researcher, organiser, reader, writer on the politics of digital technology, economy and culture. Much of this at the Institute of Network Cultures, occasionally elsewhere.
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Researcher and project coordinator at the Institute of Network Cultures
Currently reading and/or retweeting:
Ash Sarkar, Audre Lorde, Octavia Butler, Donna Haraway, Mark Fisher, Sarah Sharma, Fred Moten.
Upcoming: Platform imaginaries. Rethinking Airbnb and other dominant technologies (25 June 2019) Spui25, Amsterdam.
Upcoming: D.R.E.A.M. #3: Rate Me (20 June 2019) RAUM, Utrecht.
Activist and Artistic Strategies in Digital Economy and Online Networks, KABK, The Hague, 21 December 2018
Moderation for artist talk by Yoshinari Nishiki at TodaysArt Festival, 21 September 2018
Podcasting workshops for Domein voor Kunstkritiek, 13 & 19 September 2018
Benefits & Horrors of Blockchain in the DIY Society, workshop at We Love Public Space Festival 2018, together with Minouche Besters, STIPO.
The Autonomous Fabric: Station to Station #1 Transactions at Willem de Kooning Academie in Rotterdam.
Creative Visions for Blockchain and Digital Economy at Spui25 in Amsterdam.
Launch MoneyLab Reader 2 at MoneyLab: Art, Culture and Financial Activism at Somerset House in London.
Opera Forward Festival workshop "Schrijven over Opera: Nieuwe Vormen" on innovative forms for art criticism.
Amateur Cities' UrgentCity Digital Toolkit panel, on new vocabularies in city making.
Libre Graphics Meeting 2016 "Hybrid Publishing Workflow" with Léna Robin.
Finite FM Podcast with Franco Berardi on his book After the Future, together with Susan Clandillon and Nora Wohlfeil.
Books, Articles and Blogs
Making the Blockchain Civic with Chris Elsden, Anne Spaa, John Vines, and Martijn de Waal in Interactions (2019).
Editor of the Flying Money 2018: Investigating Illicit Financial Flows in the City with Judith Hart, Geert Lovink, Caroline Nevejan, and Ilse Verkerk, published by the Institute of Network Cultures (2019).
Editor of the State Machines: Reflections and Actions at the Edge of Digital Citizenship, Finance, and Art with Yiannis Colakides and Marc Garrett, published by the Institute of Network Cultures (2019).
Editor of the MoneyLab Reader 2: Overcoming the Hype with Geert Lovink and Patricia de Vries, published by the Institute of Network Cultures (2018).
Zwarte Spiegel: Het Internet is geen Genderneutraal Paradijs (Vileine) on how digital and physical life are inseparable.
Van Praktijkgericht Onderzoek naar de Praktijk van de Professional on open research publishing.
The Islamic State Unfiltered with Rebecca Cachia, Rose Rowson, Susan Clandillon and Cristel Kolopaking (INC Longform) on the use of Instagram by ISIS sympathisers.
"The Building Blocks of Mobile Innovation" with Sotirios Sideris and Nora Wohlfeil (Masters of Media).
"Snow Fall, the Future of Online Journalism?" (Masters of Media).
Upcoming: MoneyLab #7: Feminist Finance (14-15 November 2019) at the Tolhuistuin, Amsterdam.
Upcoming: Internet Weirdness (1-12 July 2019) at the University of Amsterdam.
Making the Blockchain Civic workshop in Amsterdam, together with Chris Elsden, John Vines and Martijn de Waal.
Flying Money conference 2018, collaboration with the City of Amsterdam
New Imaginaries for Crypto Design Exhibition at NeMe in Limassol, Cyprus.
Crypto Design Workshop at Aksioma in Ljubljana, Slovenia.
Karakters en Maskers, a panel on the visual culture around online anonimity.
MoneyLab #3 Failing Better, conference on digital economy.
De Kunst van de Kritiek: Kritiek in de Wereld en de Wereld in de Kritiek, conference on (online) art critism.
Organisation of Hacks/Hackers Refugee Hackathon, hackathon on issues faced by refugees in the Netherlands.
Organisation of MyCreativity Sweatshop, conference on the creative industries.
Critical Meme Research at the Institute of Network Cultures (2019)
Circulate at the Institute of Network Cultures, together Play and Civic Media at the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences (2018-now).
Making Public at the Institute of Network Cultures, together with Willem de Kooning Academy, ArtEZ, and many other partners (2018-now).
State Machines at the Institute of Network Cultures, together with Aksioma (SI), Drugo More (HR), Furtherfield (GB), and NeMe (CY), (2017-2019).
MoneyLab at the Institute of Network Cultures (2016-now).
The People's Dashboard with a team of 15 at the Digital Methods Winter School of 2015, a tool to give users of social media platforms insight in whether the content they are seeing is human-driven or machine-driven.
United for a Divided Europe Master's thesis on the way the PVV (NL), Front National (FR), and Vlaams Belang (BE) construct their brands of populism on Twitter, available at the University of Amsterdam.
Tapping into Sochi, a research project into the surveillance techniques used at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, with Rebecca Cachia, Cristel Kolopaking and Susan Clandillon.
Stormtalk, a research project into the discourse surrounding climate change on social media, with Axel Meunier, Bernhard Rieder, Andreas Birkbak, Ezgi Akdag, Giovanni Magni and Giulia de Amicis for EMAPS.
A Clash of Digital Freedoms, an issue mapping project on the different ways digital freedom is constructed in the NGO spheres of Germany, the UK, and the USA, with Rebecca Cachia, Cristel Kolopaking and Susan Clandillon.
Reassembling Snowden, a research project on the different characterisations of Edward Snowden that existed in the news in 2013/2014, with Rebecca Cachia and Susan Clandillon.
Facebook Pages in Europe: a Tool for the Jihad in Syria, on the use of Facebook by ISIS sympathisers in Europe, with Rebecca Cachia, Susan Clandillon, Cristel Kolopaking, Indre Lauciute, Rose Rowson, Federica Bardelli, Gabriele Colombo, Carlo de Gaetano and Michele Mauri for the Digital Methods Initiative’s Winter School of 2014.
Past Work and Education
Trojan Horse Summer School 2018, The Choreography of Money
Philosophical Ideas for a Brave New World of Work, Summer School 2017, University of Minho, Braga, Portugal.
Cambridge English, Professional Proficience C2 level.
Show me Your Dashboard, Winter School 2015, Digital Methods Initiative, University of Amsterdam.
My Sentiments Exactly, Winter School 2014, Digital Methods Initiative, University of Amsterdam.
Data Driven Journalism, European Journalism Centre
MA New Media & Digital Cultures, University of Amsterdam
BA Media Studies, University of Amsterdam
Propadeutic Degree Graphic Design, ArtEZ Arnhem
English (C2 Professional Proficiency)
HTML, CSS, MarkDown