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Inspirational talks on Collectivity

Luzia Heu, Scott Shigeoka, Lundahl & Seitl


Luzia Heu
Luzia Heu is an assistant professor in Interdisciplinary Social Sciences at Utrecht University. She studies loneliness across different cultures, with a specific focus on how cultural norms influence experiences of loneliness. She connected her cross-cultural research to a film project about loneliness definitions, causes, and remedies, which will soon be publicly available at loneliness-across-cultures.com.

Scott Shigeoka
Scott Keoni Shigeoka (they/he) is a creative director currently leading a 10-year program to strengthen national efforts that bridge divides and foster healing in the US. Their work has been featured in The New York Times, Rolling Stone, Variety magazine. Scott has worked at social enterprises, nonprofits, philanthropy, and creative agencies, and with design firm IDEO (private foundation and education startup). They are a fellow at U.C. Berkeley's Greater Good Science Center and work together with tech companies like GoDaddy, and musicians like David Byrne (The Talking Heads).

Lundahl & Seitl
Martina Seitl (choreography) and Christer Lundahl (visual arts) are a Stockholm and London-based duo and they perform, teach, play with choreography, VR, and architecture and create anti-disciplinary artwork experiences. They trigger immersive states as a philosophical tool to observe the boundaries and connections between the living, different objects, technologies, places, and environments.

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Co-creator Building Conversation

A platform for Dialogical Art, which concentrates on the meeting of art, conversation and society. In the dialogical art movement, which came into being in the 1970s, the conversation itself is presented as a work of art. Drawing on this politically engaged artistic practice, Building Conversation develops performances inspired by existing conversational practices from all over the world.