One of my favorite pages from my upcoming book! :) In the shelves in the next couple weeks! Thx to everyone involved in this book!!
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I’m opening the xmix xmas-mix mixtape season!! (my 1st mix on FAT!) My son loves KISSfm Berlin (and I love to ‘torture’ my collegues in the studio workshop with it ;) This one is for you Ole!! :D Have a great holiday everyone!!
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Recent events have shown again that computer code and its power is still underestimated by the public and governments. The way software is written, it s quality, openess, closedness etc. has a very high impact on which way society is taking. Some small changes or features in code can result in an enormous loss of democratic values or lead to a hidden surveillance state. Because comparably only few people can read and understand code it is so important we communicate it, discuss it in public and make it art! :)
Congrats to the CCC for revealing and revers engeneering this incredible piece of software and to FAZ (a leading german news paper, circulation of 360.000) which went of the charts by printing 5 full pages assembler code. Awesome!
Germany’s Chaos Computer Club published the sourcecode for a piece of malware used by the German government to spy on citizens. The software was discovered in the wild and reverse engineered. It can be used to spy on or control remote PCs. Because of flaws in the software, anyone who was infected with this by German police was vulnerable to spying by “anyone on the street.” The German supreme court banned the use of trojans to spy on German citizens in 2008. ….
solo show – Aram Bartholl
Oct. 12 – Dec. 11 2011
at MÖRDER Borsigstr. 1, 10115 Berlin
SPEED intern with me on a high profile project tomorrow night in Berlin! You still need an internship for your culture/media/art program? This SPEED internship is your chance!!!
Hey all!! I’m currently working on an update of my piece Random Screen and I’m in the delicate situation to need to EMPTY 25 beer cans for this project by thursday morning. I have no clue how to do this by myself and I would very much appreciate your help on processing the liquid of these beer cans. Please post your application with picture in the comments and make sure to reference your expertise and prior experience in this very field.
All friends are welcome to hang out with me at my studio tomorrow night Oct. 5 in Berlin-Wedding any time after 8pm! :)
Aram Bartholl 2011
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