“A Rough History (of the destruction of fingerprints)”

Hameed, Ayesha. 2018. “A Rough History (of the destruction of fingerprints)”. In: Gurur Ertem and Sandra Noeth, eds. Bodies of Evidence: Ethics, Aesthetics, and Politics of Movement , 2018. Vienna: Passagen Verlag, pp. 35-52. ISBN 9783709203033 [Book Section]

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“A Rough History of the Destruction of Fingerprints” is a book selection and multi-media project that explores the Jungle, the migrant campsite in Calais and the use of biometric databanks to track the entry of migrants.

It has been performed at Ashkal Alwan Beirut, The Horse Hospital London, Mosaic Rooms London, “The System of Systems” Athens.

It has been screened at Bartlett School of Architecture, The Arts Catalyst, "Ayesha Hameed Now Showing” Cinenova, Berwick Film Festival, Berwick, Slough Foundation, Philadelphia, Kaunas International Film Festival, Kaunas, Images and Journeys Pavilion, Leeds

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