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.
Sequences, replaying experiences in sentiments. The most intimate thoughts are piercing non-verbal disclosures, mere insinuations, that run like fault-lines along the shell of the earth. We live in cities along these natural fissures, concealing faults, and lines. The lips of cities are inflamed and the skin of the world is highly irritable...more With works by Sherif El Azma, Akram Zaatari, Solmaz Shahbazi and many more.
This opening of reSource for transmedial culture includes an introduction by Tatiana Bazzichelli, a presentation of R15N by Dmytri Kleiner, Baruch Gottlieb and the Telekommunisten Network as well as a performance of Steam Machine Music by and with Morten Riis.
We have decided for the 25th anniversary of transmediale to again screen the opening programme of the first VideoFilmFest '88... read more here.
With works by Michaela Buescher, Maria Vedder, Hanspeter Ammann and many more. | 17:00-18:45, 18:45-20:30, 20:30-22:15
The wireless transfer of electrical energy was the dream of physicist and electrical engineer Nikola Tesla. After tireless experimentation he finally obtained his first patent for the wireless transmission of energy in 1900. It is recognised today...
In the article “A Mathematical Theory of Communication” (1948) the “father” of information theory Claude E. Shannon famously said that “every transmission comes with noise”. For Shannon it was the ideal to reduce the noise in order to achieve as effective a transmission of information as possible. Not so for...
Inspired by painter and writer Brion Gysin’s “cut-up technique” (inspired in turn by the Dadaists) William S. Burroughs and Antony Balch’s short film The Cut-Ups is an aggressively confusing and mesmerising audio-visual montage, originally entitled Guerilla Condition and filmed in Paris, Tangier and New York in the years 1961-1965. With a soundtrack...