This workshop will introduce methods and strategies of digital activism rooted in their historical context and developments. It also introduces the bio-politics of the digital through analysis of the technical medium and its agency. Participants will engage in practical exercises and will be able to produce their own digital campaign by the end of the workshop!
Dr Maria Korolkova is a Senior Lecturer in Media and Communications at the University of Greenwich and an independent curator and researcher working across the media. Her latest research interests include the ideas gender in creativity, new modalities of storytelling and aesthetics of mistakes. In 2018, Maria has designed an innovative MA programme on Media and Creative Cultures, which offers to study the latest cultural trends, including digital activism, fashion and its influence on media today.