Broadcast live from firstsite Colchester, 30 May 2014

Owning the immaterial: art, technology and culture, broadcast live from firstsite Colchester, part 1

Curators, artists, journalists and academics will address a wide range of issues including the tension between material and immaterial values; ownership, property and theft in the age of the internet; and the shift of power from the establishment to the individual through digital media.

Speakers:

James Bridle, artist, writer, publisher and technologist, Simon Denny, artist, Aleksandra Domanović, artist, Mark Fisher, writer and lecturer, Goldsmiths

Charles Graeber, New York based writer who has a close working relationship with Kim Dotcom and writer for the New York Times, Wired and The New Yorker

Kieran Long, senior curator of contemporary architecture, design & digital, V&A, Paul Pieroni, curator, SPACE

Chair: Matthew Fuller, Professor of Cultural Studies at the Digital Culture Unit, Centre for Cultural Studies, Goldsmiths

http://www.firstsite.uk.net/page/owning-the-immaterial-art-technology-and-culture

Schedule

2.00: Welcome: Jes Fernie, Associate Curator, Public Programmes, firstsite

2.10: Introduction by chair Matthew Fuller, Goldsmiths

2.20: Mark Fisher, writer, cultural theorist, Goldsmiths

2.45: Questions / discussion

2.55:Charles Graeber, writer

3.20: Simon Denny, artist

3.40: James Bridle, writer, artist, publisher, technologist

5.00: Aleksandra Domanović, artist, in conversation with Paul Pieroni, Curator SPACE

5.25: Kieran Long, senior curator of contemporary architecture, design & digital, V&A

5.50: Panel discussion and questions (including Michelle Cotton, Senior Curator, firstsite)

Schedule

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