|11th Jun 2021 to 27th Jun 2021|
|Online Event Glasgow|
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Pulling on the thread of climate change we find the fabric of everything spooling out in front of us: How we treat each other, who gets included, where the waste goes, how the money gets divided, what about the animals, what about the weather, what about our souls. Are we happy yet? And do we know how to get there?
These are questions for our Imagination first, and so we use art, ritual and communal activity in conjunction with science, philosophy, and activism to try and dream forwards. Who is the Anthropocene asking us to be?
UNFIX started in Glasgow (Scotland) in 2015 and now run events there and in New York City (US), Tokyo (Japan) and Bologna (Italy). We conceive of individual human lives as a microcosm of the whole, and puts it to you: climate change and ecological transformation are happening inside your body, RIGHT NOW.
Ecology is perhaps the grand theme of our times, uniting issues of climate change, sustainability, political independence / inter- dependence, and the various flows of ageing and death, economics, culture and emotion. Rather than restricting itself to ‘environmental art’, UNFIX chooses a broad definition of the term including ecologies of:
* Imagination and Culture (the ideas, myths, dreams and archetypes we live by)
* Politics & Economics
* Soul & Mental Health: the individual & collective psyche and questions of balance, physical maintenance and happiness; ecologies of emotion and the forces of love, conflict, anger, shame.
UNFIX is conceived as an act of love, a bear hug to the world, a prayer of sorts. As humans we don’t have to ‘work hard’ and ‘earn a living’; we already have one by virtue of being alive. The question is how to engage with it. We believe performance, art, discussion, food and ritual can help us ask with courage.
How we can love each other more? How we can conceive of ourselves as more than cogs / competitors / applicants-to-life? How can we realise ourselves as processes rather than nouns, and everything we encounter as parts of ourselves? We would like to learn from all of you, and share what we’ve learned.
We can no longer pretend to be separate from one another.
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