Join us in reading Jackson’s “Becoming Human: Matter and Meaning in an Antiblack World”

In what ways has animality, humanity and race been co-constitutive of each other? How do our understandings of being and materiality normalize humanity as white, and where does that leave the humanity of people of color? How can alternative conceptualizations of being human be found […]

Experimenting with flows of work: how to create modes of working towards epistemic justice?

This is part three of a blog post series reflecting on a workshop, held at FAccT conference 2020 in Barcelona, about machine learning and epistemic justice. If you are interested in the workshop concept and the theory behind it as well as what is a […]

Reading group Spring session: Ruha Benjamin’s “Race After Technology”

Are robots racist? Is visibility a trap? Are technofixes viable? What is social justice in the high-tech world? These questions are raised in Ruha Benjamin’s book Race After Technology (2019, Polity Press) that we will read during our TBD reading group spring session 2020. Race […]

Lost in translation? Invitation to address the challenges of interdisciplinary cooperation in the FAT community

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 […]

Diffractive Readings: Cyberfeminism_ NewMaterialism_ Computing [video]

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 […]

Technopolitics, practices and strategies at the intersection of computing/theory/arts – last CF+ Lab Meeting

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 […]