Composting the City | Composting the Net is a project by Shu Lea Cheang that examines the parallel degenerative process of fermentation and fragmentation of our daily food scraps and shared digital commons.
Any kind of media installation based on electronic systems or micro-controllers requires some sort of printed circuit board (PCB). To get a PCB one has to manufacture them. Paperboards or PaperPCBs are a smart way to spare you the trouble. In the workshop Wolfgang Spahn will teach how to create and modify PaperPCBs. At the end of the workshop every participant will have designed and built his or her own Paperduino-Uno.
Liad works as an erotic performer at an Israeli sex chat site. The usage of cameras, computers and projectors enables the viewers to peer into the live exchange of cyber sex work between sex worker and client...
After the emergence of Web 2.0, analysing the topology and the effects of artistic and hacktivist practices both offline and online implies a reflection on power structures, networking methodologies as well as on the tension between increasing connectivity and virtualisation of social relationships. Part 1: Trapped and Tracked | Part 2: Mobilising the Unrepresentable
This is the launch event of "World of the News", the publication that grew out of the PhD workshop + conference in/compatible research (November 16-18, 2011, UdK, http://darc.imv.au.dk/incompatible/). An initial introduction will be followed by readings from the newspaper, a discussion in a café-like atmosphere as well as a live feed from the in/compatible news channel. Unlike education in many countries, the newspaper is free.
To face the current economical crisis means to question dualistic perspectives such as capitalism vs anti-capitalism as well as to imagine a sustainable network of values in which accumulation of growth and precarity are substituted by a grassroots ecology of sharing built on an increasing capacity for sociability. Part 1: What Capitalism? | Part 2: Hacking Finance, Rethinking Trade