100 Years of Now

2015—2019

In its project 100 Years of Now, HKW is undertaking an analysis of the present time by linking back to historical utopias. In the face of a new world disorder in particular, it aims to explore its backgrounds to activate political imagination and aesthetic judgment.

To project

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Program paper "1948 Unbound: Unleashing the technical present" (German)

Luis Campos: Die wuchernde Technosphäre, Sascha Pohflepp: Den Zufall annehmen, Kathryn Yusoff: Die Welt lässt sich nicht von Daten zähmen, Benjamin Steininger: Ein Füllhorn des 20. Jahrhunderts, Alexander R. Galloway: Das offene System entkontrollieren, Gerald Nestler: Die Entfesselung des Schwankens, Orit Halpern: Mehr als nur Überleben

Audio – 1:08:12

Conversation with Morton Subotnick, Lillevan, Alec Empire

Moderated by Jan Rohlf English original version Nov 18, 2017

Gallery – 17 pictures

No! Music

Festival Nov 9-12, 2017

Audio – 0:19:05

Simon Denny: Readymade Market (German)

Talk, Oct 13, 2017 German translation: Lilian-Astrid Geese & Tanja Barbian

Audio – 0:17:26

Katja Kwastek: Readymade (Post-)Digital (German)

Talk, Oct 13, 2017 German translation: Lilian-Astrid Geese & Tanja Barbian