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Tuesday, July 24, 2007

Report from Zürich

Digital Art Weeks in Zurich were organized by Jürg Gutknecht, Art Clay and Stefan Müller Arisona @ ETH Zürich. It was a fun 5 days of artist talks, performances and parties. Some of the highlights included Regine Debbaty's ( talk on bio-tech art, and the presentation by Michelle Riel and Helen Thorington ( about social network and participatory art.

My paper "DIY: The Militant Embrace of Technology", (which is not necessarily included in the highlight section), was an attempt to clarify some of the theoretical issues sparked by 8 BIT.
A pdf is available here (3 MB)

"Re-charting Reason: Remapping Public Information and Social Spaces" was one of many panel discussions. Participants from left to right: Michelle Riel, John Craig Freeman, Villo Huszai, Helen Thorington, Franziska Lamprecht, Hajoe Moderegger, Will Pappenheimer.

Kaleidoscope by Luke Murphy

A cat fur on the wall of Cabaret Voltaire. It is real.

The final night of Digital Art Weeks.

A pretty amazing kinetic piece by Arcangelo Sassolino at Nicola Von Senger gallery.
Some other memorable shows were Carlos Amorales @ Daros Exhibitions, and Allora & Calzadilla @ Kunsthalle Zürich.

Zürich street art #1
Zürich street art #2

Hajoe Moderegger walking on water. Wicked.


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