Tutkijaliitto Summer School (audio) – Decolonisation of Thought

This year the Tutkijaliitto Summer School focused on the decolonisation of thought. In recent decades, feminist and decolonial researchers and activists in particular have explored the effect of colonial, patriarchal, and capitalist power relations on othered groups, as well as on the whole of Western thought. The othered voices are seldom present in the Western… Jatka lukemista Tutkijaliitto Summer School (audio) – Decolonisation of Thought

Immigration as Actualization (audio)

Taneli Viitahuhta, Immigration as Actualization, performative lecture at Finnish-Russian School The project will address the significance of the 1990s wave of immigration from Russia to Finland and the relations between the two countries through the prism of school education. Back in the 1950s, the school located in the suburbs of Helsinki long served as a an… Jatka lukemista Immigration as Actualization (audio)

The Union of Work Refusers’ speech (VIDEO/TEXT)

The Union of Work Refusers’ speech at Space Invaders -event in Helsinki (26.5.2018) Dear participants of Space Invaders, friends, comrades, lovers. I have come here to talk about work and the problematic nature of wage labour, as well as life outside of wage labour. The subject concerns me personally, because in one week I will… Jatka lukemista The Union of Work Refusers’ speech (VIDEO/TEXT)

NOG20 – Pictures and Analysis from the Streets of Hamburg

Kumu.info was present at the anti-g20-protests in Hamburg. For the readers of Kumu we brought with us some photographs and interviews. In the interviews we asked: 1) Why are we here? How do you see our goals in these protests, tools to achieve these goals and how are we succeeding at the moment? 2) What… Jatka lukemista NOG20 – Pictures and Analysis from the Streets of Hamburg

Resistance beyond the politics of the visible

“viime aikoina mua on kiehtonu ajatus näkymättömyydestä en tiiä ihan tarkkaan mitä se vois tarkottaa. mut jotain mikä ei oo tätä. kieltäytyminen representaatiosta, joka ei olis itsessään representaatioo, tai katoamista kuvien sekaan sen myötä että on loputtomasti kuvia…” – Johannes Ekholm, Rakkaus niinku Resistance and social movements are best recognised in documentary pictures from the… Jatka lukemista Resistance beyond the politics of the visible

Conflict and Autonomy in Bologna

“We made Làbas to create a rupture in the linearity of our history and identity.” Transcript from the seminar ”Conflict and Autonomy in Bologna – Building the Common” held in Lymy, Helsinki 13.4.2016 with guests from the collective Làbas based in Bologna, Italy. Part one, Stéfano Re: Thank you all for inviting us! First of… Jatka lukemista Conflict and Autonomy in Bologna