Hidden Economies: A seminar on economic possibility raises a discussion about hidden economies–existing within, next to, beside, and around capitalism. The seminar was inspired by the work of feminist, economic geographers JK Gibson-Graham (Julie Graham and Katherine Gibson), who worked on several publications and projects that sought to destabilise the “monster” of a capitalist economy.
Capitalist processes shape our daily experiences but do they define them? How and where are people creating economies that ignore the dominant economic system? How do these economies–shared, exchange based, micro-local, etc.–function and what do they look like? Are they temporary or are they sustainable?
Hidden Economies consisted of presentations and workshops from artists, activists, and scholars focused on issues of economy within their work. The seminar focused on how cultural work may contribute to shedding light on economic difference and articulating new economic realities. Central for this project was the idea that economies are always diverse and in the making.
Economics from a feministic perspective organised by Bonnie Fortune, Brett Bloom and Lise Skou. I participated in the video program with my film Revolution.
Museet for Samtidskunst in Roskilde