The Shape of a Circle in the Mind of a Fish: We have never been one is the second instalment of The Serpentine Galleries’ year-long symposium and research project, presented as part of the General Ecology project, featuring anthropologists, artists, robotics experts and historians, to address interior multitude, swarming organisms, entanglements, pregnancies, endosymbiosis, microchimerism and metamorphosis across vegetal, human, artificial and mineral beings.
Confirmed participants include artist Sophia Al-Maria, dancer Claire Filmon, swarm robotics engineer Sabine Hauert, science historian Daisy Hildyard, neuroscientist Leah Kelly, science sociologist Hannah Landecker, composer Annea Lockwood, anthropologist Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing and artist Jenna Sutela.
The Shape of a Circle in the Mind of a Fish is curated by writer and editor, Filipa Ramos and Lucia Pietroiusti. Advisors to Part 2 include writer Chris Fite-Wassilak, artist Pierre Huyghe, anthropologist Tim Ingold, artist Giles Round, LCMF artistic director Igor Toronyi-Lalic, artist Katharine Vega and Serpentine CTO Ben Vickers.
The event will take place at Ambika P3, at the University of Westminster’s Marylebone Campus.
Tickets are priced at £5 for adults and £4 for concessions.