The Institute of Network Cultures (INC) analyzes and shapes the terrain of network cultures through events, publications and online dialogue. Our projects evolve around digital publishing, alternative revenue models, online video and design, digital counter culture and much more.
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By Minke Vos. As publishing professionals, we are always looking for new ways to ‘keep a publication alive’ post-production, as well as new ways to design for the sustainability of a publication. What can we do to prevent books from collecting dust on bookshelves? During the Urgent Publishing conference presentation The Afterlife of Publications Marc
Lecture Creative Industries in China: From Catch-Up to Cold War 2.0 – Justin?O’Connor
Friday 7 June 2019, 16.00 – 18.00 Master Institute of Visual Cultures, Parallelweg 21-23, ‘s-Hertogenbosch Entrance is free. Drinks afterwards Performative Defiance Lecture Series #2 – Justin?O’Connor This talk responds to China’s creative industries strategy and the implications for the European model of creative industries, essentially asking the question whether there is anything that Europe
Memes as Means
This second morning panel of the Urgent Publishing conference was kicked off with some remarks by its moderator, Inte Gloerich, and an explanation of the panel’s title. The Institute of Network Culture, at which Inte is a researcher and editor, has a history of looking at online visual culture and senses of community in it:
Amsterdam Design Debat, @Droog, 28 mei 2019 17.00
Hoewel we massaal bezig zijn met ontspullen, en we dus niet zitten te wachten op nog weer een nieuwe theepot of een andere stoel, groeit de aandacht voor design. Het label design wordt letterlijk overal opgeplakt. Wat is er aan de hand? Waarom is design zo populair? Dat is de vraag achter het Amsterdam Design
Verslag NWA-Matchmaking De Kunst van de Kritiek nu te downloaden
Op 12 april 2019 aniseerde het Instituut voor Netwerkcultuur in @Droog Amsterdam De Kunst van de Kritiek, een matchmakingsbijeenkomst voor de Nationale Wetenschapsagenda (NWA), om te onderzoeken wat de rol van kunst- en cultuurkritiek is in een veerkrachtige maatschappij ten tijde van digitalisering. Daarbij was in het bijzonder aandacht voor de rol van kunst in
Just out: the English edition of the Sad by Design book
Geert Lovink, Sad by Design, On Platform Nihilism, Pluto Press, 2019. “A scathing indictment of a technology that transforms the very notion of self into a sharing platform” Eva Illouz, author of Why Love Hurts: A Sociological Explanation “Lovink dissects our digital addictions with the dynamite power of critical theory. A savage journey into the
Interview with Max Haiven: Art after Money, Money after Art
By Geert Lovink Conducted for the 2019 Venice Bienale catalogue of the Romanian pavillion, in particular Canal Grande: The Capital Pool and the Associated Public of Dan Mihaltianu, curated by Cristian Nae. The work “functions at first sight as a wishing well. It establishes an autonomous art fund and invites the visitors to self-anize and
What is the idea behind Walky-Worky?
On 17th of November, 2018, I had been invited to give a presentation at Forum Design de Paris?about my graduation project called Walky-Worky. The following text is what I read out loud from my smartphone, due to fear of public improvisation. “Goodday everyone, my name is Maisa Imamovi?, and I am here today, to introduce
The Controversial Archive: Negotiating Horror Images in Syria
By Enrico?De?Angelis. On the 4th of April 2017, early morning, Adham al-Hussein intercepts a call with his walkie-talkie. The call informs him that a chemical attack is underway in Khan Shaykhoun, a small town situated in the middle between Hama and Ma’arrt al-Nu’man, and that assistance is urgently needed. Al-Hussein immediately takes his car and drives with a few other people towards the location where the missile supposedly fell. When he arrives, he finds the White Helmets, a group specialized in helping civilians, already lining up the bodies of those exposed to the gas.
On Life Hacks
I’m reposting here the introductory text to the Piet Zwart Instituut’s XPUB’s Special Issue #7, which I had the honor to guest-edit. I take this chance to thank the PZI for inviting me and the PZI students for their enthusiasm during the whole trimester. You can find out more about process, bibliography, and outcomes here.