Announcing the 2020-2021 Art, Technology, and Culture Colloquium Season

10 Aug, 2020

Announcing the 2020-2021 Art, Technology, and Culture Colloquium Season

We are excited to announce the 2020-2021 season for the Art, Technology, and Culture Colloquium!

Founded by Prof. Ken Goldberg in 1997, the ATC lecture series is an internationally respected forum for creative ideas. Always free of charge and open to the public, the series is coordinated by the Berkeley Center for New Media and has presented over 200 leading artists, writers, and critical thinkers who question assumptions and push boundaries at the forefront of art, technology, and culture including: Vito Acconci, Laurie Anderson, Sophie Calle, Bruno Latour, Maya Lin, Doug Aitken, Pierre Huyghe, Miranda July, Billy Kluver, David Byrne, Gary Hill, and Charles Ray.

Fall 2020 - Spring 2021

Monday Evenings, 6:30-8:00pm
Online. Register in advance.


09/21 Notes on the Role of the Artist when the world has always been on fire??
Pope.L, Artist
Presented by the Department of Art Practice
Register here.

10/26 The Sinofuturist Trilogy: Sinofuturism (1839-2046 AD), Geomancer, and AIDOL
Lawrence Lek, Artist, Filmmaker and Musician
Co-sponsored by the Arts Research Center and the Department of Art Practice
Register here.


02/01 The Sonic Image
Lawrence Abu Hamdan, Artist, Beirut
Co-sponsored by the Center for Middle Eastern Studies, the Arts Research Center, and the Department of Art Practice

03/01 The Right to Be Creative
Margarita Kuleva, National Research University Higher School of Economics, Moscow
Co-sponsored by the Department of Slavic Languages and Literature and Department of the History of Art and the Arts Research Center

04/22 Indigenous Games
Elizabeth LaPensée, Assistant Professor, Michigan State University
Co-sponsored by the Department of Art Practice
Please note: NEW TIME 5-6:30PM


BCNM events are free and open to the public. All of our events for the 2020-2021 academic year will be held on Zoom in English, in Pacific Standard Time (PST). We provide live-captioning in Zoom and offer a separate Streamtext window for live-captioning with options to customize text size and display. We strive to meet any additional access and accommodation needs. Please contact info.bcnm [at] with requests or questions.

For updated information please see:

Contact: info.bcnm [​at​], 510-495-3505

ATC Director: Ken Goldberg
BCNM Director: Abigail de Kosnik
BCNM Liaisons: Lara Wolfe, Sophia Hussain

ATC Highlight Video from F10-S11 Season (2 mins)

ATC Audio-Video Archive on Brewster Kahle's Internet Archive:

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