Mitra Wakil and Fabian Hesse, WimmelResearch-fellows at Platform 12, are two visual artists interested in open-access labs and in turning 3D technologies into social tools. During their time at Bosch’s Center for Research and Advance Engineering in Renningen, they initiated workshops inviting Bosch’s researchers to perform for 3D bodyscans.
WimmelResearch fellow Alexander Werle, who took part in Platform 12 in spring 2018, launched his project with the questions: »How diverse are mobility needs? What about confidence in technology? How do reality and research reality overlap?«
WimmelResearch fellow Julian Palacz reflects on topics about privacy, mass surveillance, and the use of consumer electronics. In his projects at Robert Bosch GmbH, he focuses on the digital and physical traces we leave behind.
The artist Antoni Rayzhekov, a WimmelResearch fellow at Platform 12 in fall 2018, created a sound synthesis with an instrument specially designed in collaboration with sculptor Dimiter Ovtcharov. It turns bacteria living on coins and banknotes into sound. Find a video documentation of his project here.
Artist and WimmelResearch fellow Anna Gohmert focussed in her work at the Bosch Research Campus’s Platform 12 on an important part of our body – the hands. Grasping, controlling, waiting, typing, arranging, and doing nothing are movements and operations in the daily work that Gohmert documented.
Elisabeth Holland has an eerie feeling the morning when suddenly her telephone rings. In his new novel In Our Other Lives (Little A, 2020), Theodore Wheeler tells a story of public pain, private loss, and religious extremism that spans between American evangelical ideologies and the the beliefs of Pasthuns.
A review of Todd Phillip's "Joker" that takes a feminist perspective and asks: do we want a 'joke' that substitutes bullying masculinity with another destructive masculinity version?
In this article, the organizers Paula Kohlmann and Mareen Wrobel, look back on their experiences with the Soft Power Palace Festival.
In a series of statements that explore the essence of belonging and of living in New York City, Nyamor reflects on appearance and disappearance in a metropolis. In a place like New York City, arrival and departure is constant, and with it the vacuum of memory and reinvention.
A selection of poems from Závada's second volume Mész (Mortar), that was dominated by the themes of mourning and loss arising from the loss of his mother through suicide at an early age.
A selection of poems from the volume Wreck in Lee, in which Závada focusses on universal themes such as Greek mythology and Christology, counterpoised with the precision of science and its terminology.
This blog aims to stimulate the imaginary of international taxation and welcomes any constructive comments or useful illustration.
A series of conversations with artist Janneke van der Putten about her fascination for voice, textile and nature.
The selected projects question the implications of the blurring line between military and civilian technology, the emancipatory potential of modified consumer devices, and representations of violence in relation to social and news media practices.
This homemade amateurish podcast is designed for Schlosspost as a collaboration between choreographer Igor Koruga and art theorist Edith Lázár. This podcast is not depressive – it is about depression.
Lázár depicts traces of the 2000s fashion rave scene and senses a scenography of a dystopian world, while the performance reveals a potentiality of »queering« the body, a way of thinking sideways by unraveling pleasure and desires.
On February 21, 2020, the international production prize HASH for net-based projects in the field of art, technology, and design will be awarded for the second time at the ZKM | Center for Art and Media Karlsruhe.
A reflection on the two in-house libraries of the Akademie Schloss Solitude, and how they continue to grow. But more so, an effusive review by David Mathews about one of his all-time favorite comics: George Herriman’s Krazy Kat.