Over the past months the TBD Reading Group, hosted by GeDIS and Sociology of Diversity at the University of Kassel, read Laboria Cubonik’s “Xenofeminst Manifesto” (2015) and Helen Hester’s follow-up monograph “Xenofeminism” (2018). Xenofeminism links technomaterialist, anti-naturalist and gender abolitionist perspectives on processes of bodily […]
This post was originally published on Medium on 11 December 2019 and was written by Aviva de Groot, Danny Lämmerhirt, Evelyn Wan, Goda Klumbyte, Mara Paun, Phillip Lücking, and Shazade Jameson Introduction: The short of it The rapid deployment of complex computational, data-intense infrastructures profoundly […]
In September we – Goda, Loren and Claude – presented a paper at the Society for Social Studies of Science (4S) conference in New Orleans. We were (digitally) part of an amazing panel “Feminist Technoscience by Other Means: Reconfiguring Research Practices for World-Making Beyond the […]
We are so pleased to announce that on March 22-25, 2021 we will host a New Materialist Informatics conference here in Kassel! We enlisted our robotic companion Spiny to make the full announcement, which you can check out in the video below [tip: we recommend […]
In April we held the last Lab Meeting of the CF+ project, for which we decided to invite some of the people who have been continuously involved in debates around this project and became part of the CF+ network, to present their own strategies, practices […]
In March GeDIS Lab & ITeG hosted a third Lab Meeting of the CF+ project “m-e-t-h-o-d-o-l-o-g-i-e-s (or not): doing things together with computational practice and feminist theory”. We were very excited to collaborate with artist and designer Femke Snelting, who not only gave a talk […]
How feminist theoretical perspective, particularly situated knowledges and standpoint theory, can help tackle bias in algorithmic systems.
On March 14th, 2019, we will be organising the 3rd Lab Meeting of the project “Reconfiguring Computing Through Cyberfeminism and New Materialism” (CF+) with artist and researcher Femke Snelting! At this lab-meeting we will discuss m-e-t-h-o-d-o-l-o-g-i-e-s (or not) for knotting together the expertise of artists, […]
What is feminist data inside of social networks, algorithms, and big data? We invited artist and machine learning designer Caroline Sinders to talk about her own technopractice and her project “Feminist Data Set”.
Cornelia Sollfrank takes a critical look to the cyberfeminism(s) of the 1990s and technofeminisms of today