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Counter-Infrastructures in Media – N

New article published @ Media-N “Counter-Infrastructures: Critical Empowerment and Emancipation in a Networked World” “With every receding seam, from cable to code, comes a techno-political risk. Without edges we cannot know where we are nor through whom we speak” Julian Oliver writes while discussing stealth infrastructures in the urban environment. [1] Similarly, his colleague Danja […]

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Re-engineering the web – Review of the Othernet Workshop of Danja Vasiliev @ Weise7

from neural In times of increasing online networked surveillance, the need for our disconnection and emancipation from centralized technological platforms becomes more and more crucial. One no longer feels safe when it comes to data. The news is out and the mere charm of constant connectivity is long gone. The growing possibilities of today’s data-driven […]

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MCD #69 | Net art – WJ-SPOTS#2 : Artists take over the network.

Interview to Anne Roquigny for MCD# 69 Who are you ? can you tell us in a few words who you are and what you have been doing these last years ? Ι am a media arts curator and researcher working and living in Athens and Berlin. I work independently since 2007 and my main […]

Can someone pause the counting for a second please? @ Paraflows 7, Vienna

Keynote @ Paraflows 7, Vienna, 2012 The social media world is a competitive world. Friends’ scores, likes’ ratings and comments’ counts are some of the most common features in a social network profile. Numbers matter. Not only because they offer a certain sense of self affirmation to the user but also because they define what […]

The endless game between the self and the apparatus

 for the publication Gkoutziouli K., Christofi M., Varela M. (eds). Heath Bunting. How to build a new legal identity. A close look at Heath Bunting’s work and the workshop in Athens. Athens: Frown Publishing “A subject is that which results from the relation and – so to speak- from the relentless fight between living beings and […]

The Power of Counterpower

as published in  Uncertainty Reloaded, Digicult 74, Winter 2013   Abstract: Social networking sites are networks of asymmetry. An amazing wealth of knowledge, information and affects is exchanged through a small number of powerful social networking sites. With privacy policies that enable data aggregation, and plug ins that allow data access to third parties, social […]