CILIP – The Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals, holds it’s annual Umbrella event beginning tomorrow in Manchester. The two day programme holds a number of debates with speakers and key note speakers across the industry.
Ben Lewis has been invited along to participate in the debate session:
‘Where Does the Internet End and the Library Begin?’
“The session will be led by Chris Dymond, Independent Digital Producer, Strategist
and Innovation Specialist and he will be joined by Ben Lewis, Director of ‘Google and
the World Brain’, Rebecca Bartlett, Innovation Manager, Library of Birmingham &
Shay Moradi, Creative Director, Running in the Halls (RITH).”
2 – 3 July 2013, The University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9PL
Umbrella 2013 Conference and Exhibition
Ben Lewis is available for consultancy and public speaking on a wide variety of cultural topics, ranging from the Internet to Communism to Contemporary Art. Over the past decade Ben has gained immense experience of the global cultural scene thanks both to his documentaries, and to his articles and reviews in British, European and American journals.
Ben is happy to advise on the conceptualisation of exhibitions, festivals and art events; selection and curation of artists for shows and projects; analysis of trends and developments in the art market; and contemporary art product design;
He has an in-depth and up-to-date knowledge of the potentiality and perils of the Internet; and the power of humour in political change.
Ben is available for talks, debates and seminars. In recent years he has to spoken at university faculties across the world, at museums and at high-profile Intelligence Squared debates.
Ben Lewis is currently working with Eyestorm to develop limited editions of prints and multiples by upcoming young artists.