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Decoding the Digital

Thursday 4 & Friday 5 February 2010
Hochhauser Auditorium, Sackler Centre
Victoria and Albert Museum, South Kensington, London SW7 2RL

A rare opportunity to hear a dialogue between contemporary digital practice and historical collections within the world of digital and computer generated art and design. Speakers include artist Frieder Nake and writer Edward Shanken, with theorists Charlie Gere and Beryl Graham. There will be an in-conversation between Paul Brown and his son Daniel Brown. Other contributors include the collector Michael Spalter, the writer and artist Anne Morgan Spalter, plus Louise Shannon (V&A) and Shane Walter (Director, onedotzero), co-curators of the V&A exhibition Decode, and Douglas Dodds, one of the curators of the V&A display Digital Pioneers.

Provisional programme (PDF file)

Booking details

50, 40 concessions, 10 students for two days
25, 20 concessions, 5 students for one day

Note that full-price delegates to the Ideas Before Their Time symposium at the BCS on 3rd February can claim a 10 discount for Decoding the Digital. Please quote Ideas Before Their Time when booking for the conference at the V&A.

Book online or call +44 (0)20 7942 2211.

In collaboration with Birkbeck College, with support from the Arts and Humanities Research Council

Note, conference attendees can also attend the Ideas Before Their Time symposium at a discounted rate. For more details about the symposium discount, please contact Nick Lambert.