We are so pleased to have another installment of Summer Institute at Plug In ICA! With the session starting on the 25th, we welcomed representative Marco Roso of DIS as the faculty member along with twelve amazing artists. As part of this ongoing blog, we'll be presenting you with interviews, photos, and updates on what we've been up to. We are already onto the second (and last) week before we finish the Summer Institute and we'll be ending the session with an open studio to see what the artists have accomplished on Saturday, July 7, 2018. In the meantime, the accompanying exhibition Thumbs that Type and Swipe: The DIS Edutainment Network is running until Sunday, July 29, 2018.
We kicked off the Summer Institute with basic introductions and administrative things. On the very first day we already had one screening of The Seasteaders and a video call with creators, Daniel Keller and Jacob Hurwitz Goodman. The interest in anarcho-futurist and libertarian society and the pursuit of new, self sustaining nation in isolation from the rest of the world made for a darker examination of the cost of freedom.
Here are some photos from the presentations, captions will include the artist presenting: