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RU Sirius - The Mondo 2000 History ProjectR.U. Sirius will discuss his plans for a multilayered open source participatory history of MONDO 2000 online, in print, and in film and read a few fragments of preliminary work. MONDO 2000 was a psychedelic/cyberculture magazine that was popular in the early '90s.
R.U. Sirius was the cofounder and former Editor-In-Chief of MONDO 2000 from 1989-1993. Since then, he has edited many magazines and websites and written many books including True Mutations, The Cyberpunk Handbook with St. Jude, and Design For Dying with Timothy Leary.
Michele Pred - Black Friday ShopdropMichele Pred will be discussing her Black Friday IKEA shopdrop project. Shopdropping is the opposite of shoplifting where merchandise is covertly placed in a store for display and sale.
Michele Pred is a conceptual artist who works with found/confiscated objects and technology imbued with cultural and political meaning. Her work has been reviewed and featured by The New York Times, The International Herald Tribune, ARTnews, Art in America, WIRED, Travel and Leisure Magazine, Ready Made Magazine, Associated Press Television, PBS, CNN, MSNBC, FOX, NBC, ABC, The San Francisco Chronicle, Corriere della Sera (Italy), TV4 and Dagens Nyheter (Sweden).
Her artwork has been exhibited in galleries, art fairs and museums in London, Stockholm, New York, Bologna, Miami, Los Angeles, Chicago and San Francisco. Her work is part of the permanent collection at the 21st Century Museum, The Contemporary Museum in Honolulu, the Di Rosa Preserve in Napa, CA and is held in numerous corporate and private collections. Michele is the founder of the San Francisco Bay Area based art collective Quorum. Her work can currently be viewed at the Neuberger Museum in New York.
Jeremy Bornstein & Lenny Raymond - The MongoliadThe Mongoliad is a new kind of serialized novel, created by Neal Stephenson, and written by Neal, Greg Bear, Nicole Galland, Mark Teppo, and a number of other great authors. It will be told via custom apps on iPad, iPhone, Kindle, and Android, and will be something of an experiment in post-book publishing and storytelling.
Jeremy is President and CTO of Subutai and Lenny is Vice President for Keepin' It Real. More info on the Subutai Team here
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