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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, [...]
Boekpresentatie “In de naam van het Maagdenhuis” van Joost Bloois
Boekpresentatie “In de naam van het Maagdenhuis” “In de naam van het Maagdenhuis” is de titel van een vlammend betoog tegen het rendementsdenken dat Joost de Bloois heeft geschreven naar aanleiding van de Maagdenhuisbezetting van 25 februari tot 11 april vorig jaar. Dit boekje, uitgegeven door Leesmagazijn, wordt aanstaande zondag tussen 18.00 uur en 19.30 [...]
Out now: The New Aesthetic and Art, Theory on Demand #20
The New Aesthetic and Art: Constellations of the Postdigital is an interdisciplinary analysis focusing on new digital phenomena at the intersections of theory and contemporary art. Asserting the unique character of New Aesthetic objects, Contreras-Koterbay and Mirocha trace the origins of the New Aesthetic in visual arts, design, and software, find its presence resonating in [...]
Crypto Design Challenge for Deep Web Designers
The Deep Web evokes images of an underworld that cannot bear the light of day. Yet this hidden realm contains an estimated 96% of all the content to be found circulating online. The first international Crypto Design Challenge shout out to artists, designers, researchers and visionaries to dive in and create new images of the [...]