Gabriel Pereira


Invited Talks

Centering struggle in critical algorithm studies. Talk at [email protected] Research Dialogues, “Power and Resistance in data-driven societies”, London School of Economics, London/Online. June 16th 2022.

Towards Refusing as a Critical Technical Practice. Talk at Responses to Algorithmic Governance workshop, UiT – The Arctic University of Norway, Norway/Online. May 20th 2022.

Antagonizing and resisting algorithms of computer vision. Talk at Universidade Católica de Pernambuco, Brazil/Online. April 2nd 2022.

Struggling with Algorithmic Seeing: Hegemonic CV and Antagonistic Practices. Talk at Images of Machine Learning Online Symposium, Australia/Online. July 1st 2021. [more details]

Artistic Data Visualization: Algorithmic Sea. Talk w/ Carlos Oliveira and Sarah Schorr at Dataviz Rio (BR), May 2021. [vídeo]

Cultural Experiences and Subversions of Algorithmic Technologies. Talk at Multiverso Festival, Rio de Janeiro (BR), February 2021. [vídeo]

Brazilian Workers at Amazon Mechanical Turk, and the Exchanges w/ Turkers Intervention. Talk (w/ Bruno Moreschi) at the DiPLab (Digital Platform Labor), Paris (FR), June 2020.

Experiments on datafied and algorithmic memory-making. Talk at the “Digital Memory — (Re)shaping Remembering and Forgetting in the Computer Age” Colloquium, Hamburg (DE), May 2020.

Open and Close — Creating Other Archives. Talk at the Processing Community Day, Aarhus (DK), February 2020.

What can AI teach us about ART? What can ART teach us about AI? Presented (w/ Bruno Moreschi) at the IDFA 2019 DocLab Interactive Conference, Amsterdam (NL), November 2019. [video]

AI+Art: Interventions. Talk at SOMAR, Lisbon (PT), August 2019.

Conference Presentations

Tactics and practices of refusal and disengagement with WhatsApp in Brazil. Presentation at the Latin American Studies Association Conference, USA/Online, May 2022.

Artistic Responses to Algorithmic Governance: Reimagining and Transgressing Algorithmic Imaginaries. Presentation (w/ Holger Pötzsch) at the 4S (Society for Social Studies of Science) 2021 Conference, Toronto/Online, October 2021.

Algorithmic Sea: Exploring the Critical Making and Seeing of Color. Presentation (w/ Sarah Schorr & Carlos Oliveira) at the 4S (Society for Social Studies of Science) 2021 Conference, Toronto/Online, October 2021.

Mapping work with workers: activist responses to platform labor in Brazil. Community Lab at RightsCon 2021 (w/ Rafael Grohmann, Monique Lemos, Amanda Jurno, Ana Guerra, and Bruno Moreschi).

+27354689782 has left the group: The subjectivities and localities of life on WhatsApp. Experimental Session at Association of Internet Researchers Conference 2020 (w/ Natalie Dixon, Alex Gekker, Stefania Milan, and Amelia Johns).

The antagonistic & activistic life of algorithms. Roundtable at Association of Internet Researchers Conference 2020 (w/ Mark Andrejevic, Shintaro Miyazaki, Stine Lomborg, Seong Jae Min, Luke Heemsbergen).

The banal dimensions of surveillance: A case study on the implementation of Automated License Plate Recognition (ALPR) systems in Denmark. Presentation (w/ Christoph Raetzsch) at the 4S (Society for Social Studies of Science) 2020 Conference, Prague (CZ), August 2020.

Delanguageing algorithmic ways of seeing-understanding. Presented at the Affecting Technologies, Machining Intelligences event, Institute of Advanced Studies of the University of São Paulo (BR), February 2020. [video, in PT/BR]

Apple Memories and automated memory-making: Marketing speak, chip-engineering, and the politics of prediction. Presented at Association of Internet Researchers Conference 2019. Extended abstract.

Recoding Art: Van Abbemuseum Collection. Presented (w/ Bruno Moreschi) at the Museum Take Over: Bodies of Knowledge, Van Abbemuseum (NL), May 2019. [video]

HISTORY OF _RT: arts-based data activism dissecting the “official” art history. Presented (w/ Bruno Moreschi) at the Data Justice Conference, Cardiff University (UK), May 2018.

The Seams of Urban Intelligence: APIs as Infrastructures for Developers and Citizens. Presented (w/ Christoph Raetzsch, Lasse Vestergaard & Martin Brynskov) at the Cultures of Participation Conference , Aarhus University (Denmark), April 2018.

Museum of Random Memory: Engaging Communities in Data Literacy through Critical Pedagogy and Social Activism. Presented (w/ Annette Markham) at the Cultures of Participation Conference, Aarhus University (Denmark), April 2018.

Museum of Random Memory as Experimental Research Practice: Data Literacy + Activism. Presented (w/ Sarah Schorr and Annette Markham) at the Philosophy of Higher Education Conference, Aarhus University (Denmark), November 2017.

“Clip, move, adjust”: Video editing as reflexive rhythmanalysis in networked publics. Presented (w/ Mads Rehder and Annette Markham) at Association of Internet Researchers Conference 2017. Extended abstract.


Episode #8 – Affecting Technologies. Participation in the Conversations From the Center Podcast, together with Bruno Moreschi and Katherine Ye. December 2020. Listen wherever you get your podcast or on Acast.