Eric Kluitenberg

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Born 1965. Writer, organizer, and theorist. Deals with the collision of new media technology, culture and society. Works with political/cultural center De Balie in Amsterdam and the Academy of Media Arts Cologne. He taught a course on "Culture and New Media" at the University of Amsterdam, media theory for the post-graduate education programs in art & design and new media at Media-GN at Academy Minerva in Groningen, and the Royal Academy of Visual Arts in The Hague. He has lectured and published extensively on culture, new media, and cultural politics throughout Europe.

Since 1988 he has been involved as an organiser in important media culture events such as the Second International Symposium on Electronic Art (SISEA) (Groningen, 1990), Interstanding I, II, & III (Tallinn, Estonia, 1995/96/97), The P2P - New Media Culture in Europe conference (Amsterdam/Rotterdam, 1997), Tulipomania DotCom - A Critique of the New Economy (Amsterdam/Frankfurt, 2000), net.congestion - International Festival of Streaming Media (Amsterdam, 2000), the third Next 5 Minutes conference on tactical media (Amsterdam/Rotterdam, 1999), Dutch / Russian project Debates & Credits - Media Art in the Public Domain (Moscow/Amsterdam/Ekaterinburg, 2002), the Amsterdam edition of World-Information.Org (2002), the fourth edition of the Next 5 Minutes tactical media festival (Amsterdam, 2003), and the mini-festival An Archaeology of Imaginary Media (Amsterdam, 2004).


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