Making Worlds

Open workshop
May 18th to 20th, 2006

Open workshop of the <reformpause> project group led by Marion von Osten (artist, Berlin/Zurich) with the Kunstraum of the University of Lueneburg and members of the Institute for Cultural Theory, as well as guests: Madeleine Bernstorff, Julia Franz, MeineAkademie Berlin, Preclab Research Group Hamburg, Katja Reichard, Peter Spillmann and Axel John Wieder. As a co-operation of the Kunstraum of the University of Lueneburg and Marion von Osten, the project <Making Worlds> is part of the international transform project coordinated by eipcp in Vienna and supported by the EU within the frame of the Culture 2000 programme.

Friday, May 19th, 2006

Introduction by Ulf Wuggenig (Kunstraum der Universitaet Lueneburg)

The Bologna Reform
Presentations from the working groups Human Capital, Imperative of Mobility and Equal Opportunities

The Lakeside Story
Peter Spillmann (labor k3000, Zurich)and Katja Reichard (kpD/pro qm Berlin)

The Governance of Quality. The subtle power of breathless reforms
Julia Franz (Faculty of Educational Sciences, Nuremberg)

The AutoUni
MeineAkademie Berlin

Precarisation of Knowledge Production: Desire and blockades in knowledge transfer
Preclab research group Hamburg (Marianne Pieper, Efthimia Panagiotidis, Vassilis Tsianos, Institute of Sociology, University of Hamburg)

Saturday, May 20th, 2006

Introduction by Marion von Osten (kpD Berlin & ith/ICS, Berlin/Zurich)

afterwards film screening with an introduction by Madeleine Bernstorff (film curator, Berlin)
High School, USA 1968, 85‘ by Frederick Wiseman)

Universities as Institutional Archetypes of our Age
Axel John Wieder (pro qm Berlin)

University Strike 1968 and The Critical University
Presentation from the working group Student Revolt of the <reformpause> project group, University of Lueneburg.

Filmscreening: “Das ist erst der Anfang- der Kampf geht weiter”, 45’, 16mm, Paris 1969 by Claudia Alemann with an introduction by Marion von Osten

(the wandering camera) Militant Research & Operative Media Work
On the boom of a knowledge practice of the 1970s today

Katja Reichard (kpD, Berlin)

As a cooperation between the Kunstraum of the University of Lüneburg and Marion von Osten, the project is part of the international project coordinated by the eipcp in Vienna and funded by the EU within the framework of the Culture 2000 program.