Adelita Husni-Bey October 26, 2016 0

Adelita: So you mentioned depression, would you be closer to depression or disillusion? I have the two definitions here, I will read them out, ‘depression’ is: a severe despondency in the INAUDIBLE WORD 6:28 typically felt over a period of time, accompanied by feelings of hopelessness and inadequacy”. ‘Disillusion’ would be “a feeling of disappointment resulting from a discovery that something is not as good as one believed it to be”.

[Someone whispering]: Disillusion

Adelita: So, maybe write ‘condition’ here? So we are basically saying that you don’t think that revolution should be turned into a process, but more a condition in some ways. So how do we link that? We say, ‘not a process’?

Naira: I think you are saying not only a process.

Adelita: ‘Not only a process’.

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Adelita Husni-Bey stages workshops and produces publications, radio broadcasts, archives and exhibitions focused on using collectivist and non-competitive pedagogical models within the framework of urban studies. In her 10 years of practicing as both an artist and a pedagogue, Adelita has worked with activists, architects, journalists, jurists, schoolchildren, spoken word poets, students, and teachers on unpacking the complexity of collectivity and role-making. To make good what can never be made good: what we owe each other. Recent solo exhibitions include: A Wave in the Well, Sursock Museum, Beirut, 2016, Movement Break, Kadist foundation, 2015, Playing Truant, Gasworks, 2012. She has participated in The Eighth Climate, 11th Gwangju Biennale, 2016, Ennesima, Triennale di Milano, 2015, Undiscovered Worlds, the High Line, 2015, Really Useful Knowledge, Reina Sofia museum, 2014, Utopia for Sale?, MAXXI museum, 2014 and has held workshops and lectures at ESAD Grenoble, 2016, The New School, 2015, Sandberg Institute, 2015, Museo del 900, 2013, Temple University, 2013, Birkbeck University, 2011 amongst other spaces. She is a 2012 Whitney Independent Study Program fellow and is currently working on chapter III of ‘White Paper’, a project based on the changing face of legislation in relationship to private ownership and the commons in cities.

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