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Workshop Digitale Kunstkritiek – Podcasting

19 September 2018 14:30 – 17:30 uur Hogeschool van Amsterdam In de workshop Podcast oefen je met eenvoudige opnametechniek, montage software en, misschien wel het belangrijkste: strategieën voor inhoudelijke en logistieke scenario’s. In de workshop staat het volgende op het programma: Een korte geschiedenis van online audio aan de hand van technologische ontwikkelingen. Werk je [...]

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On Paratactics, Bots and Post-Colonial Finance – A Muhabbet between Ebru Yetiskin and Geert Lovink

Download as PDF Original on the ISTS website: In 2017 Ebru Yetiskin, a member of IslanbuLab who is also an Istanbul- based sociologist and an independent curator, visited the Institute of Network Cultures in Amsterdam and met Geert Lovink, who works there as a researcher. A while later, Geert Lovink’s 2016 book Social Media [...]

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Amsterdam Book Launch of Organization after Social Media, Spui25, Sept. 17 2018, 5 PM

We would like to invite you all for the booklaunch of Geert Lovink & Ned Rossiter, Organization after Social Media (Minor Compositions, 2018) Spui25, Amsterdam, Monday September 17, 2018, 5.00-6.30 PM The discussion will be chaired by Thomas Poell (UvA, Mediastudies), with responses by Lonneke van der Velden and activists from various political initiatives, such [...]


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Link list on bitcoin & blockchain, demonitization and other MoneyLab issues (part 4)

How to Run a Blockchain on a Deserted Island with Pen and Paper Better Living through Bitcoin Elsden, C., Manohar, A., Briggs, J., Harding, M., Speed, C., & Vines, J. (2018). Making Sense of Blockchain Applications: A Typology for HCI. How Noise Matters to Finance (both via Patricia de Vries) Narrating [...]

From Cryptowars to Lessons of Love: Contesting Capture Technology

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When Fungus punched Anthropos in the Gut: On Crap, Fish-eating Trees, Rhizomes and Organized Networks

This essay appeared in Rhizomes. by Patricia de Vries   I meant to write about death, only life came breaking in as usual — Virginia Woolf Prelude On a warm summer day, somewhere in the early 1980s in a forest in British Columbia, Jiggs accidentally fell into a pit of crap. After realizing he was stuck, [...]

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Sei mesi di astinenza da Facebook

Sei mesi di astinenza da Facebook. Nel senso che per sei mesi non ho pubblicato nulla, se non in maniera per così dire omeopatica, ovvero attraverso la pagina che gestisco (i cui follower si contano sulle dita e il cui unico commentatore è un mio amico d’infanzia). A dire il vero avevo già sfrondato radicalmente Read the rest

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

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Crypto Design exhibition in Cyprus – the pictures

Between 10 March and 7 April of 2018, the Crypto Design exhibition traveled to NeMe gallery in Limassol, Cyprus. Here are some of the pictures of the show: Patricia de Vries gave a presentation at the opening of the exhibition: And a video of the show is available here: New Imaginaries for Crypto Design from [...]