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MoCC Data Walkshop

Museum of Contemporary Commodities (MoCC)

Friday, August 25, 2017 from 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM (BST)

MoCC Data Walkshop

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MoCC Data Walkshop RGS-IBG Aug 25, 2017 Free  

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Led by data activist Dr Alison Powell

Explore and discuss the data surveillance processes at play in the vicinity of the Royal Geographical Society, and their effects on trade and exchange.  We will be working through a process of rapid group ethnography that Alison has developed with the Museum of Contemporary Commodities and other projects to investigate data mediations and their effects. Find out more here.

Arrive at 10am at the Museum of Contemporary Commodities shop-gallery in the Pavilion Gallery at the RGS-IBG for a short introduction to the project and process. We will leave at 10.30am for a 60 minute walk around the area followed by snacks and discussion.

Please bring:

  • phone/camera

  • a small snack for sharing

  • appropriate dress for the weather

FREE EVENT - places are limited to 12 so if you book and then are unable to attend, please let us know.

This walkshop event is part of the research and development for the Museum of Contemporary Commodities.

The Museum of Contemporary Commodities will be open in the Pavilion Gallery at the Royal Geographical Society 10am-4pm daily 24-27th August. Entrance is Free. Find out more at moccguide.net

Have questions about MoCC Data Walkshop? Contact Museum of Contemporary Commodities (MoCC)

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Leaving from the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG)
1 Kensington Gore
SW7 2AR London
United Kingdom

Friday, August 25, 2017 from 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM (BST)


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Museum of Contemporary Commodities (MoCC)

The Museum of Contemporary Commodities (MoCC) is an art-geography research and exhibition project co-founded by artist researcher Paula Crutchlow (Blind Ditch) and cultural geographer Ian Cook (University of Exeter & followthethings.com). The project is being developed in partnership with Furtherfield, collaborating artists, technologists, and members of the public with an aim to investigate and make visible some of the complex relationships at play between data surveillance, trade justice, and global and local commodity culture. FInd out more at moccguide.net

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