In the Europool

The announcement of this sunday’s Europool event by Creamcake provides insights into culture politics and funding terminology related to the cultural sector of Berlin today. Creamcake is a popular party series that has taken place in Südblock and later Ohm, featuring musicians connected to the digital sphere, which also has organised an art festival last…

Artistic value in digital communication

Some bits and pieces from this text in Shades Magazine: Artistic value in digital communication On the one hand it doesn’t matter in what spaces exactly youth wastes itself. But what activities youth is engaging with does matter, in case one attributes still hope to it. standardization of life through rankings of experience in a…

Berlin Feminist Film Week 2016.

Short note: I was planning to make a short post yesterday concerning the Berlin Feminist Film week but it didnt work out.This year the festival is taking place from 8th to 14th of March 2016 in various venues around Berlin.  Keep an eye out for the program and find the stuff on facebook. Several good films…

Alright on the WrongGrid

“Human emotion or it didn’t happen” (NewHive) The Wrong Biennale is a biennale taking place online. Websites are the pavillons. But the spatial and temporal concept of a biennale does not fit the digital realm. Even if exactly this contradiction is what is played out here, I am still unconvinced. Does the vast space of…

Interview with Bernd Volkert

Certainly one has also to be watchful with people calling themselves communist or anarchist and, to be on the safe side, always suppose that they do a lot of nonsense. However, to get back to the topic, communist literature always was better than left literature, so to say Goethe better than Grass. The interview was…

Faciality and facebook, preliminary notes for an argument against aesthetic autonomy

For DIS Magazine, Rob Horning reflects in Fear of Content on content online in relation to the content of artworks in Susan Sontags essay “Against Interpretation”: Sontag thought that “to interpret is to impoverish, to deplete the world,” but the pox of internet content overwhelms by demanding too little of the intellect, by not having enough…

From Tiqqun to the Young Girl Reading Group. A shituationist art world oracle, including: Kony, De Kooning, dump.fm, DIS Magazine, Claire Fontaine, Bernadette Corporation, Chloë Sevigny, the black block and the Hilton hotel

Remember when all the hip art students were suddenly carrying around french insurrectionist literature by the Invisible Committee and Tiqqun? One could guess it was over in 2010, after that Fox news commercial (insurrectionism became mainstream?), all we can say is, that on the surface only some ironic ripples were left online. Netartists on dump.fm…