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Gamma Sense. Open, fast and free gamma radiation monitoring for citizens

Mon, 17 Jul 2017 14:31:07 +0000

The aim of the gamma-radiation project, is to develop an emergency-infrastructure that can be deployed within minutes, by activating your (covered) webcam from a webpage

Work it, Feel it! New mechanisms of body discipline

Mon, 10 Jul 2017 16:21:45 +0000

Work it, feel it! is dedicated to the work of the future and the future of work. The exhibition focuses on the demands placed on the human body and its possibilities to act, as seen against the backdrop of an increasingly automated workplace. What are the mechanisms of discipline and control that have been applied to the mind, and above all to the body, to make it an efficient production tool and a pillar of consumerism?

MOMENTUM 9: A case for user-alienating design

Thu, 06 Jul 2017 14:38:35 +0000

The reason why i wanted to write about the website of MOMENTUM 9 the Nordic Biennial of Contemporary Art is that it doesn’t look like anything i have experienced before. First of all, it doesn’t seem to pride itself in being user-friendly...

The Museum of NonHumanity

Mon, 03 Jul 2017 14:38:52 +0000

Throughout history, declaring a group to be nonhuman or subhuman has been an effective tool for justifying slavery, oppression and genocide. Conversely, differentiating humans from other species has paved the way for the abuse of natural resources and other animals

Allan Wexler – Absurd Thinking: Between Art and Design

Sun, 02 Jul 2017 16:35:05 +0000

Allan Wexler's works can be broadly described as tactile poetry composed by re-framing the ordinary. They sustain a narrative about landscape, nature, and the built environment that highlights the intriguing and surprising characteristics latent in the elements and rituals that pervade daily life

MOMENTUM9. Maybe none of this is science fiction

Fri, 30 Jun 2017 08:05:40 +0000

Alienation represents a potential to expand the horizons of our current lives, to think and act progressively and usher in change. Thus M9 wants to welcome the alien, also the alien in us, without preconceptions of familiar and foreign. It wants to welcome the alien as a challenge to the present as well as a promise of better, extraordinary futures

MOMENTUM9 – “Alienation is our contemporary condition”

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 16:45:53 +0000

Momentum 9, The Nordic Biennial of Contemporary Art, opened a few days ago in Moss, Norway. Its focus is Alienation, a pertinent theme for a time characterized by deep social and economic inequalities, new forms of rabid colonialism, atmospheric turmoil, transhumanism, closing borders and relentless questioning of democracy

Trust Me I’m an Artist. Ethics surrounding art & science collaborations (part 1)

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 16:03:59 +0000

Can art help us understand the ethical complexities of emerging (bio)technologies? Are artists able to uncover our hidden desires and demystify the promises emerging technologies represent? Are living artworks allowed and is art allowed to alter life?

Book review: Extinction Studies. Stories of Time, Death, and Generations

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 15:06:08 +0000

Drawing on fieldwork, philosophy, literature, history, and a range of other perspectives, each of the chapters in this book tells a unique extinction story that explores what extinction is, what it means, why it matters—and to whom

Play Station: Bread and Circus for the new jobless society

Mon, 19 Jun 2017 15:43:50 +0000

Where are we going to find satisfaction and self-worth in the coming years when, as experts predict, automated systems replace 50 percent of all jobs? Will our countries have to face waves of unrest as citizens flood the streets asking for employment, dignity and a reason to get up in the morning?