MUTEK_IMG 5: "Relief Effort" – Ellie Irons, Heather Davis, Joanie Lemercier and Julian Oliver
Presentations by Ellie Irons – Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (US), Heather Davis – The New School (US), Joanie Lemercier (FR/BE) and Julian Oliver (DE/NZ)
Moderation by Julia Kaganskiy – Tentacular Festival (US)
Presented by HOLO Magazine and Creative Applications Network
Tuesday, August 20, 2019 — Les Studios des 7 Doigts
As the planet warms at an alarming rate, what responsibility do the digital arts and creative industries have for the ecological footprint of the tools, technologies, and infrastructures they rely on? Drawing on environmental activism in the Extinction Rebellion movement and stateside, and creative explorations of the anthropocene, this session will consider how artists, designers, and cultural producers can use their platform to not just raise awareness but do activism.