Part of A Potential Toronto
Initiated by Toronto School of Creativity & Inquiry
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Thursday 29 November, 7:30pm
Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design [Building], U of T
230 College Street
1. Forming collectives that allow people to relate to each other in new ways. 2. Establishing connections that allow individuals and groups to collaborate within and against hierarchical division. 3. Undertaking experiments in institution-building, direct action, and cultural production that subvert, or surpass, societal constraints. The groups, ideas, and actions spotlighted in the A Potential Toronto series addressed these three ongoing practical tasks and theoretical concerns.
One of the concepts that has been used to think about these three dimensions, and their relation, is “transversality.” In this talk, Gary Genosko will address Félix Guattari's concept of transversality.
A Potential Toronto opened with a talk on the concept of “commonism” as a possible macro alternative to capitalism. The series wraps up with a talk on “transversality” as a micro-political logic for remaking social practices.
Gary Genosko trained as an interdisciplinary scholar in philosophy, environmental studies and social and political thought. After many years as an independent intellectual, he took a post at