【RAM Talk】Life in Pigeon Loft: A Way to Surpass Bio-politicsMar 17, 2017 Friday 19:30 - 21:00

Venue:
Rockbund Art Museum (20 Huqiu Road, Huang Pu District, Shanghai)
Speaker:
Lan Jiang
Category:
Talks
Releated:
Song Dong: I Don’t Know the Mandate of Heaven
Language:
Chinese
Platform: Exhibition Education
  • About the talk

    “You were born poor, and no matter how rich you become in the future, poverty runs in your blood.” The words of Song Dong’s mother have left an enduring imprint on his mind. He believes that “the poor”, as demonstrated in one of his lasting art project “Wisdom of the Poor”, does not refer to those who own little wealth or property, “instead, it refers to everyone faced with ‘predicament’ in life.” The poor, as defined in Commonwealth, “refers not to those who have nothing but to the wide multiplicity of all those who are inserted in the mechanisms of social production regardless of social order or property.” For “the poor”, a pigeon loft can be built and secretly converted into a bedroom, walls can be built around the trunk of a protected old tree  for storage space, and the bedroom wall can magically grow 10 cm outward so that the kid can stretch his legs in bed. These people, vigorous and determined, not only revolt against the authority, but also pursue autonomy, exploring ways to go beyond the bio-politics.

  • About the speaker

    Lan Jiang,Professor of Philosophy Department at Nanjing University, specializing in the study of Marxism abroad, especially the left-wing thought derived from contemporary France and the other parts of Europe.

  • Ticket info

    Free admission, reservation is required.

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【RAM Talk】Life in Pigeon Loft: A Way to Surpass Bio-politics

Mar 17, 2017 Friday 19:30 - 21:00

Rockbund Art Museum (Shanghai 20 Huqiu Road, Huang Pu District)

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