Andreas Weber: love as the desire to give life, Eros in life and death, and queering identity

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Andreas Weber: Love as the Desire to Give Life, Eros in Life and Death, and Queering Identity

Video with Andreas Weber, Hannah Close on Saturday 15th October 2022

In this conversation hosted by Hannah Close from advaya, Andreas Weber elaborates on his theories and thoughts around erotic ecology, an ecology of love, what we’ve gotten wrong about “love”, stringing together his fresh analyses on love, life, death, identity, and everything in between, on an autumnal day. For more on these topics, read Andreas’ book, Matter and Desire, and join us for his upcoming course, co-curated by Hannah Close, Ecology of Love. Get tickets and find out more about the course here:

Andreas Weber #

Andreas is a Berlin based author & independent scholar. He has degrees in Marine Biology & Cultural Studies, having collaborated with theoretical biologist Francisco Varela in Paris. Andreas’ work is focusing on a re-evaluation of our understanding of the living. He is proposing to understand organisms as subjects & hence the biosphere as a meaning-creating & poetic reality. Andreas is the author of Enlivenment. Toward a Poetics for the Anthropocene, & Sharing Life: The Ecopolitics of Reciprocity.

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Hannah Close #

Hannah is a curator, writer, and photographer. She is a curator for Advaya, and is studying Engaged Ecology at Schumacher College. She formerly founded the Experimental Thought Co, a thought community that hosted events on culture change, during which time she curated the Human Nature series. Hannah enjoys hiking and spending time with the ocean. More via

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