Flights from the Empire

Jakrawal Nilthamrong, Film still from "Zero Gravity", 2012, HD video, color, sound, 20 min

In reference to James C. Scott’s book The Art of Not Being Governed, lectures, performances and films consider the strategies of resistance against imperial and national structures in Asia. The discussion focuses on the genesis of state structures, national borders and capitalist economies and their relationships to indigenous cultures and identity constructs.