UKI – Enter The Bionet

a collective biogame. Shu Lea Cheang We are infected. We are the virus. We enter the BioNet. Sign on as UKI virus to play the game. Infiltrate the BioNet. Sabotage the Production. Your heartbeat, your blood flow, your emotion, your actions are your assets to join the UKI bio-game. HACK and PLAY. WIN or LOSE. […]



Davide Bevilacqua, Alberto Boem Ursuppe (“primordial soup” in German) is a project about the autonomous development of complex hybrid systems that functionally combine together unities of organic or inorganic material, organizing them in a network of communication and mutual influences. The research is focused on the disposal of a set of artificial elements in a […]


Echo 10-9

Robertina Šebjanič, Ales Hieng – Zergon Audiovisual performance with ferrofluids, nanofluids and analog synths ​Photo by Boštjan Lah (Kibla archive) The sound-video performance echo 10-9 takes place on the nano and micro level. With a clear analog esthetic it demonstrates the formal characteristics of materials, which are transformed on the spot, creating ambient a/v […]


The Temporary Archive of Ambiguous Architectures

Kelly Jaclynn Andres The Temporary Archive of Ambiguous Architecture (2012-2014), is a series of experiments with rapid prototyping techniques and living fungi. The first part of the archive system (Archive 1, math & mycelium) uses a modified rep rap printer that is programmed to print with agar and mycelium spores when it senses vibrations in […]


PiksteriaLab 2014

Contents Open BioElectronix and BioSonification Experimenting with Ion channel measurements of Chara clorella Bioelectronix, the merging of technology and living – the hacking together of hybrid systems has been one of our core interests and brought us together at Piksel already in 2009. During this sessions we’ll continue on various prototypes connecting plants to puredata, […]



Robert B. LISEK QUANTUM ENIGMA is an installation, which utilizes radioactive materials such as Thorium for generating random numbers sequence that has a many applications as a great cryptographic key and source of random light and sound impulses. The existing computing machines don’t generate random sequences; the so called pseudo-generators of random numbers are periodic. […]


A connected robot of one’s own

Azahara Cerezo Remedios Zafra published “A connected room of one’s own” in 2012 (in Spanish in 2010), an essay which critically explores the redefinition of private spaces as nodes. It also focuses on their relationships with a possible new conformation of the self and its emancipation within this public-private scene marked by the Net. “A […]


Google Badwords

Wayne Clements Google searches have a built-in autocomplete facility. If you enter a word, Google will offer search suggestions to save you time typing. Some words Google will not auto-complete. There is a list of these, compiled originally by Jamie Dubs. He published them here: It has been suggested that Google practises a form […]



Benjamin Grosser 2013 web browser extension ScareMail is a web browser extension that makes email “scary” in order to disrupt NSA surveillance. Extending Google’s Gmail, the work adds to every new email’s signature an algorithmically generated narrative containing a collection of probable NSA search terms. This “story” acts as a trap for NSA programs like […]


Do Americans Dream of Being Electric Sheep?

Gabin Cortez Chance A multi layered, and distorted Video dissecting and critiquing the United States NSA spying programs. Using an overload of visual information similar to the NSA meta data collection practices to tell a abstract narrative of a Orwellian magnitude. With the idea that some Science Fiction writers (Phillip K. Dick…etc) might have not […]

The life before us (TRUD)

Maria Colina Perez I would describe my method of video manipulation as a sadistic one, that is how I prefer to react on media aggression.TV and Internet both overloading viewers with information and every participant of that process tries to get your attention and my way to stand against that is trying to operate with […]



Harris David Harris Since 2005, many of Silicon Valley’s largest corporations – including Google, Facebook, and Apple – have operated private commuter shuttles between their corporate campuses in the South Bay and cities throughout the Bay Area. San Francisco alone is home to approximately 400 private shuttle stops that serve 35,000 passengers daily. Their impact […]



Wayne Clements ‘no.wiktionary’ has two aspects. It is a list of deleted words with user definitions from the deletion log of It is also a live check and print to screen of recent deleted words. It is intended as a sort of anti-dictionary of Norwegian. It is also a form of recycling. It re-uses […]



Louise Harris Indusium is an exploration of additive compositional process. Groups of material are added to and extended by step, the visuals reflecting the changing timbral colours caused through unexpected crossovers in pitch and rhythm. Bio Louise Harris United Kingdom Louise Harris is an electronic and audiovisual composer. She is also Lecturer in Sonic […]