Braiding Friction

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and postponed activities, Biofriction has set up a series of Working Groups and online events to instigate an informed discussion on the current situation and possible scenarios. What does it mean to be acting in accordance with to “flatten” the mathematically constructed curve? Speculatively, it seems a little […]
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Non/Living Queerings

The ongoing global pandemic of COVID-19 has exposed SARS-CoV-2 as a potent nonhuman actant that resists the joint scientific, public health and socio-political efforts to contain and understand both the virus and the illness. Yet, such a narrative appears to conceal more than it reveals. The seeming agentiality of the novel corona virus is itself […]
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Arts Shows and Public Health

    The following is a brief description of the short research project “Staying in touch: post-coronavirus art curating” developed on behalf of Cultivamos Cultura in the framework of Biofriction by the working group Art Shows and Public Health leaded by Dalila Honorato and composed by Robertina Šebjanič, Louise Mackenzie, Karolina Żyniewicz and Isabel Burr […]
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A talk on health and care by Power Make us Sick

Have you ever had every intention to care for someone close to you and failed inexplicably? Do you want your communities to be more resilient and strong, but always seem to be focusing on the urgent tasks in front of you? An accountability model is a tool being developed by PMS to facilitate communities in […]
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A talk about care and health by Power Make us Sick

On January 10, Hangar hosted a talk of the Power Makes us Sick collective. Power Makes Us Sick (PMS) is a creative research project focusing on autonomous healthcare from a feminist perspective. PMS investigates the ways that our mental, physical, and social health is impacted by imbalances in and abuses of power. They understand that mobility, forced or otherwise, is an increasingly common aspect of life in the anthropocene.
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