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Tagging Aesthetics #5: Feminist Politics of (Geo)Location. Interview with Helena Suárez Val  

Nicola Bozzi interviews feminist activist and academic Helena Suárez Val about geo-tagging, the assignment of global positioning system (GPS) coordinates as metadata to a piece of content produced online. Helena's research stems from her own mapping of feminicides in her native Uruguay, an endeavour rooted in her background as both an activist and a programmer.... READ MORE...

Edge of Now – Three Rooms Project

The exhibition Edge of Now – Three Rooms is a joined project by Nam June Paik Art Center of South Korea, the Chronus Art Center in Shanghai, and the ZKM | Karlsruhe to foster cultural exchange between China, South Korea, and Germany in the area of media art. The exhibition presents works by Chinese artist Yang Jian, South Korean artist Kim Heecheon, and German artist Verena Friedrich.... READ MORE...

Producing Futures: An Exhibition on Post-Cyber-Feminisms

In the group show Producing Futures—An Exhibition on Post-Cyber-Feminisms, the Migros Museum für Gegenwartskunst surveys the causes championed by feminists in the post-internet era. Our virtual and real lives are almost inextricably interwoven today. Yet contrary to the heady proclamations of the cyber-feminists of the 1990s, cyberspace has not evolved into a realm of unclouded liberation and self-empowerment.... READ MORE...

Pröspect: A Bot* that reassembles images from the McCord Museum’s Photography Collection

Pröspect, is another step in Isabelle Gagné’s work as a geologist-artist of digital images, as she ques­tions our relation to online historical archives. As various institutions – museums, libraries, etc. – are increasingly making their archives available online to make them more accessible, the “general” catalogue of online images is constantly growing.... READ MORE...

Hate Speech: Aggression and Intimacy

Against the backdrop of current social developments, the Künstlerhaus, Halle für Kunst & Medien (KM–), is focusing on freedom of speech, its use and its abuse. Hate Speech: Aggression and Intimacy presents international positions in contemporary art that address forms of ever more aggressive communication and the effects of social and traditional media.... READ MORE...