Lectureseries Becoming Entangled: Practice in Art and Theory – Alexander Cromer
Lectureseries Becoming Entangled: Practice in Art and Theory - Alexander Cromer
Lecture / 11/18/2021
Lecture series by PHD candidates from Leiden University and the Academy of Creative and Performing Arts (ACPA).
Alexander Cromer - About New forms of storytelling
“The most radical art is not protest art but works that take us to another place, envision a different way of seeing, perhaps a different way of feeling.”
- Robin D.G. Kelley
Worldbuilding, most often used in science fiction and fantasy, is the construction of imaginary worlds. Though every story told requires a degree of the practice - plot, character, etc. - the creation of an alternate universe with its own history, ecologies, and cultures allows us to immerse ourselves in worlds full of impossible possibilities. What sort of stories come from these worlds? How do we tell them? And is it possible that these fictional worlds have material consequences?
In this lecture, Alexander Cromer, and his collaborator Darius P. Jenkins, will discuss these questions by way of sharing their particular practice of worldbuilding, roleplay, and storytelling. Together they will create a space for thoughts, debate, and provocation around the urgent need for radical imagination and storytelling in society.
18.11.2021, 2021, 6 pm
Auditorium, Am Speicher XI 8, 28217 Bremen, Germany.
(The 3 G rules apply)
Other series dates:
Thursday 28. October - Prof.Dr. Janneke Wesseling (About writing)
Thursday 16. December - Lídia Pereira - (About Feministic video game)
Thursday 13. January - Suzan Tunca - (About Dance and performance concept and research)