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James Bridle


James Bridle (JB) is a multidisciplinary artist, writer, and technologist. They have gained recognition for their insightful and critical perspectives on the impact of technology on our lives, culture, and environment. In 2018, JB published 'New Dark Age', a landmark book that redefined our relationship with technology and knowledge in the age of the internet. Their latest work, 'Ways of Being' (2022), explores the diverse ways in which humans inhabit the world, both physically and digitally. JB's writing is characterized by its iridescent originality, nuanced observations, and ambitious scope. Their work has been praised by luminaries such as Brian Eno, who describes it as "deeply disorientating and yet somehow radically hopeful”. JB's art and research have been exhibited and presented in major venues around the world, including the Victoria and Albert Museum, the Whitechapel Gallery, and MIT. They are a leading voice at the intersection of art, technology, and culture, actively engaging in critical conversations that shape our understanding of the world we live in.
  1. The Monday Media Diet with James Bridle (2022-06-20)