Announced by Stephen Kovats, Transmediale Artistic Director, jury member Micz Flor, Claudia Becker of the _Vilém_Flusser_Archiv in Berlin and Mark Surman, Mozilla CEO and this year's speaker at the Marshall McLuhan Lecture, on Saturday 5 February at the House of World Cultures, The winners of the 2011 Transmediale Awards:
Jordan Crandall is this year's winner of the Vilém Flusser Theory Award. A few days ago he presented his written piece GATHERINGS 1: EVENT, AGENCY, AND PROGRAM in a performance lecture at the Auditorium.
With RESPONSE:ABILITY, transmediale.11 puts forward a call to action in terms of how we live on and with the Internet today. Eyebeamers certainly have taken on the challenge: if you're in Berlin in early February, check it out! Mark Shepard's 2010 Eyebeam/V2_ residency project, Serendiptor, is nominated for a transmediale Award, as is Scott Kildall's Wikipedia Art with Nathaniel Stern.
Seasons greetings from Eyebeam! Join us on Saturday, December 11, 3-9PM for Holiday MIXER, our all-ages, year-end party with hands-on workshops, demonstrations, interactive art, performances, DIY gifts, raffle, and competitive cocktail mixology featuring Eyebeam's fellows and residents!DJs Michna and Aarnio spinning 3-9PM.Rickshaw Dumpling Truck serving 4-8PM!Online admission ticket sales are now closed. Please purchase at the door. ---SCHEDULE OF ACTIVITIES--- RAFFLE:
View Kaho Abe image in CNET News' 'Ideas and innovation at Silicon Valley art and tech fest (photos)' slideshow - CNET News
Kaho Abe, as part of Eyebeam, a DIY art collective based in New York, has created a Rube Goldberg or Fischli and Weiss-like contraption called the Ticket Machine.
Insert a quarter, and follow the path of the deliberately overengineered gizmo as hacked and discarded electronics perform one step after another, leading to the printing of a ticket. My receipt read "Everything has the potential to become a pancake."