August 23, 2019

Rupture of the Rupture: Vunja

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The Emergence Network embarked on a project called ‘Vunja’ this year – hoping to weave together an ambitious project of festivals around the theme of decoloniality and new worlds. Vunja is about opening up other places of power, es...

August 23, 2019

The Wolf Tone

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apophasis (n.) when one can only describe something by stating which characteristics it does not have (such as nonviolence) — especially because human thought or language remains insufficient to describe it fully or accurately (such as...

June 23, 2019

What Climate Collapse Asks of Us

Writings

by Bayo Akomolafe, PhD In this (very) long essay, Bayo Akomolafe investigates the work and contributions of “postactivism” in our unique times by thinking about the nature of science and its products, climate change, the myriad organ...

June 21, 2019

Courting the Other/wise

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by Toni Spencer, Lead Curator of ‘Vulture’ “Attention is the rarest and purest form of generosity.” – Simone Weil The Emergence Network’s exploratory on-line course, Vulture, is well underway. Our work is fed by two core and intima...

June 20, 2019

Kebradas UniDiversity

Writings

New Places of Learning and Power in Brazil Written by Giselle Paulino Art by Suélen Brito In the last year, I have been immersed in an innovative adventure of exploring new forms of intelligence and power existing within unimagined spac...

June 29, 2017

A Politics of Possibilities

Writings

The Gift of Bewilderment Our story stretches all the way back to that mythical, archetypal encounter between a man and a God. In the Judeo-Christian texts, the book of Job records a tale of sorrow and mourning and haunting questions abou...

June 29, 2017

Who We Are

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The Emergence Network is an earth-wide collective of curators and a network of performances, projects, provocations, explorations, conversations and radical inquiries into the frameworks that govern our orthodox modes of responding to cr...