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Agora Digital Art and Women21Century are joining forces to produce a new Curators’ Conversations that map feminism practice across art, science, culture and technology.

W21 is an open-source data feminist project that has received contributions from all around the world.

W21 is an on-going participatory art project focusing on post-feminism and intersectional practice in art, science, culture, and technology. We aim to map feminist practice and to write a collaborative manifesto for the digital era, with deep considerations of gender, class or race.

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All our future events are on Zoom and recorded.

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  • Lito Kattou - Days of San 2018 W21 Agora Digital Art
  • W21 as in Women of 21 Century - Programme Partner of Agora Digital Art
Lito Kattou, Red Lake (2018)  © Courtesy of the artist.
HD real time video projection, HD sound, stills from video

*realised in collaboration with Google Cultural Institue in Paris during the 89plus Google Residency 2017

27 April 2021 at 13:30 EST | 18:30 BST | 19:30 CET

on Clubhouse. The talk will be recorded.

Guest Speakers: Lito Kattou, Artist and Kay Watson, Digital Curator at Serpentine Gallery

What is this talk about?

In recent years, discussions of the posthuman have proliferated, particularly in feminist discourse. This talk will explore, through the work of invited artist Lito Kattou, the concept of the posthuman condition in digital art practice.

Why should I attend?

This talk will explore how Digital Art, with its capacity to replicate and virtualise our reality, can help to redefine our notion of ‘being humans’. Drawing from the postfeminist writings of Rosi Braidotti, artist Lito Kattou explores the way we interact with the world by creating installations that keeps human characteristics as part of their ambiguous forms, implying in this way morphological conversations and adaptations. As part of her residency for 89plus curated by Hans Ulrich Obrist and Simon Castets at Google Cultural Institute in Paris in 2017, Kattou realised San, an ungendered AI hybridly conceived with the human, divine, and animal traits, living in the Red Lake in Mitsero, Cyprus – recreated by Kattou as a real-time digital environment. 

  • understand the relation between digital art and posthuman discourse;
  • evaluate and question the role of digital art in shaping our ecosystem. 

Past W21 Talks

  • 21.02.24: W21 Talk: Motif Institute _ Gretchen Andrew for Agora Digital Art
  • Gretchen Andrew: Map of the EU - Boat (2020)
  • Gretchen Andrew: The Next American President - Flag (2020)
Gretchen Andrew, The Next American President – Flag (2020) and Map of the EU – Boat (2020) © Courtesy of the artist.
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