Memes – Anarchistic Images

A lecture & workshop on memes I gave at the Academy of Media Art in Cologne. Still hot / super interesting for any artist interested in internet culture…or contemporary culture in general. The lecture explains the history of memes, analyzes what an image needs to go viral and takes a deeper look at the political dimension of the anarchistic image. […]

The Internet = Raw Material For Art

An effigy of the world we live in on Google Maps, images of ourselves on Facebook, our holiday videos on Youtube and even our meals on Instagram. This huge picture is growing with every second – and we all are the painters. It is a multisided artpiece: There is for instance the aspect of collecting and selling personal data, total […]

You Are Special! – Facebook and the Media Tribunal

What has the “Like”-button to do with American Idol? The resource “human” is supposed to function, better than others, highest value has, who is best. The best can become rich and famous. Loved. TV channels show one castingshow after another and people are glued to the television. As a matter of course we judge and condemn while sitting on our […]