Our guests this semester are globalized experts who, with and through their work, take a focused look at portions of the all-embracing and entropic complexity of the anthropozoic era. The lecture series covers a broad spectrum of perspectives and strategies. Cooking together not only creates a bond between students and teachers, but the lecture guests are also involved in cooking. At the heart of the unconventional lecture series, as always, is the common meal.
Through their work, the guests are in clear relation to the theme 2017/18 of raum & designstrategien: BayWatch.
Together we process an exceptional list of ingredients. Fahim Amir's food and lecture titled "Experiments in Postcolonialism - Contemporary Art from a Post-Habsburg Perspective" becomes a spicy, colorful mix of position and counter-position, political contextualization with great potential for cooking, drinking and discussing.
The philosopher, artist and curator is also Senior Lecturer at the Department of Experimental Design at the Art University Linz. Previously, he held professorships at the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna and the University of Campinas Sao Paulo. Artistic, cursory and theoretical, he deals with natureculture, performance and utopias on colonial historicity and modernism. His research and production practice examines phenomena of gentrification, migration and transcultural agency.