Articles by: Sophie Krier

Sophie Krier is a relational artist, researcher, educator and editor. Through her work, she interweaves biographies of beings and places, and conceives of situations for shared narration and introspection. Her practice alternates between long periods of fieldwork, and reflection manifested as books, films, public programmesKrier leads Field Essays (2018-ongoing),a series of hybrid publications channelled by Onomatopee with which she enables listening pauses between practitioners and thinkers across disciplines. She also pursues ‘place acupuncture’ with the School of Verticality, a programme she developed in 2018-2019 in the context of a research residency hosted by Lungomare  www.sophiekrier.com 

Redefining Oikos. Where Do We Feel at Home?

Redefining Oikos. Where Do We Feel at Home?

In issuing this Open Call, APRIA wanted contributors to reflect on questions such as: ‘What or who determines what home is?’ and ‘What does it mean to be at home?’ Seven contributions from ArtEZ students and staff were selected, a variety of artistic research in form and content. The researchers delve into the complex meaning of oikos, re-examining concepts of home and the tension between safe and harmful spaces in times of crisis.

Just Leaving and Other Ways of Saying Goodbye

Just Leaving and Other Ways of Saying Goodbye

This series of articles has covered engagement. But what about disengagement? In other words, once a commitment has been made and a practice has been conducted, how does an artist ‘quit’ it? This article looks at some key considerations that make moral evaluation of engaged practices possible. In thinking through these evaluations, we come across a set of methods of disengagement that rethink the relation engaged practices have to ethical judgement.