transmediale is a Berlin-based festival and year-round project that draws out new connections between art, culture and technology. The activities of transmediale aims at fostering a critical understanding of contemporary culture and politics as saturated by media technologies. In the course of its 28 year history, the annual transmediale festival has turned into an essential event in the calendar of media art professionals, artists, activists and students from all over the world. The broad cultural appeal of the festival is recognized by the German federal government who supports the transmediale through its programme for beacons of contemporary culture. Read more
Hortensia Völckers (Buenos Aires, 1957) is head and artistic director of the Kulturstiftung des Bundes. At the Kulturstiftung, Völckers has planned and realised several projects for an exchange with East-European countries.
Danja Vasiliev is working with digital systems, networks and software. His research and practice aimed at re-examination and exploitation of Network paradigms in physical and digital realms. Danja experiments with methods, tactics and techniques that question communication models established between Users and Systems.