Thursday, November 30

  • Asta Vonderau (Stockholm University) Introduction
  • Mél Hogan (University of Calgary) Writing the Data Center Industrial Complex? 
  • Alexander Taylor (Cambridge University) Landscapes of Techno-Wilderness: Automatic Clouds, Depopulated Data Centres, and other Posthuman Fantasies of Internet Infrastructure
  • Emma Charles (Artist/Filmmaker, London) White Mountain: Unearthing the Geophysical World of Transmission, Calculation and Storage

Friday, December 1

  • Kazys Varnelis (Architect/Historian/Artist, New York) An Architectural History of the Data Center
  • Tung-Hui Hu (University of Michigan) What Does Big Data 'Feel' Like?
  • Julia Velkova (Södertörn University) Data Heat Recycling: Data Centres at the Crossing of New Data Economies, Energy (Geo)politics and a New Ontology of Media
  • Matt Parker (Artist, London) Vibrating the Web: Sonospheric Studies of Media Infrastructure Ecologies

Organizer: Asta Vonderau, Department of Social Anthropology, Stockholm University.

Funded by: Riksbankens Jubileumsfond (The Swedish Foundation for Humanities and Social Sciences) and Bahnhof AB.