Talk

CLOSING KEYNOTE: Bruce Sterling (US), Author and Critic

Saturday, Sep 8
15:30 — 16:00
Venue
Talk

CLOSING KEYNOTE: Bruce Sterling (US), Author and Critic

Create, Democracy,

To deliver our closing keynote speech we’ve invited a true hero of ours.

Bruce Sterling is an author, journalist, editor, and critic, born in 1954. Best known for his ten science fiction novels, he also writes short stories, book reviews, design criticism, opinion columns, and introductions for books ranging from Ernst Juenger to Jules Verne.

His nonfiction works include The Hacker Crackdown: Law and Disorder on The Electronic Frontier (1992), Tomorrow Now: Envisioning The Next Fifty Years (2003), Shaping Things (2005), And The Epic Struggle of the Internet Of Things (2014).

His most recent book is a collection of Italian fantascienza stories, “Utopia Pirata: I Racconti Di Bruno Argento.” (2016)

During 2005, he was the ‘Visionary in Residence’ (VIR) at Art Center College of Design in Pasadena. In 2008 he was the Guest Curator for the Share Festival of Digital Art and Culture in Torino, Italy, and the VIR at the Sandberg Instituut in Amsterdam. In 2011 he returned to Art Center as VIR to run a special project on Augmented Reality. In 2013, he was the VIR at the Center for Science and the Imagination at Arizona State University. In 2015 he was the Curator of the ‘Casa Jasmina’ project at the Torino Fab Lab. And in 2016 he became VIR at the Arthur C. Clarke Center for Human Imagination.

Read more on Wikipedia and The European Graduate School

Photo credit: The European Graduate School

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