Between Kickstarter Communism and Queer Net Critique: Transmediale 2018 shituanalytic art review

Between all the content and all the critique and all the performativity and transmediality, between the comfort and discomfort, the noise and the tension, two experiences may serve very well to illustrate Transmediale festival 2018 in Berlin. There was...

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Workshop this Saturday in Berlin: Reclaim your Club

This Saturday the rave scientist Lukas Fakegruber of the Shituationist Institute will hold a seminar about the emancipatory potentials of club culture: Reclaim your Club Reclaim Club Culture is a network reflecting on the conditions of hosting raves, a...

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Data breaches are not the problem, the app cult is the problem

We have said it before, the app cult has to be stopped. So how is the current discussion about facebook data breaches connected to this? To summ up the privacy problem of social media: Users give access to their data and to the data of their “fri...

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New essay on time and value in the digital sphere

After Artistic value in digital communication (2016), here’s a new essay over at Shades Magazine on value in the digital sphere, on the economy of the free* services (*paid for by the digital labour performed by the users). Excerpt: how to organi...

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Shituationist Institute Los Angeles Detour

We are in LA for an investigation of the plaque tournante that this city is, freeway fearology and hermetic non-derive with the uberiat, historiography: number 19 at Langer’s in the territory of the 18th st gang, and next the spraypaint capsule f...

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Radical Sounds and the Commune of the Dance Floor

Shituationist Institute and WiseUp did a session together at the Chaos Communication Congress #34C3. It was part of the program of Reclaim Club Culture in the 1Komona assembly. The title was “Sound radicality and club communality”. We recor...

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The Voided City

Nicolas Moulin – Vider Paris, 2001 (via) The situationist idea to let old city structures like the labyrinths of Amsterdam grow into superstructures across the whole planet with psychogeographic zones according to the needs of the inhabitants (titled “New Babylon”) was defeated by european cities being a collage of old and new. The old often…

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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…

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Upcoming “stuff” in Berlin

End of march exhibitions, presentations, sounds, places: Chto Delat exhibition is still on at KOW Gallery Florence Jung at Edmund Felson until the 25th Achim Szepanski/Andrzej Steinbach book presentation Ultrablack of Music 29th at Echo Books Long Now in Kraftwerk Berlin 25th-26th 28th Dead Ladies Show 23rd+24th Säule Opening at Berghain   yours, Filed under:…

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Digital Doomsday Déjà vu

Why did the internet feel broken today, as in major websites, like netflix and spotify, were not accessible? I only experienced it through small glitches, some parts of twitter not properly loading, and then a lot of people talking about not being able to reach some websites like paypal, etc.. In this shared experience of…

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