2020, Thu, Jun 11 — 2020, Fri, Jun 12

#5 Caring

Dust under an electron microscope | © reddit.com

Dust under an electron microscope | © reddit.com

How can tender formats and caring infrastructures be collectively envisioned? With a perspective on “caring” edition #5 of the New Alphabet School shifts the attention from the “what” to the “how” by examining possible – and desirable future – formats and structures that allow for the reconfiguration of doing things, shaping bonds, giving form to worlds. This requires a joint process of un-learning everyday social relations, of establishing new social codes, new social patterns that allow for restructuring the ways in which people relate to one another, the ways in which social groups become public, visible and recognized. How can pathways for support, trust and conviviality be established by inserting a notion of “care” (and by learning from care-work)?

In cooperation with M.1 Arthur Boskamp-Stiftung and Soft Agency