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Performance Lecture On numbers and their shadows. Politics, aesthetics and arithmetic of the exercise of counting people by the state, and some of its consequences.
Performed by Mit Raqs Media Collective (Neu Delhi, India)
Venue Kunsthaus Hamburg, Klosterwall 15, Hamburg
Organiser/Host W3_Werkstatt für internationale Kultur und Politik.
Cooperation partner arbeit global (& Kunsthaus Hamburg).
Free admission - donations welcome.
“On Numbers and their Shadows” is a set of performed notes on the politics, aesthetics and arithmetic of the exercise of counting people by the state, and some of its consequences, with a special emphasis on the situation in India. It takes off from the ‘Unlikely Intimacy of Digits’ – a video by Raqs Media Collective that reflects on the history of fingerprinting and identification technologies."