Dave Young

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Dave Young (IE) is an artist and PhD researcher based at the University of Nottingham. His practice follows critical research into digital culture, manifested through workshops, website development, and talks on subjects varying from cybernetics and the Cold War history of network technologies, to issues around copyright and open source/free culture.

He graduated in Fine Art from the National College of Art and Design in Dublin (BA, 2006-10) and Networked Media from the Piet Zwart Institute in Rotterdam (MA, 2011-13).

He is founder of Localhost, a forum for discussing, dismantling and disrupting network technologies, with past events focusing on Google's entry into media art curation, and the role of analog radio as a potential commons in the digital age. He has presented workshops and given talks at institutions and festivals internationally, including at Edinburgh College of Art, V2 Rotterdam, Furtherfield, LiWoLi, and Transmediale.