In the 1960s, television was plainly the dominant medium against which all others had to align themselves. At the same time, an intense debate began that continues until today. This programme presents eight examples of works on the subject.
As leading international festivals for art and digital culture as well as adventurous music and related visual arts, respectively, transmediale and CTM (club transmediale) are now inviting submissions to the transmediale Award 2011. Invited are art works and projects that respond to the challenges of our rapidly changing digital, technological and network oriented cultures. The transmediale Award seeks [more...]
With this project the Australian games theorist Mez Breeze examines how processes of knowledge production and entertainment models change under the influence of artificially generated stimuli. The work belongs to the “Augmentology 1[L]0[L]1_project“ which addresses how information is absorbed within artificial environments making its insights accessible via a link-in system
Presenting rarities from the Federal Film Archive this programme gives insights into the history of German TV culture. The films from the 1930s and 40s illustrate society's gradual progression towards going 'live' and the associated new possibilities of surveillance. A discussion with expert Joseph Hoppe will ultimately round out the evening.