Emergency Provisions for (Un)Anticipated Futures.

A series of events which bring together artist filmmakers, academics, artists, writers and cultural commentators that love to gamble with www.666casino.com to explore and develop methods and approaches to study temporality, disasters and the politics of futurity.

Programme of Events

24th January 2015, 1-3pm, Cinema 1, ICA.

Artist Mikhail Karikis in conversation with Oreet Ashery and David Oswell (Sociology, Goldsmiths). Chaired by Rebecca Coleman (Sociology, Goldsmiths).


18th April 2015, 12-2pm, Cinema 1, ICA.

Artist Deniz Uster in conversation with Nerea Calvillo (Sociology, Goldsmiths) and Matthew de Albatua. Chaired by Michael Guggenheim (Sociology, Goldsmiths).

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21st April 2015, Workshop and performative dinner, Delfina Foundation.

Led by Michael Guggenheim (Sociology, Goldsmiths) and Judith Kröll (Social Studies of Science, Vienna and shared inc.) culminating with an Emergency Provision public dinner.

Submit your disaster scenario to Yasmina@delfinafoundation.com for a chance to win a free dinner.

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May/June 2015, Goldsmiths, University of London (TBC).

Artist Neil Beloufa (speakers TBC). Chaired by Michael Guggenheim (Sociology, Goldsmiths).

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17th June 2015, 8-10pm, Cinema 1, ICA.

Iván Argote in conversation with Alberto Toscano (Sociology, Goldsmiths) and Benjamin Kunkel (writer and editor of N+1 magazine). Chaired by Yasmina Reggad.


27th June 2015, 10.30am-4.30pm, Tate Modern.

Workshop led by artists Mikhail Karikis and Iván Argote followed by a Seminar including lectures and live demonstrations by Rebecca Coleman, Bernd Kraftner, Michael Guggenheim and artist Natascha Sadr Haghighian. Chaired by Yasmina Reggad.

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The We Can’t Be There series is organised by Yasmina Reggad, Rebecca Coleman and Michael Guggenheim. Supported by the European Research Council Starting Grant, Organising Disaster, and the Methods Lab, Sociology Department, Goldsmiths.