Coolstof: Operation Earnest Voice

As part of the Kunstblock performance art program Coolstof, V2_ & Jonas Lund presented 'Operation Earnest Voice'.

Feb 2018
17:00 to 20:00

Operation Earnest Voice is a performative installation that uses social media to disrupt, influence and manipulate public opinion and discourse in Rotterdam. The performance takes place both online and offline, with a group of performers set up in click farm fashion and given control over numerous social media accounts. The offline audience at V2_ will witness the manipulative power of collective social media action at work, as they look over the shoulders of performers carrying out their business of attention-capturing and persuasion.

Operation Earnest Voice was developed in a collaboration between Jonas Lund & V2_.

COOLSTOF: Operation Earnest Voice from V2_ on Vimeo.

Jonas Lund

Jonas Lund is a Swedish artist who creates works that critically reflect on contemporary networked systems and technological innovations.


This season you will come across even more art in the Cool district. In addition to the weekly Kunstavonden (‘Arts Evenings’) which give you free admission to the contemporary arts institutes in Rotterdam’s arts quarter, there will also be a lot happening outdoors on the street. Find out more on the Coolstof website.

Fri 23 Feb, 18.00h, free at Eendrachtsstraat 10, Rotterdam.

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