Wednesday 19 May 2010

photos from the first drift thursday 13 may

all the photos are from the counter cartographies collective camera
photo essay begins at the opening event of the counter mapping qmay event ...

Counter/Mapping QMary: the university and border technologies

To begin by asking what is the university requires an investigation of the function of the university not only as a knowledge factory but also as a border. Our investigation of what the university produces as knowledge, hierarchies and power exposes the border/s that operate in, on and around the university. That the university is a border is made possible by the operation of a filter mechanism. The counting of bodies, money in and money out, who can and can not enter, what are we when we leave, the limits of what is and is not knowledge and the complicity with national and global border regimes – who and what is stopped at the border?

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