Facial Detection Experiments

As part of the exhibition at the Propstei St Peterzell, linecode offered a workshop for trying out two of the most common facial recognition and facial detection softwares. A dual installation of the Viola Jones algorithm (statistical) used in the OpenCV Software and the Apple face detection (AI trained technology) allowed the visitors to experience and experiment with these tools.…

MegaPixel & Co

MegaPixels is an independent art and research project by Adam Harvey and Jules LaPlace that investigates the ethics, origins, and individual privacy implications of face recognition image datasets and their role in the expansion of biometric surveillance technologies. This is just one of the cool projects we discovered on our research about facial recognition and detection. We will be showing…

Organ hack

Sometimes its cool to hack analog to get hold of some retro sounds. The keys on the old bmi home organ were damaged, as well as the interface panel on the front. The sound of the reverb was still in tact though, so we decided to remove the unit and repurpose it for any future sound projects.

Niederdorfer Februar

Saturday February 23rd 2019. Early afternoon. Finally a brief respite. jana° and I have spent all day yesterday (and all night) installing our work ‘Telepräsenz Lounge’ in Karl der Grosse (KdG). jana° is a member of the digital rights activist group ‘Digitale Gesellschaft’ whose conference we were invited to ‘decorate’ with our work. The event is called the ‘Winterkongress.’ Karl…

Telepräsenz @ DigiGes

The Digitale Gesellschaft Schweiz held their annual Winter congress for the second time and line_code were the resident artists. The many talks spread out over two buildings, the centre ‘Karl der Grosse’ and the ‘Helferei’ across the street. An ideal opportunity to set up our ‘Telepresence Lounge’ with two instances. The two historic rooms, the romantic ‘Grüne Stube’ and the…

Data Detox in Fotomuseum Winterthur

Come and detox your phone and laptop at the upcoming workshop developed by jana°, with the help of materials provided by tacticaltech.org. 25. November 18, 12-18h Fotomuseum Winterthur There will be several sessions and tutorials, including a couple of Cryptoparties (one about e-mail encryption, one about private web browsing via TOR) and a brief overview to Steganography. Interested? Hope to…

jana° in the WOZ weekly

The activist and part time journalist Donat Kaufmann, known for his “Mir langets”(I’m fed up!) campaign, called jana° to write a portrait of her digital life, as a contribution to the double pager about the Swiss Digital Tag (Swiss digital day). A celebration supposedly of all things digital in Switzerland, – however, famously organised by the largest publishing house, accepting…

Ambi media incubator

The W3rkH0f hosts an annual gathering of media artists,  developers and hackers, acting as an incubator for upcoming collaborations and developments. Of course line_code were part of this. Here a little impression, an ad-hoc light, sound, fabric and air installation by Farmers Manual and jana°, displaying video and music accompaniment by Volker Böhm and Ken Gubler.

Advancement Prize 2018 for line_code

We are very proud to announce that this years advancement prize of the cultural department canton Schaffhausen has been awarded to to line_code, for our upcoming ambi-media surround sound and vision performance “Open Homeland”. We are currently very busy finalising the software to create a truly unique sound and vision experience, both acoustically and visually. All synthesizers are hand coded…