PERSPECTIVE # 112/113
5 p.m., < rotor >
Readings + Talk: Stefan Schmitzer & Lisa Horvath
Guided tour through the exhibition Wesen und Kreaturen III
7:30 p.m., FORUM STADTPARK SALOON
Readings + Talk: Ralf B. Korte & Anna Neuwirth
"Anthropocene literature": The import of the term from geology, if we take it seriously, has an effect on time and self-perception - the view of the geological layer, which carries the traces of the human species, also suggests the view of one's own self as a heap of carbon among heaps of carbon; speaking from the point of view not only of individual extinction, but of the extinction of the species; shuddering. This also correlates with a shift in the self-perception of the speakers as social, as political beings. This is when we stop claiming to be solutions ourselves, or to be able to offer means to solutions; when we begin to grasp that we are the problem that we will not solve. Are we talking about our solution? From our resolution? From our resolution? Are we talking about what solves us? Or are we speaking from that which solves us? ...