Square_H_White R home recommended_events search_white ticket_shop trending_events
What's On In Bristol Buy Gig Tickets Trending Bristol Gigs ADD EVENT
Headfirst Bristol:
Bristol Gigs Bristol Clubs Events
Thursday 30th January 2020

The Twittering Machine W/ Richard Seymour

— PRSC
Bristol Launch of The Twittering Machine
time:18:30
price: Headfirst Tickets

Information:

We'll be joined by Richard Seymour to talk about their new book The Twittering Machine.

Info on the book:

In surrealist artist Paul Klee’s The Twittering Machine, the bird-song of a diabolical machine acts as bait to lure humankind into a pit of damnation. Leading political writer and broadcaster Richard Seymour argues that this is a chilling metaphor for our relationship with social media.

Former social media executives tell us that the system is an addiction-machine. We are users, waiting for our next hit as we like, comment and share. We write to the machine as individuals, but it responds by aggregating our fantasies, desires and frailties into data, and returning them to us as a commodity experience.

Through journalism, psychoanalytic reflection and insights from users, developers, security experts and others, Seymour probes the human side of the machine, asking what we’re getting out of it, and what we’re getting into.

Artist Audio:

SoundCloud - bristoltransformed
2:35

Tickets for Similar Events:

Future Digital Ethics: Contact Tracing and AI at Virtual Event  in Bristol
Wednesday 27th May 2020
Future Digital Ethics: Contact Tracing and AI
TalkBox presents another entertaining and illuminating virtual event.
Brizzle Boyz - Drag King Cabaret XIX - Half-o-Ween at YouTube in Bristol
Saturday 30th May 2020
Brizzle Boyz - Drag King Cabaret XIX - Half-o-Ween
Bristol's premier queer punk drag king cabaret night is back for a spooky Half-O-Ween themed livestream show special!
Prohibition World: Who's Winning the War on Drugs? at Virtual Event  in Bristol
Wednesday 10th June 2020
Prohibition World: Who's Winning the War on Drugs?
Another illuminating virtual event brought to you by TalkBox
Saturday 27th June 2020
Terrace Soul Roof Top Terrace All Dayer
Pre Order Food Vouchers Only valid when used in conjunction with wristband purchased for general admission
(POSTPONED)Raise the Bar | Andrea Gibson - Bristol at Hen and Chicken in Bristol
NEW YEARS DAY
(POSTPONED)Raise the Bar | Andrea Gibson - Bristol
Raise the Bar proudly present the Bristol tour date of one of the world's most beloved poets and performers, the legendary Andrea Gibson.
(POSTPONED) Romantic Poetry & Race/Class/Gender at The Square Club in Bristol
NEW YEARS DAY
(POSTPONED) Romantic Poetry & Race/Class/Gender
A crucial discussion focusing on how poetry is being used in 2020 and how the art form might progress over the next decade.
(POSTPONED) Romantic Bristol Walking Tour at Wills Memorial Building in Bristol
NEW YEARS DAY
(POSTPONED) Romantic Bristol Walking Tour
Discover Bristol’s poetic legacy in this engaging guided walk, led by Dr Rebecca Hutcheon.
(POSTPONED) Rebecca Tantony: Festival Poet at Bristol Central Library in Bristol
NEW YEARS DAY
(POSTPONED) Rebecca Tantony: Festival Poet
Leading South West poet, and our Festival Poet 2020, Rebecca Tantony, performs works of new and old, accompanied by musician Brook Tate.
The Twittering Machine W/ Richard Seymour  at PRSC in Bristol
01 / 02
image:
SHARABLE LINK:
hdfst.uk/E59527

Facebook Pages: