I’ll be speaking on Monday April 2nd at Powerhouse Arena in Brooklyn at the book launch for The Social Media Reader, edited by Michael Mandiberg. I’ll be sharing the panel with Michael and artist David Horvitz – should be fun, join us!
The powerHouse Arena presents the launch of The Social Media Reader, a collection of essays exploring the rise of a participatory culture that blurs the boundaries between creators and audiences. The book features key essays from the major authors in the field, including Chris Anderson, Yochai Benkler, danah boyd, Henry Jenkins, Lawrence Lessig, Tim O’Reilly, Jay Rosen, Clay Shirky, and Siva Vaidhyanathan. The Social Media Reader editor Michael Mandiberg will be joined by Ceci Moss and David Horvitz to discuss social media and its relationship to art on and off the web and articulating a theory of post-internet art; creating and replicating a few memes in the process.
About the speakers:
David Horvitz is a Brooklyn-based artist, known for his often bizarre and absurdist DIY instructional projects, and work on Wikipedia. He has published many pamphlets and artist books, including Everything That Can Happen in a Day. He has exhibited widely, including shows at Art Metropole, the Or Gallery, and the New Museum, and his projects live at http://davidhorvitz.com/
Michael Mandiberg is an artist and Associate Professor of Media Culture at the College of Staten Island/CUNY, and Doctoral Faculty at the City University of New York’s Graduate Center. He is the coauthor of Digital Foundations and Collaborative Futures. His work can been accessed via Mandiberg.com.
Ceci Moss is a freelance writer, musician, DJ, curator and academic. She is a PhD candidate and an Adjunct Instructor in the Department of Comparative Literature at New York University. Her research addresses contemporary internet-based art practice, digital technology and perception, the materiality of media, postmodernism and digital art preservation. For more visit: http://amillionkeys.com/
April 2nd, 7PM
37 Main Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201