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OILab at Interface Politics’s conference, ‘After Post-Truth’

In early December 2018, BAU (Design College of Barcelona) and GREDITS (in collaboration with Artnodes, HANGAR and Barcelona’s Museum of Contemporary Arts) organised their second ‘Interface Politics’ conference, this time focusing on the topic of post-truth. The conference “encourages not only the academic community, but also artists, designers and activists to share their experience and […]

Marc Tuters on Post-Truth at the Stimuleringsfonds voor de Journalistiek [Dutch]

Marc Tuters of OILab joined a conference panel organised by the Stimuleringsfonds voor de Journalistiek and IMMovator, together with journalist Joris Luyendijk and writer/Internet-sceptic Evgeny Morozov. Tuters touched upon the merging dynamics between Internet memes and post-truth politics, forming vehicles for political propaganda. In doing so, Tuters claims the meme-culture of these online right-wing movements […]