THERE ARE WORDS THAT ARE BATTLEGROUNDS, OR: EXERCISES TO PRIVATISE THINKING
Art. Education. Pedagogy. Learning. Unlearning. Critical exercise. Political imagination. Wet knowledge. Visionary fictions. Counter-pedagogies. The one thing that we cannot deny, or escape, is that we are contemporaries of our pedagogic processes. And pedagogy, understood as a model, is at once a project for the privatisation of thinking. There are still words that are battlegrounds, and these, more than associated with reason, speak from bodies. Inappropriate, untimely, improper, inconvenient, displaced and angry, they dwell in unease and malaise and are like flows that leak out of all pores.
In this workshop Mônica Hoff, through experimental games, actions and readings, invites us to dwell in the unease we feel with our pedagogic processes and perhaps from there we can boost our individual and collective potential for political and poetic action.