Mediamatic BANK is currently hosting an exhibition solely dedicated to gaming with old game consoles, arcade games and newly developed RFID games. We played videogames for hours, ranging from Mrs. PacMan to Dance Central on the Kinect. The exhibition on the Vijzelstraat 68, Amsterdam runs till March 27. Definitely recommended!
On July 9th, Esther Weltevrede and I presented our ongoing research on the Dutch Blogosphere at the Mediamatic Mapping Ignite event. Here are the slides and notes from our 5 minute superfast and condensed informational Ignite talk on researching and mapping the Dutch Blogosphere. Slide 1: Hi, I’m Anne and this is Esther and we… Read more Mapping the Dutch Blogosphere at Mapping Ignite
Mediamatic is organizing a three day mapping festival where Esther Weltevrede and I will present our research on the Dutch blogosphere at the Mapping Ignite evening. “Map Fest takes place at Mediamatic on July 6, 8 and 9. Map Fest brings together kindred spirits to explore, create, define and oppose maps.” Day 1 is Mapping… Read more Mapping Festival at Mediamatic
Over the past two weeks uɐɯʞuǝɯ ɐsoɹ and I have been working on the Mediamatic Distributed Library project: We are liquidating our library in protest of the cultural funding stalemate Mediamatic will give away all its books. Our library will cease to exist in protest of the impasse between the Raad van Cultuur and Minister… Read more Notes on the Mediamatic Distributed Library project
Here are the slides of the lecture I gave at Mediamatic in Amsterdam yesterday titled ‘The Widgetized Self. Distributed identity and the role of software-engine relations in blogging.’ | View | Upload your own Easy embedding of the slideshow thanks to Joost de Valk’s great SlideShare WordPress plugin.
This Thursday I will be giving a lecture on ‘The Widgetized Self‘ a term coined by Nancy Baym. Blogs are increasingly connected to search engines such as Google and Technorati through the blog software. This leads to practices that focus on identity building through the engines. What does the increasing popularity of widgets mean for… Read more Lecture: The Widgetized Self and the MacBook Reading Club