Berlin program for artists

BPA facilitates exchange between emerging and experienced Berlin-based artists, through coordinated studio visits and meetings. BPA does not have a fixed location – activity is concentrated in the studios of the artists involved with the program. Ten participants meet with a core group of ten mentors and a wider group of guest mentors. Twice a […]

Experimental Education Protocol

The Experimental Education Protocol is an alternative educational model founded by artist Angelo Plessas. Every edition takes place in a new location. Participants are asked to create educational models that revolve around a case study and the local context. The school comes together in an open process whereby different “classrooms” are formed. The second edition […]

Neue Dringlichkeit

Das 2010 in Zürich als Reaktion auf die rechtspopulistische „Ausschaffungs-Initiative“ gegründete Kollektiv NEUE DRINGLICHKEIT arbeitet an der Grenze zwischen Kunst und Aktivismus, an der Grenze zwischen Politischem und Privatem. Im Zentrum der Arbeit steht die Frage: „Was ist für dich dringlich?“. Prägende Themenfelder in den letzten Jahren waren der Rassismus in der Schweiz, der Arabische […]

New Theatre

Artists Calla Henkel and Max Pitegoff’s New Theater originates from, amongst other things, the desire to reimagine relational art in the particular context of a niche American art world in Berlin, whose ecosystem is already under the gentrifying influence of the city’s increasing popularity as a destination for creative transplants. The twenty-something Cooper Union graduates’ […]

Casco Case Study

Site for Unlearning is an ongoing, collaborative research project by Vienna and Utrecht-based artist Annette Krauss that takes place in various situations. Its point of focus is how rarely we question the social norms and structures that we internalize, and thereby sustain. Krauss deploys “unlearning” as a tool to collectively reflect on our (unconsciously developed) […]

Concep of Aneducation D14 Sepake Angiama

What shifts? What drifts? What remains? Three questions that create the climate of inquiry for documenta 14’s aneducation. An education suggests one of many potential environments of collective study. aneducation, the program, develops relationships with learning institutions, artist-run spaces, and neighborhoods to investigate the correlation between art, education, and the aesthetics of human togetherness. As […]

Artificial general intelligence

Artificial general intelligence (AGI) is the intelligence of a machine that could successfully perform any intellectual task that a human being can. It is a primary goal of some artificial intelligence research and a common topic in science fiction and future studies. Artificial general intelligence is also referred to as „strong AI“,[1] „full AI“[2] or […]

Hidden Institute

Wir erforschen und kreieren Handlungsfelder für ein zukunftsfähiges Heute. Wir untersuchen Alltagspraktiken um von ihnen zu lernen. Wir hinterfragen bestehende Eigentums- und Machtverhältnisse und unterstützen ein solidarisches Zusammenleben. Wir mischen uns in Diskurse ein und nutzen unsere Kompetenzen um eine zukunftsfähige Transformation unserer Gesellschaft zu unterstützen. Wir forschen und agieren vor allem in Städten, da […]

Hubert Dreyfus

Hubert Dreyfus has been a critic of artificial intelligence research since the 1960s. In a series of papers and books, including Alchemy and AI (1965), What Computers Can‘t Do (1972; 1979; 1992) and Mind over Machine (1986), he presented a pessimistic assessment of AI‘s progress and a critique of the philosophical foundations of the field. […]

John Cage Rules

10 Rules for students to come up with something. RULE ONE: Find a place you trust, and then try trusting it for a while. RULE TWO: General duties of a student: Pull everything out of your teacher; pull everything out of your fellow students. RULE THREE: General duties of a teacher: Pull everything out of […]