TOP V. WEEKEND PICKS (8/11-8/17)

TOP V. WEEKEND PICKS (8/11-8/17)

1. Dissecting Signifiers August 12, 2016, 6-9PM Work by: Salvador Dominguez, Jason Hawk, Chris Silva, and Asli Uludag (curated by Eric Gushee) Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art: 2320 W Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL 60622   2. Limits Within Limits August 13, 2016,...
We Can’t Say Where it Goes: Heather Davis & Etienne Turpin in conversation with Caroline Picard

We Can’t Say Where it Goes: Heather Davis & Etienne Turpin in conversation with Caroline Picard

Capitalism has only been around for a few hundred years. Industrialization is an even shorter period. And the world that we are living in is undergoing rapid change all the time. It seems strange that we are so willing to embrace so many kinds of change that continue ongoing violence in tacit and explicit ways, but are so reticent to embrace change that would result in a lessening of this violence—of course the reasons for this are structural, but we need, at least, to hold on to a perspective that what we are living through is an anomaly and that there are multiple ways of living differently. We don’t need petrocapitalism to survive; it is slowly killing everything we need, from human knowledge systems and cultural vibrancy to the air and water and land and other-than-human creatures.