Siegmar Zacharias

Siegmar Zacharias is a performance artist and a researcher. Her works produce situations of embodied visceral thinking/being together through matters and matter. They develop formats of performances, immersive installations, discursive encounters and curations, dealing with questions of generative ethical dynamics of transformation. She collaborates with human and non-humans, uncontrollable material, such as smoke, slime, the nervous system and death and grief. Recent works include: Training for political imaginaries: ANIMAterialities – The Future if Grief. Training for political imaginaries: Intimacy with Death. Training for political imaginaries: Posthuman Solidarities. (a series of durational immersive symposia with artists, activists, theorists), Drooling Lecture Series (a series of performance lectures researching fluid ways of thinking in collaboration with slime, saliva and a voice box); Slime Dynamics; The Cloud: a cosmo-choreography made by animals, vegetables, minerals, humans, concepts and emotions.; Dirty thinking; invasive hospitality. She holds a TECHNE scholarship for excellency and innovative research to pursue her PhD project: Intimacy & Alienation – learning from uncontrollable materials. Towards a posthumous feminist poET(H)ICS. She is training as an end of life doula with Livingwelldyingwell and is preparing a grief- garden project.

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02nov11:3013:00L Cull Ó Maoilearca et al: Creative Grief Practices11:30 - 13:00(GMT+00:00) View in my timeSession (Hopin)Event type:WorkshopTopic:Rites & RitualsSession ID: :Session 6A