Debate

Editorial

Editorial – Platforming Finsbury Park

This time it's public! What will it take for us to regain trust in social spaces online? We think public spaces have a role to play. Let's transform the...


The Poetics of Technology: Reflections on the Art of Eduardo Kac

How can technology give words and letters new shapes and resonances and, in so doing, subvert a consumer-oriented view of technology? Professor Andrew Prescott reflects on the first UK...


SUPERPOWER! Ling Tan on Young Women & Wearable Technology

Ling Tan talks about SUPERPOWER! in which young women investigate how data can be gathered and transformed to empower them using wearable technology in public space.


A Provocation to Furtherfield from Simon Poulter

Valuing people is a core property of wealth creation, wealth creation can be positively bound into communities. We can’t afford not to be involved in digital creativity because it...


Community

The Revenge Against the Commons

This is a long read by one of the inhabitants of the Zad, about the the fortnight rollercoaster of rural riots that has just taken place to evict the...

across and beyond: A transmediale Reader on Post-digital Practices, Concepts, and Institutions

Although the notion of the “post-digital” has gained some prominence in media art and theory, the uptake of the term in the humanities and social sciences has so far...


Artists Organise (on the blockchain)

Report and (semi-fictional) minutes from the fourth event in the DAOWO blockchain laboratory and debate series for reinventing the arts, hosted by Drugo more in Rijeka.


Keep Calm and Carry on Monitoring the Media: a Review of Monitorial Citizen

Monitorial Citizen : the ordinary citizen, organised by NeMe took place at the Cyprus University of Technology, Limassol on November 9, 2017. The growing demand for political and corporate...


Publications

Artists Re:Thinking The Blockchain

This landmark publication brings together a diverse array of artists and researchers engaged with the blockchain, unpacking, critiquing and marking the arrival of it on the cultural landscape for...