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Transmediale announces face value and further highlights for 2018

Things are what they are—but could they be different? Under the title of face value, The 31st edition of transmediale festival directed by Kristoffer Gansing for the seventh time will seek possible new ways of deconstructing the alarming development of digital populism, the radicalization of net culture, and the new culture wars.... READ MORE...

CTM Festival 2018 – Turmoil

The theme of this 19th edition of CTM, Turmoil, explores the state of music and sound practices in comparison with a confused and critical present. Ten days of tumultuous non-stop festival in various venues in Berlin will be followed by the already announced closing concert with an afterparty and a final performance.... READ MORE...

Sensing the invisible. Interview with Afroditi Psarra.

Through her fascinating and dystopic garments Afroditi Psarra has been contributing to push further body augmentation research blending folk tradition, pop culture, hand-made electronic and coding to create art, and conveying also social, biological, and environmental issues. Latest developments of her work include Cosmic Bitcasting, a tunic that enables the human body to perceive cosmic radiation and to upload all the outputs on a computer.... READ MORE...

Exploring the identities of Digital Processes in an Architectonic Context – part 2

What do algorithms and digital objects have to do with architecture? At what grounds is the digital affecting our surrounding and our approach to designing it? By examining the crucial concepts in their anthropomorphic form, Selena Savić will shed light on the agency of computational, logical and technical algorithms when it comes to reconfiguring our relationship with built space.... READ MORE...

The world is a pattern. Interview with Nicolas Sassoon

GIFs have been accepted and adopted by new users who rely on animated pictures thanks to their planned pervasiveness in their digital communication habits. The practice of Nicolas Sassoon, a French artist who makes art with GIFs since 2011, suggests creative strategies to exploit the features of this format in order to make works that couldn't be made with any other medium.... READ MORE...
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