The following is an essay I wrote together with Florian Schmitt (hi-res.net) for the Offf 2009 festival in Lisbon. Florian and I will also host a panel on Saturday, May 9th with Aaron Koblin, PES, and Joshua Davis, to discuss the ‘Fail Gracefully’ theme. Come say hi!
We fail. We all do, and our failures often say more about us than our successes do. But we hide failure, we are ashamed of it and we often just deny it altogether. For almost a decade the Offf festival have featured successful digital creators in design and experimental sound and have celebrated the cutting edge of digital aesthetics. This year, we shed some light on the dark side of success and discover the dynamics and aesthetics of failure. Continue reading “Fail Gracefully”
Four years ago I gave this presentation about the amazing experience I had in Ars Electronica 2001 when I was invited by the guys at Team Chman (the ones behind Banja) and by the illustrator Barbara Lippe to create a Flash arcade anti-game with them called Knut. I just accidentally found this at Google Video: Continue reading Knut presentation (2003)
This one is hosted by Turbulence and Upgrade! Boston going to be a panel talk with us and the guys from OpenStudio and will be moderated by Kanarinka. More here… Continue reading Next ShiftSpace presentation: Upgrade! Boston
Nov 30th – Dec 3rd The international gathering of the Upgrade! new media network. Dan and I are here presenting a DIY Atlas Gloves workshop and a ShiftSpace presentation / installation party. This is the morning of the second day of the gathering and we’re having the time of our lives. This network is full … Continue reading Upgrade! International: DIY – Oklahoma City
This weekend together with my collaborators, I will be presenting You Are Not Here and ShiftSpace at the Conflux – contemporary psychogeography festival. On Thursday Sep. 14th bet. 5:00 pm–7:00 pm we will give a presentation for You Are Not Here: A Tour of Baghdad through the streets of New York. A day after – … Continue reading YANH & ShiftSpace at Conflux festival