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Spectral Continuum Berlin 2010 by Charlemagne Palestine

Charlemagne Palestine !! an extraordinary person – an experience you´ll never forget ! Not only his performance at the Französischer Dom is remarkable – we managed to get an interview before his gig. he is an epiphany himself !  of course we can´t transport the full experience of an organ which is resonating with the audience and the dom ! but check the video to get at least a taste….

Carnivorous Domestic Entertainment Robots @transmediale 2010

Carnivorous Domestic Entertainment Robots from auger-loizeau & zivanovic material beliefs (James Auger / Ander Zivanovic)

ReConstitution @ transmediale 2010

ReConstitution by Sosolimited (Justin Manor / Eric Gunther)

Sosolimited having a live performance at transmediale.10 called “The LongConversation”. Eric Gunther, Justin Manor and John Rothenberg are visualizing the conference talk in real time for about 12 hours. We were getting them for a short talk about their experiences with their artwork ReConstitution and their performance today.

The Long Conversion from Sosolimited on Vimeo.

ReConstitution was a live remix of the 2008 US Presidential debates performed by Sosolimited in Boston, New York, and Washington DC. This movie shows highlights from the performances and gives an overview of selected transformations.

Transmediale 2010 Award Winners announced


In the Award Ceremony on Saturday, 6 February, Barbara Kisseler (Permanent Secretary of the State of Berlin) and the members of both juries announced the winners of both the transmediale Award 2010 and the Vilém Flusser Theory Award 2010!

Canadian artist Michelle Teran is the winner of the transmediale Award 2010. Her work Buscando al Sr. Goodbar was awarded with a prize of 6,000 Euros.
A Distinction worth 2,000 Euros was given to the Americans Aaron Koblin and Daniel Massey for their work Bicycle Built For Two Thousand.

The Vilém Flusser Theory Award 2010, also worth 2,000 Euros, was given to biologist and artist Warren Neidich (us/de) for his research project Neuropower.


F.A.T. Lab tracks Google Streetview car in Berlin

OH SNAP!! Google had one of their Streeview camera cars parked in front of the Haus der Kulturen der Welt right here in Berlin. We put a GPS tracking device it and are following it right now!!!! Check this awesome large map we threw together (updates every 2 min) and follow what we see at @fffffat (twitter) (this will be EPIC!!!!)

from via cruchgear

chapter I – the discovery

we proudly present one of our favourite artworks nominated for the transmediale award 2010 : chapter I – the discovery from the spanish artist Félix Luque Sánchez which is exhibited in the cervantes institute near alexanderplatz. we had the pleasure to get him for an interview. so listen to him personally :

and here´s the docuvideo by himself including the first room :

a walk trough the exhibition of transmediale 2010 with jaromil

ok, this is as quick and dirty as it gets: today i met jaromil in the hkw and he agreed to do a walktrough with me – so i grabbed the camera i had on me and we started right away – see what jaromil has to tell us…

jaromil will also take part in “the futurity long conversation” on friday starting at 14:00 in the hkw auditorium.

transmediale 2010 opened

The transmediale 2010 opened it’s doors yesterday, with a Yvette Matterns laser performance “From One to Many” and Charlemagne Palestine’s sound performance. The program looks promising and we already met a lot of great people – so we’re looking forward to a lot of interesting stuff! Here’s a little impression of the opening performance (the snow storm worked great with the laser show, but it made the microphone give up…):

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