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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Bio-autonomous Farming

How many kinds of female ejaculation do you know? Can a brain orgasm be transformed into a renewable energy source in times of disaster? In this workshop, Isabel Burr Raty presented the essentials of the bio-autonomous female farming system employed at her Beauty Kit Farm, where was exploring some of these questions with the workshop participants. This farm is […]
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Generation-of-world(s).

On October 15th, Biofriction organizes the activity Generation-of-world(s). Connections and interferences between the thinking of Donna Haraway and Martin Heidegger, a proposal that is part of the Biennial of Thought 2020. The activity intends to generate a meeting space where to approach the thought of Martin Heidegger and Donna Haraway in relation to the generation of […]
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Light Scapes – Kim Doan Quoc & Ana Monteiro

  🗓️ Friday 18th September Light Scapes is a collaborative piece that crosses the work of visual artist Kim Doan Quoc, choreographer Ana Monteiro and violinist Maëlle Morton. Ana Monteiro and Kim Doan Quoc found areas common to their research, while developing separate residences in Cultivamos Cultura. This artistic encounter has created an immersive experience […]
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Xenological Entanglements. 001a: Trying Plastic Variations

Lecture performance: October 7, 2020 @8PM 📍 Kapelica Gallery, Kersnikova 4, Ljubljana Xenological Entanglements is a multi-year project exploring the xenomogrificationof the tranxxeno body. With altered scientific technologies the artist makes herself the other. In 001. Eromatase at the Kapelica Gallery/Kersnikova Institute, the artist aims to genetically engineer testicular cells (known as Leydig cells) to overproduce oestrogen within a microgravity context. […]
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BLOT | Residency by Simona Deaconescu and Vanessa Goodman

BioFriction Residency by Simona Deaconescu and Vanessa Goodman at Cultivamos Cultura – 14th to the 30th of September 2020 BLOT BLOT Conceived and performed by dance artists Simona Deaconescu (Tangaj Collective, RO) and Vanessa Goodman (Action at a Distance, CA), “BLOT – Body Line of Thought” is an interdisciplinary project that addresses the influence of […]
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