A screening of Graeme Thomson and Silvia Maglioni's In Search of UIQ: It took forever getting ready to exist, plus presentations by Otolith Collective’s Kodwo Eshun, artist and theorist Mark Fisher and philosopher and writer Federico Campagna on the themes of 1980s science fiction cinema, collectivity, mutation, Hollywood cinema and the Autonomist movement, and concluding with a discussion with Thomson and Maglioni.
In Search of UIQ: It took forever getting ready to exist Part 1 is jointly curated by The Otolith Collective and The Showroom.
We would like to thank Lisson Gallery for equipment support.
Film makers whose work interrogates potential forms and fictions hidden in the ruins of cinema and moving image, Maglioni's and Thomson's works have been presented at FID-Marseille, Bafici, Jihlava, Serralves, Tate Britain, Centre Pompidou, Anthology Film Archives, REDCAT, MACBA and Castello di Rivoli.More
Writer and co-founder of Through Europe, Campagna is the author of The Last Night: anti-work, atheism, adventure (Zero Books, 2013) and he is the editor of Franco Berardi Bifo’s first philosophical anthology, Canone Bifido (Il Saggiatore, 2014).
Cultural theorist, Fisher (1968–2017) wrote Capitalist Realism (2009) and Ghosts Of My Life: Writings on Depression, Hauntology and Lost Futures (2014) and was Programme Leader of the MA in Aural and Visual Cultures at Goldsmiths, University of London.More
An evolving project on the artists' research into Félix Guattari’s unmade sci-fi film Un Amour d’UIQ (A Love of UIQ).More