The Terrestrial Trilogy

2022-10-27 - 2022-10-28

The Sciences Po American Foundation is co-presenting The Terrestrial Triology at the 15th Crossing the Line Festival.

Philosopher Bruno Latour and director Frédérique Aït-Touati make the stage a place for “scenic essays” and philosophical experimentation in The Terrestrial Trilogy, a reflection on the need for a profound renewal of our representations of the terrestrial world, living and non-living.

The Terrestrial Trilogy started in 2016 with the INSIDE performance conference, followed in 2019 by Moving Earths and in 2020 by Viral. The three lecture performances are the result of a singular process of creation and long-term research developed at the Théâtre Nanterre Amandiers. The whole project is a reflection on the need for a profound renewal of our representations of the terrestrial world, biotic and abiotic. 

INSIDE explored visual alternatives to the haunting and deceptive image of the "Globe"; Moving Earths immersed us in the experience of a moving, reactive earth; VIRAL is an exploration of contagion as an essential process of our closed world, and the political consequences of this expanded definition of life. 

Sciences Po Alumni get a discount with code: SCIEPO.

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