This panel discussion marks the launch of AVANT, a web publication and forum for discussion around transdisciplinary ideas. In response to a culture of immediacy, AVANT strives to illuminate the complex relations underlying larger narratives and project the potential impact of research-based practices.
When billboards and advertising screens are the first to be unplugged after earthquakes, it again becomes evident, how those are only being used for commercial content. How can screens and media façades then become platforms for artistic and cultural interventions in urban space?
The supposedly infinite freedom of the Net is a permanent online participation, communication and live switching between real and virtual life. The resulting unspoken fear of turning away from the Network has led to increasingly loud calls for a way out. The focus panel Exit Lab discusses and provides perspectives on the ‘right to exit’, which is not only an absolute rejection but a reversal of the Net’s power structures and scaffolding.
In a four-hour workshop, the gannaca Think Tank will examine heavy and weightless products as well as analogue and digital models in detail. The examination will focus on the quality of the materials used – commodities, advanced materials, and processing components – and their particularities.
Diese für den transmediale Award nominierte, akustisch-performative Installation der
indonesischen Künstlergruppe HONF (The House of Natural Fibre) stellt eine Reaktion auf das religiös motivierte, nationale Verbot alkoholischer Getränke in Indonesien dar. Auf der transmediale.11 verwandelt sich die Installation zudem in die Performance bacteria orchestra, wenn sie als komplexes Instrument Kunst, Wissenschaft und Lebendiges vereint.