unMonastery, a place-based social innovation, addresses the interlinked needs of empty space, unemployment and depleting social services by embedding committed, skilled individuals within communities that could benefit from their presence.
This programme highlights a variety of surveillance forms: from the 1950s on to now, from military use on to spying artists.
With works by IBM – Military Products Division, Ministerium für Staatssicherheit, Julika Rudelius, Di HU, B'Tselem Camera Project, Derek Howard, George Barber. (This is an adults only event. Visitors must be 18 years or older to attend.)
The foyer of HKW is transformed for this year’s festival in collaboration with raumlaborberlin into a living social space with a rich programme of theoretical and hands-on workshops, discussions and participatory projects. Artists, researchers and technology activists are invited with the audience to formulate constructive responses to the questions and dilemmas posed by the ‘capture all’ society.
Since 2007, the Marshall McLuhan Salon at the Embassy of Canada in Berlin cooperates with transmediale for exhibitions and events. For transmediale 2015, the programme includes Lorna Mills' exhibition Abrupt Diplomat, screening Ways of Something and the Marshall McLuhan Lecture 2015 with David Orrell.