The New Alphabet – Opening Days

2019, Jan 10 — 13

Are binary code, algorithms, and DNA the alphabets of today? The current explosion of knowledge is accompanied by the segmentation of the world into the smallest units. The binary code – with only two elements the greatest abstraction of the alphabetical principle – makes the polymorphism of the analog calculable.

To project

Audio – 0:45:24

Introduction: Alexander Kluge, Rüdiger Kruse, Bernd Scherer, Olga von Schubert

Part of “From Zed to Omega” English translation Introduction, welcoming address, Jan 10, 2019

Audio – 1:34:26

Evolution and Language: What are the Alphabets of Intelligence and Quo Vadis Intelligence?

Part of “From Zed to Omega” English translation Lectures, Discussion, Jan 10, 2019

Audio – 0:19:10

Conversation: Richard Sennet, Alexander Kluge (German, English)

Part of “From Zed to Omega” Original version Conversation, Jan 10, 2019 With an acknowledgment from Olga von Schubert.

Video – 0:26:41

Performance by Dirk von Lowtzow (German)

Part of “From Zed to Omega” German original version Jan 10, 2019

Video – 0:19:25

Ben Lerner, Alexander Kluge: In Omega’s Labyrinth (German, English)

Part of “From Zed to Omega” Original version Reading, talk, Jan 10, 2019

Video – 0:15:24

In Omega’s Labyrinth (German)

Part of “From Zed to Omega” German original version Readings, music, and video documentation of the evening, Jan 10, 2019

Video – 1:25:42

Evolution in our Hands: Artificial Intelligence, Human Potential, and the Future (German)

Part of “From Zed to Omega” Introduction: Alexander Kluge German original version Conversation, Jan 10, 2019

Video – 1:35:19

Evolution and Language: What are the Alphabets of Intelligence and Quo Vadis Intelligence? (German)

Part of “From Zed to Omega” Introduction: Alexander Kluge German original version Lectures and Discussion, Jan 10, 2019

Video – 1:39:39

The Letters of Creation (German, English)

Part of “From Zed to Omega” With Beatrice Gründler, Nahed Samour, Peter Schäfer, Richard Sennett, moderated by Christoph Markschies Original version Conversation, Jan 10, 2019

Audio – 1:43:39

The Letters of Creation (German, English)

Part of “From Zed to Omega” With Beatrice Gründler, Nahed Samour, Peter Schäfer, Richard Sennett, moderated by Christoph Markschies Original version Conversation, Jan 10, 2019