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Anthropocene Campus | Forum Experimentation

Sat, Nov 22, 2014 Key Terms IV with Maya Kovskaya, Erle Ellis, Nabil Ahmed; Moderation: Jürgen Renn and Bernd Scherer

What is the importance of experimentation in the production of knowledge? And what does “experimentation” mean? Settled between thoughts on alchemy, scientific norms and experiments, art and culture theorist Maya Kovskaya (9:00-19:30), geologist Erle Ellis (19:50-25:30) and artist Nabil Ahmed (25:50-31:30) discuss the meaning of order and chaos and other topics. With a discussion led by Jürgen Renn and Bernd Scherer (as of 31:30).
Part II of the public presentation of "Key Terms,” Key Term IV “Experimentation.”

Maya Kovskaya is an art critic, theorist, and curator and lives in Delhi and Beijing. Erle Ellis teaches and researches geography and environmental sciences at the University of Maryland in Baltimore. Nabil Ahmed is part of the Forensic Architecture Project, Centre for Research Architecture, Goldsmiths, University of London. Jürgen Renn is director of Max-Planck-Institut für Wissenschaftsgeschichte, Berlin. Bernd Scherer is director of HKW.