VENICE

 

COMMONING TIMES

 

UN'ESTETICA DELL'ESISTENZA
AN ART OF LIFE, AN ART OF ONESELF, AN ART THE COMMON, AN ESTHETICS OF EXISTENCE

 

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FIRST MEETING of
VENICE COMMON(S)
COURSE
AT LIGABUE
AT 3:00

An Introduction

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SECOND MEETING of
VENICE COMMON(S)
COURSE
AT LIGABUE
AT 10:00

Related Readings:
Giorgio Agamben
Form-of-Life (ita pdf)
Form-of-Life (ita epub)

Form-of-Life (eng pdf)

Michel Foucault
Un Estetica Dell'Esistenza The Aesthetics of Existence

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THIRD MEETING of
VENICE COMMON(S)
COURSE
AT LIGABUE
AT 10:00

Trip to Market
&
Meeting at Ca Bembo

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FOURTH MEETING of
VENICE COMMON(S)
COURSE
AT LIGABUE
AT 10:00

Discussion and Screenings:

Chantal Akerman Jeanne Dielman, 23, quai du Commerce, 1080 Bruxelles (1975)

Michael Rakowitz Enemy Kitchen (2004)

Daniel Soperri Resurrection (1968)

Gordon Matta-Clark
Food
(1972)

Martha Rosler
Semiotics of the Kitchen
(1975)

Allan Sekula Performance under Working Conditions(1973)

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Martha

Martha

Additional Resources

Gordon Matta-Clark
FOOD


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FIFTH MEETING of
VENICE COMMON(S)
COURSE
AT LIGABUE
AT 1:00


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SIXTH MEETING of
VENICE COMMON(S)
COURSE
AT CA BEMBO
AT 2:30

Rumina

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SEVENTH MEETING of
VENICE COMMON(S)
COURSE
AT ABOUT
AT 12:00

Related Readings:
Vandana Shiva
The Corporate Control of Life

Silvia Federici
Witch-Hunting, Past and Present, and the Fear of the Power of Women

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EIGHTH MEETING of
VENICE COMMON(S)
COURSE
AT CA BEMBO
AT 1:00

Andrew

On Creditocracy and related matters
a conversation with Andrew Ross

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Related Readings: Andrew Ross
The Exorcist and the Machines


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NINTH MEETING of
VENICE COMMON(S)
COURSE
AT ST. ERASMO
AT 10:25
(Prendiamo Vaporetto a Fondamenta Nuove per St. Erasmo)

Erasmo

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TENTH MEETING of
VENICE COMMON(S)
COURSE
AT LIGABUE
AT 10:30-5:00pm

An Everyday
Foucault Festival
(ON THE USE OF PLEASURE)

Related Reading:
Michel Foucault
The Use of Pleasure (IT)
The Use of Pleasure (EN)

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Additional Resources

Claire Pentecost
Notes from Underground


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ELEVENTH MEETING of
VENICE COMMON(S)
COURSE
AT LIGABUE
AT 10:30

Related Readings:
Michel Foucault
Care of the Self (IT)
Care of the Self (EN)

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TWELFTH MEETING of
VENICE COMMON(S)
COURSE
AT LIGABUE
AT 10:30

Related Readings:
Michel Foucault
Care of the Self (IT)
Care of the Self (EN)

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THIRTEENTH MEETING of
VENICE COMMON(S)
COURSE
AT LIGABUE
AT 2:00pm

Martha


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FOURTEENTH MEETING of
VENICE COMMON(S)
COURSE
AT LIGABUE
AT 11:00

ErasmoAND...AND...AND

Brian Holmes
Homes for a Season

Art after Capitalism

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FIFTEENTH MEETING of
VENICE COMMON(S)
COURSE
AT OLMO'S PLACE
AT 10:30

Related Readings:
Franco 'Bifo' Berardi
Transverse / Transversal

Silvia Federici
Witch-Hunting, Past and Present, and the Fear of the Power of Women

Michel Foucault
The Use of Pleasure (IT)
The Use of Pleasure (EN)

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Mariarosa & Leopoldina

Additional Resources

Francesco Matarrese
Greenberg and Tronti: Being Really Outside?

Ana Maria Bresciani with CP and RG
fine del gioco

Workers Inquiry

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SIXTEENTH MEETING of
VENICE COMMON(S)
COURSE
AT LIGABUE
AT 11:00

Caliban

CalibanRelated Readings:

Michel Foucault
Friendship as a way of Life

Discussion and Screenings:

Chris Marker
Le Fond De L'Air Est Rouge: Pt. 1 Les Mains Fragiles (1977)

Les Groupes Medvedkine
Rhodia 4/8

 

 

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SEVENTEENTH MEETING of VENICE COMMON(S)
COURSE
AT LIGABUE
AT 10:30

CalibanRelated Readings:

Mariarosa Dalla Costa
The door to the garden: feminism and operaismo


La Porta dell'Orto e del Giardino

 



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EIGHTEENTH MEETING of VENICE COMMON(S)
COURSE
AT FLAVIA'S HOUSE
AT 10:30

Related Reading:

Silvia Federici
Il Grande Calibano (IT)

The Caliban and the Witch (EN)

Mariarosa Dalla Costa

Women and the Subversion of Community

Food as Common

Development and Reproduction

Capitalism and Reproduction

 

 

 

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Martha

Additional Resources

Leopoldina Fortunati
Learning to Struggle: My Story Between Workerism and Feminism

Alisa Del Re
Workers’ Inquiry and Reproductive Labor

Carla Lonzi

Sputiamo su Hegel/La donnaclitoridea e la donna vaginale

Vai pure

 



 

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NINETEENTH MEETING of VENICE COMMON(S)
COURSE
AT LIGABUE
AT 10:30

Feminist Screening

Joseph Beuys

Biodynamic Agriculture Discussion



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TWENTIETH MEETING of VENICE COMMON(S)
COURSE
AT LIGABUE
AT 10:30

Encounter with Enzo

Related Reading:
Rudolf Steiner
La Filosopfia della Liberta (IT)

The Philosophy of Freedom (EN)

Arte dell educare arte del vivere(IT)

Alimentazione per vivere sani (IT)

 

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Additional Resources

Rudolf Steiner
The Agriculture Course (text EN)

The Agriculture Course (audio EN)

 

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TWENTY FIRST MEETING of
VENICE COMMON(S)
COURSE
AT LIGABUE
AT 10:00

Group Encounter on Proposals for Individual or Group Research

Related Readings:

Collection of Texts on Artistic Research
Doing Research

 

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TWENTY SECOND MEETING of VENICE COMMON(S)
COURSE
AT LIGABUE
AT 10:30

An Everyday
Foucault Festival
(CARE OF THE SELF)

Related Readings:

Michel Foucault
Care of the Self (IT)

Care of the Self (EN)

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TWENTY THIRD MEETING of VENICE COMMON(S)
COURSE
AT PADOVA
AT 9:30

Mariarosa

Encounter with Mariarosa Dalla Costa

Audio:
Conversation with Mariarosa

Related Reading:

Potere Femminile e Sovversione Sociale

Women and the Subversion of Community

Food as Common


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Archival Image

Ours Bodies

Additional Resources

Maria Rosa Dalla Costa
Development and Reproduction

Capitalism and Reproduction

       

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TWENTY FOURTH MEETING of VENICE COMMON(S)COURSE
AT LIGABUE
AT
10:30

Notes on Francesco Matarrese, Notes on Eco-Somatics, Notes on Anne Halprin

Related Materials:

Francesco Matarrese:
Greenberg and Tronti: Being Really Outside?

Giorgio Agamben
L'uso dei corpi (IT)

Guy Debord
In girum imus nocte et consumimur igni (1978)

Critique de la séparation (1961)

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TWENTY FIFTH MEETING of VENICE COMMON(S)COURSE
AT FLAVIA'S
AT 10:30

View from Flavia's

Audio:
Conversation with Giorgio

Related Reading:

Giorgio Agamben
L'uso dei corpi (IT)