10/04/2019

What would Barbarella do?’, in this sonic space, the Bilbao feminist science fiction festival co-ordinator and translator Arrate Hidalgo dissects the key topics on current feminism through science fiction. With scalpel in hand, she takes a speculative text and extracts the debate to look for its mutations in other fiction styles and in contemporary feminist thought. She is accompanied by the critic Laura Lazcano in her section dedicated to audiovisual.

Episode Nº 02 9th April

 

The exploration of alternative relationships to monogamy has been a popular field in science fiction since its inception. Based on Marge Piercy's Woman on the Edge of Time, the classic utopian feminist novel, this first episode will look towards polyamory as an element of political speculation. We will also look at the love trios and the various versions that have been given in the examples of state and international speculative, observing the imaginary of sexuality in audiovisual science fiction, we will ask ourselves if we achieve to wriggle out from patriarchy in one of the manifestations of the polyamory most talked of the genre and we will investigate with James Tiptree, Jr. in the most problematic parts of the desire to the alien as Otro. All this crossed by ideas that Brigitte Vasallo picks up in her essay Pensamiento monógamo, terror poliamoroso.

10/04/2019

‘What would Barbarella do?’, presented by Arrate Hidalgo, is another programme which consonni presents. In this sonic space, the Bilbao feminist science fiction festival co-ordinator and translator Ansible Fest dissects the key topics on current feminism through science fiction. With scalpel in hand, she takes a speculative text and extracts the debate to look for its mutations in other fiction styles and in contemporary feminist thought. She is accompanied by the critic Laura Lazcano in her section dedicated to audiovisual.

Episode Nº 01 'Entropy in the kitchen'

In 1967, the artist and experimental US author Pamela Zoline, broke down with  The Thermal Death of the Universe the weariness ‘till delirium of Sarah Boyle, a middle class Californian housewife, key of treaty on entropy. In this first episode we will talk about the domestic space, going through the story and the speculative novel, the archetype of an unhinged housewife in films such as Stepford Wives and the vision of the Xenofeminist Manifesto of the collective Laboria Cuboniks on this topic.

01/04/2019

In the tenth programme of Trincheras de la Cultura Pop (Pop Culture Trenches), Elisa and Diego chat about the current paradigm of museums, its past and its prospects. If museums were considered high culture, nowadays they are forced to come to the arena, to the great show that satisfies boredom and prime desires.


Bibliography:


¿Qué será de los museos en el siglo XXI?
https://elpais.com/cultura/2018/01/15/actualidad/1516028962_371662.html
Martín Manen, Salir de la exposición (si es que alguna vez habíamos entrado)
https://www.consonni.org/es/publicacion/salir-de-la-exposicion-si-es-que-alguna-vez-habiamos-entrado
Iván de la Nuez, Teoría de la retaguardia
https://www.consonni.org/es/publicacion/teoria-de-la-retaguardia
Pablo Helguera, Artoons
https://www.consonni.org/es/publicacion/artoons


27/02/2019

`Voices in the garden´, presented by the journalist Alicia San Juan, is another programme which consonni will be presenting during this last quarter of the year, where we will be talking with professionals from different fields who share reflections and exchange impression. Voices that talk, caress, discuss, answer and differ. Voices in a garden of critical culture.

This programme belongs to our particular radio station, consonni radio con AZ, which is part of the programme of Amphitryon Artistic Residences in Alhóndiga Bilbao.

#07 Episode: Long-distance runners

Voices in the garden’ brings together 3 long-distance runners: Mayda Zabala, dancer, choreographer and director of Studio 9; Carlos García de Marcos, co-editor of the magazine ‘Manía’; and Jon Barrasa, owner of Power Records (for nigh on 30 years), the longest lasting record shop in Bilbao. They have all had long-distance careers and continue doing mileage.

19/02/2019

`Voices in the garden´, presented by the journalist Alicia San Juan, is another programme which consonni will be presenting during this last quarter of the year, where we will be talking with professionals from different fields who share reflections and exchange impression. Voices that talk, caress, discuss, answer and differ. Voices in a garden of critical culture.

This programme belongs to our particular radio station, consonni radio con AZ, which is part of the programme of Amphitryon Artistic Residences in Alhóndiga Bilbao.

#06 Episode: Scenarios

‘Voices in the Garden’ invites playwrights Borja Ortiz de Gondra and Unai Izquierdo together with the choreographer and visual artist María Ibarretxe. We will be talking about scenic space, how it is delimited and created. Furthermore, we will be reflecting on ‘the magic of representation’ and on those things that happen in the scenarios: Nothing is what it is, and everything is something else.