Infrastructure is for Everybody!

As network infrastructures becomes increasingly integral to the day-to-day operations of modern life, education about and critical literacy with these infrastructures becomes more and more important. This talk will detail some of the challenges of placing infrastructure into a larger “digital literacy” narrative, the importance of the infrastructural perspective in computing and network education, and Ingrid's own experiments and approaches to infrastructural pedagogy.

Ingrid Burrington is an artist and writer based on a small island off the coast of America. She is the author of Networks of New York: An Illustrated Field Guide to Urban Internet Infrastructure (Melville House, 2016) and her writing appears in e-flux Journal, The Atlantic, The Nation, and elsewhere.

A Dorkbot takeover by PM Studio/University of Bristol/Bristol is Open. Tuesday 21st February 2017 - early 7.00pm start in the Pervasive Media Studio in the Watershed.


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