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Nominees

The following artworks were nominated for the transmediale.08 award:

 

Emanuel Andel, 5VOLTCORE (at): knife.hand.chop.bot

(Interactive Installation, 2007)
In this classic knife game a robot becomes the opponent in a match about trust, truth and fear.
 

Michael Blum (at): The Three Failures

(Video, 2006)
A contemporary fairy tale about communism, social democracy and capitalism.
 

Daniela Comani (de):Ich war’s. Tagebuch 1900-1999

(Audio Installation, 2002/2005)
A diary in which the artist's persona is the author of the 20th Century's most poignant events.
 

Verena Friedrich (de): ENDO

(Installation, 2007)
A black box records every detail of its surroundings, but only reveals its own speculative presence.
Foto: Evelyn Jahns
 

Francis Hunger (de): The Setun Conspiracy

(Performative Installation, 2005)
A mysterious Russian computer in the 50's challenged the binary system. Visitors may enquire about it, and the artist may provide some answers.
 

Tron Lennon (uk): Improvisation 1 & 2

(Live Performance, 2007)
This exploration of indeterminate and dysfunctional systems creates an unpredictable world of sound.
 

Julia Meltzer, David Thorne (us): Not a Matter of If but When

(Video, 2006)
Remi Farah, a young Syrian performer recounts about a condition of uncertainty, stasis and chaos.
 

Keisuke Oki, Minoru Sato, Naoyuki Arashi (jp): Valve/Membrance

(Performance, 2007)
The valve adjusts the flow of gas and liquid, setting off a chain of vibrations which are caught by the membrance ... a mysterious entity signifying a state of desire connecting body, city and society.
 

Gordan Savicic (at): Constraint City: The Pain of Everyday Life

(Intervention, 2007)
A corset equipped with high torque motors contracts and expands as the wearer navigates through wireless networks.
 

UBERMORGEN.COM, Paolo Cirio, Alessandro Ludovico (at/it): Amazon Noir – The Big Book Crime

(Web Project, 2006)
Thieves of the invisible tricked Amazon.com's “Search Inside the Book” function ... getting away with the complete volumes of copyright protected books.
 

Christoph Wachter / Mathias Jud (de/ch): picidae

(Community Network, Installation, 2007)
"picidae" creates a server community which breaks national firewalls by redelivering complete, readable and hyperlinked images of blocked web sites.

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