metropolitan studies

All Cameras Are Police Cameras

All Cameras Are Police Cameras Great essay by James Bridle, about the advances in locking down public space. Surveillance images are all “before” images, in the sense of “before and after”. The “after” might be anything: an earthquake, a riot, a protest, a war. Any system reliant on flow, which is all networks from vehicle […]

[VIRTUAL_GROUP] Vision Quest – exchanging artifacts, streaming ideas

virtual_group (cologne) and School of intermedia art (hangzhou) present Vision Quest, an event of some (art) exchange and data-Streaming about how being looking forward to seeing (more).With the participation of art Institute of Basic Visual, Johannes AmoroSa, Malgorzata Calusinska, Chen Si, Vera Drebusch, Theresa Krause, Li Ming, Karin Lingnau, Henning Frederik Malz, Ou Wenting, Evelina […]

SA VIRTUAL Group: 2nd streaming

surveillance and self-surveillance are belonging to the actual setup of understanding and acting public space, intimacy and (tele-)communication, not only between individuals, but also between situations and “formats” of/for space. The figurative idea of Surveillant Architectures coined by artist Julia Scher, is (maybe?) not just referring to the imperative that, if you want to “understand” […]

HotHouse Symposium: 27-28 July 2010 at the Sydney Opera House

HotHouse Symposium HotHouse is an initiative of the National Institute of Experimental Arts (NIEA), UNSW in association with Object: Australian Centre for Craft and Design and the City of Sydney, a think-tank that brings together leading artists, designers, curators and creative thinkers to develop visions and practical solutions for urban transformation. HotHouse brings together artists, […]