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We have published a tender for the relaunch of our website. Find all the information here.

Would you like to be part of the upcoming transmediale edition? We are now looking for support in our communications and administration teams. You can find more information about all open positions here.

We are pleased to announce Pete Jiadong Qiang as Vilém Flusser Resident 2020: their multi-reality project Hyperbody explores the potential of game engine technologies as an emergent space for queer world-making

Apply now for the Vilém Flusser Residency 2020: the submission platform is open until 30 November. 

In January 2020 we will organize a research workshop together with KIM research group at HfG Karlsruhe to explore AI from the perspective of its limits and vulnerabilities in order to study how AI works—and how it fails. Submit your proposal until 10 November!

The 8th issue of the open-access journal APRJA under the title Machine Feeling is out now! It is a result of our ongoing collaboration with Aarhus University as part of which we annually organize a research/PhD workshop related to our festival themes. The call for the upcoming workshop Research Networks is open until 30 September. 

Associated with the festival theme of transmediale 2020, the next PhD/research workshop asks how we think about networks under post-digital conditions and what this means for research. Submit your proposal now!

Join us for a dinner performance and reading at ACUD MACHT NEU! Our current Vilém Flusser resident will prepare Brazilian food inspired by her research and dialogue with local communities in Brazil.

Would you like to be part of the upcoming transmediale edition? For the preparations of transmediale 2020 we are looking for a guest manager.

We regret to mark the all too early passing of Sascha Pohflepp. An artist and thinker who participated in transmediale several times, Sascha was always a powerhouse of ideas and creative energy with, as many have noted, a seemingly magical capacity to be everywhere at once. We will all miss you, Sascha.

Would you like to be part of the upcoming transmediale edition? For the preparations of transmediale 2020 we are looking for an event coordinator, a communication assistance, and a program assistance. 

Work with us: For the preparations of the transmediale edition 2020 we are looking for interns who would like to gain experience in the administration, communication, and production of the festival.

We are excited to announce Dr. Nora O Murchú as the new artistic director of transmediale. Commencing the role from the 2021 edition, O Murchú will be the festival’s fifth artistic director and the first woman to take this position in its 33-year history.

You can now find video recordings of all Auditorium keynotes and panels in the transmediale archive!

We are pleased to announce Luiza Prado de O. Martins as Vilém Flusser Resident 2019 with her project “The Councils of the Pluriversal: Affective Temporalities of Reproduction and Climate Change.”

We regret to mark the passing of Alex Adriaansens, co-founder and longtime director of V2_ in Rotterdam and the longest running member of the transmediale advisory board.