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11.8.2016 | KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin

The right to be unhappy, or Huxley to Orwell: My hellish vision of the future is better than yours

Lecture by Dora García in conjunction with Das Café der Stimmen

The right to be unhappy is a lecture on the phenomenon of the psychotropification of society. The pharmaceutical industry is living a golden age by providing the necessary products for us to fulfill our obligation to be happy. Psychotropics are the latest mutation of capitalism, and pharma-psychiatry never had so little to do with medicine and so much to do with politics.