Recording Resistance Symposium

Sat 30 September 2017, 10:30 – 18:00
MayDay Rooms – 88 Fleet St, London EC4Y 1DH
Tickets are free but spaces are limited. Please book here. 

What vulnerabilities and benefits lay in recording resistance to late capitalism? Through a series of presentations, video pieces and a workshop this one-day event examines tensions between the progressive documentation of radical struggles and the surveillance risks embedded within current recording technology. Key thinkers in the fields of surveillance studies, radical film and live art are drawn together to question: What innovative models might exist to emancipate the recording? What key ways might one keep crucial information safe? And what are the responsibilities inherent in recording resistance?

Speakers’ include:

Dr. Lina Dencik – Cardiff University – Workshop on data justice, activism and the surveillance society
http://www.cardiff.ac.uk/people/view/182924-dencik-lina 


Alessandra Cianetti – Performingborders and ubiquitous surveillance 
https://performingborders.wordpress.com/

Natasha Davis – Performingborders and ubiquitous surveillance
http://www.natashaproductions. com/
 
Dr. Steve Presence – UWE Bristol – The Radical Film Network
http://people.uwe.ac.uk/Pages/person.aspx?accountname=campus%5Cs2-presence 

Kevin Biderman – RCA – Surveillance, Phoney Friends and Capital
http://arts.brighton.ac.uk/techne/for-students/techne-students/techne-students-2016/biderman

Accompanying the workshop and talks will be two video installations; one based on the J18 video archive at the MayDay Rooms by Kevin Biderman, the other a screen based piece by Dr Chantal Faust (RCA) on ‘the glitch’

This event is funded by the TECHNE Doctoral Training Partnership

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