How can we develop our own methodology towards strategies for network aesthetics using social cybernetic feedback available today? In the seminar, we will take a look at ideas, motivations and different ways of engaging with the new fluid and malleable notions of reality based on lectures, demonstrations and discussions.
Baruch Gottlieb trained as a filmmaker at Concordia University, has been working in digital art with specialization in public art since 1999. He has exhibited and produced permanent works globally including: Prince Takamatsu Gallery Tokyo (2005), ZKM Museum for Art and Media Karlsruhe (2011) Dakar Biennale (2002, 2004, 2006) transmediale, Berlin (2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015,2016). Gwangju Biennale (2004), Yeosu World Expo (2012), ISEA Istanbul (2011), LABORAL (2011), Canadian Embassy Berlin (2011), Rauma Biennale (2014), AND Festival (2013) etc.
From 2005 to 2008 he was an assistant professor of Media Art at Yonsei University Graduate School for Communication and Arts in Seoul, Korea. He is an active member of the Telekommunisten, Arts & Economic Group and laboratoire de déberlinisation artist collectives. Author of “Gratitude for Technology” (ATROPOS 2009) and “A Political Economy of the Smallest Things” (ATROPOS 2016), he currently gives lectures in philosophy of digital art at the University of Arts Berlin and is fellow of the Vilém Flusser Archiv. He is curating the exhibition series “Flusser & the Arts” based on the philosophical writings of Vilém Flusser, which premiered in ZKM, Karlsruhe and has traveled so far to AdK Berlin and West, the Hague. He writes extensively about digital media, digital archiving, generative and interactive processes, digital media for public space and social and political aspects of the networked media.