The May 01 2020

Mushroom Erotics

An online event of academic presentations and performances

Friday, May 1 from 6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Mushroom Erotics is an event organized by Mycelium, a student in Interdisciplinary Studies in Sexuality at Concordia, as part of an end of baccalaureate practicum at La Centrale Galerie Powerhouse, offering both academic presentations and performances.

Using an ecosexual framework, Mycelium has gathered artists and speakers invested in new imaginings for the post-apocalyptic present. Together, they tackle issues of environmental justice, new technologies and healing.

The financial support of Concordia Student Union (CSU) and Simone De Beauvoir Institute (SDBI) made it possible to remunerate the participants.

Link to attend the event online on zoom

  • 18h: "Mycelium", DOT DOT DOT
  • 18h15: "Mushroom Erotics", Mycelium
  • 19h15: Entretien avec Aron Rosenberg ("2020 Offline") + Q&A
  • 20h15: Entretien avec Lourdenie Jean ("L'environnement c'est intersectionnel") + Q&A
  • 20h15: "Butterfly Garden", Cavity

a fairytale for earthly survival
un appel bilingual & bisexual à la dévotion
an ecosexual prayer of repair
a moment of digital intimacy
2 make u horny 4 environmental justice
te rendre bien dur.e & bien mouillé.e comme l'écorce d'un arbre après la pluie

The Kanien’kehá:ka Nation is recognized as the custodians of the lands and waters on which the organizer and participants for this online event gather today. Tiohtiá:ke/Montreal is historically known as a gathering place for many First Nations. We urge you to learn more about the continued impact of colonization on Indigenous populations and on the land of so-called Canada. We commit to directing you to resources if you need them. We also wish to acknowledge that thousands of Black people have been displaced and enslaved on this land, tending to fields and building infrastructure among other forms of coerced labour.

To fuel your reflections on the question of decolonization in cyberspace, we suggest checking out CyberPowWow and the work of artist Skawennati

Image : "A Fairy Ring", Walter Jenks Morgan