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Theater Studies Workshop 'Aesthetics of the Prefigurative'

Jan 30, 2024 | 09:30 AM - 04:00 PM

A theater studies workshop on Tue, 30.01.2024, 9:30-16 at the FU Berlin
For more than a decade, political science in particular has been using the term
political science in particular, the concept of prefigurative politics has been used to (re)discuss transformation and protest
movements has (again) been increasingly discussed. The focus is on experimental, collective and political
political actions that work towards the practical anticipation of alternative social conditions.
alternative social conditions. It is about the imagination and the
concrete testing of other social and relational practices that are critical of capitalism and power.
relational practices of decision-making, organizing and/or production.
Authors such as Paula Serafini and Valeria Graziano have shown the extent to which
prefigurative practices also come into play in intervening art actions,
which - going beyond strategic institutional critique - invite viewers to
to (pre-)enact concrete counter-models in the here and now. Through the shared
and sensing potential micro-utopias, the aim is not least to test other forms of
other forms of subjectivity in a mode of mutual care.
The prefigurative thus comes into view as a transformational element of feeling
futures, which imagines future modes of relationship and realizes them through affective and
emotional modulation in situ.

Registration until 19.01.24 at schuetz.theresa@fu-berlin.de

Time & Location

Jan 30, 2024 | 09:30 AM - 04:00 PM

FU Hauptgebäude, Raum: KL 29/135