Information between commodity and community

A discussion about the current situation in the publishing industry and the dissemination of texts and book within the academic world.

Miloš Vojtěchovský and Matěj Strnad from the FAMU Centre for Audiovisual Studies have prepared and will lead the discussion.
4pm – 7pm

1. free access to education and knowledge
2. academic publishing within a digital environment
3. various models and approaches to publishing and distributing texts and books


Dušan Barok: artist, cultural activist in the sphere of new media art. Born in Bratislava and studied at the Piet Zwart Institute in Rotterdam, Holland, on the Networked Media programme.

Andrea Slováková: documentary filmmaker, lecturer and director of AMU Press. Studied media studies, film science and documentaries at FAMU, Prague. From 2003 to 2011 was co-organiser of the International Documentary Film Festival, Jihlava, and at present prepares the festival’s experimental documentary film section. Writes about film for various cultural periodicals and lectures in the history of documentary film at Masaryk University, Brno. Has made many of her own documentary films.

6 May 4pm Information between commodity and community

Dittrichova 9/337, Prague 2, CZ


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