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Opening of Malware: Symptoms of Viral Infection, an exhibition about the history and evolution of the computer virus. The opening programme includes a lecture by Finnish media researcher Jussi Parikka starting at 19:00 followed by a festive opening toast and an introduction to the exhibition by the curators at 21:15.


19:00 – 21:00 lecture by Jussi Parrika (writer, media theorist and professor at Winchester School of Art), author of Digital Contagions: A Media Archaeology of Computer Viruses. The working title of his presentation is "Malware as Operational Art: On the If/Then of Geopolitical Weapons". 
With a response by Svitlana Matviyenko, co-author of Cyberwar and Revolution. Modererated by Marina Otero Verzier

+/- 21:15 Festive toast and short intro to Malware by the curators Bas van de Poel and Marina Otero Verzier, followed by a visit to the exhibition on the third floor.

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19:00 – 22:00
also this evening

18:00-19:30 Thursday Bite

19:00-21:00 Guest programme: The Spatial Impact of the Circular Economy

19:30-21:00 Archive Explorations: Cornelis van Eesteren And The Current Professional Debate

19:30-21:00 Fantasies On How To Strike

The museum is free of charge from 17:00-21:00 


Het Nieuwe Instituut
Museumpark 25
3015 CB Rotterdam


free admission

Malware: Symptoms of Viral Infection was made possible thanks to the generous support of:

Bas van de Poel, Marina Otero Verzier
Astin le Clercq, Bas van de Poel
Astin le Clercq
Tomorrow Bureau, Bas van de Poel
Vera van de Seyp, Marc Vermeeren, Bas van de Poel
Randall MacDonald