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Owning the immaterial: art, technology and culture

May 30, 2014

firstsite present an afternoon symposium which brings together a group of international speakers to consider the subject of ownership in the internet age, taking the work of artists Aleksandra Domanovic and Simon Denny as a starting point for discussion.

Friday 30 May 2014
1.00 – 6.30pm
firstsite, Colchester

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 include:

  • 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

Further information about the symposium or to book a ticket please click here.