On February 11th, we gathered at Louise Dany in Oslo, Norway for a public conversation around the launch of “To Make a Public” to consider alternative spaces and artists’ publications in times of social and political crisis.
The New World Embassy: Rojava was a temporary embassy constructed in Oslo to represent the ideals of a “stateless democracy” developed by the communities of the autonomous region of Rojava, northern Syria.
Bergen Assembly’s 2016 edition (from now on: BA16) honors the original intentions behind the city’s commitment to host a perennial..
Unstable States, New Constitutions
Over the next year we will pursue parallel narratives under the framework Unstable States, New Constitutions in our first long term feature. Through this itinerary we aim to study our increasingly global instability as a method of learning and unlearning the present and gather the constellations and speculative forms rising from this constant state of crisis. We ask: Can this unprecedented moment of dissolution also be an opportunity for rearticulation and rearrangement?