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We Live in Public

Wed 4 September @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

- £3

ISO Design x Scalarama2019 presents We Live in Public, a film about Josh Harris, a poster boy for the Dot Com Bubble of the late 90s, “the greatest internet pioneer you’ve never heard of” and a remarkable yet ultimately marginalised outsider who made millions as a software developer before re-inventing himself as a conceptual artist.

Filmmaker Ondi Timoner follows Harris over the course of 15 years, including documenting his Orwellian art-project-come-social-experiment Quiet: We Live in Public, in which he places 100 artists in an underground terrarium in New York City, broadcasting every moment via webcam.

The film is a study of a fascinating but contradictory character who can be seen as both an egotistical maniac and a visionary. It is also a cautionary tale for our technology-addicted age – Harris’ relationship with technology is eerily prognostic of our present obsession with broadcasting our lives and the monetisation that comes with this narcissism and voyeurism. 

Join us for a special screening of this award winning film on its 10 year anniversary!

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ISO
Phone:
01415729150
Email:
ciara.dunne@isodesign.co.uk

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Venue

ISO
65 Virginia Street
Glasgow, Glasgow G1 1TS United Kingdom
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Phone:
01415729150
Website:
www.isodesign.co.uk

Organiser

ISO
Phone:
01415729150
Email:
ciara.dunne@isodesign.co.uk

Other

Certificate
None

Venue

ISO
65 Virginia Street
Glasgow, Glasgow G1 1TS United Kingdom
+ Google Map
Phone:
01415729150
Website:
www.isodesign.co.uk