Location: Theater Kikker
Digitaal Geheugenverlies (Digital Amnesia) by Bregtje van der Haak (Netherlands 2014, 49 min.)
How does our ever-shorter attention span, high-frequency capitalism, the fear of missing out, and our society’s big focus on the here and now relate to the survival of knowledge which has been built up and collected for centuries?
Bregtje van der Haak― Artist
Bregtje van der Haak is a documentary filmmaker and journalist. Since 1988, she has been directing international documentaries and transmedia productions about the changing world (for example: DNA Dreams, Lagos Wide & Close, TechMens en Digital Amnesia). She has been a guest lecturer at the school of Creative Media at the City University of Hong Kong and at the USC Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism in Los Angeles, where she researched new journalism. In 2006/2007 she was the editor-in-chief of Dutch television network VPRO, and she has been a board member of the Prins Claus Fund and the Erasmus Prize since 2009.