• Renata Salecl and Armina Pilav at Summer School as School 2019
Renata Salecl and Armina Pilav: Trauma 20 year after & Situated transformation of violence in post-traumatic landscape system

Renata Salecl and Armina Pilav at Summer School as School 2019
8 August, 2019, 19:00
Venue: Boxing Club

Summer School as School
5 - 21 August, 2019

Stacion - Center Contemporary Art Prishtina has the pleasure to announce "Trauma 20 year after" & "Situated transformation of violence in post-traumatic landscape system of Neretva river and Mostar city" by Renata Salecl and Armina Pilav, part of the Public Program of Summer School as School 2019.

Renata Salecl is a philosopher and sociologist. She is Professor of Psychology and Psychoanalysis of Law at the School of Law, Birkbeck College, University of London and Senior Researcher at the Institute of Criminology at the faculty of Law in Ljubljana, Slovenia. She is also Recurring Visiting Professor at Cardozo School of Law in New York. Her last book, “Tyranny of Choice” (Profile Books 2011) has been translated into 15 languages and was featured at TED Global. Her previous books include: The Spoils of Freedom: Psychoanalysis and Feminism After the Fall of Socialism (Routledge 1994), (Per)versions of Love and Hate (Verso, 1998) and On Anxiety (Routledge 2004). Her forthcoming book is called Passion for Ignorance (Princeton UP, 2020). Renata has also published numerous articles on contemporary art, among them catalogue essays on Jenny Holzer, Anthony Gormley and Sarah Sze.

Armina Pilav is a feminist, architect, guest researcher and lecturer at the Faculty of Architecture and Built Environment - TU Delft. She received the Marie Curie Individual Fellowship for her Un-war Space research (2016-2018). Armina’s research, practice and teaching interests focus on the topics of space, body and politics in extreme conditions of war destruction. She analyzes ecologies of transformations of nature, space and society during and after wartime through archiving practices, transitional architectures and post-traumatic landscape systems. Armina uses cross-media, collaborative methods and tools in teaching, researching processes and exhibitions. She publishes in magazines and academic journals, exhibits regularly and her recent research on the destruction of Sarajevo and its inhabitants’ transformation of violence has been exhibited at the Venice Biennale of Architecture (2018). Armina is a member of the Association for Culture and Art Crvena in Sarajevo.