Book review: Douglas Coupland’s Bit Rot – inside the dark heart of the information age

The line between art and technology is becoming ever more blurred. Perhaps part of the reason is that by force of necessity, art always follows money, and in 2016, technology is increasingly where the money is. As the greatest of internet behemoths, it stands to reason that Google would get involved as a patron of the arts, like financial behemoths always have done; Google are merely the Medicis of the 21st century.v
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Date

October 13 2016
Event

Bit Rot | Exhibit | Rotterdam

Sep 11 2015
Jan 02 2016
Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art
Witte de Withstraat 50
Rotterdam, ZH, Netherlands
3012 BR
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Bit Rot | Exhibit | Villa Stücke

Sep 29 2016
Jan 08 2017

Museum Villa Stuck
München, BY, Germany
81675
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Bit Rot

Bit Rot is three things: An internationally traveling art exhibition, a catalogue accompanying that exhibition and a very large compendium of essays and fiction to be published in October 2016. Bit Rot the book explores the ways humanity tries to make sense of our shifting consciousness. Coupland, just like the...
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