Brian Holmes

Brian Holmes is an art and cultural critic with a taste for philosophy and on-the-ground intervention. Living in Paris from 1990 to 2009, he collaborated with political art groups such as Ne Pas Plier, Bureau d’Études, Public Netbase, Hackitectura and Makrolab, and published in Multitudes, Springerin and Brumaria. With Claire Pentecost and the 16 Beaver Group he co-organized the Continental Drift seminars in New York. His essays revolve around art, free cooperation, the network society, political economy, and grassroots resistance. He currently teaches at the University of Illinois. The majority of his texts can be found at

Instructor, Campus 2016 (Technospheric Governance Seminar)

Technosphere × Knowledge:

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