At 2016 Blockchain Gallery Launch, Artist Harm van den Dorpel Put Colonialism on the Menu

“The dish’s colonial origins not only placed an elided aspect of European history in the spotlight, but also sought to explore the quasi-colonial relations that are built into the Internet’s infrastructure, a mentality we wanted to confront and oppose.”
– Blockchain-based Left Gallery, reflecting on artist and co-founder Harm van den Dorpel serving gado gado—“Indonesian specialties that became familiar to Europeans as the advance of Dutch colonialism subsumed the territory”—at the gallery’s 2016 launch event
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