Summer School @ Night: Participationism and the Limits of Collaboration

Organized by Not An Alternative, moderated by Astra Taylor

Professor/author Jodi Dean; non-profit organization Not An Alternative; artist John Hawke

With participation now a dominant paradigm, structuring social interaction, art, activism, the architecture of the city, and the economy, we are all integrated into participatory structures whether we want to be or not. How are artists and activists navigating the participation paradigm, mapping the limits of collaboration, and modeling participatory forms of critical engagement?