Schizoeconomies

From November 27th to December 20th 2017, a group of SenseLabbers travelled across four different cities in Brazil in order to meet with local and international collaborators around issues pertaining to alter-economies, the neoliberalization of the university, governance and the redefinition of resistance, bringing together our work on altereconomies (3E Process Seed Bank) and our study of schizoanalytic techniques for collective action. CAMPINAS Nov 27-Nov 29 – Several members of the SenseLab participated in the conference VII Seminario Conexoes: Deleuze and Cosmopolitics and Radical Ecologies and New Earth and… See schedule here: https://seminarioconexoes2017.hotglue.me/program Brian Massumi and Erin Manning have been asked to open and close the first day of the conference with talks, and have decided to both give talks on the concept of immediation. How to move such concept into a Brazilian context, particularly as concerns the current shut-down of social and cultural services, the encroaching fascist tendencies, the takeover of the government, the unfunding of the university, questions of racism and the legacy of slavery, pockets of resistance, etc. Erik Bordeleau gave a talk on the notion of liquidity in altereconomy. SAO PAULO Dec 1, 5pm ​- Workshop and launch of Brian Massumi’s book What Animals Teach Us About Politics (Portuguese translation) at Casa Liquida http://www.casaliquida.com Dec 2, 2pm – ​Erin Manning, Brian Massumi and Christine Greiner facilitated a discussion around micropolitics and minor gestures at Galeria Formosa. Dec 3, 4-7pm ​– A meeting was organized at Casa do Povo with the participation of Andre Silva, Karla Cordoba and Ranulfo Sobrinho for a discussion around alter-economies and digital currencies. The Occupy Wall Street movement raised an essential question that we haven’t...