[spectre] exh. Open_Source_Art_Hack at New Museum, NYC

Andreas Broeckmann abroeck@transmediale.de
Mon, 29 Apr 2002 21:18:21 +0200 (CEST)

Exhibitions and Programs

03 May 2002 - 30 June 2002

Hacking practices, open source ethics, and cultural production are=20
explored in an interactive group show of artists who openly undermine the=
programming of everyday software tools. Open_Source_Art_Hack=20
features a performance and walking tours by the Surveillance Camera=20
Players; an installation by Knowbotic Research; a Free Radio Linux=20
broadcast by r a d i o q u a l i a; a databody cloning project by LAN; a =
by Harun Farocki; an anti-war game by Future Farmers' Josh On; a=20
packet-sniffing application by RSG; an "ad-busting" project by Cue P. Dol=
and, a streaming media workshop with Superflex and Tenantspin.

Programs and Events

Friday May 3, 2002 6:30-8:00PM
Digital Culture Evening
Panel discussion with curators Steve Dietz and Jenny Marketou and=20
participating artists Christian H=FCbler (Knowbotic Research), Steve Kurt=
(Critical Art Ensemble), Bill Brown (Surveillance Camera Players), and=20
Alex Galloway (RSG).

Thursday, May 9, 2002 6:30-7:30PM
German hacker Rena Tangens will discuss the Big Brother Awards,=20
presented to organizations, institutions, and individuals who invade=20
people's privacy, or leak data to third parties. Tangens will address the=
German manual of the encryption program Pretty Good Privacy and=20
compare European concepts of privacy with those of the U.S.

Saturday, May 11 and Saturday, May 18, 2002 2:00-3:00PM
Walking Tours
New York-based artists, the Surveillance Camera Players will expose=20
surveillance equipment in Soho. Assemble in New Museum Lobby.

Thursday, June 13-Sunday, June 16, 2002 12:00-6:00PM
Superflex Broadcast
A four-day community broadcasting project with Superflex and Tenantspin=20
and community organizations in New York.=20
All events are free and open to the public.

Organized by Steve Dietz, Curator of New Media, Walker Art Center,=20
Minneapolis, and Jenny Marketou, a New York-based artist, in=20
collaboration with Anne Barlow, Curator of Education and Media=20
Programs, New Museum of Contemporary Art.

Info: http://www.newmuseum.org/medialounge/