Mario Margani

Choy Ka Fai: body, memory, speculations

Choy Ka Fai is a Singapore artist, famous for its performances and installations in which the movements of the dancer are stimulated and recorded using technological means, and exchanged with those of the other performers. Therefore, the body becomes a base on which to experiment and make visible the digital and its most hidden sphere... READ MORE...

afterglow: 27th transmediale, a nonlinear report

Commissioned works, performances, conferences, talks, and an Internet black market have spiced up afterglow, the 27th transmediale that has taken place between 29.01 and 02.02 as usual at Haus der Kulturen der Welt in Berlin. Under the multiple meanings of the afterglow, and slogans such as “How do you feel today?” “Feel Healthy, Feel Fit”, the debate has rotated around the different approaches towards e-waste, cloud computing, surveillance, mining, big data, and whistle-blowers.... READ MORE...

The Sacred and the Profane. An interview with Christopher Kline

Christopher Kline (1982, Kinderhook NY) is a syncretic artist who prefers to be called maker and whose projects range over a wide variety of artistic fields and media. In collective and solo projects such as Snakebraid, Wooden Veil, Night Music and Gemeine Gesteine Kline has dealt with research in the field of ritual music, sacred culture, and primitivism focusing on their abstraction and re-contextualization in happenings and exhibitions. Outside of his interest in experimental music, in 2010 he started with the alias Hush Hush a pop music project placed outside of the art world to become an actual commercial product.... READ MORE...

Cia Rinne. Notes for listeners

Cia Rinne (1973, Gothenburg) is a writer, poet and artist with an uncommon natural inclination towards languages. Born in Sweden from a Finnish family and raised in Germany, she holds a MA degree in Philosophy and has studied in Frankfurt/Main, Athens and Helsinki. Experiencing the continued switch between many languages and places helped her to raise awareness about the political and cultural implications lying down subtle gaps and shift of meanings.... READ MORE...