Latest #eastern Posts
- Milan, Italy
- Following the magazine/riso workshop, join us at the opening of our exhibition done in collaboration with @belli.gallery, the first graphic design gallery in Milano, Italy, which is seeking to address a fundamental question: Is there room for utopia after utopia?
Over the last decades of increased precariousness, the idea of utopia has disappeared in the tumultuous transformative processes that took the reins over Eastern Europe, transforming it into a worn-out ideal, discrediting it through harsh socio-cultural realities.
At the same time, it is this very same bleak state of affairs that has prompted us to move toward recovering the notion from its crumbled condition, toward resurging utopian visions at the vanguard of a vital and much needed new toolkit of action. In the case of Eastern Europe, it is the very fluid history of the region that makes it the perfect site for critically delving into its troubled relationship with the notion of utopia. That is why, especially here, we must continue to juxtapose the current desolate order with a well-established ideal.
But storming palaces and booing speeches bear no meaning any longer, for these counter-hegemonic tactics have become largely ineffectual. We ultimately need to replace these excessive sentiments of powerlessness and disorientation with a new futurology of the East. We need to proclaim the end of the end of history, to reclaim the future, and to start building. Eventually, we end up asking ourselves:
Is there room for utopia after utopia?
#kajetjournal #kajet #journal #utopia #utopiaafterutopia #exhibition #exhibitionopening #belligallery #belli #milano #milan #fedrigoni #printedmatter #easterneurope #talk #presentation #display #riso #risograph #risoprint #print #workshop #eastern #easternness #diaspora
1 hour ago
- Sleep is very important for our health and can effect our life expectancy. We should aim to get an average of 8 hours of good quality sleep every night. The fact is sleep deprivation shortens your life expectancy. Sleep also improves your mood, productivity and helps with positive mental health. I find the western culture doesn’t value the importance of sleep as well as other cultures....I say bring back the siesta. #health #lifestyle #sleep #lifeexpectancy #western #eastern #siesta
2 hours ago