On Encounters, Agencies and Touch. A conversation with Brandon LaBelle

Brandon LaBelle, The Free Scene, 2017, La Tabacalera, Madrid. With Vicente Colomar, Fátima Cué, María Escobar, Antonio Gómez, Annie Pui Ling Lok, Catalina Mahecha, África Clúa Nieto   Reading Sonic Agency, one of the first questions that emerge, perhaps not literally, is that a body can be anything. “It can be an animal, a body of […]
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‘Xenological Entanglements. 001b: Saccular Fount’

On the 23rd of March 2021 at Zavod Kersnikova in Street Likozarjeva 1, Ljubljana, the inauguration of Saccular Fount a speculative wearable device that suggests a near-term future where personal hormone production is both possible and necessary. She needs what it provides, badly. She’s intoxicated by the estrogen molecule, a rather simple thing really, yet […]
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«Arts in the Time of Pandemic» #NODE 27

Node 27 is out! Arts in the Time of Pandemics, the current issue of Artnodes, an e-journal promoted by the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya which analyses the intersections between Art, Science, and Technology. Co-edited by Erich Berger & Laura Benítez, and with contributions by Marietta Radomska, Margherita Pevere, Terike Haapoja, Louise Mackenzie, Robertina Šebjanič, Karolina […]
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FREAKTION BAR #14: ‘Intoxicated by Estrogen’

Open discussin: 3rd of December, 2020 ⏰ 19:00 h 📍Kapelica Gallery / Kersnikova Institute, Kersnikova 4, Ljubljana 🗣️ Guest speakers: Lea Aymard, dr. Neža Grgurevič, Pia Brezavšček, dr. Adriana Knouf / Moderator: Domen Ograjenšek Hormones permeate our bodies, messengers that guide the actions of cellular processes on micro and macro levels. Sex hormones, such as […]
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Grounding symbiosis, sonifying care

Biofriction is collaborating with Sónar+D in the lecture Grounding symbiosis, sonifying care by researcher and biohacker Saša Spačal, in their cycle of conferences The Part of Nature We Don’t See. She explores how funghi, bacteria and other organisms can be creative collaborators, creating technological interfaces and connections between species. 📅 Friday 18th of September ⏰ […]
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