When Materiality Intervenes: Towards a Trans-Disciplinary Epistemology of Disruption

Thursday Lecture Series, Materiality

Professor Bernhard Siegert, Gerd Bucerius Professor of History and Theory of Cultural Techniques at Bauhaus-University Weimar, spoke on problems of transcending materiality in processes of symbolization, for which the cultural technique of the common meal functions as a paradigm. The model of eating together then is transferred to examples of audio and visual media.