11.02.2015 — Workshop, presentation with Femke Herregraven

Femke Herregraven (NL) is a designer and researcher whose work traverses the contemporary realms of global finance, geopolitics, network power and information politics. Her research and speculative scenarios address the deconstruction of power structures and the exploration of possible alternatives. Her work consists of texts, printed materials, information design, games, drawings and installations. Projects include Geographies of Avoidance, Schizophrenic Assets, Taxodus, Mana-batteries, and Art Reserve Bank. Geographies of Avoidance addresses the financial offshore system and avoidance of financial regulation; Herregraven is currently working on high-frequency trading.

10:00–12:30h
Studio 2.13
Femke will act as advisor to Foreign Bodies’ resident and participants. The group discussion will build off a reading Femke selected: Women, Sobotaj, and Underground Food Economies in Haiti by Myron M. Beasley. We will work with images + economies of care and with various methods/approaches to field research.

15:00h
Auditorium
Herregraven will offer a short presentation on her practice and current projects.

Van Eyck
Academieplein 1
6211 KM Maastricht

11.02.2015 — Workshop, presentation with Femke Herregraven