Laufende Termine

Urban Art Biennale

26. April – 10. November 2024
Biennial, Völklinger Hüttte, Saarbrücken

The World In My Hand

18. April – 31. October 2024
Gruppenausstellung, Alexanser Tutsek-Stiftung, München

The World in My Hand explores the smartphone as both object and aesthetic inspiration for artistic creation. It comments on public debates surrounding the many uses of smartphones: from always-on media consumption to digital detox, from swiping and matching to ghosting and blocking, from language atrophy to information overload, from resource depletion to status symbol.

The curators, Dr Jörg Garbrecht and Katharina Wenkler, have chosen a narrative approach to the exhibition. In eight chapters, they summarize various aspects and debates surrounding the smartphone, ranging from the launch date of our daily digital companion to its characteristic touchscreen and the contractions of time and space it enables. Deeply personal moments – such as Ai Weiwei’s selfie at the moment of his arrest or Sergey Melnitchenko’s photograph of his son during a blackout in Kyiv – appear alongside themes of perception and presentation of the self, as realized in the glass sculpture Stability by Julija Pociūtė. Other subjects include: looking for love online, as in Ariane Forkel’s Casanova’s Kabinett or John Yuyi’s Tinder Match; the complexities and pitfalls of digital communication, for example in the works of James Akers or Alejandra Seeber; and the smartphone as a means of staying in touch during pandemic lockdown isolation, for instance in the work of George McLeod. Edward Burtynsky’s photograph of lithium mines in the Atacama Desert calls attention to the topic of raw materials for electronic devices.

With works by:
Tornike Abuladze, James Akers, Ai Weiwei, Kate Baker, Aram Bartholl, Tillie Burden, Edward Burtynsky, Yvon Chabrowski, Julia Chamberlain, Rachel Daeng Ngalle, Erwin Eisch, Ariane Forkel, Shige Fujishiro, Valentin Goppel, David Horvitz, Artem Humilevskyi, Gudrun Kemsa, Zsuzsanna Kóródi, Brigitte Kowanz, George McLeod, Sergey Melnitchenko, Jonas Noël Niedermann, Julian Opie, Cornelia Parker, Katie Paterson mit Zeller & Moye, Julija Pociūtė, Rebecca Ruchti, Karin Sander, Jeffrey Sarmiento, Alejandra Seeber, JanHein van Stiphout, Jolita Vaitkute, Sascha Weidner, John Yuyi, Jeff Zimmer

Bilder

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Kommende Termine

25 Jahre Stiftung Springhornhof

21. September – 3. November 2024
Gruppenausstellung, Springhornhof, Neuenkirchen

Flussbad Berlin

11. – 30. September 2024
Gruppenausstellung, Roter Saal, Berlin

Vergangene Termine

Killyourphone workshop

13. April 2024
Workshop, Transmediale exhibition hosted by Kunstraum Kreuzberg, Berlin

14:00 – 16:00

Killyourphone is an open workshop format. Participants are invited to make their own signal blocking phone pouch. In the pouch the phone can’t send or receive any signals. It is dead! This workshop was run for the first time at the Chaos Communication Congress in Hamburg end of 2013.

Stitch Incoming!!

25. March 2024
Curatorial, Speed Show at Web Cafe, Athens

Monday 25th of March, 7:00 PM at Web Cafe, Eptanisou 40, 113 61 , Kypseli – Athens

with:
!Mediengruppe Bitnik with Selena Savić & Gordan Savičić , Ingrid Hideki, Joanna Bacas, Kyriaki Goni, Maria Mavropoulou, Marina Gioti, Marsunev, Nadja Buttendorf, Theo Triantafyllidis

Curated by Aram Bartholl & Socrates Stamatatos

Speed Show lands in Greece, the country of souvlaki, the sun (yes we can claim that they originated a celestial body), ouzo, feta, an enormous financial debt. Currently, Greece is also trending for all the wrong reasons namely, gentrification, queerphobia, state crimes and more dystopic incidents.
As 2024 unfolds, we find ourselves amidst a whirlwind of confusion, bombarded with a cacophony of online horrors to consume, an attention span further abbreviated by TikTok’s algorithm and the barrage of incoming stitches.

Stitches Incoming serve as a conduit for creators to engage and converse, traversing from one topic to the next. They have evolved into a new social fabric, weaving connections within an ever-shifting digital and physical landscape while also serving as a testament to personal and collective traumas, both past and present.

What unites the participating digital artists? Perhaps everything and nothing simultaneously… Departing from the traditional Speed Show setup, where artworks are carefully stacked inside internet cafe computers, and drawing inspiration from the structure of TikTok stitches, each piece seems to propel the conversation forward, or perhaps uses the next as a springboard for its own narrative.

Stitch this and stitch that, we have everything you ever wanted (maybe) ! Are we stuck in an infinite loop of sh*tposting, valuable content, the highlight of social issues, personal and interpersonal experiences?
Maybe! Come and find out…

More info on Speed Shows at https://speedshow.net/stitch-incoming/

Killyourphone workshop

23. March 2024
Workshop, Transmediale exhibition hosted by Kunstraum Kreuzberg, Berlin

14:00 – 16:00

Killyourphone is an open workshop format. Participants are invited to make their own signal blocking phone pouch. In the pouch the phone can’t send or receive any signals. It is dead! This workshop was run for the first time at the Chaos Communication Congress in Hamburg end of 2013.

Killyourphone workshop

9. March 2024
Workshop, Transmediale exhibition hosted by Kunstraum Kreuzberg, Berlin

14:00 – 16:00

Killyourphone is an open workshop format. Participants are invited to make their own signal blocking phone pouch. In the pouch the phone can’t send or receive any signals. It is dead! This workshop was run for the first time at the Chaos Communication Congress in Hamburg end of 2013.

Blog Archiv für Schlagwort: google

Search For Nothing

Oktober 13, 2014

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Search For Nothing – https://www.google.com/search?q=+&
Aram Bartholl
2014
 

For Your Eyes Only

April 10, 2014


I’m currently guest teaching a semester at Merz Akademie in Stuttgart. (Thx to Olia for the invitation!) „For Your Eyes Only“ is the title of the class. We are looking into the hype about wearables like Oculus Rift, Google Glass and smart watches and all these new gadgets. What makes sense, what’s retro lost, how can we combine, what can we make better etc…?  Yesterday the students were testing (fake) Oculus rift VR glasses in downtown Stuttgart. What would it be like people wearing those in public space? Today 90% of passengers in public transport are looking at their phones. Why not wearing a full VR (virtual reality) helmet?? 🙂 Surprisingly many people recognized the dummies as Oculus gear. Will we walk around like this in a few years?? 😉
All about the new VR hype on http://www.roadtovr.com/

Obama Google Glass PRISM mask

Juni 20, 2013

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[full post at fffff.at]
 

Google Infobox

Juni 2, 2012

New feature on Google!
Congrats Evan!! great pic!! 🙂

 

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GTA Gcar

März 10, 2011

Awesome Gcar game experience by Linus Suter !

Frontpage!

November 19, 2010

Google Streetview Germany went life yesterday and the whole country goes nuts about it, (not enough blur, too much blur, unblur FB groups etc.) haha …. OMG. After I posted my ‚15 Seconds of Fame Streetview self portraits series‚ yesterday press picked it up and I was featured in two newspapers today. Berliner Morgenpost got it quite right (because they called and I told them the story that I jumped out the cafe and ran actually dancing behind the Google car 🙂

Tagesspiegel (below) got it wrong. They describe me as being mad at the G-car.  That s not true!!! I would never do that!!! I used to drive that car too!! 😉 But Tagesspiegel is professional journalism, so they called and will get it right tomorrow with a new piece on me and my work. Looking fwd to that! 🙂 Stay tuned for a scan. (No need to by paper 😉
Tagesspiegel 19.11.2010, Frontpage and article. Thx to @timpritlove for the pic
(Damn, I just realize that I broke that pair of shades I am wearing in the pic haha …;-)

Google against Angst!

September 13, 2010


Yes!! The ‚official‘ Google Streetview car was seen at the ‚Freedom not fear‘ demonstration Berlin last Saturday! Great that Google joined the Demonstration „…against excessive surveillance by governments and businesses – Stop Surveillance Mania!
bubble-streetview.de powered by F.A.T. Lab 😉

German Pranksters Attack Google Car at CeBIT !!!

März 14, 2010


Haha …this is so good!!! Let’s see how much more desperate they‚ll get.
Check also the Google Street View Car how to of fffff.at
Pic by woozie2010

what …

Oktober 26, 2009

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Sascha Pohflepp posted a beautiful series of Google search proposals …

What keeps people awake at night

this was my favorite one.
Nice one Sascha!

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Gott sieht alles

Juli 13, 2009

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I am waiting for the day when Google will ask us to ’streetview‘ our own houses and apartments. „Look, Tobi has a new kitchen table. Ah, here is his bathroom.“
Check the Google streetview bike on searchengineland!