Auto Italia, London, 28 October 2016, 14:00 — 16:00
Metahaven and Ben Vickers
Metahaven, The Sprawl (Propoganda About Propaganda), HD video, colour, sound, 60 minutes, 2016.

Auto Italia presents a discussion event with artists Metahaven and curator, writer and technologist Ben Vickers. In the event, Metahaven (Vinca Kruk and Daniel van der Velden) will discuss the conception of the Information Skies and The Sprawl (Propoganda About Propaganda) projects, with focus on the themes of aesthetics and politics.

Ben Vickers is a curator, writer, explorer, technologist, and luddite. He is Curator of Digital at Serpentine Galleries and Near Now Fellow. Vickers is Facilitator for the open-source development of unMonastery, a new civically minded social space prototyped in Matera, Italy (2014) and now set to replicate throughout Europe. During his spare time he contributes to EdgeRyders, co-runs the nomadic talks program The Thought Menu, and hosts Open Funerals.