ACTIVATION: Collective Strategies to Expose Injustice
On 30 November 2019 our partner Disruption Network Lab will host its closing community gathering of the year, ACTIVATION: Collective Strategies to Expose Injustice, at Studio 1, Kunstraum Kreuzberg/Bethanien in Berlin.
The gathering will bring together the different communities, collaborators and initiatives that worked with them over the course of the year through their Activation community program, and look back together at our conference topics of 2019. The day will consist of two workshops in the morning, conversations and an artist talk in the afternoon, and a closing performance.
11:00 – 14:00 WORKSHOP: THE INTERFACE, DECONSTRUCTED
Joana Moll (Artist and Researcher, ES).
Location: Disruption Network Lab e. V., Treptowerstr. 23, 12059 Berlin
12:00 – 13:30 WORKSHOP: HOW TO PERFORM AN ARCHIVE
Jasmina Metwaly (Artist and Filmmaker, EG/PL).
Location: Studio 1, Kunstquartier Bethanien, Mariannenplatz 2, 10997 Berlin.
15:30 – DOORS OPEN
16:00 – INTRO
Tatiana Bazzichelli (Artistic Director & Founder, Disruption Network Lab, IT/DE), Lieke Ploeger (Community Director, Disruption Network Lab, NL/DE) & Nada Bakr (Project and Community Manager, Disruption Network Lab, EG/DE).
16:10 – 17:00 – CONVERSATION
UNTANGLING COMPLEXITY: Working on Anti-Corruption From the International to the Local Level
Max Heywood (Transparency International Global Outreach and Advocacy Coordinator, UK/DE) and Stephan Ohme (Lawyer and Financial Expert, Transparency International Deutschland e. V., DE).
17:00 – 17:25 – SHORT FILM SCREENING: PINK HAIR WHISTLEBLOWER
Directed by Marc Silver (UK, 2018, 25 mins), featuring Christopher Wylie (Cambridge Analytica Whistleblower, CA/UK). In English language. Trailer: https://vimeo.com/322376240.
17:40 – 18:25 – ARTIST TALK
An autopsy of online love, labour, surveillance and electricity/energy
Joana Moll (Artist and Researcher, ES) in conversation with Tatiana Bazzichelli (Founding Director, Disruption Network Lab, IT/DE).
18:25 – 19:20 – CONVERSATION
ARCHIVES OF EVIDENCE: Archives as collective memory and source of evidence
Hadi Al Khatib (Founder and Director, The Syrian Archive, SY/DE) and Jasmina Metwaly (Artist and Filmmaker, EG/PL).
19:35 – 20:30 – CONVERSATION
ALGORITHMIC BIAS: AI Traps and possible escapes
Caroline Sinders (Machine Learning Designer/User Researcher, Artist, Digital Anthropologist, USA/DE) and Sarah Grant (Media Artist and Educator, Radical Networks, USA/DE) in conversation with Ruth Catlow (Co-Founder and Co-Artistic Director, Furtherfield, UK).
Leading up to this event, Disruption Network Lab will host a community meetup called Circle of Exchange on 12 November at STATE Studio in Berlin, with some of their collaboration partners of 2019: SUPERMARKT, r0g agency, School of Machines, Making & Make-Believe and STATE Studio, to hear more on their strategies and initiatives for working on social, political and cultural change, and how they involve community in their projects