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Schedule: What do we mean when we say ‘content moderation’?

Digital Censorship, Surveillance and Creative Workers
Hart House at the University of Toronto
May 25-26, 2019

Registration is required for both days. Click here to purchase your ticket!

The symposium will explore three approaches as examples of artist- and tech-involved activism against two main and interconnected systems of oppression: Artists as developers/co-developers of the Web’s Infrastructure; Artistic “gestures” as activism against online censorship and surveillance; and Storytelling— changing narratives through technology and science fiction.

Saturday, May 25
(all events in the Music Room unless otherwise indicated)

10am Reception + Welcome
10:30am Opening Keynote: Jillian C. York
11:30am Lunch
Talk with Mathias Jud
Cobwebs that connect us: What is a social network? with Sarah Friend (South Dining Room)
Chilling effects of digital surveillance with Jon Penney (Board Room)
Participatory Workshop with Mathias Jud
Participatory Workshop: It Works On Paper: The Networks We Need with Dante Sanchez (South Dining Room)
Participatory Workshop: Local area network with Connor Turland (Board Room)
Long Table Discussion 1: Technology with Connor Turland – Dawn Walker – Dante Sanchez
Long Table Discussion 2: Creative practice with Sarah Friend and Garry Ing (South Dining Room)
Coffee Break
Durational Game: Revealing Sarah Friend
4pm Closing Keynote: Towards Thrivance: Changing Narratives Through Digital Media and Science Fiction by Skawennati

Sunday, May 26
(all events in the Music Room)

12pm Reception + Welcome
12:30pm Workshop: Spacualtive Design – Protocol, Platform, Peers with Garry Ing

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