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. One would be Jonathan Beller trying to recuperate the blockchain euphoria from the capitalist tech bros in the…

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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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Towards a New Art Writing

…The conflicts of the image economy are currently pacified by myths of the potentials of artistic autonomy and the dangers of financial speculation with art… The hypergraphics of Systaime blur the distinction between money and image in a hyperreality of the market-circulation as digital network and digital network as art world. Currently on view in…

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The Art Historian of Post-Modern Life

Dean Kissik writes for the Spike magazine about politicans and other non-artists as artists or about the dynamics that unfold once you start thinking about non-artists as artists.¹ Here are two quotes from the text and a shituationist reply. Glenn Beck, practises something similar and has very often been described as a “performance artist” himself.…

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