The New Alphabet

2019—2022

Is it possible to imagine an overabundance of multifarious fields of languages, knowledge production, and learning practices beyond one universal matrix? Can common reference points and collective action be enabled without monopolistic force? How can knowledge be both situated and globally relevant?

To project

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The Freedom to Develop What Is Necessary

With Alexandra Juhasz, Dolleen Tisawii’ashii Manning, Krista Belle Stewart and Richard William Hill, moderated by Richard Fung English original version Conversation, Apr 2, 2022

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Performing Environmental Justice. Staged Reflections

With Shweta Bhattad, Zuleikha Chaudhari, Başak Ertür, Emilie Gaillard, Shela Sheikh and Radha D’Souza English original version Lecture, Mar 26, 2022

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Stolen Gems Found Identities: A Cumulative Colloquium

With Mieke Bal, Heide Rezepa-Zabel, Joshua Simon, Elena Vogman, moderated by Post Brothers English original version Performance, talk, lecture, Mar 25, 2022

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Encounters in the Archival Commons

With Daniela Agostinho, Nanna Bonde Thylstrup, Temi Odumosu and Cornelia Sollfrank English original version Talks, presentations, Mar 25, 2022

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Grid Memory

With Nataša Damnjanović, Charlotte Eifler, Başak Ertür, Adla Isanović, Nihad Kreševljaković, Armina Pilav & Damir Ugljen (Un-War Space Lab), Clarissa Thieme, moderated by Nanna Heidenreich English original version Talk, lecture, presentation, Mar 25, 2022

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Active Archives. Performing Social Realities in Archival Contexts

With Salim Bayri, Frédérique Bergholtz, David Dibosa, Anik Fournier, Linus Gratte, Kayije Kagame, Helena de Laurens, Diana McCarty, Nando Messias, Paula Montecinos Oliva, Alice Pialoux, Grant Watson English original version Talks, performances, Mar 24, 2022

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The Whole Life, told by one person

The Whole Life, told by one person is a biographic experimental arrangement. In a performance in front of a live audience, a person, in this case Arjun Appadurai, attempts to tell their entire life story to a listener in 3-4 hours.

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New Alphabet School #Transmitting

With Mahmoud Al-Shaer (28 magazine), Munir Fasheh, Meena Kandasamy, Adania Shibli and others English original version Readings, lectures, Sep 01, 2021

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New Alphabet School #Instituting

With Fred Moten und Stefano Harney, ruangrupa (Reza Afisina, Iswanto Hartono, Farid Rakun and Andrea Linnenkohl), moderated by Gigi Argyropoulou English original version Lectures, conversation, Jun 24, 2021

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New Alphabet School #Survivance

With Filipa César, Elizabeth Povinelli, Karrabing Film Collective and others English original version Lecture and screenings, Jul 05, 2021

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New Alphabet School #CommunityBuilding (Spanish)

With Tania Bruguera, Chantal Mouffe, Saskia Sassen, Richard Sennett and others, moderated by Juliana Rabelo In Spanish Lectures, discussion

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New Alphabet School #CommunityBuilding

With Tania Bruguera, Chantal Mouffe, Saskia Sassen, Richard Sennett and others, moderated by Juliana Rabelo In English Lectures, discussion

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Dear Future,

With Silvia Fehrmann, Max Fuchs, Tanasgol Sabbagh and Burak Yılmaz German original version Performance and lectures, Nov 18, 2021

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2+2=22 [The Alphabet] (German)

Short presentation Bettina Steinbrügge German original version Presentation, Oct 17, 2021

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Berlin [Underground] (German)

Short presentation by Stefanie Schulte Strathaus German original version Presentation, Oct 17, 2021

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The Last City

Short presentation by Dennis Lim & Mark Peranson English original version Presentation, Oct 16, 2021

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The Airstrip

Short presentation by Ines Weizman English original version Presentation, Oct 16, 2021

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The Lobby (German)

Short presentation by Ulrike Lorenz German original version Presentation, Oct 16, 2021