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22.04.2015 Station 21 (Zürich)


Gespräch zu Krisen & Technologischen Paradigmen
22. April 2015, 19 Uhr

Felix Stalder, Medientheoretiker und Dozent (Zürich/Wien) im Gespräch, ausgehend von Verweisen und Referenzen in der künstlerischen Arbeit paradise now 2.0 von Alexander Tuchacek (10.4 – 9.05) zum Verhältnis von Mensch-Maschine, über Momente der Krise und den Wechsel von technologisch-ökönomischen Paradigmen.

Felix Stalder beschäftigt sich mit politischen, ökonomischen und kulturellen Dimensionen der Informations- und Wissengesellschaft. Arbeitsschwerpunkte bilden die Veränderung der Wissenordnung (Stichwort : Open Source, Wissensallmende, Autorschaft), die strukturell-räumlichen Veränderungen sozialer Prozesse (Stichwort: Translokalität und Space of Flows) und Theorien der Netzwerke.

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station21
Stationsstrasse 21
8003 Zürich

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27.03.2015 Reina Sofia (Madrid)

Open Source. The Art System after the Net

March 26 - 27, 2015 - 6:00 p.m. / Reina Sofia, Nouvel Building, Auditorium 200 and Medialab Prado


Daniel García Andújar. Not Found, 1000 casos de estudio, 2014. Courtesy of the artist

The Internet has produced new behaviours, subjectivities and institutions linked to another way of being and doing. This seminar debates how these changes throw established categories of art, the author and the circulation of unique work off balance, whilst also forming profound contradictions – from creativity as an economic value to indistinct work time. Is considering another artistic ecosystem possible from these ambiguities?

The assumption was that a transition from the author's text to hypertext would make the funeral of these modern notions possible, replacing them with a new contemporary language. With the arrival and expansion of the net, these predictions, which decades earlier were nothing more than academic speculations, could be found in the right condition to overcome the logic of individual authorship and originality, in practice. However, these desires, which had to be validated by technological displacement in the modes of producing knowledge and generating subjectivity, are today being answered in the survival and statism of a model that ignores the challenges and powers of the net. With the aim of defending the author and their originality, in some cases in a space of resistance, access, production and the circulation of knowledge in digital media, including those the museum participates in, are restricted.

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