The use•ful•less•ness of the experiment
4-6 July 2019, Cieszyn, Poland
Anthropology and the assembly of the unexpected. Event organized by the Collaboratory for Ethnographic Experimentation (#Colleex) together with Political Critique (Cieszyn), Institute of Ethnology and Cultural Anthropology, University of Silesia (Cieszyn), Institute of Ethnology and Cultural Anthropology (University of Warsaw).
Ethnographic Experimentation Fieldwork Devices and Companions
First Workshop of #Colleex Collaboratory for Ethnographic Experimentation
13th–15th July 2017, Jardim Botânico Tropical, Lisbon
Organized by #Colleex + EBANO collective + ICS (ULisboa) - Supported by EASA
Convenors: Adolfo Estalella, Anna Lisa Ramella, Eeva Berglund, Tomás S. Criado
#Colleex /kɒli:ɡz/ organized its first workshop–named ‘Ethnographic Experimentation: Fieldwork Devices and Companions’– in Lisbon in July 13-15 2017.
V iew the call for contributions, as well as the programme and the book of abstracts here: colleex.wordpress.com/1st-colleex-workshop-ethnographic-experimentation-fieldwork-devices-and-companions/
The workshop gathered 67 presenters and had around 100 attendees, mainly from Europe and the Americas.
The event took place at the Jardim Botânico Tropical and was co-organized together with members of the Instituto de Ciências Sociais (ICS), Universidade de Lisboa (which provided the venues, and basic equipment), and EBANO Collective – Ethnography-Based Art Nomad Organisation. A first installment in the form of a Storify account, can be accessed here: storify.com/tscriado/1st-colleex-workshop. The event was accompanied by a thematic thread in AllegraLab, providing further context and showing some of the network’s new found vocabulary: colleex.wordpress.com/2017/09/27/allegra-lab-colleex/
The workshop in Lisbon was a vibrant meeting, which allowed many anthropologists from Europe (most of them EASA members) and beyond to meet.