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*/Global Periphery/*/,//Contemporary Imaginaries of Outer
Space, Multiple Voices/
*Friday Sept 23rd - Saturday Sept 24th 2022*
*Cité Internationale des Arts - 18, rue de l'Hôtel de Ville
*14h00 - 19h00*
*Free upon registration*
/Global Periphery/: a symposium and performance exploring
contemporary imaginaries of outer space through examples of
artistic creations and of space activities with voices from
multiple continents and locations.
The current space competition —business, research,
activities of all kinds— is world wide but the dominant
narrative still comes from the USA. The space iconography is
What are the other narratives?
Who are the "others's voices"?
What do they say?
What can be said?
The /Global Periphery/ event intends to contribute to give
voice to some of those other voices, to work together, to
hybridized, to raise questions.
/Global Periphery/deals with the contemporary imaginaries of
outer space, the existing ones, through examples,
experiences and activities of both artists and cultural
players on the one hand and engineers, scientists and the
space sector on the other.
*Participants: *Eleanor Armstrong (UK/SE), Fabiane Borges
(BR), Rohini Devasher (IN), Davis Cook (ZA), Oulimata Gueye
(SN/FR, tbc), Michelle Hanlon (USA), Eduardo Kac (USA/BR),
Susmita Mohanty (IN), Ale de la Puente (MX), Yoko Shimizu
(JP/AT), Frédérique Aït Touati (FR).
/Global Periphery/is also about building together new
imaginaries, with the */Imaginary Futures/*//project by
Marcus Neustetter, an online/on site performance, semi
improvised with 6 artists in South Africa and one performer
*Participants:*Initiator and host artist Marcus Neustetter ;
live performer in Paris Fatou Cissé ; performers in
different parts of South Africa, Thulisile Princess Binda,
Xolisile Bongwana, Miné Kleynhans, Aja Marneweck, Sifiso
Teddy Mhlambi, Ciara Struwig.
/Global Periphery/co-curators: Annick Bureaud and Marcus
/Global Periphery/is part of /More-Than-Planet/ project, an
international cooperation project between Stichting Waag
Society (NL), lead partner, Zavod Projekt Atol (SI), Ars
Electronica (AT), Digital Art International ART2M (FR),
Northern Photographic Centre (FI) and Leonardo/Olats (FR).
/Global Periphery/is organised by Leonardo/Olats
Collaborations with Chaire arts & sciences, Ecole
polytechnique and Ensad (FR)
Endorsed by ITACCUS, the Committee for the Cultural
Utilisation of Space of the IAF-International Astronautical
Co-funded by the Creative Europe Programme of the European
Leonardo/Olats received the support from the Daniel and Nina
Carasso Foundation, the Canadian Cultural Center in Paris
and the Institut Français India.
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