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26 January | 7pm | £5
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When learning about internet history, we are taught to focus on engineering, the military-industrial complex, and the grandfathers who created the architecture and protocol, but the internet is not only a network of cables, servers, and computers. It is an environment that shapes and is shaped by its inhabitants and their use.
Containing over 700 entries, in Cyberfeminism Index, hackers, scholars, artists, and activists of all regions, races and sexual orientations consider how humans might reconstruct themselves by way of technology.
Celebrating the launch of this new book, join designer and researcher Mindy Seu with invited guests curator Ruth Catlow, researcher Seetal Solanki and writer Joanna Walsh for a panel discussion and performative reading.
Cyberfeminism Index is published by Inventory Press and distributed by D.A.P.
Mindy Seu is a designer and technologist based in New York City. Her expanded practice involves archival projects, techno-critical writing, performative lectures, design commissions,
sharing—typically in the form of lists and spreadsheets—and close collaborations. Mindy’s ongoing Cyberfeminism Index, which gathers three decades of online activism and net art, was commissioned by Rhizome and presented at the New Museum in its online form, and its print form is a recipient of a Graham Foundation Grant. www.mindyseu.com
Joanna Walsh is a multidisciplinary writer for print, digital and performance. The author of eleven books (several co-written with AI that she has coded), her publishers include Semiotext(e), Bloomsbury and Verso. Her work has been shown at venues including the ICA London, IMMA Dublin and Sample Studios, Cork. She is a Markievicz Awardee in the Republic of Ireland and a UK Arts Foundation fellow. She is also an editor, university teacher, and arts activist. She founded and ran #readwomen (2014-18), described by the New York Times as ‘a rallying cry for equal treatment for women writers’ and currently runs @noentry_arts (both Twitter). Her online works include seed-story.com and miss-communcation.ie. She currently runs @noentry_arts. Her website is joannawalsh.ie and she can also be found on twitter and mastadon @baudade.
Ruth Catlow is an artist/researcher/curator of emancipatory network cultures, practices and poetics. She is Co-Director of Furtherfield for art, technology and eco-social change, and Co-PI at Serpentine Galleries Blockchain Lab. She specialises in critical group-driven discovery and playful co-creation that embraces more than human interests for fairer and more connected cultural ecologies and economies. Projects include: Larps for planetary-scale interspecies justice; the CultureStake app for collective cultural decision-making using QV on the blockchain; books such as Radical Friends – Decentralised Autonomous Organisations and the Arts (2022) and Artists Re:thinking the Blockchain (2017).
Seetal Solanki is a translator of materials. The Founder and Director of Ma-tt-er, a relational practice focused on providing access to materials through education, consultancy and design. Author of Why Materials Matter, Responsible Design for a Better World. Ma-tt-er has worked with and alongside Potato Head Bali, Molonglo Group, NIKE, Google, The Serpentine Gallery, Venice Biennale, Dezeen, The Architectural Association, World Water Day, IKEA/SPACE10, British Council, Onassis Foundation, Atelier 100, Silo Restaurant, The Design Museum, Hyundai and their work has been widely featured internationally.