Kayla Anderson

In Search of a Recuperative Aesthetics

In Search of a Recuperative Aesthetics is an Art & Education Classroom curated by Kayla Anderson (Alum Berlin '19). The hypertext 'seeks out art works and practices that we might call recuperative - those that grapple with the present by carving out space to feel, mourn, dream, and build.'   Providing introduction to the space/programme, Anderson opens: In discourses about climate change, extinction, slow violence, and lingering manifestations of colonialism, to profess hope can seem…

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Confluence Ecologies

Last fall, Kayla Anderson (alum Berlin '19) collaborated on the project Inheritance, as part of HKW's Anthropocene Curriculum Confluence Ecologies show at Southern Illinois University's Museum. Inheritance was part of Field Station 4 in “confluence territory” where the Mississippi and Ohio Rivers meet (in Southern Illinois and Western Kentucky). A multimedia artwork to uncover the sublime beauty of fossilised forests. Inheritance by Kayla Anderson The field of geology has long been intertwined…

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