The Art, Artistry, and Trickery of Anonymous
Flagrantly fanciful and subversive, the protest ensemble Anonymous became widely popular among some Internet geeks, political activists, and academics along with many unmarked spectators. In this talk I examine its popular appeal through the vantage point of its art, artistry, and trickery.
Gabriella Coleman holds the Wolfe Chair in Scientific and Technological Literacy at McGill University. She researches, writes, and teaches on digital activism and computer hackers.