Heftpräsentation und Gespräch

Critical Netpractice: Information as Reality?

springerin COVERUpcoming: Tue, 20. January 2015, 19:00 MAK Kaminzimmer

World-Information Institute / t0 and Springerin invite you to the presentation: Kritische Netzpraxis – Springerin / Band XXI, Issue1, Winter 2015, and to a talk “Critical Netpractice”: Information as Reality? with Marina Gržinić (Ljubljana), Zoran Pantelić (Novi Sad) and Konrad Becker (Vienna) Chair: Christian Höller, editor and co-publisher of Springerin. In cooperation with MAK Vienna

Winter Sounds: Ca.tter (Dubsquare / Sounding Functions, Vienna)


The Need to Know (en)

Fr. 22. November 2013 –  19:30,  IG Architektur, Gumpendorferstraße 63b, 1060 Vienna

The Drift Towards Universal Surveillance:

Steve Wright (UK) on the new age of truly global surveillance and tracking with state capability sets that even the Stasi and George Orwell did not imagine. What are the long term, social and political ramifications of such capabilities and how can we successfully resist when they go beyond the limits of the law?

We Should Take Nothing for Granted: 

On the building of alert and knowledgeable citizenry. Dr. Bruno Taut (RU) will explore the depths, perils, challenges and the bliss of the decrypted century.

Screening: Marko Peljhan (SI/US) presents documents from the SPEKTR! Vaults


Embros Theater Athens

Statistics, Classification and Class War


Presentations with Felix Stalder on “The War of Data against Communication” and Konrad Becker on “Cultural Intelligence: Tactics-Strategy-Operations” at the Embros Theater Athens.

The poster shows the historical cover of Otto Neurath’s magazine “Kulturwille” with a 1927 issue on the subject of “Statistics and Class War”.

Panel Discussion

Politics of Free Culture

Date: Thursday, 21. Juni 2012, 19.00 –21:00
Place: Depot Breitegasse 3 A- 1070 Wien
The copyright-based  models of artistic production are in crisis. Concepts of the culture or the creative industry offer few answers. At the same time, we are witnessing a large variety of new models of digital production and networking in the arts and culture. Using concrete examples, the new landscape of digital cultural practice are explored to identify opportunities and threats.

  • Konrad Becker, World-Information Institute, Wien
  • Eric Kluitenberg, Kennisland, De Balie, Amsterdam
  • Simona Levi, Conservas, Free CultureForum, Barcelona
  • Felix Stalder, World-Information Institute, Zürich
  • Prodromos Tsiavos, National hellenic Research Foundation, Athens
  • Moderation: Lena Doppel, Universität für angewandte Kunst, Wien

The debate will be in English.


Audio/Visual Archives, Access and Re-use

The Dutch experience and Austrian perspectives

Public archives are managing, in the public interest, vast increasingly digitized collections of cultural heritage. Yet, the public interest is changing in the context of networked access and new practices regarding the use of cultural goods.

Date: June 21, 14:00-17:00

Place: Depot, Wien Breitegasse 3, 1070 Vienna