Céline Condorelli and Aaron Schuster

Couple FORMAT 3

Series: FORMAT Issue 6, organised and hosted by Shumon Basar
Date: Wednesday 13 July 2016
Time: 18:00
Venue: New Soft Room
Running time: 0 mins

FORMAT is a ‘live magazine’ looking at the shapes that discourse takes. The sixth issue takes place at the AA in Summer 2016, and runs from July 6 to July 15. Open to the public, and free of charge, FORMAT No.6 focuses on ‘Couple Format.’ Mathematically speaking, a couple is the smallest unit of collaboration and therefore the most potent (or poisonous). Can we think of a working life together, or apart, as possessing shape? Stories on Couple Formats bring inspiration, solace or simple guidance on how to be ourselves.

Céline Condorelli and Aaron Schuster will present the Couple Formats of German philosopher Hannah Arendt & American author Mary McCarthy and radical philosophers Gilles Deleuze & Felix Guattari

Céline Condorelli is a London-based artist. She is currently Professor at NABA (Nuova Accademia di Belle Arti) Milan, and one of the founding directors of Eastside Projects, Birmingham, UK. Celine is author and editor of Support Structures (Sternberg Press, 2009).

Aaron Schuster will be a visiting professor at the University of Chicago in Fall 2016. He is a former fellow at the Institute for Cultural Inquiry ICI Berlin, and the Center for Advanced Studies Rijeka, Croatia, and Head of the Theory Program at the Sandberg Institute, Amsterdam. He is the author of The Trouble With Pleasure: Deleuze and Psychoanalysis (MIT Press, 2016).”

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