»Being a reader and being fascinated by medicine only led to one thing: I became a Doctor of Letters.« The Romanian researcher Cristina Vidrutiu explains her interest in the relation between illness and narrative.
An interview with Antoni Rayzhekov on his performance »RE_SONANCE – Etude for an augmented piano and a solo performer«.
How do you develop a space of conceptual freedom within a company with a 130-year old tradition? An interview about Platform 12
American researcher Dennis Yi Tenen gives insight into different perspectives on »free libraries« reporting his personal experiences from the »Custodians.online« discussion.
Within the project »IN TRANSIT«, Solitude fellows were asked to answer 14 questions about how mobility, flexibility, and precarity affect their lives as artists.
Austrian artist, curator, and media theorist Peter Weibel on »The Seeing Tongue. New Aspects of Exo-Darwinism.«
»Automatic Merge Failed« is a close reading of the way »difference« is encoded into software, and insists on its centripetal potential.
Light and Color as Symbolic Forms in Transgressive Art. – A lecture by the art historians Denis Grünemeier & Jens Meinrenken.
Former Akademie juror Fabrizio Gallanti illustrates the cyclical return in architectural culture and the debate of the »problem of the copy.«
Embodying Cultural Memory between Symbolic Forms, Dynamograms and Dance: Ernst Cassirer, Aby Warburg
»One of the most common triggers for panic is the loss of control over a situation, such as being enclosed in small spaces…«
Philosopher Maurizio Lazzarato on the atypical and precarious forms of the work of freelance artists.
»Beware of anyone claiming an artificial intelligence by jumbling our memories into their models, for they may be trying to steal our dreams.«
Philosopher Jason Read on the historicity of perception. »How can we transform the very perceptions that constitute us?«
»If modern cinema addresses our most intimate fears, Hollywood cinema, basically action movies, likes to terrify the spectator in order to release a maximum of emotions…«
»Why do we replace the concept of »self-reflection« with that of »second order observation?« A lecture by Hans Ulrich Gumbrecht.
A discussion with Maurizio Lazzarato, Brian Massumi, Peter Pál Pelbart, and Akseli Virtanen about power at the end of economy.
Ivana Ivković continues her exploration of the atlas, walking in circles, liminal space, and sound reverberating through bones.
With a series of posts, performing artist Ivana Ivković explores her fascination with cartography, navigation, and various notions of the atlas.
A talk about the counter-investment cooperative »Robin Hood,« presented within the framework of Akademie’s research topic »Chronicles of Work.«
What does it entail to treat the dream as real? Romanian artist Florin Flueras on traveling between the dreamworld and waking life.
An artist, two philosophers, and a mathematician answer ahead of the symposium Calculation and Aesthetics.
Music may, undoubtedly, awaken feelings of great joy or intense sorrow; but…
Enigma as a discursive object is capable of opening up our imagination to a new field where the irrational, the paranormal, and the extraordinary are not colonized.