Face to Facebook deals with questions about privacy in online contexts based on the most iconic of platforms: Facebook. Following the Facebook principle, the artists have built a dating site into which they have imported from a million user profiles, using special software, 250,000, which they then classified, by means of a specially developed facial recognition algorithm, into categories based on features and expressions.
Telekommunisten present R15N as a working telephone-based interactive installation which is available as a mobilization and engagement platform for the transmediale community. R15N was presented at the Aksioma – Institute for Contemporary Art, Ljubljana, in partnership with the reSource for transmedial culture. As the first International partner event of the reSource after transmediale 2k+12, the exhibition took place from 19 March to 6 April 2012. Read full post
Composting the City | Composting the Net examines the parallel process of fermentation and degeneration of our daily food scrapes and our shared digital commons. While Composting the City checks in on discarded food scrapes and leftovers, Composting the Net sources the immaterial wealth/junk of net data. Read full post
ReFunct Media #5 is a multimedia installation that (re)uses numerous "obsolete" electronic devices (digital and analog media players and receivers). The devices are hacked, misused and combined into a large and complex chain of elements. They "interact" in different symbiotic relationships like mutualism, parasitism and commensalism. Read full post
OCTO-P7C-1 Intertubular Pneumatic Packet Distribution System is transmediale 2013’s Official Miscommunication Platform and is the result of a joint collaboration between the reSource transmedial culture berlin/transmediale, the Berlin-based collective Telekommunisten and the raumlabor berlin group.Read full post
Last August 2012, during the reSource 002: “Out of Place, Out of Time” event, three installation projects were launched. At transmediale 2013 BWPWAP the final results are finally shown and performed. Read full post
With a considerable amount of irony Ho Tzu-Nyen, one of the most renowned Singapurian filmmakers, borrows the image of Newton's apple as a metaphor for the futile challenge artists face in terms of achieving a creative inspiration (or rather, one after another) of their own accord.
In archaic black-and white pictures this film journal traces a walk through Germany: with the help of stop-motion and accelerated motion techniques Oskar Fischinger creates three intensive film minutes packed with images of peasant families, children and animals.
Chinese woodblock printing – a technique that was in early use on both paper and cloth – was an important tool of the Cultural Revolution. This printing technique was used as an important means of communication to quickly convey information. It transported the revolutionary spirit and remains its legacy today.
This is an exploration of the inner life of the Bibliothèque Nationale in Paris. The activity focuses on memory - collecting, classifying, cataloguing, conserving, transporting, reproducing, storing, lending and reading.