International Workshop – Digital Mapping of Contemporaneity, Activism & Ecology

On December 7th, 2023, the international workshop "Digital Mapping of Contemporaneity, Activism & Ecology" will take place at the ECDF. It is organized as part of the research project Circulating Narratives - Entangling Communities: Case Studies in Global Performance Art based at the Cluster of Excellence EXC 2020 “Temporal Communities” at Freie Universität Berlin, in collaboration with metaLAB (at) Harvard & FU Berlin and ZK/U – Zentrum für Kunst und Urbanistik. This workshop will include networking, brainstorming and co-exploration sessions. Your registration will help us to ensure a smooth planning process: to secure your place in the workshop, please email your registration to Till Rückwart at by 1 December.

This workshop will test methods and investigative tools/mappings to raise awareness of climate resilience through narrative and performative interventions. It brings together academics, artists and activists to develop and introduce new prototypes for knowledge dissemination and display. In three sections: Case Studies in Planetary Agencies, Co-Exploring Current Projects and Case Studies in Storytelling and Interspecies Connections we will explore new strategies of Digital Mapping of Contemporaneity, Activism & Ecology. We will focus on lectures and discussions as well as transdisciplinary networking, brainstorming and co-exploration activities. Methods of storytelling, fictional archives and the rewriting of social constructs through community building will be presented in the form of knowledge visualizations as effective resiliencies against master narratives in the context of questions of sustainability.

Dates and Times: Thursday, December 7: 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM 
Location: Einstein Center Digital Future (ECDF) Robert-Koch-Forum Wilhelmstraße 67 10117 Berlin 
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Participation only after registration until 1 December at Or join online for the performance lecture by Francesca Panetta at 3:45 pm CET. Please register //here. We are looking forward to welcoming you to this workshop.