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Gabriella Coleman to give keynote address at the 2014 Encuentro

Thursday, June 26, 2014
2:30 p.m. – 4 p.m.

This event is free

The art, artistry and trickery of Anonymous

Flagrantly fancifuland subversive, the protest ensemble Anonymous became widely popular among some Internet geeks, political activists, and academics along with many unmarked spectators. Coleman will examine the popular appeal of Anonymous though hte vantage point of its art, artistry and trickery.

When:   Thursday, June 26, 2014 at 2:30 p.m.

Where:   Watch live online

Gabriella Coleman holds the Wolfe Chair in Scientific and Technological Literacy at McGill University. Trained as a cultural anthropologist, she researches, writes, and teaches on computer hackers and digital activism.

The 2014 Encuentro

From June 21 to 28, 2014, scholars, artists, activists and students will unite in Montreal to investigate the aesthetic, social, and choreographic techniques that transform political ideas into collective images, through actions, embodied utterances and ways of being.

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