Thursday, 3 November 2022, 5:30 pm

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With Mierle Laderman Ukeles.
At Institute Art Gender Nature, HGK FHNW
Free admission, no booking required, in English

Lecture by artist Mierle Laderman Ukeles followed by a conversation with Elise Lammer and Dr. Sandra Beate Reimann (in English).
Mierle Ladermann Ukeles, whose works can be seen in our current exhibition Territories of Waste, has been attracting a lot of attention with her feminist art projects and performances since the 1970s. A recurring theme in her works is the importance of care and maintenance work, the systemic relevance of which she emphasised early on.
Venue: HGK FHNW, Dreispitz, auditorium (D1.04) and via Zoom (

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5 June - 5 September 2021

Territories of Waste. On the Return of the Repressed

The entire ecosphere – the oceans, the air, our food, the soil, even the Antarctic – contains residues, particles and chemicals derived from our consumer culture. The extraction of raw materials leaves behind destroyed landscapes and toxic spoil. Waste is everywhere.

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