ALTERNATIVES TO THE FUTURE
APPROACHES TO DIFFERENT WAYS OF THINKING AND ACTING IN THE CONTEMPORARY SCENE
Coordinated by Agustín Pérez Rubio (Artistic Director at MALBA, Buenos Aires).
Wednesday, May 24, 6:30 pm
New ways of thinking and action for a future in philosophy and contemporary art
Octavio Zaya, coordinator (USA-based curator, writer and editor)
Solange Farkas (curator and director of Associação Cultural Videobrasil, São Paulo)
George Yudice (professor of Modern Languages and Literatures and Latin American studies, Miami University)
Thursday, May 25, 6:30 pm
Projecting new contemporary paradigms for an uncertain future
Alejandro Zaera Polo, coordinator (an internationally recognized architect, theorist and thinker of the contemporary architecture, founder of the architecture firm Foreign Office Architects, Madrid / London)
Ciro Najle (architect, researcher, professor of architecture; dean of the School of Architectures and Urban Studies of Universidad Torcuato
Di Tella, Buenos Aires)
Florencia Rodríguez (architect, editor and critic of architecture. Managing editor and founder of PLOT, Buenos Aires)
Friday, May 26, 6:30 pm
Waking up in the future: stasis/ suspended animation
Julieta Aranda, coordinator (conceptual artist, founder of e-flux, Mexico City / Berlin / New York)
Sascha Pohflepp (artist and researcher, its works covers topics ranging from synthetic biology and artificial intelligence to geopolitics and
space exploration, Berlin)
Nahum (space artist, composer and multi-instrumentalist. London / Mexico City)
Conversations with Argentine artists present at the main international art events of 2017: Marta Minujín (Documenta 14, Kassel); Fernanda Laguna (Pacific Standard Time LA/LA) and Claudia Fontes (57th Venice Biennale).
Wednesday, May 24, 4:30 pm
A conversation between the artist Marta Minujín and Rodrigo Alonso (professor and independent curator, Buenos Aires); together they
will do a review on the artist’s career highlighting her participation with “The Parthenon of books” in Documenta 14, Kassel 2017
Thursday, May 25, 4:30 pm
A conversation between the artist Fernanda Laguna and Sofía Hernandez Chong Cuy (curator of contemporary art for the Patricia Phelps de Cisneros Collection, New York and Caracas); with the participation of José Luis Blondet (curator of Special Projects at LACMA, Los Angeles). Together they will talk about the participation of the artist in the exhibition “A Universal History of Infamy” at LACMA within the Pacific Standard Time LA/LA Program.
Friday, May 26, 4:30 pm
A conversation between Claudia Fontes, artist who will represent Argentina with her work “The horse problem” at the 57th Venice Biennale; and Manuel Quaranta (Graduate and Professor of Philosophy by the Universidad Nacional de Rosario, and Magister in Argentine Literature.).