Emerging from ongoing research around interface criticism, the aim of this newspaper is to broaden the topic to encompass the changing concept of the ’public’.
"As new technologies come into play, people become lass and less convinced of the importance of self expression. Teamwork succeeds private effort." - Marshall McLuhan
FUTURITY NOW! invited us to create new templates for the future and ask not what the future has in store for us, but what is it that we have in store for the future?
The second edition of the transmediale parcours is intended to sketch a conceptually meandering path through and along the themes that the festival addresses.
transmediale.09 DEEP NORTH focused on the impact and unavoidable consequences of the pending global transformation.
In examining dubious worlds of story-telling and remote opinion making, transmediale.08 CONSPIRE...critically explored the means of creative conspiratorial strategies that offer the pot
The transmediale parcours makes its debut as a 'pilot' publication with CONSPIRE.
Over the last 20 years, the festival has evolved from VideoFilmFest to transmediale, presenting twenty comprehensive programs of current art and media productions.
The theme of transmediale.07 unfinish! investigated the terrain of human agency and artistic practice between openness, finitude, and closure.
transmediale.06 REALITY ADDICTS was interested in real human beings, in words and images, in nature and culture.
The exhibition Smile Machines presented works which reflect on the relationship between art, humour and technology and which expose the power of the media by derision and critique.
transmediale.05 BASICS explored the aesthetic and ethical foundations of artistic practice with digital technologies in a hyper-potential culture.
transmediale.04 FLY UTOPIA! dealt with the hope that lies beneath the infinite potential of possibilities in the era of media technology—but also with the hopelessness of a completely technolo
Every technological progress always produces new social utopias. Hope that social progress can be linked to technolocical one has been persistend.
transmediale_extended vol. 1 was in many ways the first "far-reaching" cooperation, which left behind the boarders of Europe.
Conceptualized as a counter-weight to economic and military forms of globalization, transmediale.03 PLAY GLOBAL! presented itself as an artistic "global player".
The term “go public” is used in the new economy, meaning the initial public offering on a stock market.
The transmediale.02__exhibition created an overview of several fundamental starting points in the production of digital art at the beginning of the 21st century.
In den Feldern Musik, Video, Internet und Software befreien sich immer mehr Künstler_innen von teurer Hardware und entwickeln selbstständig Projekte mit Hilfe von leistungsfähigen PCs.
transmediale.01 DIY aimed at turning passive media consumers into active producers.