PANEL: WITHOUT CHANGE? THE CATASTROPHE AS CRISIS


PANEL

20.2.2022,
15 Uhr

PANEL: WITHOUT CHANGE? THE CATASTROPHE AS CRISIS

Sunday, February 20, 2022, 15 h

We cordially invite you to participate in the second discussion in the context of the exhibition Redraw Tragedy at the Künstlerforum Bonn. We ask you/you to pre-register at info@kuenstlerforum-bonn.de. 2G plus applies to participation.

The term “crisis” is now being replaced more and more quickly by the even faster “catastrophe”. The imperative is to “save what can be saved now.” The high intensity and temporal compression enact the state of emergency, which demands concentration or reduction to the bare essentials. What does the state of emergency mean for research, education or art? What happens when crises and catastrophes waiting for quick solutions or immediate rescue determine the economy of attention?

Grischka Petri, an art historian and lawyer. For the Bonner Museumsstudien, he regularly organizes practical workshops on museum law topics.

Peter Liebermann is a specialist in psychiatry and psychotherapy. His specialties are trauma and trauma sequelae.

Serge Palasie is an Africanist and works at the Eine Welt Netz NRW. In his work he deals with the interrelations of globalization, flight, migration, colonialism and climate justice — in the present and in history.

Zita Sebesvari is an environmental scientist and works as Deputy Director of the Institute for Environment and Human Security at the University of the UN in Bonn. She is an expert in the field of social-ecological risk assessment and ecosystem-based disaster risk reduction.

Michael Stockhausen is an art historian specializing in modern and contemporary art and art theory. Since 2014, he has been teaching at the Institute of Art History at the University of Bonn, among other places.

Natalia Wehler is an artist and initiator and organizer of the exhibition Redraw Tragedy.