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Speaker: Maxigas


Maxigas is a postdoctoral researcher at the Open University of Catalunya and a maintainer of information infrastructures for activist groups. As a Science and Technology Studies scholar his research interests are European hacking history, critical technology appropriation and non-use by innovators, as well as the intellectual heritage of cybernetics. In broad terms he questions the role of technology in the critique of modernity, capitalism and liberalism.

As a volunteer, he previously worked with Indymedia, the "Centrum" squatting collective and the Hungarian Autonomous Center for Knowledge (H.A.C.K.). Currently, he lives and works in Calafou, the Post-Capitalist, Eco-Industrial Colony.

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