Our topic for the Winter term 2017/18: Real, Fake and the Imaginary Here’s what to read and watch. The titles are in the library on the Semesterapparat shelf, unless otherwise noted. Adam Curtis – Living in an Unreal World, trailer for HyperNormalisation, 2016 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mMM7p2blVXs Adam Curtis – HyperNormalisation, video essay, 2016, freely available online i.e. […]
Here’s instructions and the software to run Raspberry Pi boards as simple and reliable media players: https://www.khm.de/~sievers/net/
Following on from „The Body and the Network“, we explore historical and contemporary discourses and productions of „real“ and „fake“, as well as and their development into various cultural movements and commodities. Starting from personal observation, we focus on the slide from real to fake, and back. What new relationships are there to be had […]
two days of intense command-line hackery. I really liked that moment when everybody realized at the same time that you can commandeer other people’s computers with ssh, and started changing passwords, hostnames or rebooted each other’s machines. workshop worksheets are here: https://www.khm.de/~sievers/net/index.html
A State of the Platform Address By Geert Lovink 20 April 2017, 18h, KHM Aula This lecture deals with the changes over the years from media, via networks to platforms. What does it mean that the internet has become infrastructure, penetrating society, from taxis to hotels to agriculture and healthcare, going well beyond the media […]
The room with the really large screen is reserved for monitoring online dissent.
Systematic Observation and Recall Works in progress by students from the Surveillant Architectures seminar Opening: 18 January 2017 / 19 h / KHM, room2, Filzengraben 2a. Performances at 19.30 and 20 h! The exhibition is open on January 19 and 20 from 11 – 17 h. Marko Salapura, Paul Leo, Vered Koren, Camilo Sandoval, Julia […]
A historical overview of landmark events and developments in systematised watching, throughout art and architecture, society and technology. ~60 AD (Roman Period). Early manifestations of panoptic labor camps in the Negev desert. An even older but similar site nearby dates from Early Bronze Age II–III periods (3000–2400 BC). 1546 The Fields Have Eyes, The Woods […]
we had some fun with our drone yesterday at the first day of our two-day workshop. Looking forward to next week!