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Tour w/ Roopa Vasudevan: Focus on Surveillance

  • ICA 118 South 36th Street, 19104 (map)
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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 sbursese@haverford.edu 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"