Lelia Green

Jordan Brown interviews Lelia Green about technology and the impact on society as part of the documentary project that would become Stare Into The Lights My Pretties.

Lelia Green is an educator, professor, and a senior lecturer at the School of Communications at Edith Cowan University, Perth. She is the author of “Technoculture: From Alphabet to Cybersex.”


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00:52 The power blocs that develop technology
04:12 Mass Market equals Mass Communications
06:03 How screen culture propagates itself
09:21 Bread and Circuses
09:57 Technology is not neutral
14:50 The mythology of Facebook
23:08 The mythology of technological change
25:12 Progress for Whom?
27:36 We’re only scratching the surface

is an activist, artist, musician, independent film-maker and freelance journalist whose work focuses on the interface between the dominant culture and the real impact on people, society and the environment. He has won awards and industry accolades for his work, including the 2018 Edward Snowden Award, the 2017 Change Maker Award (NIFF), and the 2016 Honorary Award of the Ministry of Justice (Slovakia).