Act 2. Public programme
21 Jun 2018
Moscow Museum of Modern Art (MMOMA)
We look at GES-2 from the future and seek answers to questions about the cultural institutions of today.
The philosopher Armen Avanessian, guest co-author of the second act of the General Rehearsal project, uses imagination and speculative techniques in his work. He constructs possible future scenarios to determine the present. At the forum Imagining the Institutes of the Future, Armen Avanessian and
Imagining the Institutes of the Future continues with the public session of the Faculty of Mediation, dedicated to non-canonical approaches to education and the search for new forms of audience participation.
Armen Avanessian is an Austrian philosopher, literary theorist. He is aneditor at the Merve Verlag publishers and in charge of the theory program at the Volksbühne theatre in Berlin. His scientific approach is based on the hypothesis that the future defines our present. In 2015, together with director Christopher Roth, he produced the film Hyperstition which uses ontology, science fiction, and sociology to question the concept of time.
Francesco Manacorda is the artistic director of the