The underground is no longer (or never was) the exclusive realm of technocrats or geophysics experts

Talk by Helen Pritchard @Borough Road Gallery, 17.00, 5th February 2020. All welcome.

The contemporary infrastructural complex of mining and measuring undergrounds depends on software tools for geological data handling, interpretation, and 3D-visualisation. Such tools power techno-colonial subsurface exploration with computational techniques and paradigms. In this talk I will present …

Naming can also be a covering over

Talk by Laura Hopes @Borough Road Gallery, 17.00, 8th January 2020. All welcome.

In this talk I explore the power dynamics inherent within the naming of something; the conferring of ownership, of defining accessibility to or relationships with a subject. Central to this examination is the theoretical and political sleight …

Derivative works and images of protest in Hong Kong

Talk by Wing-Ki Lee @Borough Road Gallery, 17.00, 4th December 2019. All welcome.

Background reading: Wing-Ki Lee, “Derivative Work and Hong Kong’s Umbrella Movement: Three Perspectives”, in Visualizing the Street: New Practices of Documenting, Navigating and Imagining the City, edited by Pedram Dibazar and Judith Naeff, Amsterdam: Amsterdam University …