Annika Eriksson, Mission, 2022. In the Shadow of Tall Necessities, Bonner Kunstverein, Bonn, Germany
Event

Extinction Burst

Thursday 26 January 19.00 CET (online)

Drawing from her recent essay collection Death by Landscape, Elvia Wilk joins artist Annika Eriksson and curator Fatima Hellberg in a conversation about shared interests and themes relating to their exhibition In the Shadows of Tall Necessities, currently showing at Bonner Kunstverein. They will discuss the politics of care and cohabitation, consider the way we might cohabitate with other beings, and grapple with narratives that help us rethink the human perspective toward the environment.

You can join the conversation online here (in English). 

Annika Eriksson is an artist and Professor of Art at Umeå Art Academy. Her artwork Mission was developed with support from an UmArts Small Visionary Project award in 2022.

Elvia Wilk is a writer living in New York. She is the author of the novel Oval and the essay collection Death by Landscape. She contributes to publications such as The New York Review of Books, The Nation, The Atlantic, Granta, n+1, Bookforum, Artforum, Frieze, and4Columns, and is a contributing editor at e-flux journal.