lectures

30.1. Notes on Data, AI, and Agents

30.01.18

The Magazine Volume invited for a panel discussion, January 31st bookspoepleplaces, Theater O-Ton-Art, Kulmer Str.20a. Here are some keywords 🙂 media-mirror theory self-description according to available tech body, subject, society contingent determinism neither neccessary nor impossible messy singularity tech-human hybrids from information layer to behavioural layer social reputation systems sesame credit black mirror nosedive collaborative […]

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-Money-for a non-monetary economy – excerpts

31.12.17

The transmediale posted excerpts of my recent book online, with an english translation.

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-Money- for a non-monetary economy

31.12.17

Abstract Given that the general purpose of any economy is to distribute goods or services, and to allocate work or, more generally speaking, activities, the era of money may soon come to an end. In a not so far future, the essential economic functions will be performed with the help of algorithms.

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20.10. Budapest – Algorithmic Distribution

17.10.17

at eaepe2017 For an Economy without Money. The actual task of an economic system is to distribute goods or services, and to allocate work or tasks. Usually, this task is solved with the help of money as a medium. Eventually, algorithmic solutions may find far better solutions than markets and money. From the viewpoint of […]

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against curating

23.07.17

an extended translation of my article in “Die Zeit”, first published at tripleampersand.org/against-curating/ Curating is undemocratic, authoritarian, opaque and corruptible. Without giving reasons, without discussion, curators choose their artists and decide where and how to show which kind of work. How is it that in the world of art where so much emphasis is placed […]

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25.9. Collecting as Network Practice

25.09.16

Times Museum, Guangzhou, China Reciprocal Encounters. The Enactment of Collecting and its Modes of Representation Slides of my Lecture

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24.5. For an Economy without Money

02.06.16

Thoughts on Postmonetary Practices Prague: tranzitdisplay. Video Money might be a transitory thing. At least the history of media suggests that possibility. Since computers and networks are able to track and register all transactions, money is no longer the only medium that enables us to allocate and distribute resources.

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Freeportism, part 2

07.05.16

Freeportism as Style and Ideology: Post-Internet and Speculative Realism, Part II To make the transmission from financial markets to artistic practices complete, an ideological framework was needed that supported the turn from discursive to material practices, from rituals of communication to objects and commodities, and from web-oriented and process-based artworks to shiny items provided in […]

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Freeportism, part 1

20.03.16

Post-Internet and Speculative Realism, Part I The Geneva Freeport can hold up to one million artworks. Recently its facilities had to be expanded due to increasing demand. The artworks end up in wooden transport boxes, stacked in rows on shelves in huge halls, where they sit and wait for their price to rise or fall, […]

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Review: Bojan Ĺ arcevic at BQ, Berlin

13.07.15

For this show, knowing too much before seeing may not be helpful, and may even spoil your viewing experience. Bojan Šarcevic is an artist who doesn’t like to wrap his art in too much information. Objects and works are supposed to stand for themselves. more on www.art-agenda.com

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Review: Reena Spaulings at Galerie Neu

04.03.15

a review published on Art-Agenda

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2.10. Materialising the Immaterial

08.10.14

Berlin. 2.10. a talk at the exhibition Helium (Flutgraben, Berlin) on invitation by Marie von Heyl und Rosemary Hogarth The Art-Object, its modes of circulation, institutional constraints, temporalities of the museum and of the web, art as meta-culture

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