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The Value of Art According to Everyone but Charles Saatchi

Wednesday, May 7, 2014 at 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Parsons Paris, 302 45 rue Saint-Roch, 75001 Paris, France

AMT Rendez-vous is an ongoing series of talks and events on Art, Media and Technology curated by Benjamin Gaulon and hosted by Parsons Paris.

This panel discussion with Régine Debatty and Addie Wagenknecht will explore the relationships and tensions between Art & Money.

Join the conversation: @wmmna @wheresaddie @recyclism #parsonsparis #amtParis #amtRDV

Addie Wagenknecht is an American artist based in Austria, whose work explores the tension between forms of culture and technology.

Wagenknecht is a member of the Free Art & Technology (F.A.T.) Lab and chairs the Open Hardware Summit at MIT. Her work has been exhibited internationally at Museumsquartier Vienna, The Istanbul Biennial, and Rua Red Dublin. She has been featured in press such as TIME Magazine, The Wall Street Journal, Vanity Fair, The Economist, and The New York Times.

She has a Masters degree from the Interactive Telecommunications Program at New York University, and has previously held fellowships at Eyebeam Art + Technology Center in New York City, Culture Lab UK, Institute HyperWerk for Postindustrial Design, Basel (CH), and The Frank-Ratchye STUDIO for Creative Inquiry at Carnegie Mellon University. She is represented by bitforms gallery in New York City.

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Régine Debatty is a writer, curator and critic, and founder of Originally from Belgium, Régine is currently based in London and Turin. Régine is known for her writings on the intersection between art, design, science, technology, and social issues. She writes and lectures internationally about the way artists, hackers and designers use science as a medium for critical discussion. 

Régine has a weekly radio programme called A.I.L. (Artists in Laboratories) on Resonance104.4fm in London, and is the co-author of the 'sprint book', New Art/Science Affinities, published by Carnegie Mellon University. She is also an Honorary Fellow of the Royal College of Art in London.

Event Type

Lectures and Panel Discussions


Students, General Public


Media and Technology


Parsons School of Design, Parsons Paris




Free and open to the public.

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