XIn the midst of our current situation, let’s use it as a moment of reflection to question the structures reinforcing oppression. The UNO invites you to participate in Self-As-Other-Trainings from your home and connect in solidarity.
Rather than representing the underlying politics and the subjects of discrimination in a known mediatic format, Self-As-Other-Trainings address the necessity of educating our own bodies through the active embodiment of the ‘other’ in choreographed storylines, in order to evoke critical self-reflection and eventually provoke behavioural change.Read more
the United Negotiations of Otherness explore, if performativity – depict as political process as well as artistic practice of role-play and embodied experience – can envisage a culture that appreciates both similarities and differences?
picking, spinning, sewing, recycling
The Training focuses on working conditions in the global textile production chain and the destructive impact of mass produced goods.
waiting, placing, spraying, stringing, trimming, harvesting, sorting
The Training gives an insight into the daily life of thousands of employees of the agricultural sector in Europe.
The training physicalizes regulations and the often accompanying absurdities for the transport of baggage in public transport to question the underlying politics.
entering, browsing, being observed, being searched, leaving
The Training converts suspicion into key gestures, seeking to open up the discussion of unequal treatment in an everyday life setting.
2018 Vivien Tauchmann