Activities/The Speculative Machine II: Specters of Climate, Community and Corruption

2019

28 Feb - 28 Feb Event

The Speculative Machine II: Specters of Climate, Community and Corruption

The second event in the program series of The Speculative Machine at MOAD, Miami Dade College, Freedom Tower. George Yúdice (Professor of critical theory and cultural studies at the University of Miami, and Director of the Miami Observatory on Communication and Creative Industries), Timothy A. Barber (Executive Director og the Black Archives in Overtown, and former member of the City of Miami Historic and Environmental Preservation Board) and Mariana Boldu (Landscape Architect, Director of Resilience Design at Curtis + Rogers Design Studio, and Board Member of the City of Miami Sea Level Rise Committee) are invited for a panel discussion on how communities in Miami are affected by the interrelated issues of climate, gentrification, and corruption. 


The Speculative Machine II: Specters of Climate, Community and Corruption will be held at Freedom Tower, Miami on 28th February 2019 7pm - 9pm.  


The Corrupt Show and The Speculative Machine is a two-part SUPERFLEX work. While the installation The Corrupt Show is currently on display for the SUPERFLEX solo presentation: We Are All In The Same Boat, The Speculative Machine is activated through different events. 
The Speculative Machine is a event program consisting of workshops, lectures, discussions and other activities based on reflection and debate where experts from different disciplines are invited to participate. There are several core themes including science, economics and arts. The aim is to organize roundtable to generate links to create new projects that transform their immediate contexts, as well as to expose these processes to the public in order to involve and make him a partaker of this monetary speculation mechanism. 


Read more about The Speculative Machine II: Specters of Climate, Community and Corruption: http://www.mdcmoad.org/explore/Event.aspx?EventID=94106


Read more about We Are All In The Same Boat: http://www.mdcmoad.org/explore/Exhibit.aspx?EventID=24042

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