>>    Lecture & Workshop with Leo Kühberger

In the frame of the exhibition ABSOLUTE DEMOCRACY

Dates: January 18 & 19, 2013
Location : < rotor >, Volksgartenstraße 6a, 8020 Graz

Pic: Demonstration of the Potere Operaio-movement (eng. Workers Power).



>>    Do You Remember Revolution? – A Short Story of Operaism

Friday, January 18, 2013, 7pm - 9pm

Lecture (45 min) and discussion (60 min)

In the last years, through the works of Michael Hardt and Toni Negri (“Empire”, “Multitude”, “Common Wealth”), we have experienced a Renaissance of Operaism. This neomarxist movement that developed during the social struggles in Italy in the 60’s and 70’s, is now- especially in the light of the present crisis - a more than current instrument for political analysis and activism. The lecture provides an overview of operaistic thinking and describes the specific nature of this theoretical tradition.

Photos of the lecture



>>    Investigating Instead of Intervening

Saturday, January 19, 2013, 10am - 2pm

Lecture (30 min) and workshop

The so-called “militant analysis“ is the centrepiece of Operaism. Alongside an introduction to the practice of investigation, the workshop will focus on how these practices - taking into consideration the political and artistic work of the participants - can be used to take action.