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I am very pleased to announce the latest DVD vol.4  for the install at the MMI. Was fun to dig through big stacks of DVDs to make this 78 chapters video DVD. Enjoy! :)

‘Home Entertainment’ Aram Bartholl. 2012, 31 mins. video DVD.
DVD Dead Drop vol.4 at the Museum of Moving Image, NYC
December 7, 2012–January 31, 2013

The reign of the DVD is over, and with it the era of the extra. Before home entertainment was streamed from the cloud, movies came on DVDs that contained more than just the featured attraction. Studios added bonus content like behind-the-scenes documentaries and audio commentaries to make DVDs more desirable to consumers.

But DVDs also came with undesirable extras that were universally frustrating to captive audiences waiting for their movie to begin: unskippable content. Trailers for upcoming movies, promotional spots, and other unwanted clips all found their way immovably in front of featured attractions.

Home Entertainment is a collection of media found on DVDs from around the world that you always wanted to skip, but couldn’t: international copyright warnings, home entertainment publisher logos, studio and distributor bumpers, anti-piracy propaganda, and more. This time, however, all the clips are chaptered, so you can finally skip them.



Ricardo and I gave a short presentation on ExcessNYC at this cool “conceptual” farmers market at the Hall of Science organized by Liz Slagus last weekend.

and Niko’s reply links to:


It says: ‘Scooter chalk, become a street artist!’, found at NETTO Berlin

Current & upcoming shows / talks / workshops

Solo show
at xpo gallery, Paris

F.A.T. Lab GOLD – 5 years of fffffat!!
at Eyebeam, New York, US

Solo show
at Aksioma, Ljubljana, Slovenia

group show, curation at xpo gallery, Paris

Wand5 Stuttgart, Germany

YOUR ART!! party
Panke Club, Berlin

Meine Wunderkammer
group show at [DAM] Berlin
with: Aram Bartholl (DE), Simon Biggs (AU), Laurence Gartel (US), Lynn Hershmann Leeson (US), Frieder Nake (DE), Flavien Thery (FR), UBERMORGEN.COM (AT), Norman White (CA), among others

Artist talk
at uclan Preston, UK

17.11.2012 – 5.1.2013
Co- Re-Creating Spaces
centralTrak, UT Dallas, US
curated by Carolyn Sortor & Michael A. Morris
with: Morehshin Allahyari; Nadav Assor; Amy Balkin; Aram Bartholl; Zanny Begg & Oliver Ressler; Linda Bilda; Irina Botea; Martha Colburn; Danette Dufilho, Anne Lawrence, Bernie Diaz, et al.; eteam; Cao Fei; Yevgeniy Fiks, Olga Kopenkina, & Alexandra Lerman; Institute for Wishful Thinking; Greg Metz, Kristin Cochran, & Cassandra Emswiler; Martha Rosler; Dread Scott; Yes Lab/Steve Lambert; Karen Weiner.

Artist talk
at Next Level conference, Cologne, Germany


Past shows / talks / workshops….


Case Mod I
Aram Bartholl 2004

Size: 50x60x40 cm
Media: sand stone, 386DX40 PC, b/w screen, keyboard, floppy w/ Prince of Persia

at [DAM] Berlin show ‘Meine Wunderkammer’

We just launched Radio Kaikukukatu 92,2 FM in Helsinki. We’re broadcasting from the top of KuvA / Finnish Acadamy of Fine Arts. Live radio is broadcasting now and MFA final projects broadcast tomorrow (11/29/12) at 2pm. Helsinki Tune In!


This is part of a class I’m teaching at KUVA called Wandering Methodologies that explores various forms of public engagement on the airwaves, online and in public. 


Meine Wunderkammer

 Aram Bartholl (DE)
Simon Biggs (AU)
Laurence Gartel (US)
Lynn Hershmann Leeson (US)
Frieder Nake (DE)
Flavien Thery (FR)
Frieder Nake (DE)
Norman White (CA)
Preview: Friday, 30th November 2012, 7-9 pm
Exhibition: 1st December 2012 – 26th January 2013

[DAM] Berlin

Neue Jakobstr. 6/7
10179 Berlin

Numerous private and public collections are recently opening their Wunderkammers. Galerie [DAM]Berlin is commenting ironically on this fashion in curatorial pastime with the special show „Meine Wunderkammer“. The selected works on display are not so much ancient findings as a subjective journey of exploration through odd and exotic positions in the gallery’s field of interest. The group exhibition shows diverse objects – from a original cheque of Roberta Breitmore, the alter ego of the media art pioneer Lynn Hershman Leeson to the sandstone-computer sculpture „Case Mod I“ of the net artist Aram Bartholl.

I ll give a talk on Wednesday afternoon, November 28 at UCLANADP Lecture Series

The ADP Lecture Series is an exciting and dynamic yearly guest-lecture programme which invites internationally distinguished designers, artists, performers and theorists to engage with and inspire students, staff and researchers both within and outside of the University of Central Lancashire.

ADP Lecture Series 2012-13

Location, Identity and Reality in the Digital Age



The lecture series presents a fantastic opportunity for undergraduates, postgraduates and professionals to engage first-hand with the ideas, practices and concerns of renowned creative practitioners in a way that brings together areas of art, design and performance, stimulating debate and provoking critical dialogue.
A total of eight lectures* will take place on afternoons throughout the 2012/13 academic year, each one featuring a different guest speaker.