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A continually evolving treasure trove capturing a few of the ideas which have directly inspired this programme

The era of data extraction

A guide to the machinations of the finance sector

On the relationship between gender, technology and identity

Internet art is no longer determined by its existence on the web

A scholarly subaltern critique on the historiography of the British Empire

How can we appreciate, or even make art, in the present age?

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The alternative art market report

When digital avatar Lil Miquela signed to the one of the world’s premier talent agencies

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Trevor McFedries (Brud / Lil Miquela) Interdependence, episode 3

Collecting as practice

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The Evolving Collector: Collecting as a Beginning Art Basel conversation moderated by Rose LeJeune

Net art, just not on the web

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Inclusion isn’t enough

Art elsewhere; is artworld art becoming increasingly irrelevant?

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Influencing The Void Caroline Busta for Kaleidoscope magazine

A scholarly subaltern critique on the historiography of the British Empire

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Capitalism and Slavery Dr Eric Williams

How can we appreciate, or even make art, in the present age?

Art NFTs boom? What’s that about?

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The Quick: Nonfungible Tokens Cointelegraph magazine

A guide to the machinations of the finance sector

Takashi Murakami; transforming the rules of the market

The era of data extraction

<Book>

Platform Capitalism Nick Srnicek

Are peer-to-peer networks prepared for an increasingly hostile online environment?

How online exhibitions can be more than a second rate substitute for the ‘real’ thing

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 Curating Online Exhibitions Michael Connor for Rhizome

Internet art is no longer determined by its existence on the web

Reimagining how, to what and to whom we ascribe value

Can approaching art as information reveal new ways of collecting?

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A different model for a VR sculptural installation – towards a new museology

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FACT/ Federation of International Museums (FIHRM) Lucia Arias & Neil Winterburn, on behalf of FACT

Net art can be sold too

Art as felt knowledge

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Making Art vs Market Research Ben Eastham for Art Review

Can crypto catalyse more equitable models of ownership?

Blockchain should be about more than ‘banking the unbanked’

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Ethereum is a Casino Lane Rettig for Etherean.org

How big tech will emerge stronger from the Covid pandemic

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Big Tech Could Emerge From Coronavirus Crisis Stronger Than Ever Daisuke Wakabayashi, Jack Nicas, Steve Lohr and Mike Isaac for The New York Times

Why and how we need to improve the future of community arts organisations

Carving out a space in the sharing economy

On the relationship between gender, technology and identity

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Supporting rather than owning art

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Can the art market thrive in a sharing economy? Melanie Gerlis for The Art Newspaper

A critical appraisal of the plantation economic model

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Sharing Economies; the basics

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 Sharing Economy Investopedia

Manifesting a sharing economy; a range of viewpoints

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