The Work of Art in the Age of Digital Reproduction, 31 May 2014

Material Witness

This event, the third of four plenary events in the AHRC-sponsored programme Material Witness, will explore the implications of Walter Benjamin’s influential and prescient essay The Work of Art in the Age of Technological Reproduction. This event is organised in collaboration with the AHRC Digital Transformations theme through Andrew Prescott’s Theme Leader Fellowship: thanks to this support it is free and open to all, but advance registration is essential. Material Witness participants (you know who you are) should email Jayne Wackett (jaw62@kent.ac.uk). Everybody else, please click here to register.

King’s College London, Guy’s Campus, Lecture Room 2. New Hunt’s House, London SE1 1UL

Programme

10:00 Registration & coffee

10:30 Session 1: Walter Benjamin’s Work of Art in the Age of Technological Reproduction

  • Andrew Prescott (King’s College London): The Digital Aura
  • Neil Cox & Dana MacFarlane (Edinburgh): Workshopping Benjamin and Heidegger

12:30Lunch

1:30Session 2: The Age of Digital Reproduction

  • Bronac Ferran…

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