1 Dec: The Shape of a Circle in the Mind of a Fish
3pm — 9pm
Teaming up with LCMF 2018, the Serpentine Galleries present the second instalment of their year-long ecological symposium and research project. Part of the gallery’s General Ecology project, this day of talks, performances and music will feature anthropologists, artists, robotics experts, historians and more, to address interior multitude, swarming organisms, entanglements, pregnancies, endosymbiosis, microchimerism and metamorphosis — across vegetal, human, artificial, non-human animal and mineral beings
Confirmed participants include: artist Sophia Al-Maria, swarm robotics engineer Sabine Hauert, science historian and writer Daisy Hildyard, neuroscientist Leah Kell, science sociologist Hannah Landecker, anthropologist Anna Lowenhaupt Tsin, anthropologist Germain Meuleman, biological systems scientist and network architect Phoebe Tickel, artist Jenna Sutela, composer and sound artist Annea Lockwood and more.
The Shape of a Circle in the Mind of a Fish is curated by writer and editor Filipa Ramos and Lucia Pietroiusti, Curator (General Ecology), Serpentine Galleries. Advisors include artist Pierre Huyghe, anthropologist Tim Ingold, LCMF artistic director Igor Toronyi-Lalic, artist Katharine Vega and Serpentine CTO Ben Vickers.