NLN x Nieuwe Instituut x National Archives Joint Knowledge Day

27 May 2024

In collaboration with -1 at the Nieuwe Instituut, Rotterdam, the master Non Linear Narrative organised on on Wednesday, 8 May 2024 a comprehensive Knowledge Day about ‘Unmapping Territories’.

The activity allowed students and followers of the educational programme to get familiar with cartographic, archival and artistic counter-practices of map making and learn about the social and ethical implications of administrative record-keeping. The programme was generously supported by the National Archives and divided into 3 sessions of each 2 speakers:

Session 1, Counter Archiving and Historical Record-Keeping

– Delany Boutkan, researcher (Nieuwe Instituut)
– Michael Karabinos, archival theorist (University of Amsterdam)

Session 2, Counter-Narration, Geo-Location and the Law

– Annique Mossou, trainer and researcher (Bellingcat)
– Lily Abichahine, attorney and artist

Session 3, Lived Memory and the Embodied Story

– Alydia Wever and Ryan Oduber, Caribbean artist-duo
– Avantia Damberg, Caribbean artist

‘Unmapping Territories’ Knowledge Day was organised / moderated by Ramon Amaro, Victoria McKenzie and Niels Schrader.