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

Video – 0:45:53

Introduction: From Zed to Omega (German)

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

Video – 2:46:05

Looming Creole

With Odete Somedo, Saliha Pondingo von Medem, Joana Barrios, Filipa César, Wendy Hui Kyong Chun, Diana McCarty, Mark Waschke, Marinho Pina, Muhammed Lamin Jadama, Nelly Yaa Pinkrah, Olivier Marboeuf

Video – 0:26:52

Giulia Bruno, Armin Linke, Luc Steels: Language Agents

Part of “Stop Making Sense” English original version Conversation, Jan 12, 2019

Video – 0:32:04

Kate Crawford, Trevor Paglen: Datafication of Science

Part of “Stop Making Sense” English original version Lecture, Jan 12, 2019

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Discussion with Kate Crawford, Trevor Paglen, Felix Stalder

Part of “Stop Making Sense” Moderator: Bernd Scherer English original version Discussion, Jan 12, 2019

Video – 0:26:36

Hito Steyerl: The Language of Broken Glass

Part of “Stop Making Sense” English original version Presentation, Jan 12, 2019

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Discussion with Giulia Bruno, Armin Linke, Luc Steels, Hito Steyerl

Part of “Stop Making Sense” Moderator: Bernd Scherer English original version Discussion, Jan 12, 2019

Video – 0:37:31

Tarek El-Ariss: Genealogies of the Virtual: From Desert Ghouls to Online Trolls

Part of “Countering Virtual Dispossession” Introduction by Bernd Scherer, Olga von Schubert and Kader Attia English original version Lecture, Jan 12, 2019

Video – 0:41:01

Ivonne González, Black Guiris Collective: Blackening Wikipedia

Part of „Countering Virtual Dispossession” Performance, Jan 12, 2019

Video – 0:51:33

Yucef Merhi, Kader Attia: Reality Hacking

Performance by Zora Snake: The Afterlife of Colonization #3: Between the Virtual and the Real Part of “Countering Virtual Dispossession” English original version Lecture, conversation, Jan 12, 2019

Video – 0:55:22

Éric Sadin, Kader Attia: Artificial Intelligence—Anatomy of a Radical Anti-Humanism

Performance by Zora Snake: The Afterlife of Colonization #3: Between the Virtual and the Real Part of “Countering Virtual Dispossession” English translation Lecture, Jan 12, 2019

Video – 0:36:19

Giulia Bruno, Armin Linke, Vincenzo Latronico: Multilingualism at the European Court of Justice

Part of “The Three Tongues You Speak in Your Sleep” English original version Lecture Performance, Jan 11, 2019

Video – 0:29:57

Slavs and Tatars: Transliterative Tease

Part of “The Three Tongues You Speak in Your Sleep” English original version Lecture Performance, Jan 11, 2019

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Sandeep Bhagwati: Translating Music? Towards a Pata-Music

Part of “The Three Tongues You Speak in Your Sleep” English original version Presentation, Jan 11, 2019

Video – 0:22:04

Kader Attia: The Medium is the Message

Part of “The Three Tongues You Speak in Your Sleep” English original version Presentation, Jan 11, 2019

Video – 0:29:06

Yuk Hui: On the Cosmotechnical Nature of Writing

Part of “The Discrete Charm of the Alphabet” English original version Lecture, Jan 11, 2019

Video – 0:55:35

Sybille Krämer, MEHL: The Alphabet of Digitization (German, English)

Part of “The Discrete Charm of the Alphabet” Original version Lecture, Performance, Jan 11, 2019

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Giuseppe Longo: Alphabets, Axioms, DNA: On Human Knowledge and the Myth of Alphanumeric Coding

Part of “The Discrete Charm of the Alphabet” English original version Lecture, Jan 11, 2019

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Discussion: The Three Tongues You Speak in Your Sleep

Part of “The Three Tongues You Speak in Your Sleep” English original version Discussion, Jan 11, 2019