Reverse Proxy, Guilherme Peters and Roberto Winter, 2015.

The second iteration of The Public Domain focuses on sub-themes Grey Areas, Game Theories and Covert Ops. As part of the public programme Delfina Foundation is hosting a series of events including a panel discussion, artist talks, discussions and workshops. Please click more information to navigate to the dedicated event page with information on how to RSVP.


The Politics of the Domestic
Wednesday 16th December, 14:00-19:30
‘Politics of the Domestic’, is part of a research project by Azadeh Fatehrad (Royal College of Art) in collaboration with the Embassy of Sweden and Delfina Foundation. The seminar aims to stimulate further discussion around the topic of migration and its resonance today.

Launch Event: Panel Discussion
Beyond Control?: Data, Privacy and Rights

Wednesday, 28 October, 18:30–20:00
From the Ashley Madison leaks to Facebook Messenger’s ‘Marauders Map’, the media has recently been inundated with controversial stories of growing public concerns about web privacy. Launching The Public Domain, this panel discussion includes speakers from a range fields, including Gus Hosein of advocacy group Privacy International, Joss Wright, Research Fellow at the Oxford Internet Institute and Marianne Franklin, Professor of Global Media and Politics at Goldsmiths University, to present and debate the current state of surveillance and the net.

Artist talk: Noor Afhsan Mirza and Brad Butler
Monday, 16 November, 18:30–20:00
Noor Afshan Mirza and Brad Butler present work relating to their current research into conspiracy theories, paramilitary activity, trials and incidents that conspire to add to the contemporary mythology of the Deep State in Turkey and elsewhere.

In conversation: Laurel Ptak and Zach Blas
Friday, 27 November, 18:30–20:00
Laurel Ptak and Zach Blas host a collaboratively developed event. Ptak’s current research builds upon her project Wages for Facebook, while Blas develops strategies of resistance to and subversion of neoliberal networked technologies.

DAAR: Emancipatory Education, Art and Architecture
Wednesday, 25 November, 18:30-20:00
DAAR (Sandi Hilal and Alessandro Petti) returns to Delfina Foundation to engage in the programme and host a discursive event on spatial activism and relationship between the physical and digital commons.

Unorthodox Narratives: Film Screenings and Discussion with Duncan Campbell and Roman Štětina
Thursday, 3 December, 19:00-21:00
Award-winning artists Duncan Campbell and Roman Štětina join us for an in conversation and screening event, exploring their shared, unorthodox approaches to the medium of film in contemporary visual art.

Before Seven Hills: Julien Cruezet in conversation with Elisé Atangana
Wednesday, 9 December, 18:30–20:00
Elise Atangana leads a discussion and one night exhibition of Julien Cruezet’s work, drawing on questions of mobility related to her ongoing research.