Michael Mandiberg: FDIC Insured
Starting in 2008, Michael Mandiberg methodically downloaded the logos of the many banks that failed during the Great Recession, and were taken over by the United States Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC).
Evan Roth: Kites & Websites
Kites and Websites collects a selection of works developed in the framework of Evan Roth’s Internet Landscapes project, an ongoing investigation into the network, nature and the self. Like a new romantic wanderer, he has studied the global submarine fiber optic cables in various countries, often finding himself alone in remote locations.
AA.VV. The Black Chamber. Surveillance, paranoia, invisibility & the internet
Developed through ongoing research on these subjects by internationally renown artist duo Eva & Franco Mattes and researcher and curator Bani Brusadin, The Black Chamber aims at discussing the delicate and often awkward role of art and imagination in the age of mass surveillance.
Domenico Quaranta: In It for the Lulz
“What the Internet stood for, for a long time, is something that I’m still nostalgically supporting,” said Constant Dullaart in an interview. The Dutch artist, lecturer and curator grew up in an age of the Internet “designed to be used by everyone”.
Tomislav Medak: Shit Tech for a Shitty World
The philosopher Tomislav Medak takes the works and the research of Sašo Sedlaček as a vantage point from which to consider how forms of social domination structure technological development in the present and how the present technological configuration is functional for the reproduction of those forms of social domination.
Jon Lackman: Random Darknet Shopper
Jon Lackman, art historian and writer, tells the story of RDS, Random Darknet Shopper, a bot created by the Swiss artists Carmen Weisskopf and Domagoj Smoljo, known as !Mediengruppe Bitnik.
AAVV: The Pirate Book
This publication offers a broad view on media piracy as well as a variety of comparative perspectives on recent issues and historical facts regarding piracy.
Tatiana Bazzichelli: Networked Dirsruption (Exhibition Catalogue)
The catalogue of the exhibition Networked Disruption: Rethinking Oppositions in Art, Hacktivism and Business curated by Tatiana Bazzichelli and presented in spring 2015 at Škuc Gallery in Ljubljana and the Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art in Rijeka.
Gerald Geilert: BridA: Homo Faber becomes Homo Ludens
Gerald Geilert reads BridA’a latest projects through utopia as depicted by Flusser.
Paolo Ruffino: When one is too many, Molleindustria and Paolo Pedercini
How (video)games can be used to address critically socio-political issues such as flexibility, precariousness and alienation?