Are We All Addicts Now? Symposium and Book Launch - PART 1
This event celebrated the publication of Are We All Addicts Now? Digital Dependence edited by Vanessa Bartlett and Henrietta Bowden-Jones and featured presentations from many of the book’s key contributors.
Heather Barnett — Introduction on behalf of Central Saint Martin’s Art/Science and Design Research Group
Vanessa Bartlett — Symposium curator and convener
Henrietta Bowden Jones — Medical doctor, neuroscience researcher and Honorary Senior Lecturer at Imperial College, London on the current state of internet addiction research
Gerald Moore — Associate Professor in the School of Modern Languages and the Department of Philosophy at Durham University on capitalism as a social machine for the manufacture of addiction
Theodora Sutton — Researcher at Oxford Internet Institute on ‘digial detoxing’ and the cultural moralisation of digital technology