Updates from the INC
net critique blog by Geert Lovink
Wanted: intern with interest in e-books and digital publishing
For the further development of its electronic 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 2015 You will be producing international publications in the field of [...]
Save the New Date: Video Vortex #10 in Istanbul on 31-10 – 01-11
VIDEO VORTEX 10 ISTANBUL – ART, ACTIVISM, ARCHIVES BAU GALATA, DEPO İSTANBUL AND SALT GALATA 31 OCTOBER & 1 NOVEMBER 2014 The 10th annual meeting of Video Vortex is to be hosted in Istanbul at three adjacent institutions all involved in this year’s topics: art, activism and archives. The two-day event of workshops, speaker-led sessions, [...]
INC 10 years!
Yes, it’s been 10 years surfing the tsunami of internet cultures. The Institute of Network Cultures celebrates today this anniversary.
Order or download Radical Tactics of the Offline Library by Henry Warwick
The Institute of Network Cultures is proud to announce the publication of Radical Tactics of the Offline Library by Henry Warwick, available in print, ePub and PDF format. Order or download a copy here. Be sure to check out the wonderful animation video below made by Anne Douris, which tells the story of offline libraries [...]
Out now: Society of the Query magazine. 10 artikelen over online zoeken
Nu verschenen: Society of the Query Magazine: 10 artikelen over zoeken op het web. Ga op je tablet naar query.dmci.hva.nl en kies voor ‘Voeg toe aan beginscherm’ om het magazine gratis te lezen. Er is ook een pdf beschikbaar: Society of the Query Magazine: 10 artikelen over zoeken op het web. De INC Reader Society of the [...]
A World Digital Library Is Coming True! Sort of.
In the May 22nd issue of The New York Review of Books, Robert Darnton wrote an article whose title proudly proclaims that a world digital library is coming true.  I would argue that this is true, but not for any of the reasons or purposes he discussed. In the process of making these claims [...]
Intern opportunity at the Institute of Network Cultures
INC PRODUCTION, DEVELOPMENT and COMMUNICATION INTERNSHIP The INC is hiring an intern with demonstrated production skills. The intern will be involved in the new INC research project MyCreativity#2, and assists with general office operations. Start date: September 1 – December 19 2014 with a possible extension to February 1 2015. 0.8 FT (4 days a [...]
G8 van de filosofie? Of een full on publieksevenement?
‘Waarom laten we het nadenken over onze toekomstige samenleving over aan politici? Waarom bestaat er geen serieuze internationale top voor intellectuelen?’ Met die inzet vond 18 april de ‘G8 van de filosofie’ plaats in de Beurs van Berlage in Amsterdam. Zygmund Bauman, Peter Sloterdijk, Aziz Al-Azmeh, Benjamin Barber, Damon Young, John Gray, Markus Gabriel en [...]
Art of Masks: Faceless at Mediamatic
I recently visited Mediamatic Factory in order to preview its “Faceless” exhibition, which included a tour by the curator. Parallel to the exhibition, various interesting events took place, amongst which: a Facial Weaponization Suite and Computer Security workshop, and an evening of lectures by various artists and theorists. Not untimely We all remember [...]