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[Nettime-nl] [OKNO] Winter Reboot
:: OKNO Winter Reboot ::: :::: ::: :::: ::: ::: ::::: ::..::: ::: :
After spending the summer researching wireless networks and
alternative energies and expanding the Reseau Citoyen network, OKNO
kicks off its winter program.
We've been questioning our spatial habits and decided to move to a
new, more functional and focused space. Our endless urge to redefine
and reconfigure OKNO has led us to let go of old spaces granting us a
new focus more inline with our upcoming projects.
:: Coming Up ::
28/9 -- 2/10 Trailer31 in Biella, Italy
Code31 goes for a late summer workshop to Biella, Italy. As every
year, they will research their latest challenges in DIY fashion.
workshop (experiments in renewable-energy) at cittadelarte, in
collaboration with bolwerK, concerning:
self-sustaining inflatable shelters
wireless mesh communication
Open Source Publishing
Meeting with linux user group
Take part in the uni-topi meetings
28/10 -- 29/10
Opening OKNO new space
28/10 15h -16h Connected performance over the Reseau Citoyen network
for as part of the Radiophonic Festival.
Three locations pass their sounds onto each other over the network,
manipulating the sound chain to a location specific performance.
Performing artists are:
@Maison de la Creation: Stéphanie Laforce et Bruno Devuys
@RTT: 24 musicians 24 hour tone
28/10 -- 4/11 Se Mi Sei Vicino by Sonja Cillari
The interactive performance Se Mi Sei Vicino (If you are close to me)
is a practical research into Body-Environment interaction and the
possibilities of using the 'Body as Interface'. A core element of the
work is a sensor floor on which a performer is standing, functioning
as a human antenna; when coming close to or being touched by members
of the audience, the movements of the bodies are registered as
25/10 -- 28/10 PeopleDatabase Recombined (okno new space &
Annemie Maes proposes a series of 10 remixes out of the People
Database. New York soundscapes create the background for
contributions by the new york poet Kristin Prevallet. Her 'spoken
word' reflections are infiltrated by viruses and as such the original
texts and language will be slowly transformed.
:: Summer Recap ::
Custommade networks: workshops with RC and Patrick De Kooning
as part of okno's research into mesh networks, parallel networks and
digital city urbanism
NoToVo (from Noise to Voice) shown at CCNOA brussels and Biella, Italy
a project investigating the behavior of language in its many
appearances: textual, sonic and visual, as well as gestural or body
language. How do these disparate elements relate to each other and
how do they organize within a system, which includes human and
computer as a sender and a receiver.
Karasssuite by Menschen haben Krisen in a networked performance on
radio FRO, Linz
The Karasssuite is a multidisciplinary project that allows a variety
of artists from different backgrounds to collaborate in a complex
media piece, based on transformed quotes from 'Cat's Craddle' by Kurt
more info soon!
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