There are so many initiatives recently dealing with archiving of different artistic, cultural and historical materials, which are induced by the possibilities of digitization as a new round of 'actualization' and new spaces for dissemination of the material dealt with. The dominant framework of those initiatives is still institutional – by that, public/state institutions are employing contemporary tools in order to remain in their great narratives of 'history', 'heritage' and '(national) culture', to remain in control. [ more ] about Series of discussions: An Archive/Live Archive/UnArchive and Public Library workshop
Post-Media Lab has followed the inspiring invitation by Ubalab to come to an initial event in Ubatuba (just south of Sao Paolo) to spark a new model for progressive regional development drawing in all of the greater regional and to some extent international scene of post-medial acteurs and projects. all this has been made possible first and foremost by different llong traditions of cialis online cheap media-activism and -intervention, not least represented by the metareciclagem-network that exists for around 20 years now. [ more ] about PML @ Tropixel/Ubalab
ein bericht zum stand der dinge in sachen »subsumption of the social« im kontext der »grauen politik« der daten-/bürgerüberwachung, am beispiel der USA.
(- ... und für alle, die noch etwas skeptisches themenmaterial für die anstehenden sylvesterparties und brauchen.) [ more ] about ... on the other side
a report from the state of affairs in the »grey politics« of social subsumption, i.e. data and citizen surveillance.
it was delivered by someone who knows the field quite inside-out, Jacob Applebaum (a programmer of the anonymity-software TOR). this video is from the keynote at the 29th CCC-congress, recently held in Hamburg.
- for everyone rather into worryful questions at the turn of the year, this is something to take to your newyears-parties. [ more ] about ... on the other side
The second episode of Liquid Theory TV takes as its focus Gilles Deleuzes short essay Postscript on the Societies of Control.
Don´t be fooled by the video format. this is theory. and it fits our "The Subsumption of Sociality" term-topic quite well.
Watch it - you will get the picture! [ more ] about Deleuze's Postscript on the Societies of Control
ISEA going wildly post-medial:
» Re-envisioning Art, Technology and Nature
Our species will survive neither by totally rejecting nor unconditionally embracing technology – but by humanizing it.