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May 24, 2013

Institute of Contemporary Arts, London

The Spectacle of Disintegration: On Digital Culture

McKenzie Wark and Huw Lemmey at the ICA's Friday Salon

This Friday Salon will focus on digital culture and the questions around intellectual property, trolling and creativity raised by the increased transmissibility and reproducibility of information enabled by the internet.

Looking at hacker culture, twitter Maoism and weird twitter, McKenzie Wark, author of The Spectacle of Disintegration: Situationist Passages out of the Twentieth Century, will examine these issues alongside writer and artist Huw Lemmey. They will also discuss contemporary politicised cultural collectives that echo organisational models of radical leftist groups such as the Situationist International, and their intersection with the online practices of digital natives, who have grown up in a digital world.

£5 / Free to ICA Members

3.00pm – 4.00pm

Institute of Contemporary Arts, London

ICA, The Mall
London, SW1Y 5AH United Kingdom

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