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Book Talk with Carolyn Strauss

30 March 2022, Sydney

  • Talk by Carolyn Strauss about her latest book Slow Spatial Reader
  • Part of the 23rd Biennale of Sydney

What: In-person book talk
When: Wednesday 30 March 2022, 6–6.30 pm local time
With: Carolyn F. Strauss
Where: The Waterhouse at Barangaroo, 1 Merriman St, Barangaroo NSW 2000
Organised by: Biennale of Sydney
Language: English
Admission: $5 per program + bookings fees - tickets available here

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Knowledge Holders with Slow Research Lab 
Seeking Radical Affection

At the invitation of the Biennale of Sydney, Carolyn F. Strauss of Slow Research Lab will give a talk during the evening programme Art After Dark – Fluid Musings. This talk invites you to immerse yourself in theory and praxis of ‘Slow’ creativity as Carolyn takes us on a journey through her recently published book, Slow Spatial Reader: Chronicles of Radical Affection (Valiz, 2021). She shares gestures, propositions and stories from artistic fields like sculpture, installation, dramaturgy, and performance, but also architecture, politics and activism that reach into the cracks of the body, probe the fuzzy borders of atmospheres, and extend out across both geographical and epistemological coordinates. The term ‘radical affection’ unites those diverse approaches in a call for tender acts of individual and collective imagination through which new forms of caring, connection, and resilience might emerge.

Carolyn Strauss
Carolyn F. Strauss is a curator and creative facilitator across the fields of contemporary art, design, and emerging technologies, and is the founding director of Slow Research Lab, based in Amsterdam.