Debate

Editorial

Spring Editorial 2018 Blockchain Imaginaries

After 10 years, a plethora of blockchain implementations and political agendas are now developing so we need more variety in the imaginaries that underpin them.


Blockchain Geometries

A guide to the proliferation of blockchain forms, ideas and their practical and imaginative implications.


Moods of Identification

This response to 'Identity Trouble (on the blockchain)' looks at attempts to reliably verify identity, and counter-efforts to evade such verifications.


Interview with Holly Herndon and Mat Dryhurst

Holly Herndon and Mat Dryhurst discuss with Marc Garrett their plans to develop their own systems along the blockchain to change music and the arts for the better.


Community

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...


fronterlebnis – Boy’s Toys on the Frontline

Traditional warfare meets digital culture in Dani Ploeger’s solo show, fronterlebnis, at arebyte Gallery in London (7/12/2017 – 13/1/2018).


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...