The Vilém Flusser Residency Programme for Artistic Research is part of transmediale’s reSource all year activities. The residency programme aims at creating a sustainable structure for feedback, research, and reflection, whose results will also influence the development of the yearly festival themes. With the residency programme, we are calling upon artistic research projects that actively explore the capabilities and limitations of transdisciplinary and transmedial situations in contemporary culture. We therefore understand artistic research as an exploration of the links between aesthetics, materiality, and politics. Read more
This Speisekino focuses on media actions and re-actions in the aftermath of social movements, political turmoil and their (darkish) phase-transitions. It points forward to the transmediale 2016 “Conversation Piece”. | 4 September 2015, 19:00 (doors open, food at 19:30, films at 21:00) at ZK/U. | Read full post.
Market for Immatieral Value is an investigation on creating and disseminating art in the era of immaterial economy. Valentina and Pieter are looking over a capitalist horizon and share their findings and ideas. Read full post.
On the occasion of Polymorphism #14: Holly Herndon the designduo Metahaven created two limited edition long sleeve t-shirt designs in cooperation with independent journalist and internet activist Jacob Appelbaum and Holly Herndon – and supported by CTM and transmediale. Read Full Post.
For the Vilém Flusser Residency Programme for Artistic Research 2015, we are pleased to announce that jury members have selected Valentina Karga and Pieterjan Grandry’s project Market for Immaterial Value. Read full post.
Focusing upon the material aspects of data storage and transmission devices, Molten Media examines the flux of media and matter through the interconnection between velocity and density. This research applies a deep-time perspective to a rapid-cycling throwaway media culture, projecting an alternate timescale for its material existence.
Call for participation, Ph.D research workshop. The research/Ph.D. workshop EXCESSIVE RESEARCH relates to the announcement of transmediale 2016 "Conversation Piece" which examines some of the compulsive activities of contemporary digital culture.| Workshop in Liverpool, UK, Nov 03-05, 2015, Online activity, from Sept 28, 2015. Read full post.
Call for participation, Ph.D research workshop.Datafied Research relates to the artistic call of transmediale 2015 CAPTURE ALL that “sets out to investigate and propose actions that push against the limits of today’s pervasive quantification of life, work and play”. | Workshop in Hong Kong, 17-22 Oct 2014., organised by Participatory IT Research Centre, Aarhus University; transmediale/art&digitalculture; School of Creative Media, City University of Hong Kong.Read full post.
One year ago, on June 5th, 2014, we commemorated 1-year of Snowden leaks and debates around the contemporary surveillance complex with 'The Magical Secrecy Tour' (see below). Two years on, the debate has not slowed down or lost it sense of urgency. Read Full post.
The current issue of A Peer-reviewed Journal About Post-digital Research (Volume 4 issue 1) is now online. This issue examines the implications of datafication for research. It addresses the thematic framework of the 2015 transmediale festival “Capture All” as a research topic: “to investigate and propose actions that push against the limits of today’s pervasive quantification of life, work and play”, as the call explains. Indeed, to what extent does data “capture all” – even research? Read full post.