Report: Public Debate ‘Vox Populi and The Syrian Archive’

Summary of the presentations and public debate on digital archiving practices, activism, and the role of the artist

Lara Baladi - The Friday of Victory after Hosni Mubarak’s fall Tahrir Square Cairo Egypt. Part of 'Vox Populi"
Report of the event Vox Populi and the Syrian Archive on 21 January 2017, organised by Eric Kluitenberg. Written by Iona Sharp Casas.
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#AsIf: Vox Populi and The Syrian Archive

Public debate on the relationship between digital archiving practices and activism

Lara Baladi - The Friday of Victory after Hosni Mubarak’s fall Tahrir Square Cairo Egypt. Part of 'Vox Populi"
Event tying into exhibition As If, focusing on the relationship between activism and digital documentation. Organised by Eric Kluitenberg i.c.w. David Garcia. Location: Eye Film Museum.
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The Story Might Not Be Complete

A discussion on erasure and the archive

Sethembile Msezane, Chapungu-The Day Rhodes Fell (2015)
Event in the context of the exhibition Re(as)sisting Narratives. Moderator: Palesa Motsumi, with guests Tazneem Wentzel (Burning Museum), Toni Stuart and Jennifer Tosch.
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Exhibition: Iran’s Women’s Movement: On the Archive of Sadiqe Dowlatabadi

February 7th til March 8th 2016

Departure (2015), Azadeh Fatehrad, c-type print, Tehran
An exhibition on the emergence of the women’s movement in Iran, at the beginning of the 20th century. The exhibition is curated by Azadeh Fatehrad (Iran) in collaboration with Framer Framed.
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Exhibition: Simuda Nyuma – Forward Ever Backward Never

A contemporary interpretation of missing documents in an Ugandan archive

Simuda Nyuma – Forward Ever Backward Never. Foto: Lara Tompa
Group exhibition with work inspired by the archive of Ugandan chief Ham Mukasa (1870-1956). Curated by Robinah Nansubuga (UG) and Andrea Stultiens (NL).
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