Fall 2018 - Spring 2019 Series Theme: Fact & Fiction

What do we make now of this classic opposition? For centuries, artists and critics have placed pressure on both of these terms, often asking us to question how to separate truth from lies, the real from the artificial, and fact from fiction. Addressing a range of political contexts and utilizing an array of creative forms, speakers in this series offer new approaches to these age-old questions.

The Art, Technology, and Culture Colloquium is presented in conjunction with Arts + Design Mondays at BAMPFA.


Monday Evenings, 6:30-8:00pm
Osher Auditorium
BAMPFA, Berkeley, CA
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Lectures are free and open to the public.

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The Art, Technology, and Culture Colloquium Book
(for Adobe View Full Screen Mode)

Highlight Video (2 mins).

ATC Audio-Video Archive on Brewster Kahle's Internet Archive.

A Century of Art and Technology in the Bay Area" (essay)

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UC Berkeley's Art, Technology, and Culture (ATC) Lecture Series

Founded in 1997, the ATC series is an internationally respected forum for creative ideas. The ATC series, free of charge and open to the public, is coordinated by the Berkeley Center for New Media and has presented over 170 leading artists, writers, and critical thinkers who question assumptions and push boundaries at the forefront of art, technology, and culture including: Vito Acconci, Laurie Anderson, Sophie Calle, Bruno Latour, Maya Lin, Doug Aitken, Pierre Huyghe, Miranda July, Billy Kluver, David Byrne, Gary Hill, and Charles Ray.

Billy Kluver @ ATC, November 1998


ATC Director: Ken Goldberg

ARC Director: Shannon Jackson

ATC Associate Directory: Greg Niemeyer

ATC Associate Directory: Eric Paulos

ARC Associate Directory: Lauren Pearson

BCNM Liason: Lara Markstein

Advisory Board


  • Townshend/Lamarre Family Foundation
  • ARC's Hoffman/Yee Speaker Fund
  • Office of the Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost
  • Center for Information Technology in the Interest of Society (CITRIS)
  • The David Brower Center
  • Global Urban Humanities Initiative
  • Regents Lecturer Program

  • Selected events co-presented with:
  • Art Practice Department
  • CITRIS Data and Democracy Initiative

  • Upcoming Speakers:

    Past Speakers: