UrgentCity, organized by Amateur Cities and New Generations took place on November 11 & 12, 2016 at La Palazzina Reale in Florence, Italy. For two days, an interdisciplinary group of guests discussed new ecologies, urban assets, digital toolkit and new collectives. I contributed to The Digital Toolkit theme, discussing how the language of technology influencesContinue reading “UrgentCity – Towards a New Vocabulary of Terms”
An article about the blockchain as memory machine, written for All Future Memories, a program by The Brakke Grond.
Following FIBER Festival‘s theme exploring the Subterranean, I wrote an article for Simulacrum about the artists that help us navigate in the algorithmic and digital landscapes underneath the surfaces of our screens.
The Connecting Cities Urban Media Lab Symposium organized by IMAL in Brussels included contributions by Niels Wouters, Mark Shepard, Martijn de Waal, Michael Smyth, Nanna Verhoeff, Ali Momeni, Sander Veenhof and Tobias Revell. I contributed with a talk on Urban Dialogues: Media Interventions as Assembling Devices
For the Nederlandse Filmacademie in Amsterdam I lectured about online storytelling. The Storify post includes the key concepts, examples and strategies.
For the Institute of Network Cultures, I wrote about the Het ABC van Digitaal Publiceren_ conference, part of the research program The Digital Publishing Toolkit. A report on Florian Cramer’s contribution on the challenges for e-publishing for art and design publishers can be found here.
For Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen I edited and curated the website Design Column (2013-2014), in parallel with the Design Column exhibition series.
For Society of the Query #2, I wrote about Siva Vaidhyanathan (author of The Googlization of Everything) and glitch artist Rosa Menkman.
For The Mobile City, I wrote the blogpost Media Interventions in the City: Assembling New Publics of Strangers. The article is an excerpt of my MA thesis Urban Dialogues. Media Interventions as Assembling Devices.
A recap on Coded Matter(s) #1 for Fiber Festival.
This summer, I finished my MA thesis Urban Dialogues. Media Interventions as Assembling Devices, published here as pdf. Cities have always been spaces of friction where people encounter others as strangers in physical public space, and must find a way to deal with each other. Mediating the tensions between different urban publics has been one ofContinue reading “thesis Urban Dialogues. Media Interventions as Assembling Devices.”