Each month the CPT invites a speaker to engage the annual technique from a variety of disciplinary and methodological perspectives.
For the past century, expedition doctors have been coming to the Himalayas in order to solve the mystery of altitude: is summitting the highest peaks without oxygen possible for the human body? A conclusive answer continues to elude them, despite over 200 no-oxygen ascents of Mt. Everest.
First lecture from (Techniques: Bordering) speaker series. During specially developed public presentation format “Desktop Exhibition”, curator clicks through files on the desktop, in a manner akin to walking through a physical space and guiding visitors through an exhibition.
Join us for our November Speaker Series Talk! Animation, or the careful whispers of eating between life and death.
Like others working in other times and other places, this crew of biotechnologists is in search of the power to bend fate: to take from the dead the secrets needed to remake the living—to achieve a different sort of animation.
The lateral problem is fundamentally different from the horizontal problem that characterizes the classical knowledge of 18th century — what Foucault calls “horizontal deployments,” such as the table and the grid.