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“It’s the Crisis, Stupid!”: Panel at DEAF Festival

DEAF Festival, Thursday 17 May 2012, 14-16.00. Gouvernestraat 133, Rotterdam, NL It’s the Crisis, Stupid! In the light of cuts in the cultural sphere, perhaps now is a good time to re-iterate Bill Clinton’s famous phrase “It’s the Economy, Stupid!” (itself a variant of the popular engineering principle “Keep it simple, Stupid!”). The panel will…

Anonymous Codes: Disruption, Virality and the Lulz

Conference – Fri 03.02.2012 – 14:00 transmediale 2012, in/compatible Auditorium, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin Panel with Jacob Appelbaum (us), Gabriella Coleman (us), Dana Buchzik (de) and anonymous Moderated by Tatiana Bazzichelli (it/de) Chaired by Krystian Woznicki (de/pl) In the book Pranks! (Re/Search, 1987), V. Vale and Andrea Juno pointed out that pranks, tricks…

Networked Disruption (PhD Dissertation Abstract)

On August 31, 2011, Tatiana Bazzichelli handed in her PhD dissertation (Department of Information and Media Studies, Aarhus University), which was defended on December 5, same year. The following is a short abstract of the contents. Networked Disruption Rethinking Oppositions in Art, Hacktivism and the Business of Social Networking by Tatiana Bazzichelli Objective: The objective…

SMART MISTAKES, or BUSINESS AS USUAL

Panel hosted by DARC (Digital Aesthetics Research Centre, Aarhus University) Presenters: Christian Ulrik Andersen (DK), Tatiana Bazzichelli (IT/DK), Geoff Cox (UK/DK), and Les Liens Invisibles (IT). Share Festival, Turin, Italy. November 3, 2010. Regional Museum of Natural Science, Conference Hall, 2pm. The panel investigates some of the interconnections between art, activism and business. Presenters examine…

Research Seminar on Disruptive Art & Business

A research seminar on the intersections between art, business and activism, at Aarhus University. The seminar “The Disruptive Art of Business”, organized by Tatiana Bazzichelli and Geoff Cox as part of the DARC, Digital Aesthetics Research Center meetings, addressed the new forms of business that emerge from the uses of social media and critical arts…