1st Scrambled Messages Workshop: Space
15th November 2013, 3.30-5.30pm
The Courtauld, Research Forum South Room
The first of the series of four Scrambled Messages workshops. We discussed what telecommunications do to space. From the technological networks that underlie all forms of communications, to the architecture of traffic light systems and the dreamlike creations of digital thresholds. A fascinating discussion to start off the series.
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Caroline Arscott (CIA)
Anne Chapman (KCL)
Seb Franklin (KCL)
Natalie Hume (CIA)
Cassie Newland (KCL)
Clare Pettitt (KCL)
Richard Taws (UCL)