h–13h, 14h–17h

Goethe-Institut

Registration is free but limited to the number of seats available. Please send an email with a short CV to admin@maumaus.org by 31.03.2022. Confirmation of registration will be sent by email. The seminar will be in English.

Independent Study Programme
Call 2022
Until 20.09.2021

Fogo Island Dialogues
Atlantic Codes
November 8–9, 2019

Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Padrão dos Descobrimentos, Lumiar Cité


Lumiar Cité

Rua Tomás del Negro, 8A
1750-105 Lisboa, Portugal
Wednesday to Sunday, 15h00 to 19h00
or by appointment.
Tel: + 351 21 755 15 70 | 21 352 11 55
lumiar.cite@maumaus.org

Loretta Fahrenholz
Circle Navel Nil
24.04. – 27.06.2021

24.06 | 18h00 Online conversation with Sabeth

Buchmann, Loretta Fahrenholz and Jürgen Bock


Current:

Ana Jotta
SEMPRE
05.03. – 31.07.2022

14.05 | 17h Guided tour and conversation

with the artist


In cooperation with Lumiar Cité:

Tiffany Chung
Thu Thiêm: an archaeological
project for future remembrance
08.06. - 08.09.2019

Johann Jacobs Museum



Maumaus/Lumiar Cité
is funded by Ministério da Cultura/Direção-Geral das Artes. With the support of Câmara Municipal de Lisboa and Junta de Freguesia do Lumiar

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