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.
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...