[spectre] Offshore Laboratory Amsterdam | FEB 12-17

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Wed Feb 6 00:09:16 CET 2019

* Offshore Laboratory Amsterdam | FEB 12-17 *

Organised by: RYBN & FIBER
Hosted by: Waag
Locations: Waag (Amsterdam) a.o.
12 - 17 February 2019

The Offshore Laboratory is a temporary, multi-dimensional,
extra-disciplinary and collaborative research platform, dedicated to
advanced experimenting, observing and investigating offshore finance and
its shadow networks. The objective is to gather the various
organisations and individuals that work on the topic, to set a temporary
meeting hub in Amsterdam to discuss and exchange ideas, methodologies
and strategies on the multiple outcomes of the offshore topic, and
question the actual relationships between the offshore and the onshore

The goal of the laboratory map the past, present and possible future of
offshore banking invisible network, through various means of
cartography, representation and various methodology (tours, mappings,
interviews). RYBN, FIBER and other participating guests will invite a
selection of guests and organisations to take part over 5 days.

The lab is open to visitors and collaborators, but we encourage everyone
to share something and to be involved in the activities, debates and
interviews. Please contact us if you're interested to participate. More
info about the lab schedule and themes are described below.



Day schedule

.. Part 1. Working sessions takes place from 10:00 - 14:00 and are only
accessible on invitation or if you are already part of the lab participants.

.. Part 2. Each day the laboratory is open for the public from 14:00 -
18:00. Interviews, presentations, experiments and discussions take place
and visitors can participate.

Information and appointments (10AM-5PM): offshore at rybn.org /
info at fiber-space.nl

Research topics per day:

** Tuesday 12 **
Day Theme: VOC, WIC, Tulips, Colonial History
Evening: Lab presentations

** Wednesday 13/2 **
Day Theme: Cryptos & VFAs, Blockchain

** Thursday 14/2 **
Day Theme: Space Mining, Adaptive Governance, Building Blocks
Evening: Screenings

** Friday 15/2 **
Day Theme: Semantics Decontamination, Laundering with Language

** Saturday 16/2 **
Day Theme: Politics of Relations, Opacity, Transparency, Corruption
All day: Offshore Tour Operator City Walks

** Sunday 17/2 **
Day Theme: Architectures and Tours, Psycho-geography, Dérives
All day: Offshore Tour Operator City Walks
End: Afternoon Conclusion & Wrap Up



RYBN (1999) is an art collective based in Paris.
FIBER (2011) is an Amsterdam based platform for emerging digital culture.


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