Being Extremely Online


Being Extremely Online: Representations of The Digital World

Sun 03 Oct , 8.00pm – 9.00pm AEST Closed Captions

As we hurtle forwards into an increasingly digital future we find ourselves plugged into more information than any generation before us. The news, legitimate or otherwise, berates us from all angles; culture and content is ubiquitous. And one of the consequences is a glut of digital and internet themed art including Lauren Oyler’s ‘Fake Accounts’, Patricia Lockwood’s ‘No One Is Talking About This’, and Hari Kunzru’s ‘Red Pill’. Five talented, extremely plugged-in writers talk life on the information superhighway, and the ways digital connectivity is explored in art.

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