Activism Beyond the Interface (The Berlin Sandbox) is a two-part playful live collaboration consisting of a preliminary “lab” (3 hours) followed by a “multimedia intervention” (2 hours) to rethink the composition of online and offline platforms for collaboration, and their economic, aesthetic and ethical expressions.
Project 35 was initiated by the ICI (Independent Curators International), based in New York City, as a programme of single-channel videos selected by 35 International curators who have each chosen one work by an artist that they think is important for audiences to experience today on a global scale. | Exhibition dates: January 28 - 29, 2012, Address: Node Center for Curatorial Studies, Waldemarstr 37A, 10999 Berlin-Kreuzberg
“E-waste” refers to the millions of electronic devices from mobile phones to personal computers discarded each year as a result of a lifestyle culture demanding constant hardware upgrades. According to Greenpeace, Asia alone...
The image, at least since the advent of television, has gained precedence over the written word in the flow of information. If there is no image, or no images are brought into circulation, then there is no meaning... more With works by Dellbrügge & de Moll, Nicolás Rupcich, Tom Holert, Susan Bowman, Daya Cahen and Reza Haeri.
Image and sound in the moving-image are ruled by very different principles, and in the age of film had to be laboriously synchronized. Indeed film music seems to lead an independent life. Despite (or perhaps because of) the fact that it is only rarely perceived consciously in film, it has a fundamental effect on the visuals; this extremely fruitful incompatibility is the theme of this programme... more
With works by Distel & Guyer, Dalibor Baric, Nicolas Provost, People Like Us and many more.
Human beings have created a world for themselves with their cities – a world in which they appear to be incompatible. A diverse range of reflections on the relationship between city, human and architecture... more With works by Bjørn Melhus, Jeremy Bailey, Shelly Silver, Dennis Feser, Till Nowak and many more.
The term "compatibility" comes from the Latin compatere, to have compassion. This programme deals not so much with the incompatibility of human beings with their technology, but with their lack of mercy for their fellow creatures... more With works by Peter Callas, Steve Reinke, Neozoon, Nadav Assor, Bjørn Melhus and Roee Rosen.
A standard criticism of the sender-receiver model of mass media is that individuals are given no opportunity to insert themselves into the universal flow of images. This runs contrary to a strategy for longing and identification – affective deep in the psyche of the individual, and increasingly, in the marketing of products... more With works by Anthony Discenza, Jesse McLean and Andreas Schneider.
In this first curated screening of transmediale 2012’s video programme, two works are brought together which reflect on the ideological principles through which neo-liberal structures are implemented again and again in our society... more With works byHarun Farocki and René Frölke.