Euro-Vision Workshop

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Somerset House

Strand, New Wing

Room G18 (Ground Level Waterloo Bridge)

London

WC2R 1LA

United Kingdom

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To be ruled is to be kept an eye on, inspected, spied on, regulated, indoctrinated, sermonized, listed and checked off, estimated, appraised, censured, ordered about... To be ruled is at every operation, transaction, movement, to be noted, registered, counted, priced, admonished, prevented, reformed, redressed, corrected.”

P.-J. Proudhon, "Q’est-ce que c'est la propriété?”quoted in Daniel Guérin, Anarchism: From Theory to Practice, trans. Maty Klopper (New York: Monthly Review Press, 1970:15-16)


How do certain technologies shape the emergence and evolution of migrant flows, and consequently modes of governance and of seeing? Join FRAUD and Dr Btihaj Ajana to investigate the gaze offered by the patterns drawn from economic, social and humanitarian data. Together through a de-collage we will critically chart some of the affective modes of power entangled in surveillance technology and migrant flows. Automated pattern recognition affords (arguably) remote control and execution upon migrant bodies by performing modes of (bio)power, helping formulate and endorse novel research, structuring international stewardship, and the administration of human rights. What are the political, aesthetic and technosocial operations of externalised European border systems in the Gibraltar area?

Please bring:

-Laptop.

-formatted USB stick.


It is highly recommended to have a look at the thematic structure for the workshop. Please follow this >>link<<


Spaces are limited, if you are unable to attend please consider cancelling your registration so your place could be freed for someone else.


*There will be recording of this event, so please let us know if you have any problem with this before or on the day.


TEAM:

Dr Audrey Samson & Francisco Gallardo, Artist Partner

Dr Btihaj Ajana, Academic Partner

Masumi Iishi, Research & Graphic Design


Euro-vision, or the Making of the Automated Gaze is a collaboration between King's College London's Department of Digital Humanities and artist duo FRAUD, brokered and supported by the Cultural Institute at King’s in partnership with Somerset House Studios.

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Somerset House

Strand, New Wing

Room G18 (Ground Level Waterloo Bridge)

London

WC2R 1LA

United Kingdom

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