Urgent Publishing Session 3: Opening by Geert Lovink
15-17 May 2019, the Institute of Network Cultures, ArtEZ University of the Arts and Willem de Kooning Academy organized Urgent Publishing, a 3-day event with discussions, explorations and experiments about publishing strategies in post-truth times.
memes as means - federated publishing - post-humanist writing - critical design - #synchronicityofparasites
While digital publishing technologies have helped bring different voices onto the stage, they also instigated the ‘post-truth’ era, leaving a disenchanted public behind to scavenge the rubble of breaking fake news stories, information pollution and broken links.
How can designers, developers, artists, writers and publishers intervene in the public debate and counter misinformation in a meaningful and relevant way? What are new publishing strategies for our current media landscape? How to design for urgency without succumbing to an accelerated hype cycle?
SESSION 3: THE AFTERLIFE OF PUBLICATIONS
Presentations and discussion with Marc van Elburg, Krista Jantowskim, and Alice Twemlow, moderated by Geert Lovink.
+ Project presentations: Cristina Garriga (Readers & Publishers) & Karolien Buurman (NXS).
More information about the Urgent Publishing conference: https://networkcultures.org/makingpublic/urgent-publishing-publication/