In her book, Meeting the Universe Halfway: Quantum Physics and the Entanglement of Matter and Meaning (2007), Karen Barad has developed important understandings of physics, feminist theory, and philosophy, with a focus on questions of science and justice. Her work has also generated new perspectives for artistic and educational research as well as works based in artistic and educational practices. Today she is one of the most influential names in her field, and has a strong impact in various artistic and educational contexts.
Sjöströmsalen, Högskolan för scen och musik (HSM), Artisten, Fågelsången 1, Göteborg
Elisa van Joolen (NED) takes her ongoing research project 11 "x17" as a starting point. 11"x17" examines and challenges the fashion industry’s prevailing value systems and proposes new methods of production. A lecture about taking initiative, finding new ways to collaborate and to create in an oversaturated (fashion) world.