Issue#2

Issue#2

Uneasy Alliances

In this issue of the transmediale/journal, participants of the Study Circle Uneasy Alliances reflect on topics which arose during their working process. Uneasy Alliances aims to investigate how new forms of acting in solidarity can be built by connecting artistic, tech, and activist approaches. It does so against the background of an ongoing corrosion of the public sphere today into separate communities: affective publics seemingly more driven by (often aggressive) shared social emotions and attitudes than by coherently formulated political agendas. Thus, the question of how affect relates to social change informs the journal issue, but also how alliances can be built across the social spectrum—alliances that are potentially uneasy in their composition as well as in their stance towards the lived experience of neoliberalism. 

Carolina García Cataño
Essay
Jennifer Bennett
Interview
Viktorija Šiaulytė
Essay
Robin Vanbesien
Essay
A conversation with Jennifer Bennett, Marta Dauliūtė & Viktorija Šiaulytė, Carolina García Cataño, Wojciech Kosma, Ewa Majewska, Patricia Reed, and Robin Vanbesien
Conversation