Leaving Facebook URL Generator
website, html, java script
I stumbled over this funny facebook exit page a few days ago. It is quite standard for many Internet platforms to present you a warning like “do you really wanna go to that link?” or “see you again soon at our great platform….”. You are leaving the walled garden but they want you to stay. In this particular case I think it is hilarious that facebook titles one of its own pages ‘leaving facebook’. Many people talk about leaving facebook since years.
As a fun and pretty useless service I now offer at leaving-facebook.com for everyone to create custom ‘leaving facebook’ URLs. There has been a bit confusion and questions about what this services actually does. It is very simple. If you enter a URL in the form and hit submit facebook will present you the according exit warning page. Follow the link, that is the idea of the WWW.
Credits: Jonas Lund
Never Worry Again
interactive sculpture, 6 x 2,5 x 1,3 cm, wifi internet connection
This work was shown at the make-it-fit.net group show at panke.gallery beginning of the month Feb 5-6, 2017. In case you are not familiar with Amazon dash one press button delivery please have a look at wikipedia -> What is amazon dash?
The whole idea in fact started with just a photoshop mockup a bit earlier in 2016.
Group Show: MAKE IT FIT
New works by the students and members of the class ‘New Media’, visiting Prof. Aram Bartholl, Kunsthochschule Kassel.
Nicole Brauer, Echo Canluo, Christopher Casper, Hannes Drescher, Lou Hardt, Saskia Kaffenberger, Hannah Kretzschmar, Jonas Leichsenring, Jasper Meiners, Isabel Paehr, EIEE, Fritz Laszlo Weber, Zhifeng Zhang, Aram Bartholl.
Opening: 4th February 7:00 pm
07:00 pm – 12:00 am: Exhibition FREE ENTRANCE!,
09:00 pm – 10:00 pm: Video Screening FREE ENTRANCE!,
10:00 pm – open end: AfterParty, Live Acts, DJs FREE ENTRANCE!
01:00 pm – 04:00 pm 05.02.2017: Exhibition FREE ENTRANCE!
MAKE IT FIT
Kunsthochschule Kassel – The New Media class is proud to present new works at panke.gallery, Berlin. The pieces range from installation, performance, screen-based and interactive works to video and film. ‘Make it fit’ refers to the restrictive cabin baggage rules of budget airlines, including their painfully meticulous control mechanisms. A lifestyle-conscious, hyper-mobile generation rattling trolleys along pavements has become the hallmark of gentrified neighborhoods in travel-hyped European capitals.
Kassel’s New Media students are using the classic travel suitcase as a constraint and metaphorical context for art production to meet the challenge of setting up a group show in Berlin in less than one day. Each work must fit into a suitcase to be transported, and setup time has to be either instant or not more than two hours. Hyper-mobile art also facilitates instant pop-up micro shows and performances in trains, in stations, and in other public spaces.
Curatorial processes often see artists selected on the basis of friendship networks or name dropping rather than actual works. How far can an artwork be ‘bent’ to make it fit an art show? An art market open secret is that paintings and sculpture that are small enough to fit in an ‘Upper Westside’ elevator have a better chance of being sold. Does it fit?
Klasse Neue Medien, Visuelle Kommunikation, Kunsthochschule Kassel, 2017
Insert your nipple here,
LAST CHANCE JUNCTION,
making waves unmastered,
GRUPPE FORMAL (live),
Mo Chan & SEABA$$_T_ύN,
DJ Thunder Touch
All pictures on flickr: https://www.flickr.com/photos/bartholl/sets/72157678572549491
A project by Nadja Buttendorf & Aram Bartholl 2016
Exhibition and Workshop:
C.P. Stirns Geheim-Camera. A spy cam from 1885!
27.12. – 30.12.2016
Workshop on Day2, 28th of Dec
at 33C3 the anual Chaos Communication Congress, Hamburg, Germany
We were intrigued by this very early photo spy camera exhibited at the ‚Deutsches Historisches Museum‘ Berlin. It has been used to spy on the Social Democrats back in 1890 they say. In a time where photography was a cutting edge new technology only professional photographers were able to take pictures with big tripods and large photo cameras. The spy cam was the next step and allowed amateurs to take real snaphots in public. Almost like a piece of jewelry the photographer would wear it as a necklace hidden under the jacket.
Fortunately the Deutsches Technikmuseum Berlin had the same piece in its collection and was so kind to loan it to us for an exhibition at the #33C3. Please drop by and join our workshop on Day2 Dec 28 to build your own Geheim-Camera replica from cardboard, aluminum sheets and your own phone! It’s a piece of history, magic jewelry and art!
A project by Nadja Buttendorf & Aram Bartholl 2016
Credits to Deutsches Technikmuseum Berlin
for the loan of the original C.P. Stirns Geheim-Camera to be shown at the congress!
Make your own retro spy cam at 33C3! Day 2, Dec 28, Foyer entrance
- The streets of Oslo (Kristiania) around 1890 taken by hidden camera -by Carl Størmer (1/3)
THE GLASS ROOM: LOOKING INTO YOUR ONLINE LIFE is a pop-up shop with a twist: – a space for reflection, experimentation and play on how our we live our lives online. The Glass Room – 201 Mulberry Street New York, NY – November 29 to December 14, 2016 – https://tacticaltech.org/projects/glass-room
12 x 3 meter print, car, audio collage
Commissioned by NEON festival Dundee.
8k, Aram Bartholl’s newly commissioned installation for NEoN, features a panoramic view of Sin City from Grand Theft Auto 5. The scene is a screenshot presented as a twelve-metre long print. A car parked in front of the billboard beckons visitors to take a seat and enjoy the view of the vast digital cityscape while listening to an audio collage of YouTubers playing the game.
Grand Theft Auto is an open-world, action-adventure video game series published by Rockstar Games. The title of the series makes reference to legal terminology for motor vehicle theft in the USA. The series has its origins in Dundee where it was first developed by Rockstar North (formerly DMA Designs) in 1997. The third chronological title, Grand Theft Auto III, released in 2001, was widely acclaimed for bringing the series to a 3D setting and offering a more immersive experience. The series has garnered controversy for its adult nature and violent themes.
The vast, open world of GTA 5 offers total free interaction for the player, like a huge playground with no moral boundaries. As a result, players tend to test the limits of what is possible in the game. YouTube hosts a massive collection of GTA 5 videos in which players frequently, hysterically, ‘go nuts.’ The ‘City of Sin’ in GTA 5 serves as a metaphorical excess flow valve, a projection plane and a mirror of today’s society, which has become increasingly regulated and controlled.
NEoN (North East of North)
all pictures on flickr
— Theodore Watson (@theowatson) https://twitter.com/theowatson/status/793612879928885248 November 2, 2016
The Last Captcha
b/w print on paper, 250 x 64 cm
Facebook captchas only show when you are about to delete your acount. Captcha codes have been part of our web experience for more than 15 years now. Since recent advances in machine learning it became clear captchas are not suitable anymore to prove that the user is human (and not a bot or dog). Google and others showed they can beat the human brain reading the scrambled characters better than we can. It is the end of an era. I still love them.
related project: ‘Are you human?‘