1. Cause to become twisted together with or caught in.
2. Involve someone in difficulties or complicated circumstances.
1. An extension for Google Chrome which, when activated, anonymously links you with another person. When you browse, your partner is taken to the same urls. Likewise, when your partner browses, your browser changes to what they’re seeing. The two of you have to work it out together.
data privacy, quantum mechanics, relation in time, perfect lovers
This time the Upgrade event attempted to take on the dark desires beyond the basic art/privacy/surveillance discourse.
Through three projects exercising different modes of surveillance we discussed artists jealousy of authoritative powers and the desire to posses these powers themselves.
in(security) -31Down’s Online Surveillance Drama This is a live online theater piece that uses surveillance cameras as a playing space for actors and audience members as you become part of a security team policing the streets of New York. devised and developed by: Ryan Holsopple and Mirit Tal.
Strategic Reality Dictionary offers seventy-two keys to the construction, imposition and maintenance of contemporary systems of inclusion and exclusion, which only function for two principle reasons: because of stealth, and because they are able to engineer our own unconscious beliefs." (Brian Holmes)
A book launch and presentation by author Konrad Becker
Join us for the release of Konrad Becker's Strategic Reality Dictionary. Becker will present a compelling slideshow that seeks to define the terms by which hacktivists and tactical media practitioners like Critical Art Ensemble and the Yes Men infiltrate and subvert the global information system.
"Strategic Reality Dictionary (Autonomedia, 2009) offers seventy-two keys to the construction, imposition and maintenance of contemporary systems of inclusion and exclusion, which only function for two principle reasons: because of stealth, and because they are able to engineer our own unconscious beliefs." (Brian Holmes)
Dublin based artist Jonah Brucker-Cohen reviewed his work revolving around the theme of “Deconstructing Network” both physical and online.
Jonah Brucker-Cohen discussed some of his projects that attempt to challenge accepted notions of network interaction from networked software hacks and rule-based systems to translating virtual processes and conventions into the physical world.