Experimental music festivals in Austria. Part I: DONAUFESTIVAL

In Austria there are plenty of festivals that showcase experimental and (post-)club music. Plus something else. In the following series I will discuss three of them. They happen in springtime: donaufestival (Krems), Hyperreality (Vienna) and the Heart of Noise festival (Innsbruck). If you like cutting edge electronic and experimental music mixed with art or performance…

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…

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…