ARTISTS FROM THE ENLARGED EUROPE EXAMINE CULTURES OF ACCESS AND THE POLITICS OF DISSEMINATION FROM A BROAD RANGE OF PERSPECTIVES.
Date: 02. - 17.06.2004
Temporary locations on Karlsplatz
James Brown (UK)
apology is a mutative and iterative series of constructions that in each configuration organizes looped or sequenced patterns of operation in miscellaneous technologies to fabricate anomalous patterns of occurrence.
Eastwood uses the interactive computer strategy game Civilization IV as a medium to express their attitude towards contemporary social cultural practice. Yet in contrast to the "normal" Civilization IV they chose IT companies to emphasise the "military" structure in today's economy.
The Conceptual Crisis of Private Property as a Crisis in Practice
Sebastian Luetgert (DE)
The Conceptual Crisis is a screenshot, that shows the source code of a piece of software and its documentation. The code, once executed, will transform the screenshot into the full text of Neal Stephenson's novel "Cryptonomicon".
Martin Pichlmair (AT) / Thomas Grill (AT)
corrosion is a process of transformation. it is what happens to material that is exposed to other material and thus reacts to form something new (on the surface). since interfaces relate to surface, and since media always have an interface, corrosion is what transforms cultural material to something new (on the surface), when exposed to new cultural influences.
Maia Gusberti (AT/CH) / Michael Aschauer (AT)
As horizon consequently shifts when we move, e_etc.tv is an always changing film, a panorama of different perspectives. e_etc.tv is a constantly changing online-(streaming) movie, composed of different sources - a tool which collects, controls and samples pictures shot by web-cam's all over Europe.
Ewen Chardronnet (FR)
Chardronnet explored some of the biggest receiving stations of radio spectrum data in Europe, located in the area between Manchester and Hull, UK. On his chosen latitude are the Jodrell Bank Observatory and RAF Menwith Hill as well as the world war II BBC stations.
Max Moswitzer (AT)
Creative Commons Licensing Texts are a set of rules about use, re-use and distribution of creative works. Software texts and arts games are such texts. Re-programmed action bots display such a Head Up Display. While the game is performed, the bots stream a set of rules about an artists property inside a proprietary game.
One Word Movie
Beat Brogle (CH)
One Word Movie is an on-line platform which organizes, based on user-supplied terms, the flood of images on the Internet into an animated film. It forces the viewer, accustomed to look for narration, to shift his / her perception.
Out of recession (based on SocioScan)
Petko Dourmana (BG)
Out of recession re-enacts the penthouse of a yuppie technocrat, whose daily routine is to scan and map internet chat channels trough SocioScan looking for sociopath disorders of the "global brain" for which he uses all kinds of new media and information technologies.