"The workshop Plant-to-Plant Protocols with Sarah Grant is an unstable network of radios and IR sensor pairs attached to plants"

artlaboratory-berlin.org/event

While preparing the Media Facade Festival 2010, we were concerned that the construction of this bridge almost in front of iMAL would interfere with our events.

It was finally installed yesterday!

(pics from twitter.com/BelirisInfo/status)

The Decentralized Web of Hate

rebelliousdata.com/p2p/

This is from last October, but more relevant than ever.

"This report looks at how hate movements are decentralizing using emerging technologies in ways that make them harder to combat. These technologies ask us critical questions about the future of society and the internet but also pose incredible potential to help us along our way."

upstream.gallery

“Every single day, more hours are spent looking at a screen than looking out of a window, the screen is our new landscape. Who defines and who depicts this landscape?”

An online exhibition curated by Constant Dullaart, with @raphaelbastide, Chris Collins, Petra Cortright, Sam Lavigne & Tega Brain, Jan Robert Leegte, Zach Lieberman, Rosa Menkman, Luca Napoli, Katja Novitskova, Suzanne Treister, LaTurbo Avedon

toddwords.com/hitchhiker/

"HitchHiker is a chrome extension for doing live performances inside other people’s web browsers (...) Whenever the performer goes to a new website on their computer, all of the audience members are taken to that website. The performer can then modify the content of the website, speak through text-to-speech voice, play sounds or layer images on top of the screen, all of which is conveyed onto every audience members’ browser"

Jeremy Bailey's Master/Slave Invigilator System was a humorous technosolutionist answer to the inability to be everywhere, but I guess now it just works for the inability to be anywhere.

vimeo.com/83501199
youtube.com/watch?v=GR24zpUI-H

twitter.com/xfoml/status/12160

"in the late 1960s and early 1970s, artist José Luis Alexanco experimented with mixed-initiative sculpture

through collaboration with an interactive program that he developed, Alexanco generated specifications for physical models, which he then formed manually in resin"

Yannick von iMAL's choices:

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