Cologne book premiere

• Tue 26 05 2015 •
Kollaboration Mark Terkessidis


Why is everybody always talking about collaboration? In his latest book, author and Academy member Mark Terkessidis focuses on the imperatives of collaboration, cooperation, and self-organization, ubiquitous not only in the entrepreneurial sector, but also in today’s cultural institutions, state agencies, and NGOs. Building upon the much-acclaimed Interkultur, an incisive critique of the institutional pitfalls of Germany’s “integration debate,” Terkessidis looks at how concepts like participation and self-organization promise a renewed democratization in the institutional thicket. Even if the imperative to collaborate originates in the neoliberal tendency to shift responsibility to individuals and communities, it triggers a genuine will to co-creation, a utopian potential bursting beyond its narrow frame...

Publication by Mark Terkessidis: Kollaboration, Suhrkamp, May 2015

Venue: Academyspace, Herwarthstraße 3, 50672 Cologne
5 €, reduced: 3 €
In German

An event in the frame of PLURIVERSALE II.