Chiara Bottici and Boris Ondreička

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Starts at 12 PDT - WHAP! Lecture Series Spring 2021

Chiara Bottici is a philosopher and writer, known for her philosophy of political imagination and for her feminist writing. She is Director of Gender Studies and Associate Professor of Philosophy at The New School and she is the author, among others, of Imaginal Politics: Images Beyond Imagination and The Imaginary (Columbia University Press, 2014), A Philosophy of Political Myth (Cambridge University Press, 2007), and Anarchafeminism (Bloomsbury, 2021). Her short stories have appeared in Il Caffe illustrato and L’immaginazione, while her feminist experimental writing Per tre miti, forse quattro was published by Manni Editore in 2016 and is forthcoming in an English translation with Bloomsbury.

Boris Ondreička (1969) is an artist, author, curator at Class of Interpretation Prague, former director of art-initiative tranzit.sk and curator at Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary, Vienna. He has co-curated Rare Earth, Olafur Eliasson „Green light—An Artistic Workshop“, and 6 seasons of the frequence of spoken-word Ephemeropteræ, all for TBA21, “The Question of Will”, OSF, Bratislava, and Empire of the Senseless, Meetfactory, Prague; Manifesta 8, Murcia, Cartagena, ES; Being The Future, Palast der Republik, Berlin, DE; Auditorium, Stage, Backstage, Frankfurter Kunstverein, DE; He has co-founded The Society of Július Koller. His artistic projects were exhibited at Bergen Assembly 2019; Manifesta 2, Luxembourg, L; Venice- (Czecho-Slovak & Roma pavilions), Prague-, Tai-Pei-, Athens- , Kyiv-, Jakarta- biennials; MoMA PS1 NYC, US; BAK Utrecht, NL; De Appel, Amsterdam, NL; Smak, Gent, BE; Tramway, Glasgow, UK; Fondazione Sandretto Rebaudengo, Turin, IT; Le Plateau, Paris, F, Frankfurter-, Kölnischer-, Badischer-, Münchener-, Stuttgarter Kunstvereins, HMKV Dortmund, Kiasma, Helsinki, FI, HKW, Berlin, DE, ACAF, Alexandria, EG; Secession, Mumok, Kunsthalle, TQ, Vienna, AT. His HI! lo. was published at jrp Ringier; One Second / Out of Time at Revolver and Spevník at Brak, SK.