Artist Talk & Book Signing: James Bridle

Fri 25 Jan 14.00

Fri 25 Jan 14.00 £6*

James Bridle, artist and author, will be speaking about The New Dark Age – Technology and the End of the Future (Verso, 2018). As technology advances and becomes increasingly networked and integrated with our daily lives, what are the implications for the rise of Artificial Intelligence, the proliferation of fake news and what happens if we reach zero trust.

These subjects will be discussed in relation to the exhibition Digital Citizen - The Precarious Subject. Introduction by BALTIC Curator, Alessandro Vincentelli and a question and answer session where the audience are invited to contribute.

*plus booking fee of £1.06 or lower

Artist Biography: James Bridle

James Bridle is a British artist and writer based in Athens, Greece. His artworks have been commissioned by galleries and institutions and exhibited worldwide as well as on the internet. His writing on literature, culture and networks has appeared in magazines and newspapers, including Wired, Domus, Cabinet, TheAtlantic, New Statesman, The Guardian, Observer and many others, in print and online. He lectures regularly at conferences, universities and events. His formulation of the New Aesthetic research project has spurred debate and creative work across multiple disciplines. His work can be found at booktwo.org