The Art of Criticism: A European Network for Experiments in Art Criticism

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Divide and conquer: the future of online criticism

The Digital Critic: Literary Culture Online – a review by Miriam Rasch ‘Online, everyone is a critic – but only insofar as everyone is also a consumer.’ A cynical, but prescient quote from Robert Barry’s essay in the 2017 collection The Digital Critic: Literary Culture Online which dives into ‘the changing conditions of criticism in [...]

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Time-space vs Space-time

We inhabit time-spaces, which means spaces organized by logistical time. Take the metro, wait five minutes, two stops, out. Go to the office, the meeting is at 10 and I’m late, lunch break, five more hours, out. The hackathon will last 24 hours from now… 3, 2, 1, start! Etc. The factory is the most Read the rest

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Social in the Abyss–Interview with Geert Lovink by Tuğçe Yilmaz for K24

Download as PDF Published first on March 18, 2018 by K24 in Turkish. Tuğçe Yilmaz: Social Media Abyss is the fifth volume of your ongoing investigation into critical internet culture. What is the main idea behind your treatment of social media as a dreadful abyss? Geert Lovink: The motive of falling into an vortex is a [...]

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Vacature: Onderzoekscoördinator bij INC

Let op! Sluitingsdatum: 25 april 2018 Ga naar de HvA-site om te solliciteren De Hogeschool van Amsterdam (HvA) is voor het lectoraat Netwerkcultuur, onderdeel van het Kenniscentrum (CREATE-IT), van de Faculteit Digitale Media en Creatieve Industrie per 1 juni of 1 september 2018 op zoek naar: Onderzoekscoördinator (0,6 fte) De functie De onderzoekscoördinator leidt en [...]


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Imagine there’s no money: dialogue between Stefan Heidenreich & Geert Lovink

Geert Lovink: German media theorist Stefan Heidenreich has produced a concise proposal for a ‘non-monetary economy’. The book is entitled */Money/* and came out late 2017 with Merve Verlag in Berlin. Excerpts in English can be found at the Transmediale website. There we find the following description of Heidenreich’s project: ‘Given complex information infrastructures that [...]

Art, Work, and Identity in an Age of Planetary-Scale Computation

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Crypto Design workshop @ Aksioma, Ljubljana

On March 6th and 7th, the Crypto Design project traveled to Ljubljana, Slovenia. The INC organized a workshop for design students in collaboration with Aksioma, one of our partners in the State Machines project. Patricia de Vries, Anthony van der Meer, Tim Brouwer and Loes Bogers were at the University of Ljubljana Academy of Fine [...]