What practices constitute the commons? What are the conditions of the situated processes of commoning? What and how do we thereby learn? What would constitute a new sense of sharing, distributing, partaking? And, how can we take the idea of relationality seriously and institute structures of reciprocity between art, academia, and activism? To address these questions the round table commoning/communing brings together three projects focusing on urban practices of commoning.
Erden Kosova is an art critic who currently contributes to the organisation of Young Curators Academy, a side event of the forthcoming Herbstsalon 4 at Maxim Gorki Theater Berlin, which was held in October 2019. In 2018, he received the “Weltoffenes Berlin” fellowship of the Berlin Senate by the support of Apartment Project Berlin and Artists at Risk. He recently published the Sessnewspaper in the frame of Sis Collective’s exhibition In the Blink of A Bird, which was hosted by nGbK in 2019. Kosova is in the organisational board of the Meduza Foundation (Amsterdam) initiated by Galit Eilat, and in the editorial board of Istanbul-based e-journal red-thread.org.