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Tour w/ Roopa Vasudevan: Focus on Surveillance

  • ICA 118 South 36th Street, 19104 (map)

Artist Roopa Vasudevan will host a discussion at the Institute for Contemporary Art (ICA) on themes of surveillance, knowledge collection, and representation, found in the three exhibitions currently on view “Introducing Tony Conrad: A Retrospective”, “Colored People Time: Mundane Futures”, and “Cecilia Vicuña: About To Happen”. This event is free and open to the public.

Free transportation to the ICA will leave from Haverford College at 10:30am from Stokes Bay, please email Stephanie Bursese at if you are interested in attending or you can show up on Saturday morning, seating is first come first serve. The bus will leave from the ICA at 12:45pm and return to Haverford College.

This event is part of a Philadelphia Area Creative Collaboratives (PACC) project called ‘Surveillance States: Citizens, Subjectivities and Subversion'. This collaborative group consists of artist Roopa Vasudevan; Bryan Mercer, Executive Director, Media Mobilizing Project; Aniko Szucs, Visiting Assistant Professor of Comparative Literature at Haverford College; Szucs’ course ‘Technologies of Surveillance Through the Lens of the Artist: A Historical Overview’; Anna West, Assistant Professor of Health Studies at Haverford College; and West’s course ‘Critical Data Literacy for Global Health’.

Image from Roopa Vasudevan's project "GRILLZ"