Opening Program

H. Leutemann, Unterbrochene Strassenmessung auf Singapore (Road Surveying Interrupted in Singapore), c. 1865-85. (Courtesy of National Museum of Singapore, National Heritage Board)

Lectures, films, and performances explore the relationship between media, technology, and society, specifically in historical and geopolitical contexts that are characterized by the logic of colonialism and nationalism, increasing militarization and financialization. Starting from the symbolism of the tiger, it revolves around the relationship between ideology and cosmology and the “media” and “ghosts” of modernity.