PandemicSpace Nr.7

Creating space for life. The virus as an ecological creator of existence_Rethinking coexistence

Date: 13.10.2021/18- o'clock
Format: Digital
Moderation: Schauraum B
Meeting point: Schauraum B c/o Blaser Architekten AG, Austrasse 24, CH-4051 Basel
Meeting point:
Andreas Weber
Andreas Weber

Andreas Weber

Schriftsteller und Journalist, Berlin

Andreas Weber, born 1967 in Hamburg, studied biology and philosophy in Berlin, Freiburg, Hamburg and Paris. He completed his doctorate under Hartmut Böhme (Berlin) and Francisco Varela (Paris) on "Nature as meaning. An attempt at a semiotic theory of the living". Journalistic work since 1994, mainly for GEO, Merian, Die Zeit, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, National Geographic, mare, Greenpeace Magazin, Oya.

Andreas Weber works as a writer and journalist. He teaches at the Berlin University of the Arts and at the UNISG Pollenzo, Italy, and is an adjunct professor at the IIT in Guwahati, India. Weber lives with his wife and two children in Berlin and Italy. In his literary non-fiction books, Weber advocates overcoming the mechanistic interpretation of life phenomena. He describes organic existence as the continuous self-creation of feeling, evaluating and meaning-making subjects against the backdrop of the possibility of death. (Photo: Florian Büttner)