Postdoctoral Scholar Seminar: Disalienation in the silicon heartland

Headshot: Dr. Brett Zehner
April 25, 2023
12:00PM - 1:00PM
301 Pomerene Hall

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Add to Calendar 2023-04-25 12:00:00 2023-04-25 13:00:00 Postdoctoral Scholar Seminar: Disalienation in the silicon heartland TDAI Postdoctoral Fellow on Art & Data Dr. Brett Zehner will give a seminar talk on his work. Further information below. The event will be hybrid.  Register for in-person Register for Zoom Dr. Zehner's research centers on the transnational rise of white supremacy and racial capitalism in relation to big data, abolitionist aesthetics, and critical theories of subjection. His work has been published in Que Parle, Media-N, and he has exhibited at Transmediale. He is currently working on his manuscript Digital Abolitionism: Technological Resistance to Behavioral Data Mining and White Racial Capitalism. This text provides a genealogy of big data from the perspective of racial capitalism while highlighting recent tactical media approaches to an expanded notion of abolitionism.  301 Pomerene Hall Translational Data Analytics Institute tdai@osu.edu America/New_York public

TDAI Postdoctoral Fellow on Art & Data Dr. Brett Zehner will give a seminar talk on his work. Further information below.

The event will be hybrid. 

Register for in-person

Register for Zoom

Dr. Zehner's research centers on the transnational rise of white supremacy and racial capitalism in relation to big data, abolitionist aesthetics, and critical theories of subjection. His work has been published in Que ParleMedia-N, and he has exhibited at Transmediale. He is currently working on his manuscript Digital Abolitionism: Technological Resistance to Behavioral Data Mining and White Racial Capitalism. This text provides a genealogy of big data from the perspective of racial capitalism while highlighting recent tactical media approaches to an expanded notion of abolitionism. 

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