Profs in the Pav - Autumn Series 2021

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Celebrity and the Attention Economy: how popular culture can commodify an audience’s attention by Professor Ian Brown

  • Date:
  • Time: 5.30pm – 7pm
  • Location: Pavilion Fusion Cafe, Staffordshire University, College Road, Stoke-on-Trent, ST4 2DE
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  • Free event

Professor Ian Brown bases his presentation on a series of artworks he has produced as part of artists’ group Common Culture. This uses ready-made to engage audiences in a critical assessment of Celebrity culture and the attention economy where attention is the focus over anything meaningful or enriching. Warning: contains examples of internet celebrities focused solely on attention capital.

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