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Possible Bodies (Jara Rocha, Femke Snelting) is a collaborative investigation into the very concrete and at the same time complex and fictional entities that are "bodies", asking what material-cultural conditions of possibility make them present. This is especially urgent in relation to the technologies, infrastructures and techniques of 3D tracking, capturing and modeling and how and how oppressions and hegemonies intersect. https://possiblebodies.constantvzw.org

Jara Rocha currently participates in several inter-dependent processes of disobedient action-research, such as The Underground Division (with Helen Pritchard and Femke Snelting), The Relearning Series (with Martino Morandi) and Vibes & Leaks (with Kym Ward and Xavier Gorgol). She is part of the curatorial teams of ISEA at Arts Santa Mònica and La Capella, all in Barcelona. In addition, she is developing her pedagogical practice at ESCAC (Master in Film Studies and Visual Cultures) and at ABK-Stuttgart (MFA: Körper, Theorie und Poetik des Performativen). She is Fellow for Situated Practice at BAK, Utrecht. https://jararocha.blogspot.com

Femke Snelting develops projects at the intersection of design, feminisms and free software in various constellations. Together with Seda Guerses, Miriyam Aouragh and Helen Pritchard, she runs the Institute for Technology in the Public Interest. Together they create spaces to articulate what "public interest" computing technologies can be when "public interest" is always in the making. With The Underground Division (Helen Pritchard and Jara Rocha) she studies computational imaginings of rock formations. http://snelting.domainepublic.net

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