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...
Tonight The Joshua Light Show appears for the last time at transmediale 2012. Being the particular highlight of the performance series they will perform together with pioneering guitarist and electronic musician Manuel Göttsching (de).
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
This “Open Conversation” brings together a range of participants whose work traverses historiographic and contemporary curatorial practices with a relevancy for discussing the role of historiographic methodologies in relation to art production within the spheres of “archaeology” to “variantology”.
in/compatible systems: The Euro is crashing. US Debt is spiralling. Banking is in crisis but luxury goods sales are up! The global finance system is out of control, the public agora replaced by the 24/7 calculations of machines, the weakened nation state buckling under the incessant flows of virtual capital. With experts from economics, philosophy, new media studies and history of science, the panel zeroes in on the contradictions, breakdowns and incompatibilities with systems of money and finance in our calamitous era of late capitalism. | Read more about this in/compatible systems panel here.
The reSource for transmedial culture is an initiative of transmediale, which aims to create a distributed platform and a peer-production context of research, knowledge and artistic practices throughout 2012 and beyond. The Vilém Flusser Residency programme aims to support conceptual projects and works that are towards a form of practice. The programme seeks to encourage new research approaches and further develop existing projects.
in/compatible systems: Using the strange confluence of military technological development and private tech start-ups in Israel as a case study, experts excavate the ways in which the improvisational nature of combat and the split second creative decision making taking place in the “fog of war” get embedded into the very tools we claim liberate us from the societies of control. | Read more about this in/compatible systems panel here.
in/compatible publics: This keynote deals with the keywords communicative capitalism and occupation before the background of the recent global political resistance. Distinguishing between occupation as form and occupation as tactic Jodi Dean examines the potential and the paradoxes of such collective acts. | Read more about this in/compatible publics keynote here.