Announcing the 2021-2022 Art, Technology, and Culture Colloquium Season

30 Jul, 2021

Announcing the 2021-2022 Art, Technology, and Culture Colloquium Season

Image: New Red Order, Never Settle: Calling In, 2020

We are excited to announce the 2021-2022 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 2021 - Spring 2022

Online. Register in advance.


09/13 How can a Maori girl recolonise the screen using mighty pixels
Lisa Reihana, Artist
Co-sponsored by the Arts Research Center and The American Indian Graduate Program
Register here.

10/4 Colonial Practices and Cultural Repression by the Municipality against the Community Museum of the Valle de Xico but “It is our 25th anniversary and we are still here.”
Maria Thereza Alves, Artist
Presented with the Center for Latin American Studies and co-sponsored by Co-sponsored by Spanish & Portuguese, the Center for Race and Gender, the Arts Research Center, and The American Indian Graduate Program.
Register here.


02/28 The New Red Order
Adam and Zack Khalil, Filmmakers
Co-sponsored by American Cultures, the Arts Research Center, and and The American Indian Graduate Program.

03/14 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, Department of the History of Art, the Arts Research Center and the Doreen B. Townsend Center for the Humanities.

04/14 George’s Blues: An investigation of George Washington Carver’s legacy as an artist and cook
Seitu Jones, Arist, Saint Paul, Minnesota
Presented in partnership with Art Practice. Co-sponsored by American Cultures.


BCNM events are free and open to the public. All of our events for the Fall 2021 semester 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)

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