The central exhibition of afterglow is in line with this year’s overall programme strategy to only exhibit new or commissioned works. In a curatorial and organisational collaboration between transmediale and LEAP (Lab for Electronic Arts and Performance), the festival has invited Art Hack Day as a grassroots event/exhibit format/community for artists whose medium is tech and hackers whose medium is art.
Dani Ploeger is an artist and theorist. His performance installations involve consumer technologies and readily available medical devices, and explore themes around the technologized body, ecology, sexuality and vanity.
David Gauthier likes to mangle concepts and objects of art, science and technology to produce non-disciplinary work that address the visible and invisible aspects of our techno-scientific culture. > gauthiier.info
Justin Blinder is a Brooklyn-based artist, programmer, and designer. His work examines how our claims of ownership, criteria for an object’s value, and tools for social interaction have changed in the digital landscape.
Chi-Yu Wu was born in 1986 in Taipei,Taiwan and will start a Rijksakademie Residency in Amsterdam in 2013. He holds a Master of Media Art from Taipei National University of the Arts (2011). His work is often site specific and focuses on the memories of living urban environments.