Celebrating Brazilian Open Digital Culture: Festival Cultura Digital

Posted by marc garrett | Fri Jan 6th 2012 6:31 a.m.

Celebrating Brazilian Open Digital Culture: Festival Cultura Digital.

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Raquel Rennó writes about the Festival Cultura Digital, which took place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - between the 2nd and the 4th of December 2011. It gathered 6 thousand people in about 20 open discussions, 20 workshops and 52 international and national projects, bringing together political institutions, artists, companies, activists and intellectuals in a hybrid format. The main goal was to change and broaden the limits of digital practices and connect to other people and networks from other cities, states and countries.

http://www.furtherfield.org/features/reviews/celebrating-brazilian-open-digital-culture-festival-cultura-digital

Raquel Rennó is, Associate Professor - Institute of Arts and Design at UFJF (Universidade Federal de Juiz de Fora, Brazil). Digital art researcher at CNPQ (Conselho Nacional de Desenvolvimento Científico e Tecnológico, Brazil), member of the Institut Català D´Antropologia (ICA, Barcelona) and the Scientific Comitee of FILE (Festival Internacional de Linguagem Eletrônica, Brazil). Holds a PhD in Communication and Semiotics and was a postdoctoral research fellow in the Photonics Dept. at Mackenzie University, Brazil. More info http://www.raquelrenno.com
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