Anthropocene Temporalities

Yale-NUS College, National University of Singapore, February 14th-15th, 2023

Curated by Dr. Eva Kernbauer, Professor in Art History at
Angewandte, University of Applied Arts, Vienna

In collaboration with "Art+Climate, Artistic Practice in the Anthropocene", a module by Prof. Christoph Draeger

Performance Hall
Wednesday, 15 Feb

The workshop will focus on the chronopolitics inherent in conceptualizations of climate change, specifically the Anthropocene. Examining artworks from the early modern period up to contemporary art, we will discuss concepts such as utopia/dystopia, prognosis, stasis, prehistory, posthistoire, teleology, apocalypsis, etc.


Forest Law, by Ursula Biemann and Paulo Tavares, 2014, 38 mins

My Ailing Beliefs Can Cure Your Wretched Desires, Tuan Andrew Nquyen, 2017, 18 mins.

Leviathan, Lucien Castaing-Taylor and Véréna Paravel (Harvard Sensory Lab), 2012, 87 mins.

Anthropocene Temporalities Workshop
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