EVERYTHING NOT SAVED WILL BE LOST: on digital archival project All Sources Are Broken

“Thinking of ASAB’s interest in obsolescence alongside the thematic frame of “ever elusive” brings to mind the manner in which Espen Aarseth, Principle Researcher at the Center for Computer Games Research at the IT University of Copenhagen, has spoken about hypertext, noting that its main feature “is discontinuity—the sudden displacement of the user’s position in the text.”

EVERYTHING NOT SAVED WILL BE LOST: on digital archival project All Sources Are Broken

“Thinking of ASAB’s interest in obsolescence alongside the thematic frame of “ever elusive” brings to mind the manner in which Espen Aarseth, Principle Researcher at the Center for Computer Games Research at the IT University of Copenhagen, has spoken about hypertext, noting that its main feature “is discontinuity—the sudden displacement of the user’s position in the text.”

STRATEGIES AGAINST ARCHITECTURE: What might anti-architecture mean in the post-industrial, digitised landscapes of 2017?

“Arguably, the ‘souls of our societies’ are drifting into the cloud, routed in physicality via the dispersed architecture of a thousand non-distinct (and often unmapped) server farms. What could ‘collapsing architecture’ in order to platz schaffen (make space) mean for artists working at the intersection of music and architecture today?”

STRATEGIES AGAINST ARCHITECTURE: What might anti-architecture mean in the post-industrial, digitised landscapes of 2017?

“Arguably, the ‘souls of our societies’ are drifting into the cloud, routed in physicality via the dispersed architecture of a thousand non-distinct (and often unmapped) server farms. What could ‘collapsing architecture’ in order to platz schaffen (make space) mean for artists working at the intersection of music and architecture today?”

TURTLES ALL THE WAY DOWN: Or, escape from infrastructure

“We shouldn’t think, as McLuhan once quipped, that just because we talk about something we are in favor of it,” Critical Media Lab’s Jamie Allen answers, when I ask him if the exhaustive use of the term “infrastructure” has rendered its meaning, well, elusive.

TURTLES ALL THE WAY DOWN: Or, escape from infrastructure

“We shouldn’t think, as McLuhan once quipped, that just because we talk about something we are in favor of it,” Critical Media Lab’s Jamie Allen answers, when I ask him if the exhaustive use of the term “infrastructure” has rendered its meaning, well, elusive.

BEAR WITH ME: A Play For Two Webmasters – Interview with Olia Lialina and Kev Bewersdorf

“For me now, there are unfortunately so few people who can master this medium. The play happens during the moment that people were writing a narrative themselves—there was no interface that would make a timeline out of your communication or the story of your life out of your communication.”

BEAR WITH ME: A Play For Two Webmasters – Interview with Olia Lialina and Kev Bewersdorf

“For me now, there are unfortunately so few people who can master this medium. The play happens during the moment that people were writing a narrative themselves—there was no interface that would make a timeline out of your communication or the story of your life out of your communication.”

BERLIN IN FIFTY DESIGN ICONS: Published by Conran Octopus for the Design Museum

“‘Potsdamer Platz’ looks like a suppurating wound,” wrote journalist and novelist Joseph Roth in 1924 of the major traffic intersection the sits just below Tiergarten.”

BERLIN IN FIFTY DESIGN ICONS: Published by Conran Octopus for the Design Museum

“‘Potsdamer Platz’ looks like a suppurating wound,” wrote journalist and novelist Joseph Roth in 1924 of the major traffic intersection the sits just below Tiergarten.”

EVER ELUSIVE: transmediale 2017 festival magazine

“The program starts from the middle of the current development of forms of agency beyond the human, tracing the elusive relations between nature, culture, and technology. The programmatic sections are fluid, reflected in the structure of this magazine that provides contextual material relating to the month of activities that marks the thirtieth edition.”

EVER ELUSIVE: transmediale 2017 festival magazine

“The program starts from the middle of the current development of forms of agency beyond the human, tracing the elusive relations between nature, culture, and technology. The programmatic sections are fluid, reflected in the structure of this magazine that provides contextual material relating to the month of activities that marks the thirtieth edition.”

INFRASTRUCTURE SPACE: published by Ruby Press

“This book calls for expanding and renegotiating the roles of infrastructure not only as a technical, but also as a political, economic, social, and even aesthetic matter of concern for all, claimed not only as the means for achieving more resilient forms of development, but moreover as a right to a sustainable way of life.”

INFRASTRUCTURE SPACE: published by Ruby Press

“This book calls for expanding and renegotiating the roles of infrastructure not only as a technical, but also as a political, economic, social, and even aesthetic matter of concern for all, claimed not only as the means for achieving more resilient forms of development, but moreover as a right to a sustainable way of life.”