Cabello/Carceller and María Ptqk will talk about their work in relation to fiction as a strategy to expand the definitions of the body and the ways of inhabiting the world. After the talks there will be time for debating and sharing knowledge and ideas about the topics.
It is in the possibilities of fiction that one can make possible realities that did not exist before. Fiction becomes the strategy that fosters multiplicities of meaning and leaves room for fabulatory speculation and the invention of myths as a methodology to redefine and enrich a conception of reality.
In the work of the artists Cabello/Carceller and that of the researcher María Ptqk we observe a different approach to fiction. Cabello/Carceller reference queer theory and being aware that the power of representation is related to the effectiveness of the power of fiction, they use this strategy to destabilize the binary gender and activate spaces of ambiguity and transience .Maria Ptqk, specialized in the intersections between art, feminism and technoscience, draws on the thoughts of Donna Haraway and the relevant role she gives to the construction of myths and the act of naming the world to understand it and expand it.read less