Techno Cultures

Nov 9–Nov 10, 2018
Lignan University


Under the broad rubric of techno-cultures, this workshop aims to explore new methodologies and concepts for understanding the present, including: surveillance technology, the data subject, and the body of rights; the politics of search engines and the algorithmic regulation of the public sphere; financialization and platform capitalism; the techne of craft and labor in performance; virtual reality, empathy machines, internet dating, and the leakiness of social networks.

Workshop Resource Persons:

David Theo Goldberg

UCHRI

Ackbar Abbas

UC Irvine

Nishant Shah

University of the Arts, Netherlands

Jenna Ng

New York University

Tejaswini Niranjana

Lignan University

Ip Iam Chong

Lignan University

Soo Ryon Yoon

Lignan University

Anjeline De Dios

Lignan University