Tue, 13 Sept|
AntiUniversity presents CULTURE, POWER & POLITICS
AntiUniversity presents "CULTURE, POWER & POLITICS: WHAT'S SO GOOD ABOUT BEING HUMAN?" 18:00-19:00 Followed by "How to Read a Dick Pic" 19:30-20:30
Time & Location
13 Sept 2022, 18:00 BST – 14 Sept 2022, 20:30 BST
London, 49 Ridley Rd, London E8 2NP, UK
About the event
TUE 13.09.22 18:00 - 19:00
Have we ever been human? And who are ‘we’ anyway?
This session will explore the many ways in which we are not human and ask whether understanding ourselves as posthuman might just help us to formulate a more inclusive politics.
Come prepared for debate, discussion and silly games.
TUE 13.09.22 19:00 - 21:00
In this session we will consider the dick pic as an art object.
The phallus is a recurring theme in the history of art, but has the abundance of screen-based technologies changed our relationship to the masculine nude? To explore this question we will examine the work of post-internet artists who have re-materalised so called dick pics into paintings, sculture and tapestry. Building on critical queer and cyberfeminist theory including Legacy Russell’s Glitch Feminism and Paul B. Preciado’s Countersexual Manifesto, we will explore how the boundaries between our physical and digital selves are dissolving, and what implications this has for notions of masculinity and the sexed body.
Event will run from 1930 following https://festival.antiuniversity.org/events/culture-power-and-politics-whats-so-good-about-being-human
NSFW: viewer discretion advised
The Antiuniversity is an ongoing programme of self-organised radical learning and mutual education events. It is a collaborative experiment to challenge academic and class hierarchy – in, outside and against existing institutional structures.
Anyone can organise an Antiuni event in any format, anywhere!
This year, we are joining forces again with the Anarchist Bookfair in London to bring together a week-long Antiuniversity Festival from 10 to the 16 September followed by the Anarchist Bookfair in London on 17 September.