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Kunstkritiek anno 2036

Op 15 december 2016 presenteerde Miriam Rasch haar column over de toekomst van de kunstkritiek bij de uitreiking van de Geert Bekaertprijs. Over activisme in de kunst, opdrogende fondsen, politiek verzet, en de kracht van de anonimiteit. De column is hier na te luisteren: Meer informatie en audio is op de site van ArchiNed te [...]

From Cryptowars to Lessons of Love: Contesting Capture Technology

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Shift + Command + Finem Respice, of: Hoe je de Duif in je Hoofd Loslaat

door Patricia de Vries Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler _ A.E.   Het is 1943. In een laboratorium in Cambridge in de staat Massachusetts, spelen twee duiven pingpong. Het is het resultaat van Project Pigeon van de behaviorist Burrhus Frederic Skinner. Een onbekend aantal duiven ondergaat in zijn laboratorium de [...]

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MoneyLab#3: Failing Better

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‘A Creeping Convergence: Observations on OneCoin and Steemit’

On the surface, both OneCoin and Steemit are platforms that promise a lot and deliver very little. Deeper analysis of the differences between the two, however, begins to reveal novel aspects of the communities contributing to these platforms, and grants an insight into the power-dynamics of groups engaging with cryptocurrencies and the first fully-realized “social [...]

INC affiliated researchers presenting thoughts, critique, research, art and more

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Go through the walls, walk on the blockchain ledgers: Techne/Technique/Technology

Oh go through the walls; if you must, walk on the ledges of roofs, of oceans; cover yourself with light: use menace, use prayer…My sleepers will flee toward another… – Jean Genet  This is a quote that I put at the start of piece of writing ‘Methodologies of Risk: Experiential Prototyping, Hands-On Practice and Critical [...]

Future of publishing

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Discussion on possible future research in the field of (digital) publishing

17-18 November 2016, Institute of Network Cultures, Amsterdam Present: Janneke Adema, Marc de Bruijn, Mathieu Cenac, David Desrimais, Leonieke van Dipten, Gijs de Heij, Silvio Lorusso, Andrea Nienhaus, Pia Pol, Søren Pold, Miriam Rasch (notes), Margreet Riphagen, Kimmy Spreeuwenberg Interconnection and resilience within the publishing workflow Media monopolies tighten their hold on the production and [...]

blog by geert Lovink

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The Inevitable: Socialization of Google and Facebook

Interview with Geert Lovink by Remo Bassetti (Italian translation here) Remo Bassetti:  It seems that the study of internet and social media hasn’t achieved much success until now. Surprising nothingness, if we think about the levels critical theory of media has reached. Do you share this opinion? Maybe there is a demand for a larger [...]