5 speakers 15 minutes each
Tue 14th May 2019
Poetry From the Future
Brian Eno is a musician, composer, singer and record producer. He is widely credited as being a forerunner in the 'Ambient Music' movement in the 1970s, and has been part of numerous innovative projects during his career, including The Microsoft Sound, the six-second start-up music for the Windows 95 operating system. A sometime columnist for The Observer, Eno is politically active, particularly with regard to nuclear weapons. Along with Stewart Brand (the editor of The Whole Earth Catalog) Eno founded The Long Now Foundation- a society dedicated to the promotion of long-term thinking.
Born in 1983 in former Yugoslavia, Srećko Horvat is a European philosopher without stable address. He is traveling across continents giving lectures, visiting refugee camps and protests, advocating radical democracy as one of the founders, figureheads and 2019 European Election candidates of the Democracy in Europe Movement 2025 (DiEM25). He is the author of numerous books, including The Radicality of Love, What Does Europe Want (co-authored with Slavoj Žižek) and Subversion!