13.06.24, 18:00 – 13.06.24, 19:00

Guest Lecture: Digital Commons with Ashlee Conery and Carolina Valente Pinto

Via Zoom

Join us for a guest lecture featuring a discussion on the digital commons with Ashlee Conery, founder of Cube Commons—a collectively owned, accessibility-tested platform for arts organizations and artists to upload and aggregate their content into an open archive of educational materials. Also joining us will be Carolina Valente Pinto, author of “All the Other Directions We Can Go: Alternative Media Networks and Their Infrastructures,” published by the Institute of Network Cultures, Amsterdam, 2023.

This lecture is conducted in English, open to the public, and free of charge.

Ashlee Conery is Creator and Co-Founder of CubeCommons, member of FormContent (London + Vienna), former Curatorial Interpreter at the Vancouver Art Gallery (Canada), assistant curator at ICA (London) and Curator of the Florence Trust (London), Conery is also a web-developer. Her independent practice has included exhibitions for public and commercial art galleries, and art fairs, acquiring for private collections and working with artists from Istanbul to Paris. Her projects span physical and digital spaces, with artists and audiences who have co-produced interpretations, research, knowledge, conciliations and disrupted curatorial conventions.

Carolina Valente Pinto (she/her) works as an independent media researcher, event programmer and writer. With a transdisciplinary background in New Media and Digital Culture and Graphic Design, she focuses on public research emphasising the role of the media imaginaries that shape our digital spaces and communities. Before contributing as an event programmer at The Hmm, a platform for inclusive internet cultures, Carolina coordinated the “Going Hybrid”, a project researching alternative platforms, hybrid cultural events, and media activism at the Insitute of Network Cultures and worked with the Research Department at Nieuwe Instituut. Overall, Carolina works on developing inclusive cultural and research-based experiences that promote media literacy and shared agency over our networks.