“Liberating Technologies”: Digital Cultures of Protest in China

Digital Conversations Research Seminar: Arts and Cultural Management Program

“Liberating Technologies”: Digital Cultures of Protest in China

Dr Rachel Marsden (University of Melbourne) | Justine Poplin (Victoria University)
Curated by Dr Natalia Grincheva

Date: October 18, 2017 | Time: 12.30pm-1.30pm

Venue: Arts West, Digital Studio (Level 2), the University of Melbourne

How has the digital era changed the power dynamics between governments and publics? What happens beyond the Great Firewall of China? This seminar draws examples from the Occupy Movements and uprising Digital Memes sub culture to explore how cultures of protest in China manifest through “liberating technologies” of digital media.