Better making by critical thinking

Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talkSocietal


Creatives, artists and activists can strongly benefit from a research mind set. Using theoretical concepts in practice, brings a deeper understanding of how media infrastructures and content influence shape us as we try and shape them. Geert Lovink and Joke Hermes will kick off discussion about the role of theory, research and critical reflection in practicing a creative profession using their new books Stuck on the Platform (Lovink, 2023) and Cultural Citizenship and Popular Culture (Hermes, 2024). Lovink en Hermes will be joined by creative professionals Sarieke Hoeksma (filmscript consultant), Beri Shalmashi (filmmaker, publicist, activist) and Mariana Fernández Mora (writer, artist and researcher). Discuss with them what methods of research remain of use after finishing a degree? Which critical thinking and research skills are crucial for creative professionals?
Period1 Nov 2023
Event titleSociety 5.0
Event typeConference
LocationAmsterdam, NetherlandsShow on map
Degree of RecognitionRegional