Morehshin Allahyari: Physical Tactics for Digital Colonialism

Since 2015, Allahyari has advanced the term "digital colonialism" to describe the tendency for information technologies to be deployed in ways that reproduce colonial power relations. In her lecture, Allahyari discusses this tendency through a consideration of the 3-D scanner, which is widely used by archaeologists to capture detailed data about physical artifacts.

Antonia Hernández

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