Net culture BWPWAP was characterized by intimate communities based on shared special interests. In turn, the Web 2.0 era commercialized these communities into a mass culture based on harnessing user content.
This panel focuses on mediation and coordination of space and Space by the military. Since the advent of the Cold War, celestial bodies have featured in strategic military planning and often in controversial ways. >> Read more.
Books, letters, documents and indexes are all paperbound forms central not only to literary, but also to computational culture. In his recent book, White Magic. The Paper Age (2012), Lothar Müller suggests looking at paper’s cultural significance not only from the viewpoint of its practical use, but also as a universal metaphor informing everyday culture.
This talk asserts that comics actually lie at the heart of the logical templates taking over our media cultures, dominating the grammar and semantic interface of Web 2.0’s current user-platforms (Facebook, YouTube...) as well as their touchscreen adaptations.
The Vilém Flusser residency programme aims to support conceptual projects and works that are towards a form of practice. The programme seeks to encourage new research approaches and further develop existing projects.
The connection between the video festival, the work and the artists is somewhat loose. Successful videos feature at countless festivals, but often their creators do not even attend the screenings. And yet every one of these screenings – at least those with videos of short running times – is totally unique. The works are gathered together in a programme which, under normal circumstances, is never screened again outside of the festival. We have therefore decided for the 25th anniversary of transmediale...