Carnegie Mellon University Lecture: monochrom’s Johannes Grenzfurthner

Johannes Grenzfurthner is an artist, writer, curator, and director. He is founder and artistic director of monochrom, and he is founder and director of the sex+technology festival Arse Elektronika in San Francisco (since 2007) and co-hosts Roboexotica (Festival for Cocktail-Robotics) (2002-). He gave talks at SXSWi, O’Reilly ETech, FooCamp, Maker Faire, HOPE, Chaos Communication Congress, Google (Tech Talks), ROFLCon, Ars Electronica, Transmediale, Influencers, Mozilla Drumbeat Barcelona or the Neoteny Camp Singapore.
He and his projects have been featured in New York Times, Liberation, Spiegel, San Francisco Chronicle, CNN, Reuters, Slashdot, Boing Boing, New Scientist, The Edge, LA Times, NPR, ZDF, Gizmodo, Wired, Süddeutsche Zeitung, CNet or the Toronto Star.
Recurring topics in Johannes’ artistic and textual work are contemporary art, activism, performance, humor, philosophy, postmodernism, media theory, cultural studies, sex tech, popular culture studies, science fiction, and the debate about copyright.

22. September 2011; 17 Uhr @ Carnegie Mellon University, Giant Eagle Auditorium (5000 Forbes Avenue, Oakland, PA)


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