Engineering Fictions — poetry as protection

I spoke about the work of Engineering Fictions at the 3rd Obfuscation Workshop in May 2021. During my presentation I opened up ideas I’m thinking through around forms of protection in relation to mindsets and technologies of surveillance, in particular in relation

Engineering Fictions — poetry as protection

I spoke about the work of Engineering Fictions at the 3rd Obfuscation Workshop in May 2021. During my presentation I opened up ideas I’m thinking through around forms of protection in relation to mindsets and technologies of surveillance, in particular in relation

Fastidious Inquiry, Weird Compliance — A Corona of Sonnets by Anonymous

Fastidious Inquiry, Weird Compliance is a corona of sonnets, written by Anonymous. These sonnets express a fictional subject’s experience of, and involvement with, state powers of online surveillance during the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic in 2020. Created over the course of

Fastidious Inquiry, Weird Compliance — A Corona of Sonnets by Anonymous

Fastidious Inquiry, Weird Compliance is a corona of sonnets, written by Anonymous. These sonnets express a fictional subject’s experience of, and involvement with, state powers of online surveillance during the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic in 2020. Created over the course of

EF#2.20 Weird Compliance – 4th Nov. 2020 – 1-4pm on MS Teams

SEED: Weird Compliance CATALYST: Anonymous HOST: Jessica Foley MEETING-PLACE: Microsoft Teams DATE: 4th November 2020 TIME: 1-4pm We are living through a time filled with contradictions and inversions, where public health recommendations are increasingly perceived as a threat to individual

EF#2.20 Weird Compliance – 4th Nov. 2020 – 1-4pm on MS Teams

SEED: Weird Compliance CATALYST: Anonymous HOST: Jessica Foley MEETING-PLACE: Microsoft Teams DATE: 4th November 2020 TIME: 1-4pm We are living through a time filled with contradictions and inversions, where public health recommendations are increasingly perceived as a threat to individual

EF#1.20 Fastidious Inquiry – 30th Sept. 2020 – 1-4pm on MS Teams

SEED: Fastidious Inquiry CATALYST: Anonymous HOST: Jessica Foley MEETING-PLACE: Microsoft Teams DATE: 30th September 2020 TIME: 1-4pm In 1967, the poet Richard Brautigan imagined a cybernetic world where people would be watched over by “machines of loving grace”. Half a

EF#1.20 Fastidious Inquiry – 30th Sept. 2020 – 1-4pm on MS Teams

SEED: Fastidious Inquiry CATALYST: Anonymous HOST: Jessica Foley MEETING-PLACE: Microsoft Teams DATE: 30th September 2020 TIME: 1-4pm In 1967, the poet Richard Brautigan imagined a cybernetic world where people would be watched over by “machines of loving grace”. Half a

EF#5.19 Orienteering Fictions – Weds 26th June – 1-5pm @ CONNECT

SEED: Orienteering Fictions (in the Docklands SDZ) CATALYSTS: Jessica Foley, with Eva George Richardson McCrea and Building City Dashboards (MUSSI) HOST: CONNECT, Dunlop Oriel House, 34 Westland Row, Dublin 2. DATE: 26th June 2019 TIME: 1pm to 5pm (approx) A

EF#5.19 Orienteering Fictions – Weds 26th June – 1-5pm @ CONNECT

SEED: Orienteering Fictions (in the Docklands SDZ) CATALYSTS: Jessica Foley, with Eva George Richardson McCrea and Building City Dashboards (MUSSI) HOST: CONNECT, Dunlop Oriel House, 34 Westland Row, Dublin 2. DATE: 26th June 2019 TIME: 1pm to 5pm (approx) A

EF#4.19 Monumental Scraps – Tues 18th June – 2-4.30pm

SEED: Monumental Scraps CATALYST: Olly Dawkins, Jessica Foley  HOST: The Russell Library DATE: 18th June 2019 TIME:  2 – 4.30pm (approx.)   How are we to speak of these ‘common things’, how to track them down rather, flush them out, wrest them from the dross

EF#4.19 Monumental Scraps – Tues 18th June – 2-4.30pm

SEED: Monumental Scraps CATALYST: Olly Dawkins, Jessica Foley  HOST: The Russell Library DATE: 18th June 2019 TIME:  2 – 4.30pm (approx.)   How are we to speak of these ‘common things’, how to track them down rather, flush them out, wrest them from the dross

EF#3.19 Sampling Poetics (fuzzy_personae_contd.) Tues 11th June 2 – 4.30pm

SEED: Sampling Poetics (fuzzy_personae_contd.) CATALYST: Christodoulos Makris HOST: Jessica Foley/MUSSI DATE: 11th June 2019 TIME: 2 – 4.30pm My days are shaped around the digital material I consume. From the moment I check my tablet in the morning for the

EF#3.19 Sampling Poetics (fuzzy_personae_contd.) Tues 11th June 2 – 4.30pm

SEED: Sampling Poetics (fuzzy_personae_contd.) CATALYST: Christodoulos Makris HOST: Jessica Foley/MUSSI DATE: 11th June 2019 TIME: 2 – 4.30pm My days are shaped around the digital material I consume. From the moment I check my tablet in the morning for the

EF#2.19 Fuzzy Personae Tues 4th June 2 – 4.30pm

Catalysts: Jessica Foley, Gareth Young and Burcin Yazgi-Walsh Host: The Russell Library, Maynooth University  Date: Tuesday 4th June Time: 2 – 4.30pm On Tuesday 4th June, from 2 – 4:30pm, the second Engineering Fictions session of 2019 will take place in The

EF#2.19 Fuzzy Personae Tues 4th June 2 – 4.30pm

Catalysts: Jessica Foley, Gareth Young and Burcin Yazgi-Walsh Host: The Russell Library, Maynooth University  Date: Tuesday 4th June Time: 2 – 4.30pm On Tuesday 4th June, from 2 – 4:30pm, the second Engineering Fictions session of 2019 will take place in The

EF#1.19 How do I Love Thee, Let me Count /Map the Ways…

CATATLYST: Jessica Foley & Oliver Dawkins HOST: Maynooth Library & Love Data Week SEED: How do I Love Thee, Let me Count/Map the Ways… DATE: 14th February 2019 2-4pm The first Engineering Fictions session of 2019 took place on Valentines

EF#1.19 How do I Love Thee, Let me Count /Map the Ways…

CATATLYST: Jessica Foley & Oliver Dawkins HOST: Maynooth Library & Love Data Week SEED: How do I Love Thee, Let me Count/Map the Ways… DATE: 14th February 2019 2-4pm The first Engineering Fictions session of 2019 took place on Valentines

EF#3.18 Computer Says No…

CATALYST: Jessica Foley HOST: The Incomputable + OMG  SEED: Computer Says No… This writing workshop session will tease out relationships between authorial voice, the production of facticity and lived experiences of ‘the incomputable’. Taking a Little Britain sketch as a point

EF#3.18 Computer Says No…

CATALYST: Jessica Foley HOST: The Incomputable + OMG  SEED: Computer Says No… This writing workshop session will tease out relationships between authorial voice, the production of facticity and lived experiences of ‘the incomputable’. Taking a Little Britain sketch as a point