Process Processed, a talk about process art and the anthropocene, given by Josephine Berry Slater at the Matter of Contradiction: War Against the Sun, conference, March 2013. [ more ] about Process Processed
I don't really consider myself a bio-artist any more, and was more like a bio-digital artist, but I'm honored to be in this short list with so many people who inspired my Becoming Dragon project. Although, my interests haved moved in very different directions and I feel that some of the work listed along side me is deeply problematic, both ableist and racist in a big way.
Serhat Köksal [general website here] was our VJ/DJ at the Video Vortex #9. he was one of the victims of state repression around Taksim Square and the movement to defend Taksim Gezi Parkı from commercial urban development, in a global metropol already depleted of greenand public spaces [for background see here]
– here is a post of him, after police brutality left him with two broken arms.
The conference revisits the radical media-related practices in art, communication and politics that have emerged over the last two decades, and looks at the idea of radical media both from a broader historic perspective and from the predicament of our current situation. It is organized in the context of two exhibitions on Arkzin - a Zagreb-based collective that emerged out of the anti-war campaign in the early 1990s and gave a theoretical and polemical voice to the anti-nationalist positions. The publishing and activist practices of Arkzin anticipated and reflected the practices of tactical media that were crystallizing from a particular confluence of a political moment marked by the post-Yugoslav conflicts and alter-globalist contestations, and a technological moment of the rise of early Net. [ more ] about The Idea of Radical Media Conference Zagreb, MaMa, June 7-8 Multimedia Institute
PML fellow micha cárdenas is currently in this exhibition in Amsterdam, as part of the Amsterdam Transgender Film Festival. The film on display is part of micha's project Local Autonomy Networks. [ more ] about Exhibition: Lost & Found – Transgender Image-making
We are archivists, since we have to be. We don't have choice. This decision is already made, or determined by the contemporary technological condition. The ubiquity of information in digital, calculable forms has created a new situation of work and exploitation, we entered an endless process of data production, and then we also enter an endless black hole of data navigation. [ more ] about Archivist Manifesto by Yuk Hui