In response to the in/compatible theme of the festival the transmediale 2012 exhibition focuses on “uneasy energies in technological times.” Through an extensive group of examples, the exhibition argues that distortions, ambiguities, and other such problematic states constitute a significant trajectory in our relations with modern technology. However, the exhibition does not offer a promise of overcoming the uneasy energies. On the contrary, it understands them as fundamentally insuperable, an integral part of our technological times, and invites visitors to explore the horizons that they open up. | Read more the concept of the exhibition here.
With a considerable amount of irony Ho Tzu-Nyen, one of the most renowned Singapurian filmmakers, borrows the image of Newton's apple as a metaphor for the futile challenge artists face in terms of achieving a creative inspiration (or rather, one after another) of their own accord.
Adam Hyde was for many years a digital artist exploring digital-analog hybrid broadcast systems. He founded FLOSS Manuals, the Book Sprint method, Booki/Booktype book production platforms and is now mostly engaged with exploring new methodologies for collaborative book production.
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