reSource projects

This section is dedicated to projects realized within the context of the reSource for transmedial culture together with international artists, cultural producers, hackers, activists, and gender-situated communities active in the city of Berlin and in the broader field of net culture regionally and internationally. Most of the projects presented are realized reflecting on network dynamics, experimental artistic methodologies, and constitute a meta reflection on strategies of activism, hacking and peer-exchange.

Image: Catalogue Cover by Jonas Frankki

A project of networked art powered by OCTO-P7C1. Launch of the digital catalog with Vittore Baroni (curator, E.O.N. Archive, Viareggio), Tatiana Bazzichelli (curator, transmediale festival, Berlin / researcher, Leuphana University of Lüneburg), Jonas Frankki (designer, Telekommunisten collective, Berlin), MGZ - Mauro Guazzotti (DJ) | Monday July 8th, 2013, Laboratorio 21, Viareggio, IT, 21:00-24:00


The conference and workshop Researching BWPWAP – referring to the cancellation of Pluto’s planetary status in 2006, BWPWAP (Back When Pluto Was a Planet), the 2013 edition of the transmediale festival – took place in November 2012 in Lüneburg, Germany, organised jointly by Leuphana University of Lüneburg, Aarhus University and the reSource transmedial culture/transmediale.

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OCTO-P7C-1 Intertubular Pneumatic Packet Distribution System is transmediale 2013’s Official Miscommunication Platform and is the result of a joint collaboration between the reSource transmedial culture berlin/transmediale, the Berlin-based collective Telekommunisten and the raumlabor berlin group. Read full post

ReFunct Media by Benjamin Gaulon

ReFunct Media #5 is a multimedia installation that (re)uses numerous "obsolete" electronic devices (digital and analog media players and receivers). The devices are hacked, misused and combined into a large and complex chain of elements. They "interact" in different symbiotic relationships like mutualism, parasitism and commensalism. Read full post


Image by Shu Lea Cheang

Composting the City | Composting the Net examines the parallel process of fermentation and degeneration of our daily food scrapes and our shared digital commons. While Composting the City checks in on discarded food scrapes and leftovers, Composting the Net sources the immaterial wealth/junk of net data. Read full post

Last August 2012, during the reSource 002: “Out of Place, Out of Time” event, three installation projects were launched. At transmediale 2013 BWPWAP the final results are finally shown and performed. Read full post

Telekommunisten present R15N as a working telephone-based interactive installation which is available as a mobilization and engagement platform for the transmediale community. R15N was presented at the Aksioma – Institute for Contemporary Art, Ljubljana, in partnership with the reSource for transmedial culture. As the first International partner event of the reSource after transmediale 2k+12, the exhibition took place from 19 March to 6 April 2012. Read full post

OutResourcing is a collaboration project in 2011-2013 of transmediale, festival for art and digital culture, Berlin in cooperation with CEMA, Center for Experimental Media Arts at Sristhi School of Art, Design and Technology, Bangalore. It is supported by Goethe Institute and the framework of Germany and India 2011-2012: Infinite Opportunities. Read full post

World of the News – The world’s greatest peer-reviewed newspaper of in/compatibl

World of the News – The world’s greatest peer-reviewed newspaper of in/compatible research presents cutting edge in/compatible research in an accessible FREE tabloid format. The newspaper partly addresses academia’s increasing demand for publication of academic peer-reviewed journal articles. Perhaps researchers need new visions of how to produce and consume research? Read full post