post Presents: Russian Cosmism

On November 15, 2017, post presented an evening of lectures and artist presentations titled Russian Cosmism: A Work of Art in the Age of Technological Immortality on the ideas of Russian Cosmism and their relevance to our time.

In this video, Boris Groys speaks on the biopolitics of technological immortality and resurrection; Arseny Zhilyaev considers the aesthetic ideals of Russian Cosmism including “life building” in collaboration with God; Hito Steyerl talks about continued quests for the elixir of immortality, euthanasia, and genocide; and Anton Vidokle presents a recent short film called The Communist Revolution Was Caused by the Sun. Ksenia Nouril moderates a concluding panel discussion among the participants.

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