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    Alejandro Jaime: Aggregate Flows

    22 February 2019 - 23 March 2019

    Aggregate Flows showcases a new body of work by Peruvian artist Alejandro Jaime that examines the geology and extractive industries located around the River Colne, which runs alongside the University of Essex’s Colchester campus.

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    Arts of Extraction Symposium

    31 January 2019 - 1 March 2019

    A two-day symposium accompanying the exhibition Gone to Ground that brings together artists and scholars of visual culture to examine the spatial and aesthetic legacies associated with technologies of extraction.

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    Gone to Ground: Mapping Terrains

    15 January 2019 - 1 March 2019

    Gone to Ground’s satellite exhibition Mapping Terrains pivots around a critical revision of cartography, providing historical context to the routes and circuits implicit in many of the artworks in Gone to Ground. This show further unpacks issues of colonialism, extraction and commodity routes, placing Latin America and art from the region in the matrix of world ecology.

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    Alejandro Jaime - Residency

    2 January 2019 - 26 February 2019

    This residency brings into dialogue two apparently unrelated landscapes of extraction—Peru and Essex—through the production of a new body of work by Lima-based artist Alejandro Jaime that will respond to the geology and extractive industries located around the River Colne, which runs alongside the University of Essex’s Colchester campus.

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