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This special film screening and Q & A session questions the nature of the Internet by looking at the story of Google Books.
Presented as part of the opening weekend of the RMIT Gallery exhibition Experimenta Recharge: 6th International Biennial of Media Art, this event continues the conversation regarding the role artists play in creatively investigating the possibilities and pushing the limits of contemporary technologies.
Google Books, Google’s unprecedented project to scan all books thus realising mankind’s ancient dream of a universal library was stopped in an American court after an international campaign.
With guest speakers: Justine Hyde – Director Library Services and Experience – State Library of Victoria, Danny van der Kleij – La Société Anonyme, in conversation with Simon Abrahams – Freelance creative producer.