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Exhibition tour Bordering Plants

Event Label
Guided Tour
Organisational Units
Exhibit Gallery
Location Address (1)
Schillerplatz 3, 1. floor
Location ZIP and/or City (1)
1010 Vienna

Exhibition tour with the art information of the Exhibit Gallery about the exhibition Bordering Plants
Free admission

The tour will be held in German.

The exhibition Bordering Plants emerges from this critical, historical lens. Within the interconnected fields of contemporary art, critical theory, architecture/design practice, plants, and their theoretical implications are becoming an increasingly addressed phenomena and typology. We find plants, and images of them, in our books, exhibitions, cafes, and Instagram Feeds. We find plants on our sidewalks, urban gardens and bed side tables. We also find plants on demarcation zones industrial greenhouses, and surplus compost bins.

The exhibition considers, through critical transdisciplinary works how plants interrogate, affirm or call to question notions of the border. The curators interpretation of borders is not that of static entities - but epistemological positions.  Sandro Mezzadra and Brett Neilson propose that borders not be approached as a fact, but as a "method" for thinking about ‘cast(ed)’ and ‘recasted relations, (…) of tension and conflict, partition and connection, traversing and barricading, life and death.’

With contributions by: laschulas (Angélica Castelló, Natalia Domínguez Rangel, Lorena Moreno Vera, Lucía Simón Medina), Basurama (Mónica Gutiérrez Herrero), Beatriz Santiago Muñoz, Gianna Virginia Prein, Alán Carrasco, Agustín Ortiz Herrera, Mary Maggic, Landon Newton, Ava Binta Giallo, Dusts Insitute (Adam Hudec, Katja Sterflinger, Michelle Howard, Laura Rabbachin), Studio Wild (Tymon Hogenelst, Jesse van der Ploeg).

With public programmes from Ayesha Hameed, Dusts Institute, Institute for Postnatural Studies, Resolve Collective

Curators: Carmen Lael Hines, Adam Hudec, Roberto Majano

Exhibition Design: Bilal Alame, Joanna Zabielska