Sunday Seminar: Metahaven Lyrical Investigations

In conjunction with the exhibition 'Metahaven: Earth', the Stedelijk Museum organizes an afternoon with lectures and panel discussions on Metahaven’s work.

Speakers at Lyrical Investigations will address various subjects in relationship to Metahaven’s practice, including poetry, (Eastern) European culture and history, aesthetics, propaganda, politics, and mass media. The seminar will feature individual talks and will conclude with a panel discussion. Speakers include: Lesia Prokopenko (writer and curator, Kyiv), Natalia Sielewicz (curator, MoMA Warsaw), Flavia Dzodan (writer and cultural critic), and Suhail Malik (writer, London). Metahaven will kick off the afternoon with a conversation alongside Karen Archey, Curator of Contemporary Art, Time-based Media at the Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam.

Metahaven: Earth marks the first major museum survey of the Dutch collective’s moving image and design work. Through immersive video installations the exhibition showcases the development of Metahaven’s interest in poetry, storytelling, digital super structures and propaganda. Originally known for their research-driven conceptual design practice, since 2015 Metahaven has been making films that defy genre, drawing from experimental cinema, anime, science fiction, and digital platforms. Earthoffers an overview of much of the collective’s moving image work to date, which is exhibited alongside works on textile and paper, some of which feature in their films.

Price: Museumticket + €3
Location:Teijin Auditorium
Main language: English

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15 - 17.30

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