Rules, or protocols, change data in order to store, show, move and connect between technologies. These protocols follow encapsulated resolutions to run smoothly. But these resolutions form not only a solution, but also a compromise between multiple underlying media properties.
Lorna Mills: Abrupt Diplomat at Transmediale 2k15
A little write up of tonights opening conversation between Kristoffer Gansing, the artistic director of the Transmediale and Lorna Mills on Abrupt Diplomat, a solo exhibition by Lorna Mills at the Canadian Embassy. _______ Kristoffer Gansing: Can you say a bit more about the animated gif and its role in online cultures? Lorna Mills: Well, [...]
// Everything is designed. the rest, what you cant see, is noise
“ Our best machines are made of sunshine; they are all light and clean because they are nothing but signals, electromagnetic waves, a section of a spectrum, and these machines are eminently portable, mobile […] People are nowhere near so fluid, being both material and opaque. Cyborgs are ether, quintessence. “ Is what Donna Haraway once [...]