Event: Disorganising Metabolisms

As part of ‘Disorganising’ Marrickville School of Economics are collaborating with the School of Instituting Otherwise and the Food Art Research Network to explore economies that foster circularity, interdependence and establish bio-culturally diverse principles that circumvent capitalist paradigms of risk and profit. The workshop explores how artist led economies are reimagining collective health in a metabolic relationship to the earth/soil/gut biome.

The workshop will explore protocols for inefficient mapping with artist Linda Knight, the metabolism as a site for disorganising our relationship to capitalism, and set out key principles for community economies. The last part of the seminar will work via groups to build an MSE Glossary for bio-culturally diverse economies and map some institutions by artists that explore food as a collective resource, beginning wth Cocina Collaboratorio, Tenacious Bee, Company Drinks, Manthithoppu Milk Coperative Society. 

The workshop will be conducted in English and welcomes people from anywhere with an agreeable time zone cross over. 

Time Zones

7:00pm – 9:30pm AEST

2:30pm – 5:00 pm IST

11:00 – 1:30pm CEST

To book a place, visit: https://events.humanitix.com/disorganising-metabolisms?fbclid=IwAR2PT80p_Nkfia8_KlfoZQZGVy6nHNYeZ3tVnVhin7eg2umBT4NN-BQWoqA

Published by Linda Knight

Linda Knight is an artist and academic who specialises in critical and speculative arts practices and methods. Linda devised ‘Inefficient Mapping’ as a methodological protocol for conducting fieldwork in projects informed by ‘post-‘ theories. In her role as Associate Professor at RMIT University, Australia Linda creates transdisciplinary projects across early childhood, creative practice, and digital media. Together with Jacina Leong, Linda is a founding member of the Guerrilla Knowledge Unit, an artist collective that curates interface jamming performances between the public and AI technologies. Linda has exhibited digitally and physically in Australia, UK, USA, Canada, NZ, and South America and has been awarded arts research grants and prizes with international reach and impact, most recently this includes an Australian Research Council Discovery project that designs novel technologies for framing and enabling young children’s active play.

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