Have Friends for Future 2020
2020-12-29, 17:30–18:30, Bitwäscherei Zürich
Language: English

Open talks and conversation on self-employed worker in arts and museums. How do art institutions and partitioner inside the culture sector behave and act, what different possibilities they have in times of pandemic.

Conversation on self-employed artists and practice in art cultural institutions, art fundings, museums, theaters and local off-scene. How do artists participate and practice inside the art spheres during the Pandemics? How do they behave as self-employed workers? What different possibilities do artists, musicians and cultural people have in times of international trade and freedom of movement. During the year 2020 cultural institutions had to adapt to multiple regulatory systems from governmental response. Online solutions were one possibility of fast adjustment as corona response. How do artists discuss the situation of New Normale.

with Shih Wei-Chieh, Spela Petric, Ewen Chardronnet, Adriana Knouf, Mary Maggic, Victoria Maganiello, Miranda Moss, Ivana Pepova.

Moderation: Maya Minder"


Open Talk Show on Art Practice during the Pandemics

Hackteria is an international network active since 2009 in the field of Open Source Biological Art. As a community platform hackteria tries to encourage the collaboration of scientists, hackers and artists to combine their experitice, write critical and theoretical reflections, share simple instructions to work with lifescience technologies and cooperate on the organization of workshops, temporary labs, hack-sprints and gatherings. Hackteria is a network of people practicing DIY (do-it-yourself) and DIWO (do-it-with-others) biology with an interest in art, design and interdisciplinary cooperation. Hackteria operates on a global scale, and is based on a web platform and a wiki for sharing knowledge, which enable anyone to learn but also test different ways of hacking living systems. Hackteria acts within a global network and its goal is to allow artists, scientists and hackers to collaborate and test various biohacking and bioart techniques outside the official laboratories and art institutions, basically anywhere in the world.

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