On Lively Objects and Animated Things, on the Logic of Faith and Skepticism, on Mimetic Faculty and the Metamorphic Sublime, on Discourse and the Resonance of Ideas, on Signifiers and…
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Michael Taussig wanders around the room of the Red Bar at the Vienna Volkstheater, in between the guests who have already found their places and are sipping their drinks within…
Felix Stalder: “Before introducing Michael Taussig, let me give you some context for this afternoon’s event. My name is Felix Stalder, and together with Konrad Becker, we’ve been organizing a series of events exploring the increased role of automated decision-making in our contemporary culture. This story is often told as a relatively straight forward one: Autonomous machines, with near-perfect knowledge and unwavering precision based on unambiguous math and objective logic, replace biased, and unreliable humans, in a quest for higher efficiency and fairer outcomes. But the closer we looked, the more dubious this story became and the more similar the whole endeavor became to performance of a magician, operating on the level of language, belief, and substitution.
Nervous Digital Systems 29. May 2019 17: 00h Rote Bar, Volkstheater Vienna
Lecture Perfomance by Michael Taussig and conversation about the new relationship between man and the technical environment. With Katja Mayer, El Iblis Shah and Felix Stalder
Felix Stalder on the social history and economics of Truth. Live feed at the Cultural Intelligence Collective Talk on “What is to be Done?” on October 23rd at FoD.
What Is To Be Done? 22. – 23. October 2018 The Future of Demonstration Scherzergasse 1A, 1020 Vienna culturalintelligence.zone
Konrad Becker and Felix Stalder at the DIGITAL CULTURES conference, Leuphana University Lüneburg, September 19–22 , 2018
As the Hypernormal Hybrid series continues, this evening aims to explore a peculiar and intriguing topic of our algorithmic world: the Unconscious. While the neoclassical interior of Volkstheater’s Rote Bar…