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06 May 2019

Extended deadline: (uncertain school) 2019: Conspirators of Pleasure // Cali, Colombia

Photo: Liliana Vélez

(uncertain school) 2019: Conspirators of Pleasure
lugar a dudas


Deadline for applications: May 17, 2019 Registration: June 10th, 2019 Sessions: July 10 – August 17, 2019

Angélica Silva Chica
(+57) 2 668 233
(+57) 2 668 233

lugar a dudas
Calle 15 Norte # 8 - 41
760045 / Cali

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(escuela incierta) is a 6 weeks independent study program, offered by lugar a dudas in Cali, Colombia. It was established in 2017 as a platform for action, practice, and life. 2017 sessions were articulated around forms of resistance to work and, in 2018, the program was structured upon the title Occultures.

(escuela incierta)'s 2019 sessions borrow their name from Jan Svankmajer's mid-nineties film Conspirators of Pleasure. The title, more than a reference to the work of Svankmajer in itself, works as an invitation to conspire around the blurry edges of jouissance and persistence, where players may find a rich environment charged with narratives, possibilities, and plots.

The preliminary guest list, that continues to expand, includes for this program's edition:

Bobby Benedicto - Natalia Brizuela - Juan Cárdenas - Jaime Cerón - José Antonio Covo - Fabiana Faleiros - Margarida Mendes - Vanessa Place - Leandra Plaza - Suely Rolnik - Eric L. Santner - Camilo Vega - Liliana Vélez

(escuela incierta) is not conceived as a space for professionalization, its aim is not the social validation of artists and, to that extent, it is not a stepladder for climbing the pyramid of personal careerism. What this school offers is a series of conversations, a space for critical discussion and a chance to live together for six weeks in the beautiful city of Cali, a place for easy pleasures and nuanced malaise, but also a great location to rest, cleanse, talk, and engage with people coming from different places, with different interests and passions.

Conspirators of Pleasure will convene for its third year of sessions between July 10 and August 17, 2019, al lugar a dudas, in Cali, Colombia, welcoming local and international participants, lecturers and tutors in an environment that fosters life, interaction and mutual learning.

Application is due by April 26, 2018. The fee to attend the program is US $2,000. Housing and living expenses are not included. Admitted students will be notified via email on May 22nd. A US $500 deposit by June 10th is required to secure your spot in the program. The full balance is due by June 30th.

The sessions will be held in English and Spanish. Although translation is available, proficiency in both languages is strongly encouraged.

For a political statement about Conspirators of Pleasure and additional info about (escuela incierta), visit;