Economy, Knowledge And Surveillance In The Age Of The Cryptocene

  • César Escudero Andaluz
  • Martin Nadal


This artistic intervention – in the form of a map and an accompanying text – addresses how knowledge has been placed at the service of production, describing a new expression of power generated by the accumulation of information in the networked world. The map and accompanying text emphasise the historical context of relations between intellectual property, piracy, consumption goods and homogeneity of money is counterbalanced by cultural movements and communities defending the open society, proposing free access to information and speculating with non-monetary futures.