A very timely and relevant talk hosted by the Talbot Rice Gallery, Edinburgh.

By Bernie Bell

Femke Herregraven

Thursday 5 August, 6pm

Online, admission free

Artist Femke Herregraven talks about her work relating to the bubonic plague, and the links between finance and disease.

In Corrupted Air (IBRD CAR 111-112) (2018), currently showing in ‘The Normal’, Femke Herregraven traces the historical and contemporary geographic relations between capital flows and pandemics. This work, and the research underpinning it, is the starting point for this talk on catastrophe bonds and the financialization of human lives as liability and risk. The talk will elaborate on broader questions around financial prediction, modelling and the ‘risk imaginary’ that is built into processes that are now governing our future fortunes.

Please Note: This event will be recorded and available to view online with subtitles soon afterwards. Live Captioning will be available on the evening.

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Cruise ships in port credit: McB

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