'Text to the Paratext' - An Evening with Sean Dockray
23 May 2011â Smart Project Space âArie Biemondstraat 105 (Auditorium), Amsterdam 20.15 doors open, 20.30 â 22.00 presentation âhttp://www.smartprojectspace.net/
The Institute of Network Cultures and CREATE-IT Applied Research Centre atâthe Hogeschool van Amsterdam are pleased to present an evening withâL.A.-based artist and theorist Sean Dockray. As an adjunct event of theâUnbound Book conference (19 â 21 May, Amsterdam & Den Haag), thisâevening will offer both conference goers and a wider public the chance toâhear more about Seanâs work as a designer and writer who emphasizes anâactive, critical engagement with technology. The evening will pit Sean inâconversation with net critic Geert Lovink and curator Annet Dekker, asâDockray presents his work crafting online and offline non-institutionalânetworks and archives, including the AAAARG digital library and The PublicâSchool, now found in several cities worldwide.
Geert Lovink is a net critic and the founding director of the Institute ofâNetwork Cultures.
Annet Dekker is independent curator and researcher whose subjects ofâinterest are the influence of new media, science and popular culture onâart and vice versa.
This event is made possible by Smart Project Space and the ForeignâVisitors Program at Virtueel Platform.