Jaron Rowan

Cultural researcher. He currently combines research with writing and teaching.

He is coordinator of the Research and Doctorate Unit of BAU, Universsity Design Centre, in Barcelona, where he also teaches the subject “Economics, business and design”. He wrote the books Emprendizajes en cultura (Traficantes de Sueños, 2010), Memes: inteligencia idiota, política rara y folclore digital (Capitan Swing, 2015) and Cultura libre de Estado (Traficantes de Sueños, 2016). He has also collaborated on and co-written books such as Innovación en Cultura (Traficantes de Sueños, 2009), Cultura libre digital (Icaria, 2012) and La tragedia del copyright (Virus, 2013) as well as contributing articles to news media and magazines. He likes black metal, jackets and unicorns. He doesn’t eat gluten.


Memes and Strange Politics

Jaron Rowan

Emerging from the tension between the political and politics is a form of aesthetic expression that renews the debate in the public sphere.