Donna Haraway and inter-species communities

With filmmaker Fabrizio Terranova
Thursday 12 April, 2018 - 8 PM

Donna Haraway: Story Telling for Earthly Survival,  2016

 

 

Fabrizio Terranova

Donna Haraway, a historian and professor at the Center for the History of Consciousness at the University of California, Santa Cruz, writes about the history of science, biotechnology and inter-species relationships while never wavering in her commitment to feminism and environmentalism.

Cyborg Manifesto (1984) toppled the barriers between humans and non-humans in favour of hybrid identities freed from normative structures of gender or species. Her incomparable creativity is recognisable in her use of language and acquaintance with (science) fiction. Fabrizio Terranova’s film about this iconoclastic figure whisks us off to a world where living beings of every species and machines not only live together, but also form hybrid communities. After presenting excerpts from his film Donna Haraway: Story Telling for Earthly Survival (2016), Terranova evokes his encounter with the philosopher and how he conceived the film, whose very form attests to the originality of a singular thinker.

Infos pratiques

FULL

Partager

En lien

Human/Non-Human

Round of talks conceived by LE BAL, l'Ecole Normale Supérieure and l’université Sorbonne Nouvelle – Paris 3

From january 26 to June 7, 2018

The animated object, between fiction, politics and disconcerting strangeness

With artist Roee Rosen and Jean-Pierre Rehm, general delegate, FID Marseille

Friday 9 February, 2018 - 8 pm

Bordering on the human. For a comparative anthropology of artificial creatures

With anthropologist and filmmaker Emmanuel Grimaud

Thursday 8 March, 2018 - 8PM

Aller plus loin