Art is Open Source (AOS) is a network of artists, designers, researchers, hackers and activists focused on gaining better understandings brought on by ubiquitous technologies to human beings and their societies, from anthropological, psychological and biopolitical points of view.
The 2015 transmediale exhibition, CAPTURE ALL, presents artistic positions that respond to the asymmetries and the misconceptions of a datafying world. The selection, which came together after curatorial research and an open call for works, particularly focuses on the ambiguous relationship and uncanny tension between the user and the algorithm, the self and the constantly evolving apparatus. Can the system still be gamed or has an impasse been reached?
Through actions, arrangements and obstructions -between- sound materiality and dislocated information. Mazon Gardoqui's work questions perception, altered state and vulnerability through un/stable arrangements.
Amir Tanne's (1986, Tel Aviv) passion for graphic design and typography, combined with his background in programming from his mandatory army service made him explore the fields he loves most (typography & technology).