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Geert Lovink: wykład performatywny w Warszawie

Serdecznie zapraszamy na wykład performatywny Geerta Lovinka współorganizowany przez czasopismo krytycznoliterackie „Mały Format”, Mazowiecki Instytut Kultury oraz Elektrę – czytelnię Słów i Dźwięków.

Geert Lovink przedstawi swoją najnowszą książkę Stuck on the Platform – Reclaiming the Internet, poświęconą platformom cyfrowym oraz ich możliwym alternatywom.

Wykład odbędzie się 23.06.2022 (czwartek) o godzinie 17 w siedzibie MIK-u przy ulicy Elektoralnej 12 w Warszawie.

Wydarzenie będzie prowadzone w języku angielskim.

Informacje o książce i autorze:

We’re all trapped. No matter how hard you try to delete apps from your phone, the power of seduction draws you back. Doom scrolling is the new normal of a 24/7 online life. What happens when your home office starts to feel like a call center and you’re too fried to log out of Facebook? We’re addicted to large-scale platforms, unable to return to the frivolous age of decentralized networks. How do we make sense of the rising disaffection with the platform condition? Zoom fatigue, cancel culture, crypto art, NFTs and psychic regression comprise core elements of a general theory of platform culture. In the 7th volume of his net criticism series, Geert Lovink argues that we reclaim the internet on our own terms. Stuck on the Platform is a relapse-resistant story about the rise of platform alternatives, built on a deep understanding of the digital slump.

Geert Lovink is a Dutch media theorist, internet critic and author of Uncanny Networks (2002), Dark Fiber (2002), My First Recession (2003), Zero Comments (2007), Networks Without a Cause (2012), Social Media Abyss (2016), Organization after Social Media (with Ned Rossiter, 2018), Sad by Design (2019) and Stuck on the Platform (2022). He studied political science at the University of Amsterdam (UvA) and received his PhD from the University of Melbourne. In 2004 he founded the Institute of Network Cultures (www.networkcultures.org) at the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences (HvA). His centre organizes conferences, publications and research networks such as Video Vortex (online video), The Future of Art Criticism and MoneyLab (internet-based revenue models in the arts). Recent projects deal with digital publishing experiments, critical meme research, participatory hybrid events and precarity in the arts. From 2007-2018 he was media theory professor at the European Graduate School. In December 2021 he was appointed Professor of Art and Network Cultures at the UvA Art History Department. The Chair (one day a week) is supported by the HvA.

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