Tracing Information Society — a Timeline

27 January–5 February 2017
Opening: 26 January 2017

Exhibition
Event Series
Cooperation of nGbK and transmediale

Location(s): nGbK, Oranienstraße 25

In collaboration with the Technopolitics working group, transmediale presents the exhibition “Tracing Information Society – a Timeline,” shown at neue Gesellschaft für bildende Kunst (nGbK). 



For “Tracing Information Society – a Timeline,” Technopolitics turns the exhibition venue into a curated space for knowledge. A twelve-meter-long timeline depicts the development of the Information Society from 1900 until today. While moving along the timeline, visitors experience the emergence, transformation, and impact of the Information Society and the diverse influences on cultural, academic, or political events. The goal of the project is to critique and overcome the neoliberal (dis)order of information. 


Technopolitics additionally provides an extensive collection of corresponding material in the time-table format, encouraging a deeper examination of the subject matter. 

The exhibition is accompanied by a series of workshops, lectures, and salons.

Among the participants are Wolfgang Ernst, Anselm Franke, Verina Gfader, Margarete Jahrmann, Jacob Lund and Cornelia Sollfrank.

Events

Samstag 28 Januar 2017, 15 - 17.30h
Workshop: Writing the Timeline 1

Media archeologies of the present: afternoon workshop and thematically
connected evening salon; artists and media theorists propose modifications of the Timeline.
With: Margarete Jahrmann, Marian Kaiser, Jan Claas van Treeck

Samstag 28 Januar 2017, 19 - 23h
TECHNOPOLITICS SALON 1

Media archeologies of the present: afternoon workshop and thematically
connected evening salon; artists and media theorists propose modifications of the Timeline.
Talk: Wolfgang Ernst / Response: Clemens Apprich

Dienstag 31 Januar 2017, 15 - 17.30h
Workshop: Writing the Timeline 2

Artistic Mediations: afternoon workshop and thematically connected
evening salon; artists, curators and scholars propose modifications of the Timeline.
With: Cornelia Sollfrank, The Contemporary Condition research project at Aarhus University

Dienstag 31 Januar 2017, 19 - 23h
TECHNOPOLITICS SALON 2

Artistic Mediations: afternoon workshop and thematically connected
evening salon; artists, curators and scholars propose modifications of the Timeline.
Talk: Anselm Franke / Response: Axel Stockburger

Donnerstag 02 Februar 2017, 15 - 17.30h
Lecture, Reading the Timeline: Felix Stalder & Axel Stockburger (en)
Pivots in Technoculture

Samstag 04 Februar 2017, 15 - 15.45h
Guided Tour: Gerald Straub (en)
Technopolitics special guided “Il/legal Tour”

Samstag 04 Februar 2017, 15.45 - 16.45h
Talk: Doron Goldfarb (en)
Reshuffling the Timeline - Alternatives to the Chronology