The Emergence Network

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The Emergence Network is a research inquiry into the otherwise.

We seek to shock outmoded modes of perception and action. We want to show how human bodies are changing, how whales and discarded pieces of gum are also ‘activists’, how remembering ancestry has political consequences, how thought is not a human feature, how bodies secrete time, and how slowing down in times of urgency makes sense in specific circumstances – especially now.
  • The Emergence Network surfaces at a time when there seems to be a felt need for ‘alternative’ modes of engaging with our more troubling realities. What we offer are ways of diving into the cracks in our skins, processes that allow us notice that there are other items on the menu. That there are other places of power.
  • The Emergence Network is sprouting a fugitive, underground network of people living for wiser worlds. Our curators are artists who seek to create new openings to age-old problems, to help open up new modes of perception, engagement and responsiveness in a time of crisis. We are constructing a different way to devote ourselves to radical transformative social experiments. (An appeal for support follows this introduction.)

The Emergence Network is a registered Trust based in India and with a trans-local spirit


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