Two days of workshops, two days of symposium, and one day of discussions focused on “Becoming plant,” to challenge our perception of plants, to glimpse and invent another set of string figures to practice with plants. The idea is to no longer simply enlightening us on what plants bring us, but to go beyond such anthropocentrism and to imagine how we are going to be transformed by them.
“Becoming Plant” is a gathering of artists, physicists, gardeners, philosophers, biologists, mediologists, farmers, historians, and anthropologists—all researchers willing to renew together their practices, protocols, learning, and processes of questioning.
Contributors: Design office – Emanuele Coccia – Gilberto Esparza – Francis Hallé Jens Hauser – Sebastian Jansajoy – Michael Marder – Natasha Myers Patrick Perré – Špela Petrič – Quimera Rosa – Marc-André Selosse
International symposium designed and organized by Aniara Rodado, as part of her arts-sciences doctoral research at École Polytechnique, with support from La Chaire Arts & Sciences, in collaboration with Jean-Marc Chomaz, and in partnership with École Polytechnique’s Sustainable Development Chair, LabeX LaSIPS, and the OU/ERT association.
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