1000 Handshakes – Towards an Aesthetics of the Microbiome
Freitag 5. Februar 2016, 17 – 18:30 Uhr (free entrance)
A Conversation between François-Joseph Lapointe (artist/ biologist), Regine Rapp and Christian de Lutz (Curators and Directors, Art Laboratory Berlin).
In the center of the talk will be Lapointe’s performance 1000 Handshakes, which was carried out during transmediale’s opening night. The performance raises questions about physical and social engagement. They will also reflect the piece as part of the upcoming group show at Art Laboratory Berlin The Other Selves. On the Phenomenon of the Microbiome at Art Laboratory Berlin. The exhibition is part of the series »Nonhuman Subjectivities«, consisting of theoretical reflection on nonhuman agents.
Haus der Kulturen der Welt/Café Stage