Exploring the horror of content, you’re doing amazing sweetie questions how logics of content production determine and frustrate our relations with technology. The 37th edition of transmediale challenges the allure of unusable politics that spawn from cycles of consumption and distraction.
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A three-day performance, conversation, screening, and exhibition programme features artists, thinkers, and practitioners to explore how language, relations, and political possibility become artifice through 100%, 24/7 access to content. Opening on January 31 at silent green, transmediale 2024 – you’re doing amazing, sweetie – investigates the horror of content and its unusable politics. Inspired by the reality of reality tv, two seasons of day-and-night transmediale drama take place at silent green and Akademie der Künste at Hanseatenweg, followed by a one-day reunion at Haus der Kulturen der Welt.
The exhibition uncensored lilac by Bassam Issa Al-Sabah & Jennifer Mehigan at transmediale studio continues until 14.04.More information
For over thirty years, transmediale creates a space for critical reflection on cultural transformation from a post-digital perspective. The annual festival brings together international artists, researchers, activists, and thinkers with the goal of developing new outlooks on our technological era through the entanglement of different genres and curatorial approaches. In the course of its history, transmediale has grown from its beginnings as VideoFilmFest to one of the most important events for art and digital culture worldwide.
Beyond the yearly event, transmediale is a transversal, dynamic platform with a vibrant community and a strong network that facilitates regular publications and year-round activities including commissions and a residency programme with different partner institutions. Since 2021 and for the first time in the festival’s history, transmediale runs its studio space at silent green Kulturquartier hosting different event formats and activities throughout the year.