ADAM CURTIS: STRANGE TIMES
Location: Het Huis
Serpentine Galleries’ (GB) Chief Technology Officer Ben Vickers (GB) joins esteemed ﬁlmmaker Adam Curtis (GB) to discuss HyperNormalisation (2016) and his other recent works in ﬁlm and television as well as the problems and challenges that lie in the interaction between media, politics and society.
BEN VICKERS― Moderator
Ben Vickers is a curator, writer, explorer, technologist and luddite. He is CTO at the Serpentine Galleries in London and an initiator of the open-source monastic order unMonastery.
ADAM CURTIS― Artist
Kevin Adam Curtis (born 1955) is a British documentary film-maker. Curtis says that his favourite theme is “power and how it works in society”, and his works explore areas of sociology, psychology, philosophy and political history. Curtis describes his work as journalism that happens to be expounded via the medium of film. His films have won four BAFTAs. He has been closely associated with the BBC throughout his career.