2023

self-determination 2.0

On 12 November 2023, the SBSG group “Selbstbestimmung selbst gemacht” (“Self-determination done yourself”) published an alternative draft for a self-determination law – egalitarian, for all, against coercion, convinced of the sexual maturity of all people.

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Poetic Transitions

Workshop 4 of the series Queere Multilingualities and Embodied Speech, June 29, 2023, 5-8 pm, Vienna. With Chaka Collective (Claudia Frikh-Khar, Nina Höchtl, Verena Melgarejo Weinandt), performance artist Pêdra Costa and author and scholar Daniela Rodríguez.

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The membra(I)ne as a Translation Device

workshop during the conference membra(I)nes, Burg Giebichenstein Kunsthochschule Halle & Hochschule für Grafik und Buchkunst Leipzig, June 15-17, 2023
The artist Ančan Daučíková will be present with their video Talking to You, 2021. With reference to this as well as two other, text-based materials we will explore in the workshop how the figure of the membrane contributes to understanding translation processes. What does this mean for the concrete challenges of translating queer_ness, or for handling norms? Is it of interest that membra(I)nes refer simultaneously to g´human and machinic translation as well as a cyborgian version of both?

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membra(I)nes

Conference, June 15-17, 2023 Can the concept of the membrane therefore help us overcome anthropocentric thinking? And if so, how does it allow to address hierarchies and power imbalances among humans? Can it mobilize decolonial critiques of a posthumanist discourse as a model to thinking in gender studies and feminist science and technology studies? Will a queer understanding of desire or a Black feminist understanding of eroticism help us to draw new, unexpected connections between these relationships and environments?

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Multilingually queer

Workshop Monday May 8, 2023, 1-3 pm (CET), part of the series queere multilingualität and embodied speech with Mariana Aboim, Rubia Salgado as well as Martin*a Vahamäe-Zierold and Maria Kopf. Hybrid event in DGS (German Sign language), English, German, and Portugues.

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queer art and theories

Postgrad and research colloquium that experiments with formats and explores queer, queerness and queering in their interplay, considering their aesthetic and political potential as well as their mundane immediacy.

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