Death in the Digital Age

In an age where the dead can be resurrected as holograms, technology is changing our understanding of both death and reality. Michael Arnold, Simon Longstaff and Elizabeth Tan explore the technological anxiety and ethical implications behind these innovations.

Tickets go on sale at 9am Friday 21 July. This session is able to be booked on a Festival Pass.

Supported by the Faculty of Arts, The University of Melbourne

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Elizabeth Tan

Elizabeth Tan is a writer from Perth. In 2015, she completed her PhD in creative writing at Curtin University. Her thesis investigated the...

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Michael Arnold

Michael Arnold has written three research books and over 120 peer-reviewed papers that investigate technologies and contemporary life. Arnold has...

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Simon Longstaff

Simon Longstaff AO is executive director of The Ethics Centre, co-founder of Festival of Dangerous Ideas and has been named one of the ‘true...

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Vanessa Toholka

Vanessa Toholka is a commentator and radio broadcaster with 3RRR’s weekly technology and computing show Byte into IT. She cut her...

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25 August – 3 September