Ásdis Thoroddsen (dffb class of 1983) with a selection screen from Mutabor III/Videolabyrinth, playing during VideoFest 1988 at MedienOperative, Potsdamer Str. 96. Photo: Friederike Anders.

Friederike Anders on the transformative electronic artwork of 1980s Berlin


A limited number of specially priced tickets for transmediale 2018 is available online.

Vorspiel 2017

CTM and transmediale’s pre-festival program takes place for two weeks in venues all over Berlin.

PhD workshop 2017: Machine Research

The next PhD workshop looks to reflect on and extend the festival theme of face value.

AND Festival 2017

transmediale is excited to announce a new European partnership and program The New Networked Normal (NNN), a collaboration between five leading arts organisations from across Europe.

Workshop: 36 15 Circuit Bending [Minitel Hacking], Photo: Maria Silvano,

Reflections on the development of a year-round festival program by Tatiana Bazzichelli


Jenna Sutela interviews Shu Lea Cheang on the mycological, the neurological, and the orgasmic

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transmediale is a Berlin-based festival and year-round project that draws out new connections between art, culture, and technology. All activities of transmediale aim at fostering a critical understanding of contemporary culture and politics as saturated by media technologies. In the course of its 30 year history, the annual transmediale/festival has turned into an essential event in the calendar of media art professionals, artists, activists, and students from all over the world. Since 2011, transmediale also has an all-year ongoing activity, including a residency program. These activities provide a sustainable structure of feedback, research, and reflection that interacts with the annual festival.


partners & supporters

transmediale is funded as a cultural institution of excellence by Kulturstiftung des Bundes since 2004. It is a project by Kulturprojekte Berlin GmbH in collaboration with Haus der Kulturen der Welt.

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Since 1999, transmediale cooperates with its partner CTM – Festival for Adventurous Music and Art, presenting joint highlight performances and the yearly pre-festival program Vorspiel. Together, the two festivals constitute the world’s largest platform for reflection on new technologies and digital culture.

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Over the last years, transmediale has built up an extensive network of partners and supporters, ranging from renowned universities, cultural institutions and foundations to like-minded festivals. For transmediale’s year-round partners who provide substantial support and intensive exchange contributing to the thematic and conceptual development of the festival editions, visit our partner page. For the wide range of supporters that help making each year’s transmediale festival possible and unique, visit the supporter page.

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