Radars & Fences III

Radars and Fences progam, with Laila & me

Radars and Fences progam, with Laila & me


Ok first, the audience was actually responding and laughing, but it sounds strange because the only mic is on the stage so it’s difficult to hear. But they were there…. Also, this is taken from a stream, so the quality is as good as it’s going to get – sorry about that.

Excerpted from the Liquid Democracies discussion at Transmediale 10 in Berlin.

Zerek Kempf, video still from Weight of Fall (Waltz) 2010

Thursday, March 4, 2010

Weight of Fall (Waltz): March 4 – 27, 2010
Collaborative Futures books for sale $15 at the event; pre-order here for $12:
*Both events are free and open to the public
Eyebeam Art + Technology Center
540 W. 21st St. NY, NY 10011

Projects: Collaborative Futures, Weight of Fall (Waltz)
People: Adam Hyde, Joe Winter, Michael Mandiberg, Mushon Zer-Aviv, Stephen Kovats, Zerek Kempf
Research: Open Culture
Tags: book sprint, booklaunch, exhibition, opening, talk, window gallery

This is a video from my presentation for Prix Ars on the New York Times Special Edition. I talk about how the idea was generated, developed, and a bit about the purpose of the project as well as some of the ramifications. It’s about 30 minutes total and you can download it below.

See other Prix Ars presentations on their site.


Friday, February 27, 2:30 PM–5:00 PM
Concourse Meeting Room 402AB, Level 2, Los Angeles Convention Center
Chair: Michael Mandiberg, College of Staten Island, City University of New York Anti-Social Networking
Angie Waller, Parsons the New School for Design

Mechanical Olympics
xtine burrough, California State University, Fullerton

Beyond Friend Collecting and the Gossip Mill: Social Networking for Change
Brooke Singer, Purchase College, State University of New York Why Reinvent the Wheel When One Gear Can Make the Whole System Run Backward
Steve Lambert, Eyebeam Center for Art and Technology


But Does it Work?
Art, Activism and the Interventionist’s Gesture

Tuesday, February 24, 6:30 pm
A Conversation between Joseph DeLappe, Stephen Duncombe, and Steve Lambert

Artists/activists Joseph DeLappe and Steve Lambert join writer/activist/media scholar Stephen Duncombe to discuss what happens when artists interfere with existing structures of media in order to manipulate and use them as vehicles for political and social commentary. How do these forms of intervention compare to straight-forward art activism, and what are these artists hoping to achieve? How does one even measure success when utopia is the goal? The talk will focus on the artists’ works “dead-in-iraq”, “” and the recent faux New York Times “Special Edition” announcing the end of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.



Spring 2009 Lecture Series Carnegie Mellon School of Art.

All lectures are free and open to the public. Carnegie Mellon makes every effort to provide accessible facilities and programs for individuals with disabilities.

People: Steve Lambert
Tags: talk, Talks, News

Add-Art In addition to moderator Jamie Wilkinson, the panel will feature fellow F.A.T.

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