Program for 1st set of Workshops on Microbes and Identity

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PROGRAM

Friday April 5, 18.30 Vision Forum offices

Arrival: Introduction to the weekend and its program. Who’s who in the group.
- Collective cooking session with prebiotic produce.

- Saturday  April 6 (Private location Lidingö)

am:
- MaiBritt Giacobini – presentation:
MaiBritt will make a presentation about how food and probiotics can help children with mental disabilities and learning disorders (e.g. ADHD). She will also speculate about the philosophical implications of how current research on microbes can influence our future lives.

pm:
- Collective cooking session with prebiotic produce.
- Videos or lectures by Stig Bengmark and/or Drew Ramsey.
- Per Huttner – guided walk/lecture:
Per will take the group an a walk where he will talk about how working with different performance practices has lead him to encounter microbes as shamanic creatures. He might also reflect on whether we can communicate with our microbes through therapeutic storytelling.

evening:
- Carima Neusser – somatic dance and experimental music workshop I. (Creative thinking an expression of nature – the body being 4.1 billion years old.)

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- Sunday April 7 (c.off – Körsbärsvägen 9 nb, 114 23 Stockholm) – Public event

- The Nature Within – presentation of the project
- Freddie Ross – presentation:
Freddie will show us sequences from sci-fi movies and about how microbes and identity has shaped storytelling in film and literarure in the last century.
- Carima Neusser – somatic dance and experimental music workshop .
- Discussion

- Collective dinner (private)
- Summary and evaluation (private)