Experience as Knowledge

Anthropocene Campus | ©Sera Cakal

Anthropocene Campus | ©Sera Cakal

Natalie Jeremijenko (Environmental Health Clinic, New York University) and Andrew Pickering (Department of Sociology, Philosophy and Anthropology, University of Exeter)

What is the role of „empeiría“— experiential knowledge based on sensual perception – in grounding knowledge within and concerning the Anthropocene? Why should – and how could – much neglected ideas and practices around hands-on material engagement, as well as the performativity of fieldwork, be approached anew, as a focal point and foundation for education? This dialogue discussed the concrete possibilities and pitfalls of combining formal knowledge with aesthetic practices.

Recording: Video / Audio