Gathering for Rehearsing Hospitalities: Central Park Archives - programme for May 27

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During 2020-21 the Rehearsing Hospitalities programme has centred on addressing art and institutional potential to facilitate plural and decentralised forms of knowing and access.

Gathering for Rehearsing Hospitalities Spring 2021 invites guests and audiences  to rehearse and debate hospitality towards diverse ways of knowing and matters of access. The last of the series of online events is hosted by m-cult on May 27, 2021.

Central Park Archives: Access, commons and networks of care

Thursday 27 May, 3–6 pm (EEST)
Online event, streamed at Frame's channel
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With Annet Dekker, Ali Akbar Mehta, Susanna Ånäs, Iida Nissinen, Minna Tarkka and guests. Hosted by m-cult.

m-cult hosts an event with artists, researchers and activists to discuss notions of access within contexts of urban spaces and online resources. How to think about care, commoning and governance in these hybrid networks of social, ecological and digital?

The event also includes short thematic tours of the archive's initial collections.

Access: Online event. Conversation in English, recorded interviews in Finnish,
captioning in English.


I Introduction to Central Park Archives - moderated by Minna Tarkka and Iida Nissinen
3:00 Welcome and introduction to the project
3:10 A tour of the Central Park Archives collections
*Park politics
*The Stream, The Meadow, The Flying Squirrel
*Pixels in the Park
3:40 A Dialogue on the commons, archives and cartography, Ali Akbar Mehta and Susanna Ånäs
4:00 Short break

II Networks of Care - moderated by Annet Dekker
4:15 Networks of Care, Annet Dekker
4:35 Commentary and discussion
5:30 End

Video and audio credits:
Interviews and photography: Matti Arponen, Tony Ekman, Maunu Häyrynen, Susanna Pitkänen, Jorma Ryske, Sanni Seppo, Minna Tarkka, Vappu Turunen and Antti Viren

Interviews, video and audio editing
Kalle Kuisma, Minna Tarkka, Tuukka Haapakorpi, Iida Nissinen


Gathering for Rehearsing Hospitalities Spring 21 is co-curated by Frame Contemporary Art Finland, digital culture and collaborative art agency m-cult and anti-racist and queer feminist project Museum of Impossible Forms.