Social Justice - Ecologies of Care
Screening: "Three (or more) Ecologies: A Feminist Articulation of Eco-intersectionality – Part I: For the World to Live, Patriarchy Must Die". Following the screening will be a conversation with the eminent feminist thinker and activist Silvia Federici on the topics of care, eco-intersectional empathy, and the necessity of redefining value in the face of impending ecological collapse.
Meeting-ID: 955 9622 6124
Silvia Federici is a feminist writer, teacher, and activist. In 1972, she co-founded the International Feminist Collective, which launched the Wages for Housework campaign. She worked as a teacher in Nigeria for many years, and co-founded the Committee for Academic Freedom for Africa. She has written several influential works on women’s history, feminist theory, and political philosophy, including Caliban and the Witch: Women, the Body and Primitive Accumulation (2004); Revolution at Point Zero (2012); Witches, Witch-Hunting, and Women (2018); and Re-enchanting the World: Feminism and the Politics of the Common (2018). She is Professor Emerita at Hofstra University.
Angela Anderson is an artist and researcher working in the mediums of multi-channel video and sound installation, sculpture and photography. Through experimentation with audio-visual forms, she seeks to foster inter-species & inter-material solidarity from a queer feminist perspective. Her work has been shown in exhibitions and festivals internationally, including the 2022 Queer Porto Film Festival, the 2021 Kyiv Biennial, Taxispalais Kunsthalle Tirol, Pravo Ljudski Film Festival Sarajevo, Tallinn Photomonth Biennial, Holbaek Images (DK), the 2015 Thessaloniki Biennale, and as co-author in documenta 14. She is currently assistant professor for the class Virtual Realities at Kunsthochschule Kassel, a candidate in the PhD in Practice Program at the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna, and an instructor at Bard College Berlin.
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“Ecologies of Care” is part of the new series of events dedicated to questions of social justice launched by the Institute for Diversity and Gender Studies at University Mozarteum. The series of events titled “Social Justice” is based on the principles of radical intersectionality. The series relates to debates on current feminist revolutions and uprisings, while examining historical legacies of advanced feminist research, gender studies and queer theory and addressing sexuality and gender relations from an ethical perspective. By taking a critical stance towards all relations of production, the series seeks to contribute to the reduction of discrimination within the university and beyond by promoting social justice through access to democratic participation and the equal distribution of wealth and privilege for everybody.