Monochrom founder and filmmaker Johannes Grenzfurthner, takes his friends Jenny and Eddie across the United States in a countercultural tour de farce exploring his roots in cyberculture. A mind explosion on video.
Louw reviews the book "From estranger to e-stranger: Living in between languages" by Annie Abrahams and finds in it, both a significant history of networked performance art, and a sharp and poetic critique of language and everyday culture in the age of networks.
Exhibition curated by Bassam El Baroni featuring Hisham Awad, Katia Barrett, Amanda Beech, Leonardo Cremonini, Martti Kalliala, Yuri Pattinson, Nelmarie du Preez, Matthew Poole, Patricia Reed, Walid Sadek and Mohammad Salemy, in the non-profit arts space Ashkal Alwan, in Beirut, Lebanon.
Samantha Penn visits ‘Big Bang Data’, a major travelling exhibition currently set within London’s Somerset House until 20 Mar 2016. It explores how data affects us all through the work of artists, designers, innovators and thinkers.
The Wrong Biennial, organized by David Quiles Guilló, is possibly the largest internet-based exhibition to date. Patrick Lichty gives a structural & historical analysis of this massive project, and muses about some of its ramifications for media art culture.
Pedro Marum 'gets physical' with the PORNTUBES conference, hosted by Disruption Network Lab in Berlin, where "porn practitioners, sex worker activists, entrepreneurs and critical thinkers discuss disruptions in online porn and erotica, from tube sites and webcams to crowdsourcing."
Gretta Louw writes about Guido Segni’s 'A quiet desert failure', an ongoing algorithmic performance in which a custom bot traverses the datascape of Google Maps in order to fill a Tumblr blog and its datacenters with a remapped representation of the Sahara Desert.
The Games for Cities programme is hosting the first international conference with leading ‘city-game’ design experts from around the world. Games for Cities is an initiative started by Play the City...
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