New Alphabet School

2019—2022

The New Alphabet School is a collaborative self-organized school for practice-based research. Over the course of three-and-a half years, it will function as a colloquium for practice-based, situated approaches in cultural studies, art and activism.

To project

Video – 1:27:57

#Commonings: Becoming Research

With Irit Rogoff, Gigi Argyropoulou and Rahul Gudipudi, moderated by Olga Schubert English original version Conversation in the Assembly, Sep 15, 2022

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#Commonings: "The route is often associative": on the smell of a good school

With Natascha Sadr Haghighian and Avery F. Gordon, moderated by Gigi Argyropoulou English original version Conversation in the Assembly, Sep 15, 2022

Gallery – 25 pictures

New Alphabet School #Commonings

Lectures, performances, installations, workshops, Sep 14-18, 2022

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#Commonings: Enclosures, Development and the Many-Headed Hydra | Feminist and Indigenous Resistance in Defense of Life, Territories and the Commons

With Peter Linebaugh, Silvia Federici, Vandria Garcia Borari, Paulo Borari and melke~ta’wa, moderated by Alessandra Pomarico English original version Conversation in the Assembly, Sep 14, 2022

Gallery – 4 pictures

New Alphabet School #Feralizing

Lectures, workshops, discussions, performance, listening piece, June 9–11, 2022

Gallery – 6 pictures

New Alphabet School #Healing (Faju)

Conversations, installations, screenings, listening sessions, Feb 9–16, 2022

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New Alphabet School #Transmitting

With Mahmoud Al-Shaer (28 magazine), Munir Fasheh, Meena Kandasamy, Adania Shibli and others English original version Readings, lectures, Sep 01, 2021

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New Alphabet School #Survivance

With Filipa César, Elizabeth Povinelli, Karrabing Film Collective and others English original version Lecture and screenings, Jul 05, 2021

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New Alphabet School #Instituting

With Fred Moten und Stefano Harney, ruangrupa (Reza Afisina, Iswanto Hartono, Farid Rakun and Andrea Linnenkohl), moderated by Gigi Argyropoulou English original version Lectures, conversation, Jun 24, 2021

Video – 2:27:34

New Alphabet School #CommunityBuilding (Spanish)

With Tania Bruguera, Chantal Mouffe, Saskia Sassen, Richard Sennett and others, moderated by Juliana Rabelo In Spanish Lectures, discussion

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New Alphabet School #CommunityBuilding

With Tania Bruguera, Chantal Mouffe, Saskia Sassen, Richard Sennett and others, moderated by Juliana Rabelo In English Lectures, discussion

Gallery – 8 pictures

New Alphabet School #Transmitting

Readings, lectures, workshops, Sep 1–4, 2021

Gallery – 6 pictures

New Alphabet School #Instituting

Lectures, workshops, discussion, film screening, June 24–26, 2021

Video – 0:51:20

Ibaaku: Taalif, Tëgg ak N’guiss (Poetry, Sound and Vision)

Part of “New Alphabet School #Healing” Sound performance, Feb 6, 2021

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Our Songs, our Medicines

Part of “New Alphabet School #Healing” With Alessandra Pomarico, Esther Poppe, Yayra Sumah, Maya V. El Zanaty English original version Curators' introduction, Feb 4, 2021

Video – 0:29:05

Lionel Manga: We Are Waves (French with English subtitles)

Part of “New Alphabet School #Healing” French original version with English subtitles Performative lecture, Feb 4, 2021

Video – 3:47:32

Transatlantic Sounds: “What would you say if I told you that our Black history has been denied?” (Spanish, English)

Part of “New Alphabet School #Healing” Original version Performance ritual, Feb 4, 2021

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New Alphabet School #4 Caring (German, English)

Original version Conversation, audio, Jun 12, 2020

Gallery – 2 pictures

New Alphabet School #Caring

Workshops, performance, conversation, audios, June 12–14, 2020