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We Make Money Not Art

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The Phylogenetic Atelier: Would your wear clothes made of the skin of de-extinct species?

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 15:50:11 +0000

With this installation, critical and speculative scenario designer Tina Gorjanc is asking whether producing ‘fake’ copies of an extinct animal is an attempt to understand the past, or just an excuse to constantly create the desire for rarity

Gaming Masculinity. Trolls, Fake Geeks, and the Gendered Battle for Online Culture

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 16:23:10 +0000

Paying close attention to practices of trolling and making memes, Megan Condis demonstrates that, despite the supposedly disembodied nature of life online, performances of masculinity are still afforded privileged status in gamer culture. Even worse, these competing discourses are creating rifts within the culture at large, as witnessed by the links between the GamerGate movement and the rise of the alt-right during the last presidential election

Vapour Meat: a helmet to vape the essence of ‘clean meat’

Tue, 17 Apr 2018 15:05:31 +0000

Animals that fake their appearance to blend in their surrounding and attract their prey, people who fake a […]

A bodily experience of man-made earthquakes

Mon, 09 Apr 2018 15:50:50 +0000

The interactive installation invites “deep listening” within the body but also offers us an opportunity to reflect on how anthropocentric geological changes might be recorded, experienced and how they can be reproduced for other people in order to help them attune themselves to a future marked by man-made geological changes

Handbook of Tyranny: a guide to everyday cruelties

Tue, 03 Apr 2018 15:19:40 +0000

The book portrays the routine cruelties of the twenty-first century through a series of detailed non-fictional graphic illustrations. None of these cruelties represent extraordinary violence – they reflect day-to-day implementation of laws and regulations around the globe

K-9_topology, on the human/ dog co-evolution. An interview with Maja Smrekar

Tue, 27 Mar 2018 15:25:08 +0000

Maja Smrekar has spent the past few years investigating human/dog/wolf co-evolution, co-habitation as well as the possibility to create a hybrid of the human and the dog species What does it mean to own someone else’s DNA data?

Thu, 22 Mar 2018 17:20:47 +0000

What are the consequences of owning someone else’s DNA data? How does this influence the spatial privacy of the biological owner and his family members?

Politics of Design: critical positions from FH Potsdam

Wed, 21 Mar 2018 16:03:54 +0000

As its name suggest, the show aimed to demonstrate that design can play an important role when it comes to engaging with today’s social, social and political concerns. Through various visual and experiential strategies, designers can make more visible and even tangible problems that are under-discussed or too abstract to be easily understood

Book review: Nonhuman Photography

Wed, 14 Mar 2018 17:17:00 +0000

Today, in the age of CCTV, drones, medical body scans, and satellite images, photography is increasingly decoupled from human agency and human vision. In Nonhuman Photography, Joanna Zylinska offers a new philosophy of photography, going beyond the human-centric view to consider imaging practices from which the human is absent

Tomorrow’s tailor-made cows

Fri, 09 Mar 2018 16:52:58 +0000

Artist Maria McKinney uses 'semen straws' to explore genetics in cattle breeding as well as the hidden systems beneath beef and milk production