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Saturday, June 20 • 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Design for Decentralized Communications

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In the global economy, we have enjoyed more connectedness than ever before; but have paid a price in privacy and autonomy. Governments can suppress communication; phone systems are not able to survive natural disasters. We must learn to use what is at hand to be prepared for disruptions. In this session, we will brainstorm, design, and prototype new communication devices that could replace current systems: our phones, our televisions, our computers. We will consider waste as a viable materials source; and focus on community over profits.

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A.C. Marzec

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Amelia Marzec is a Brooklyn-based artist focused on enabling activist communities through innovative uses of technology. Her work has been exhibited at ISEA, SIGGRAPH, MIT, DUMBO Arts Festival, Flux Factory, New York Hall of Science, Governor's Island, and is part of the Rhizome ArtBase. She has been a resident at Eyebeam Art and Technology Center, the A.I.R. Gallery Emma Bee Bernstein Fellow, a Fellow at the Tow Center at Columbia University... Read More →

Saturday June 20, 2015 2:00pm - 3:30pm
State Hall: Room 208