Event | Meeting

Natsuko Uchino & Emanuele Coccia

Sun 6 Sep 2020
18:30 – 19:30

In parallel to the exhibition “Complicity”, which will finish on September 13, the Fondation Vincent van Gogh Arles brings together the philosopher Emanuele Coccia and the artist Natsuko Uchino for a discussion about their approaches to agriculture and other resulting subjects, such as: the relationship between the city and the countryside, eco-construction, the sensitive relationship to living things and the involvement of humans in their environment.


Biography of Natsuko Uchino

Natsuko Uchino is an artist and professor of sculpture and ceramics at École Supérieure d’Art et de Design TALM – Le Mans. Born in Japan in 1983, she graduated from Cooper Union, New York in 2007, from the research program at the Center for Contemporary Art Kitakyushu, Japan, in 2012, and today lives in South…

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Biography of Emanuele Coccia

Emanuele Coccia is a philosopher. Since 2011 he has been Associate Professor at EHESS (École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales) in Paris. Returning the vegetal world, and more broadly the living world, to the heart of philosophical thought, he is the author of The Life of Plants: A Metaphysics of Mixture (Polity Press, 2018; first published in…

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