reSource blog

Live audiovisual performance by Nenad Popov, SPEKTRUM opening weekend, June 2015

A meetup for spaces and actors at the intersection of art, technology and the politics of digital culture. Organised by transmediale/reSource in cooperation with SPEKTRUM. Participants include Art Laboratory Berlin, Panke, SPEKTRUM, Serhat Köksal (Istanbul), Kristoffer Gansing (transmediale). Read full post.

Serhat Köksal and Zeynep Sarikartal, live audivisual performance

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.

Dinner-salon : the absence of objects and the presence of discussions

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.

Call for participation, Ph.D. research workshop

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.


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.

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.

Datafied Research

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.

Still taken from video by Simon Klose

Videos of The Magical Secrecy Tour by Simon Klose. On June 5, 2014, transmediale teamed up with N.K. Projekt, and Leslie Dunton-Downer for exploring Berlin as the global capital of informed response and resistance to mass surveillance. (Event also featured at transmediale 2015.) Read full post.

Market for Immaterial Value by Valentina Karga and Pieterjan Grandry

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.

Photo by Svenja Schulte

Understanding Post-digital Cultural Forms was an intensive One-Day Review Summit organized by transmediale in cooperation with the German Federal Foreign Office and hosted by the Haus der Kulturen der Welt, 10 November 2014. | Read full post.

reSource 006: Overflow at Kunstraum Kreuzberg/Bethanien

For the upcoming edition, transmediale and CTM festival would like to again cooperate with the Berlin network of project spaces, galleries and independent cultural actors. In order to commonly create and present a distributed programme of partner events by the various project spaces, collectives and initiatives that are working in the field of digital art&culture and experimental sound & music, we want to invite you to take part in Vorspiel 2015.

Rosemary Lee, Molten Media

With the Vilém Flusser Residency Programme for Artistic Research, the Vilém Flusser Archive at the University of Arts (UdK) and transmediale are calling upon artistic research to actively explore the capabilities and limitations of transdisciplinary and transmedial situations in contemporary culture. | Submission Deadline: 30 November 2014