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February 2019

The Cry of the Burro, listening and seeing otherwise :: three events with Michael Taussig

February 15 @ 7:00 pm - February 16 @ 9:00 pm
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One event on February 15, 2019 at 7:00pm

One event on February 16, 2019 at 2:00pm

Watch This Space, 8 Gap Rd
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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3 FREE events over 3 days with ficto-critical ethnographer -artist Michael Taussig (Columbia University) DAY 1 Thursday 14th Feb, 6pm :: Talk :: The Cry of the Burro Coming out of time spent in the swamplands of northern Colombia recently, this presentation tries to figure the eerie, nerve-wracking, cry of the donkey at night in connection with paramilitary violence sustaining oil palm plantations there. Just as sugar was to African slavery and the European colonial period, so palm oil is to our…

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Day 3: Seeing, listening, telling otherwise

February 16 @ 2:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Watch This Space, 8 Gap Rd
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Further exploration of ideas and works presented on Days 1 & 2. All welcome. + Party, following workshop. Participants in the previous events are encouraged to share or make artful responses to the ideas, images and sounds canvassed over the 3 days. All welcome. BYO. * Michael Taussig is an Australian-American anthropologist renowned for his provocative and shape-shifting 'ficto-critical’ writings and life-long engagement with the work of Walter Benjamin. A writer, performance maker and imaginative mover through the unseen of…

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