Date: 12 May 2022
Performative lecture, Kunstverein Wagenhalle and livestream The Grave uses excerpts from the Communist Manifesto and combines them with curated images collected by Danae Tapia from signal chats with friends. The intention is to create an oracular instance that uses the spiritually charged aesthetics of Marx and Engels’ text and visual media in conjunction with digital … Read More
Date: 24 April 2022
This week I was watching Todos Somos Técnicos, my favourite TV show on Chilean football, and while they were talking about the regulatory limitations to hire coaches, Johnny Herrera gave an example, according to him hypothetical, that would explain the reasoning behind this rule. He said “let’s imagine that U and Huachipato have the same … Read More
Date: 10 January 2022
Amazon offers ‘wellness chamber’ for stressed staff: “During shifts employees can visit AmaZen stations and watch short videos featuring easy-to-follow well-being activities, including guided meditations, positive affirmations, calming scenes with sounds.”
Date: 7 December 2021
Sentinela del Norte (1985) is a Chilean rapper and literature scholar. He’s known for being part of the cult hip hop band Colectivo Etéreo and for his career in the local rap and electronic scene. For his most recent album, Parte del Paisaje (Part of the Landscape, Discos Pegaos, 2019), he created the song Mr Darcy se Somete al Test de Turing (Mr Darcy Takes the Turing Test), a critique on aspirational and vacuous social behaviors. We had a conversation about this song, its inspiration from British figures such as computer science pioneer Alan Turing and John Darcy, character by Jane Austen in Pride and Prejudice. We also discussed the possibility of a new version of the Turing test that could determine degrees of humanity in individuals.
Date: 3 February 2021
This is a poem co-created by the participants of the theory sessions of the Autonomous Practices workshop at the Willem de Kooning Academy. It is an autopoietic attempt to explore autonomy as an opposition to power structures.
Date: 23 September 2020
Artistry, trolling, collective knowledge and compelling visuals surround the world of hacking. This is a selection of our favourite content from the hackcur.io platform, a repository of clips depicting the ethics and aesthetics of hacker cultures.
Date: 5 July 2020
The posthuman art will not have an author, much less an owner, it will be non-human and will be self-reproduced. It will be autopoietic.
Date: 4 July 2020
I propose that a holistic understanding of this cryptographic process permits the construction of parallels between the act of decrypting and the construction of reading subjectivities.