Re-examining Global.Ports

Re-examining Global.Ports

Date: 
04.02.2016 12:00
Festival edition: 
2016
Format: 
Hybrid Event
Location: 
HKW
Hall

moderated by Ben Vickers, Oliver Lerone Schultz

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Acknowledging a critical moment for diverse port authorities worldwide and at a new global juncture—in Berlin, the EU, and many other international ports—this gathering will be focused specifically on reviewing traditional ports, gathering concrete engagements with their inherent and continuing political-logistical promise of connecting people, places, and important matters. With a mandate to re-establish a communal quality of ports, the Global Port Authority will ask: what docking points could in these moving times provide reliable anchorage, refuge, or sanctuary to a globally distributed ecology of commoning initiatives and people anxious for open interplanetary connectivity? What are the criteria, methods, and practices for attaining open ports?

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