Looking back on the hopes held for digital culture in light of growing concerns over surveillance, advertising, neuromarketing and the like one might wonder what happened to turn the dream into a lousy cold war sitcom.
The 5th Drone Cinema Film Festival, featuring cutting-edge digital media artists working in dronge, glitch, and industrial ambient sound art, owes its existence to Kim Cascone. Best known for musical compositions, Kim released more than fifty records since 1984, and his indie label Silent Records serves as a cutting edge digital distribution hub for electronic sound art.
Countless communities and families are victims of punitive drug policies around the world that criminalize substances and the people who use them. The stigmatization of drug use perpetuates policy that continues to disproportionately affect communities of color. As the psychedelic renaissance begins to unwind the knots of legislation and cultural messages that keep drugs and …
Jeris JC Miller is a global leader in social media, and a member of Shifting POV, a collective of virtual and augmented reality film makers, educators and artists that are documenting the Standing Rock protests. In this interview, she shares her eyewitness report of the brutality perpetrated against peaceful water protectors by law enforcement on Nov. 20.