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MoneyLab #3 documentation now available
This is an archive of all the blog posts and videos of the first day of MoneyLab #3 Failing Better, 1 December 2016. All photos from MoneyLab#3: Failing Better can be found here, all videos are grouped here. A pdf of the conference report is available here. Below you can find panel-specific videos and blog [...]
Out now: On Socialist Cybernetics, Accelerationist Dreams and Tiqqun’s Nightmares
Are cybernetics and computer technologies ‘machines of communism’, a potential path to emancipatory coordination that is capable of hyper-complexity, or are they just the next governing techniques for boosting capitalistic exploitation, surveillance and oppression? We proudly present our latest longform On Socialist Cybernetics, Accelerationist Dreams and Tiqqun’s Nightmares by Paul Buckermann. About the author: Paul [...]
Institute of Network Cultures crew, Sept.-Dec. 2016
Left to right: Geert Lovink, Miriam Rasch, Inte Gloerich, Max Dovey, Patricia de Vries, Leonieke van Dipten, Leila Ueberschlag.
Out now: The 3D Additivist Cookbook
The 3D Additivist Cookbook, devised and edited by Morehshin Allahyari and Daniel Rourke, is a compendium of imaginative, provocative works from over 100 world-leading artists, activists and theorists. The 3D Additivist Cookbook contains 3D .obj and .stl files, critical texts, templates, recipes, (im)practical designs and methodologies for living in this most contradictory of times. To [...]
What can we say about the state of the art of digital comics?
What can we say about the state of the art of digital comics? Comics have taken on new forms in the digital realm as they offer many ways of reshaping the combination of visual and textual components. The limitations of the printed comic book are lifted as gifs, videos, HTML and other digital techniques offer [...]
The 3D Additivist Cookbook Launch Party in New York
The 3D Additivist Cookbook Launch Party & Panel December 2, 2016 Printed Matter, New York The Additivist Cookbook is published by the Institute of Network Cultures. Printed Matter is pleased to host the launch of The 3D Additivist Cookbook, to coincide with its publication online and in 3D PDF format. The 3D Additivist Cookbook, devised [...]
We are looking for an intern to work with us on our publications!
For the further development of its hybrid publication strategy – combining digital and print books and other media – the Institute of Network Cultures is looking for an Intern with a strong interest in (digital) publishing 3-6 months, 4 days a week, starting January or February 2017 You will work on international publications in the [...]
Deep Pockets #1 – Eduardo Navas, Spate – available now!
‘Why can’t reflection be more jubilant?’ This phrase from Eduardo Navas’ Spate may serve as an adequate line to proudly introduce our new publication series Deep Pockets. ‘Jubilant reflection’ on networks, media activism, the political economy of the social, and other INC topics is what we’re after with this new line of print-on-demand and electronic [...]
New INC Longform: A Dream Of An Algorithm by Agnieszka Zimolag
‘As I walk towards my home at night a wet surface of the pavement glitters in all shades of black, reminding me that I am surfing. Not just on the street, but on the endless glassy surface of the interface of this world. This is where I belong. The warmth of the reflection entangles me, [...]