RIP Kino.to the biggest german movie streaming site is OFFLINE *sniff* We will miss you!!
Die Erinnerung ist ein Fenster durch das ich Dich sehen kann, wann immer ich will. – Du bist nicht mehr da, wo Du warst, aber Du bist überall, wo wir sind. – Ganz leise ohne ein Wort, gingst du für immer von uns fort. Es ist so schwer dies zu verstehen, doch einst werden wir uns wiedersehen.
(Spontaneous SPEED PROJECT funeral for Kino.to during Wahlwoche/ 1-week-workshop ‘YouNet’ at Merz-Akademie.de, Stuttgart, 2011 )
I am very pleased to announce 2 SPEED SHOWs for upcoming Wednesday: ‘Awareness of everything’ curated by Lindsay Howard in NYC and ‘Fun is back!’ by Olia and me here in Stutgart. CU there! :) All SPEED SHOW announcements, documentations and archive at speedshow.net
The phrase “Awareness of Everything” is drawn from a recent essay published by Erik Stinson called Towards A New Theory of Creativity. At the heart of this essay, Stinson describes the role of the contemporary creative, and outlines the skills one must develop in order to ‘become creative’ or ‘more creative’.Inspired by this theory, the projects collected in Awareness of Everything embody these seminal skills, chiefly: humor, surprise, effective communication, extensive knowledge of a wide variety of cultures and forms, along with the proposal that “the internet has rendered originality meaningless as a strictly policed absolute.”
Visitors are encouraged to play, surf, copy/paste, tweet, blog, and email during the opening, an involvement which is built into the Speed Show exhibition format as an ode to the user’s active engagement, expression and move toward an awareness of everything.
For more information, please contact Lindsay Howard at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Image credit: John Transue
June 8, 2011
18:00 -20:00 Uhr
Staatsgalerie U-Haltestelle in der Unterführung
Curated by Olia Lialina & Aram Bartholl
WWW by students and former students of Merz Akademie
Daniel Stäbler, Arne Hübner, Theo Seemann, Chris Heller
Johannes P Osterhoff
And here comes a final highlight! Last year I curated the program for the category Digital Communities at Ars Electronica 2010. The whole thing was called TELE-INTERNET and a mix of talks, workshops, lab, hacker space and performances. We also had a night program at Roter Krebs (which is definately the best party place in Linz!!). Looking back this night was very special and became one of my personal highlights in F.A.T. history !! (…besides the TM fake G-car :) Finally I managed to get it documented! Enjoy!!
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