list og stjórnmál – leshópur // arts and politics – reading group
The aim of the reading group is to push the discussion about the relationship of arts, politics and activism forward. Another outcome is to entangle different circles interested in topics which are not necessarily connected like art-activism and housing problems, aesthetic quality of politics or interrelation between transferring symbolic value into surplus incomes. After attending to the meetings attendants should be equipped with new theoretical tools which can later enrich their own political, activist or artistic practice. The group can also work as a networking space ore concentrated on the interests of the participants than on the making deals. The main aim is to introduce theoretical approach both in arts and activism in order to provide new, surprising and unexpected ideas and more general approach based on ad-hoc political creativity. Another effect of the reading circle is to pose the question about using/occupying art spaces to enrich political debate.