some notes from transmediale 11

February 14th, 2011

Earlier this month I attended parts of the transmediale 11 festival in Berlin, and I thought I would share some of the ideas and discussions I encountered during my festival meanderings, on subjects like freedom, power, knowledge, privacy and openness…all tied to the main theme of the festival itself: Response:ability. Here are some notes on […]

Transmediale – Days 5 + 6

February 7th, 2011

Self-Projector One of the pieces that I had missed earlier on in the festival that I was really glad I finally got around to seeing was a self-reflexive projector – sitting on a tripod and surrounded by mirrors, it reprojected a grid of its own dimensions back onto its own body. Unfortunately, I forgot the […]

Transmediale – Days 3 + 4

February 5th, 2011

The daytime schedule has really ramped up at the festival, thanks in part to Open Design City’s insistence on putting the open back into the open zone, filling up all the empty space and slots by turning the festival into a large barcamp. To the festival’s credit, they have seemed to embrace this. Their’s been […]

Transmediale – Days 1 + 2

February 3rd, 2011

OK, get ready for the daily rushes! Apologies in advance, still no pictures … im writing this from my phone … maybe i’ll  save the pictures until the post-festival-post. Some quick notes: Much of the talk the last few days has been the general agreement on the underwhelming aspect of the opening remarks, as a […]

Agent Scott at Transmediale

February 2nd, 2011

Jesse Scott here. As some of you know, I’ve recently relocated to Berlin, and I’m fortunate enough to have two pieces in Transmediale this year, so it was with pleasure when Ryan asked if I can give some news and reviews from the front lines (*ahem*) of the genre formerly known as New Media…