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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 [...]

Welcome to the Entreprecariat

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Response to P.L.U Zine’s Letters to the Editors

The current issue of the Pervasive Labor Union zine includes a letter to the editors that addresses the previous issue of the P.L.U Zine on the Entreprecariat and raises issues on the use of this term. The letter follows, together with my response. LETTER TO THE EDITORS C/R “The entreprecariat”; should it be a thing? Read the rest

Updates from the INC

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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 [...]

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

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Join our expanding network on The Art of Criticism and participate in research and experiments

A growing international network of researchers, practitioners and organisers within the field of art and cultural criticism is forming. The aim of network is to help establish a multiplicity of critical cultures in Europe. The network will apply for grants, exchange best practices and experiences, develop theoretical knowledge, make interventions in the field, and produce [...]

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 [...]