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January 20, 2005

Magic Location and Locative Media


Horst Konietzny in Conversation with Sabine Breitsameter

"For many years dramaturgue and director Horst Konietzny/Munich has been exploring digital media's performative potential. In 2003 and 2004 his project REACT - Literature in Everday's Life has been investigating the behaviour of passers-by in the urban environment, "captured" by watching authors whose writings are projected - immediately during the writing process - on nearby public screens. Without wireless transmission technologies this project would be impossible. Within the symposia The Art of Mobile Experience (Augsburg 2003 and Munich 2004 ff.) Konietzny created - together with K.P. Ludwig John and Jürgen von Stenglin - a forum for discussing mobile technology's aesthetic effects on art and popular culture." Continue reading >>

Posted by jo at January 20, 2005 02:36 PM