26 October 2014,
Victoria & Albert Museum, London, UK
Inside Out Festival ​

​After the Circuits Died: Electronic waste in art and theory

E-waste will be dumped in the V&A Museum. Four artists (Paul Granjon, Jonathan Kemp, Dani Ploeger and Madaleine Trigg) will work with the material for a day.

At 4pm the experiments will be presented at a round table session with cultural theorists Dr Toby Miller and Dr Neil Maycroft.


9 - 10 November 2016
French Institute for Research in Africa​
International Conference on Urbanization and street vendors

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10 March 2015

9.30am - 1pm

KK Leung Building, Main Campus, The University of Hong Kong​

E-waste, Global Exchange - A symposium on interdisciplinary approaches to electronic waste

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​2 July 2015

5.30 - 8.30pm
​The White Building, Hackney, London, UK
V&A Digital Futures: Bodies of Planned Obsolescence
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16 Feb 2015

All day
​Centre for Contemporary Art, Lagos, Nigeria

​​Digital Performance and the Global Politics of E-Waste Symposium

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19 January 2017
11am - 1pm
British Institute of East Africa, Nairobi, Kenya 
Gadgets As Objects:
Making Art With Discarded, Violent And Sexy Electronics
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​​​24 - 26 June 2016
Fri: 17.00-22.00 // Sat: 10:00-18.00 // Sun: 10.00-17.00
Edmond J. Safra Fountain Court, Somerset House
Utopia Fair
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​The art-science research network ‘Bodies of Planned Obsolescence: digital performance and the global politics of electronic waste’ and the social enterprise The Restart Project will join forces for a presentation at the Utopia Fair at Somerset House in London this weekend. 


3 February 2017 
11am - 1pm 
British Institute of East Africa, Nairobi, Kenya 
Shopping-as-Research in Cheap Electronics
​Examining the Rise of Low-grade Consumer Technology in Kenya 

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4 - 25 July 2015
Opening event 4th July 2pm - 6pm 
The Watermans Centre, London, UK
Exhibition - Bodies of Planned Obsolescence
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15th April 2016
Victoria & Albert Museum, London, UK
V&A Digital Futures: Dreaming Zero Waste 
​Exhibition, Discussion & Workshop
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12 April 2017
77-82 Whitechapel High Street
Tickets - £3 (Includes drinks reception)
Technologizing Throw-Away Culture
​art with cheap technologies and new wastes in Kenya, Hong Kong and the UK​
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