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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…

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…

We are line_code

We often get asked what we do, how we explain our media arts made @ the w3rkhof,  aka line_code: Kent is a highly experienced coder, with a distingushed career both in coding for computer music composition for renowned computer media artists as well as commercial tools (such as the Vokator, Spektral Delay, and Reaktor from Native Instruments and many others) See his CV…

“Kunst” kommt von ‘können’ …

… sonst würde sie ja “Wunst” heissen!   – sagte schon Karl Valentin (1882-1948) Der Deutsche Kabarettist, Filmemacher und Autor durchschaute schon damals die oberflächlichen Tricks manch vermeintlicher Künstler.  – Kent und Jana haben sich der Kunst verschrieben die keine Mühe scheut. Es wird Monate, an manchen Softwares schon Jahre gearbeitet. Details werden liebevoll und aufwändig gesammelt, vorbereitet und in die…

Workshop @ the Fotomuseum Winterthur

Jana° has been asked by Dr Doris Gassert, curator and researcher of the prestigious Fotomuseum Winterthur, to create an interactive and informative workshop about meta data, algorithms and machine learning. What is it all about?! A 2-3 hour workshop will tell. Available for booking now. Here a link to the website: https://www.fotomuseum.ch/en/explore/situations/154702 Text auf Deutsch –> hier In Switzerland, more…

Initiation with terms&conditions

OUS, Dock18 und Digital Brainstorming präsentieren:  Unter dem Titel “Initiation” werden an zwei Abenden “Mensch-Maschine” Beziehungen ausgelotet: Rituale, Kulte und Mythen aus dem Zeitalter von Robotern, Internet und Elektronik. Die Priester dieser technokratischen Gesellschaft sind Künstler, Programmierer, Musiker und DJs. Es beginnt kultig, um schliesslich exzessiv zu enden. W3rkH0f media arts eröffnet den Anlass mit ihrer Publikums-interaktiven Performance terms&conditions, Dienstag…

Konzert im Kammgarn

Es stellt sich heraus, unsere Fans haben uns kurzerhand in eine andere Location umplatziert: Wir werden also im Rahmen der Vebikus Ausstellung “Wolken Riechen” unser Konzert in der Kammgarn aufführen.!!                                                         Flyer zu…