[NetBehaviour] POWERS OF TRUTH: China, Tech, Art and Resistance (October 1-3, Berlin & Online)

Tatiana Bazzichelli tbazz at disruptiv.biz
Wed Sep 15 16:08:08 CEST 2021


Dear all,

I would like to inform you that the full programme of our conference
POWERS OF TRUTH: China, Tech, Art and Resistance is online. You are
welcome to attend in person at Kunstquartier Bethanien - Berlin, or
online, on streaming on October 1-2, 2021 (+ workshops on September 22
and October 3).

What power structures and technologies are framing the dominant
narratives about China? Who is benefiting and who is resisting?

POWERS OF TRUTH: China, Tech, Art and Resistance
The 24th conference of the Disruption Network Lab
Curated by Magnus Ag & Tatiana Bazzichelli. Community events curated by
Lieke Ploeger.
https://www.disruptionlab.org/powers-of-truth

# Friday, October 1 · 2021

16:00—16:10 CEST · OPENING

Tatiana Bazzichelli (Programme Director, Disruption Network Lab, IT/DE),
Magnus Ag (Journalist, Human Rights Advocate, Founder of Bridge Figures,
DK/NO) & Lieke Ploeger (Community Director, Disruption Network Lab, NL/DE).

16:10–17:30 · KEYNOTE: Deconstructing the Communist Party of China’s
Human Rights Narrative

Sharon Hom (Executive Director, Human Rights in China, HK/US). Moderated
by Magnus Ag (Journalist, Human Rights Advocate, Founder of Bridge
Figures, DK/NO).

18:30–20:15 · PANEL: Reporting on Xinjiang: Firsthand Accounts & Big
Data to Investigate the Truth

Arslan Hidayat (Uyghur Rights Activist, AU), Megha Rajagopalan
(Award-winning International Correspondent for BuzzFeed News, UK), Maya
Wang (Senior China researcher in the Asia division, Human Rights Watch).
Moderated by Stijn Deklerck (Amnesty International Netherland, BE/NL).

# Saturday, October 2 · 2021

14:00–15:30 CEST · PANEL: Art & Resistance from the Mainland to the Diaspora

Badiucao (Cartoonist and Activist, CH/AU, on video), Popo Fan
(Filmmaker, Writer and Activist, CN/DE), Mai Corlin (Postdoctoral
Fellow, University of Copenhagen, DK). Moderated by Melissa Chan
(Journalist, US).

16:15–17:45 · PANEL: Voices, Tactics & Technologies to Challenge
Dominant Narratives

Glacier Chung Ching Kwong (Hong Kong Political and Digital Rights
Activist, PhD Student in Law, University of Hamburg, HK/DE), Filip
Noubel (Managing Editor at Global Voices, CZ), Ray Wong (Hong Kong
Activist, Founder of Hong Kong Indigenous, HK/DE). Moderated by Katharin
Tai (Journalist, Academic and Policy Analyst, DE).

18:30–20:00 · KEYNOTE: Surveilling a Surveillance State: An Ethical Dilemma

Simone Pieranni (Journalist, IT), Jack Poulson (Executive Director, Tech
Inquiry, US).
Moderated by Tatiana Bazzichelli (Programme Director, Disruption Network
Lab, IT/DE).
20:00 ·  CLOSING

More info & full programme:
https://www.disruptionlab.org/powers-of-truth#programme

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COMMUNITY WORKSHOPS

# Wednesday, 22 September · 2021

18:00-20:00 CEST, Online workshop | Language: English
BYOW Workshop: Build Your Own Words to Resist Algorithmic Censorship

With: Xiaowei R. Wang (Artist, Writer, Organizer & Coder, US) and
Qianqian Ye (Artist, CN/US)
Register: https://www.disruptionlab.org/event/byow

# Sunday, October 3 · 2021

11:00—13:00 CEST · WORKSHOP
Digital Self-defense 101 - You need protection whether or not you have
something to hide

With: Glacier Chung Ching Kwong (Hong Kong Political and Digital Rights
Activist, PhD Student in Law, University of Hamburg, HK/DE). Read more &
register: https://www.disruptionlab.org/event/digital101

14:30—17:00 · WORKSHOP
Using Satellite Imagery to Investigate Xinjiang's Detention Camps

With: Alison Killing (Architect and Journalist, UK/NL) and Megha
Rajagopalan (Award-winning International Correspondent for BuzzFeed
News, UK). Read more & register:
https://www.disruptionlab.org/event/satelliteimagery
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Tatiana Bazzichelli // Founder & Artistic Director
Disruption Network Lab
http://disruptionlab.org
Twitter: @disruptberlin // @t_bazz
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