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The lounge of the festival is a meeting point for the visitors and at the same time a display for a series of artistic projects that are presented here. Additionally, a temporary project library is installed here, where all works submitted for the transmediale award 2008, for which the authors have agreed publication in this context, are available for viewing. 1033 of a total of 1117 works are included.

30/1 - 10/2
10:00 - 22:00

Lounge @ Foyer

Standard Time

Datenstrudel [de], Mark Formanek [de], Mark Formanek [de], Datenstrudel [de]
Over a period of 24 hours, a 10 by 4 meter replica digital time display made of wood is updated in real-time.

The Traveller

Jens Sundheim [de], Jens Sundheim [de], Berhard Reuss [de], Berhard Reuss [de]
A re-definition of travelling and its documentation in the age of internet.

Wasserträger

Tilman Küntzel [de], Tilman Küntzel [de]
By the means of simple visual manipulations the content of television sequences are being redefined: The events in the foreground backdrop and the side role becomes the protagonist.

45 letters to Magnussons before the spring

Annabel Castro Meagher [mx], Annabel Castro Meagher [mx]
The work explores the correlations between public information in the digital sphere and private lives in the physical world.

Delta-Foxtrott

Jens-Uwe Dyffort [de], Roswitha von den Driesch [de], Roswitha von den Driesch [de], Jens-Uwe Dyffort [de]
An attempt to investigate anew the spying and message codes of the times of cold war.

Ich war's. Tagebuch 1900-1999

Daniela Comani [de], Daniela Comani [de]
A diary - albeit a very special one.

picidae

Christoph Wachter [de/ch], Christoph Wachter [de/ch], Mathias Jud [de/ch], Mathias Jud [de/ch]
"picidae" helps to avoid text-based Internet-censorship

Filament

Tessa Knapp [de], Jacob Kirkegaard [dk], Tessa Knapp [de], Jacob Kirkegaard [dk]
A visual and acoustic investigation of the nuclear power plant Olkiluoto in Finland.

Constraint City: The Pain of Everyday Life

Gordan Savicic [at], Gordan Savicic [at]
A corset equipped with high torque motors contracts and expands as the wearer navigates through wireless networks.

SARoskop

Martin Hesselmeier [de], Martin Hesselmeier [de], Karin Lingnau [de], Karin Lingnau [de]
The project "SARoskop" is dealing with the visualisation of electromagnetic waves.

Participation 0.0

Linda Hilfling [dk], Linda Hilfling [dk]
"Participation 0.0" is an ongoing series of critical investigations of contemporary Internet platforms and web culture.

Public Secrets

Sharon Daniel [us], Sharon Daniel [us]
"Public Secrets" is an interactive testimonial in which women incarcerated in the California State Prison System reveal the secrets of the war on drugs, the criminal justice system, and the prison industrial complex.

ShiftSpace

Dan Phiffer [us], Dan Phiffer [us], Mushon Zer-Aviv [il], David Nolen [us], Mushon Zer-Aviv [il], David Nolen [us]
The web has followed the physical movement of the city's social center from the (public) town square to the (private) mall. ShiftSpace attempts to subvert this trend by providing a new public space on the web.

exoearth

Günter Stöger [at], Günter Stöger [at]
Filmed at the edge of the great salt desert in northwestern Utah, "exoearth" shows the ruins and relics of a mostly abandoned and torn-down military base in the vast landscape.

PleaseSpam.Us

Jonah Brucker-Cohen [us], Jonah Brucker-Cohen [us]
PleaseSpam.Us is a web 2.0 based collaborative filtering project and voting system that encourages people to submit email addresses and vote on whether those addresses are worthy of attracting spammers.

Longlapses

Miska Knapek [dk], Miska Knapek [dk]
The title 'Longlapses' alludes to human perception and memory's short attention spans and long forgettings.

Iconography of Conspiracy

Pierre Lagrange [fr], Pierre Lagrange [fr]
With a selection from the permanent collection of Maison d'Ailleurs, museum for science-fiction, utopia and extra-ordinary voyages in Switzerland, Pierre Lagrange is dealing with conspiracy theories.

electroboutique

Aristarkh Chernyshev [ru], Aristarkh Chernyshev [ru], Roman Minaev [ru/de], Roman Minaev [ru/de], Alexei Shulgin [ru], Alexei Shulgin [ru]
Electroboutique is a unique creative electronics production company, a media art gallery and an artist collective.

These People from Elsewhere

David Crawford [se/us], David Crawford [se/us]
On 8 August 1954, some instruments displayed signals that led to the belief of having detected a flying saucer.

knife.hand.chop.bot

Emanuel Andel [at], Emanuel Andel [at]
In this classic knife game a robot becomes the opponent in a match about trust, truth and fear.

Standard Time

Datenstrudel [de], Mark Formanek [de], Mark Formanek [de], Datenstrudel [de]
Over a period of 24 hours, a 10 by 4 meter replica digital time display made of wood is updated in real-time.

Longlapses

Miska Knapek [dk], Miska Knapek [dk]
The title 'Longlapses' alludes to human perception and memory's short attention spans and long forgettings.

picidae

Christoph Wachter [de/ch], Christoph Wachter [de/ch], Mathias Jud [de/ch], Mathias Jud [de/ch]
"picidae" helps to avoid text-based Internet-censorship

Filament

Tessa Knapp [de], Jacob Kirkegaard [dk], Tessa Knapp [de], Jacob Kirkegaard [dk]
A visual and acoustic investigation of the nuclear power plant Olkiluoto in Finland.

electroboutique

Aristarkh Chernyshev [ru], Aristarkh Chernyshev [ru], Roman Minaev [ru/de], Roman Minaev [ru/de], Alexei Shulgin [ru], Alexei Shulgin [ru]
Electroboutique is a unique creative electronics production company, a media art gallery and an artist collective.

Public Secrets

Sharon Daniel [us], Sharon Daniel [us]
"Public Secrets" is an interactive testimonial in which women incarcerated in the California State Prison System reveal the secrets of the war on drugs, the criminal justice system, and the prison industrial complex.

Participation 0.0

Linda Hilfling [dk], Linda Hilfling [dk]
"Participation 0.0" is an ongoing series of critical investigations of contemporary Internet platforms and web culture.

dead-in-iraq

Joseph DeLappe [us], Joseph DeLappe [us]
The work is essentially a fleeting, online memorial to those military personnel who have been killed in this ongoing conflict.

ShiftSpace

Dan Phiffer [us], Dan Phiffer [us], Mushon Zer-Aviv [il], David Nolen [us], Mushon Zer-Aviv [il], David Nolen [us]
The web has followed the physical movement of the city's social center from the (public) town square to the (private) mall. ShiftSpace attempts to subvert this trend by providing a new public space on the web.

Delta-Foxtrott

Jens-Uwe Dyffort [de], Roswitha von den Driesch [de], Roswitha von den Driesch [de], Jens-Uwe Dyffort [de]
An attempt to investigate anew the spying and message codes of the times of cold war.

PleaseSpam.Us

Jonah Brucker-Cohen [us], Jonah Brucker-Cohen [us]
PleaseSpam.Us is a web 2.0 based collaborative filtering project and voting system that encourages people to submit email addresses and vote on whether those addresses are worthy of attracting spammers.

exoearth

Günter Stöger [at], Günter Stöger [at]
Filmed at the edge of the great salt desert in northwestern Utah, "exoearth" shows the ruins and relics of a mostly abandoned and torn-down military base in the vast landscape.

Wasserträger

Tilman Küntzel [de], Tilman Küntzel [de]
By the means of simple visual manipulations the content of television sequences are being redefined: The events in the foreground backdrop and the side role becomes the protagonist.

dead-in-iraq

Joseph DeLappe [us], Joseph DeLappe [us]
The work is essentially a fleeting, online memorial to those military personnel who have been killed in this ongoing conflict.

Iconography of Conspiracy

Pierre Lagrange [fr], Pierre Lagrange [fr]
With a selection from the permanent collection of Maison d'Ailleurs, museum for science-fiction, utopia and extra-ordinary voyages in Switzerland, Pierre Lagrange is dealing with conspiracy theories.

45 letters to Magnussons before the spring

Annabel Castro Meagher [mx], Annabel Castro Meagher [mx]
The work explores the correlations between public information in the digital sphere and private lives in the physical world.

SARoskop

Martin Hesselmeier [de], Martin Hesselmeier [de], Karin Lingnau [de], Karin Lingnau [de]
The project "SARoskop" is dealing with the visualisation of electromagnetic waves.

Ich war's. Tagebuch 1900-1999

Daniela Comani [de], Daniela Comani [de]
A diary - albeit a very special one.

The Traveller

Jens Sundheim [de], Jens Sundheim [de], Berhard Reuss [de], Berhard Reuss [de]
A re-definition of travelling and its documentation in the age of internet.

These People from Elsewhere

David Crawford [se/us], David Crawford [se/us]
On 8 August 1954, some instruments displayed signals that led to the belief of having detected a flying saucer.

knife.hand.chop.bot

Emanuel Andel [at], Emanuel Andel [at]
In this classic knife game a robot becomes the opponent in a match about trust, truth and fear.

Constraint City: The Pain of Everyday Life

Gordan Savicic [at], Gordan Savicic [at]
A corset equipped with high torque motors contracts and expands as the wearer navigates through wireless networks.

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