Exhbition: New Imaginaries for Crypto Design, at NeMe, Cyprus

On Saturday, 10 March 2018, at 7.00pm the Institute of Network Cultures and NeMe invite you to a talk by Patricia de Vries and the opening of the exhibition New Imaginaries for Crypto Design.

Find out more here.

Have you ever sent an email through webmail? Have you ever paid your share of a dinner bill to a friend via online banking? Watched a movie on Netflix? Read an article on a password-protected website? Unwittingly, many of us use the Deep Web on a regular basis.

How can we begin to understand the structures that facilitate all of these every-day actions? What visual interpretations shine a light on the deep waters to reveal a more nuanced picture than that of the iceberg? This exhibition dives into these lesser-known parts of the web in order to resurface with a trove of imaginaries and metaphors. Let’s decrypt the ‘deep’, enter its seemingly panic-room locked doors, explore its corridors, let light pour in and stale air escape.

This exhibition is a result of an open call to artists, designers, researchers and visionaries who are creating new images of the Deep Web.


Jonas Althaus, Jeanine van Berkel, Anna Bleakley, Camilo Cezar, Félicien Goguey, Arantxa Gonlag, Juhee Hahm, Abdelrahman Hassan, Kimberley ter Heerdt, Jake Henderson, Julia Janssen, Nikki Loef, Melani de Luca, Gianluca Monaco, Julia la Porte, Roos du Pree, Renée Ridgway, Yinan Song, Carlo ter Woord, Amy Wu.

Venue: NeMe Arts Centre, Corner of Ellados and Enoseos streets, 3041 Limassol, Cyprus.
Opening: 7pm, 10 March 2018
Duration: 10 March – 7 April 2018
Opening times: Tuesday-Friday: 5:30pm-8:30pm, Saturday: 10:00am-1:00pm

State Machines: Art, Work and Identity in an Age of Planetary-Scale Computation

Focusing on how such technologies impact identity and citizenship, digital labour and finance, the project joins five experienced partners Aksioma (SI), Drugo More (HR), Furtherfield (UK), Institute of Network Cultures (NL), and NeMe (CY) together with a range of artists, curators, theorists and audiences. State Machines insists on the need for new forms of expression and new artistic practices to address the most urgent questions of our time, and seeks to educate and empower the digital subjects of today to become active, engaged, and effective digital citizens of tomorrow.

This project has been funded with the support from the European Commission. This communication reflects the views only of the author, and the Commission cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained therein.

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