Click here to read The Anonymous mask and the selfies of Isis (in Italian) by RaiNews including interviews with Biella Coleman and Geert Lovink.
Most Recent Readings
The Mutant Cute: Meitu, the Selfie, and the Rewriting of Global Identities
Author: Patrick Lichty In technologically-enabled society, the selfie has become the intersection between digital narcissism and fungible identity. Famous images of throngs with their backs to famous paintings and presidential candidates underscore the necessity for proving one’s existence through tagging the moment with the photographer’s face. However, with the rise of “augmentation” (AR-based props and [...]
Videos of Fear and Loathing of the Online Self
Videos of the lectures of the conference that was held last May in Rome (together with John Cabot University and Roma Tre University) are gradually coming in. Watch the first ones here. Including presentations by Biella Coleman, Franco Berardi, and Jodi Dean. Topics include online subjectivity theory, going behind and beyond the selfie, artistic practices [...]
Event: Karakters en maskers, de gezichten van het online zelf
27 Juni 2017, 17:00 – 18:30 Spui25 (Spui 25-27, Amsterdam) Sprekers: Daniël de Zeeuw, Patricia de Vries en Kim de Groot. Moderator: Geert Lovink MELD JE AAN VIA DEZE LINK ‘On the internet, nobody knows you’re a dog.’ De nineties-droom, waarin het internet door haar eerste profeten werd verkondigd als parallel universum, een cyberwereld waarin [...]