Coming Together, Falling Apart

Astra Taylor

Coming Together, Falling Apart

Astra Taylor

8:00pm

Friday, September 29, 2023

Brigantine Room

60 mins

Author and activist Astra Taylor tackles one of the most complex issues of the present moment – how do we find security when the foundations of society are designed to work against us? Through a genre-defying mixture of memoir, philosophy, social critique and political analysis, Taylor attempts to answer this question for the 2023 Massey Lectures.

The Age of Insecurity: Coming Together as Things Fall Apart interrogates everything from home ownership and education to widespread decline in mental health and the impending climate crisis. In an urgently important conversation, Taylor sits down to discuss how we can embrace our vulnerability and find a way forward towards meaningful, sustainable change.

Moderated by Roland Gulliver.

This event will be followed by a book signing.

Conversation

How to attend

Students and youth save up to 50% on passes.

Author and activist Astra Taylor tackles one of the most complex issues of the present moment – how do we find security when the foundations of society are designed to work against us? Through a genre-defying mixture of memoir, philosophy, social critique and political analysis, Taylor attempts to answer this question for the 2023 Massey Lectures.

The Age of Insecurity: Coming Together as Things Fall Apart interrogates everything from home ownership and education to widespread decline in mental health and the impending climate crisis. In an urgently important conversation, Taylor sits down to discuss how we can embrace our vulnerability and find a way forward towards meaningful, sustainable change.

Moderated by Roland Gulliver.

This event will be followed by a book signing.

Conversation

Featured Authors

Astra Taylor is a filmmaker, writer, and political organizer, born in Winnipeg, MB, and raised in Athens, GA; she currently lives in New York. Her latest book is Remake the World: Essays, Reflections, Rebellions and her other books include the American Book Award winner The People’s Platform: Taking Back Power and Culture in the Digital Age. She regularly writes for major publications, has directed multiple documentaries, toured with the band Neutral Milk Hotel, and co-founded the Debt Collective.

Read more about Astra Taylor

8:00pm

Friday, September 29, 2023

Brigantine Room

60 mins

How to attend

Students and youth save up to 50% on passes.

What to read

The Age of Insecurity: Coming Together as Things Fall Apart by ,
TIFA 2023

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