“…it is the art world that negotiated the delivery of ideas from the university to protest movements”

Learning from the Future focuses on the centrality of self education movements within global resistance movements. One of the arguments is that it is the art world that negotiated the delivery of ideas from the university to protest movements – by introducing various inventive platforms for the dissemination of ideas and the fostering of self education forums.

Irit Rogoff is a writer, curator and organizer working at the intersections of contemporary arts, critical theory and emergent political manifestations. She is Professor of Visual Cultures at Goldsmiths, London University where she heads the Curatorial/Knowledge PH.D program and the Global Arts MA program. Rogoff has written extensively on Geography, Globalisation and on contemporary participatory practices in the expanded field of art. A collection of recent essays Unbounded – Limits’ Possibilities will be out in 2012 with e-flux journal/ Sternberg and her new book Looking Away – Participating Singularities, Ontological Communities will be out in 2013.