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"Ghostradio is a pysical mechanism that generates random numbers by chance. this unit works on the boundaries of the causal world and beyond. we are publishing this random numbers datastream for cryptographic keygeneration. this will release the public from the current state of surveillance. When descartes described his foundation of the political enlightenment in the sentence, i think, therefore i am, he accidently creates the new metaphor for the machine age, in the aftermath of the industrial revolution and pure reason. centuries later the macy conferences introduced the concept of cybernetics to the field of science, and the principle of thouth was described by computing, command control circuits and dataprocessing as man-machine. rationality and objectification was the ideal of this culture. ..." a fieldtest by Pamela Neuwirth, Franz Xaver (Stadtwerkstatt) and Markus Decker.


BLOWER - a reactive installation that takes webserver logfiles and represents search terms by fan airflow and so transforms abstract notions into a corporeal medium.

LiWoLi 2011 (Art Meets Radical Openness) Observing, comparing, reflecting, imitating, testing, combining 12th - 14th May 2011 Kunstuniversität Linz, Hauptplatz 8, 4020 Linz LiWoLi is an open lab and meeting spot for artists, developers and educators using and creating FLOSS (free/libre open source software) and Open Hardware in the artistic and cultural context. LiWoLi is all about sharing skills, code and knowledge within the public domain and discussing the challenges of open practice. This year's event offers an exhibition, artists' workshops and – like every year – lectures, presentations and sound-performances.


LiWoLi 2010 - The Art of „doing it together“
Kunstuniversität Linz

With the development and the use of free and Open Source Software and Hardware the cultural practice of DIY (Do it yourself) emerges. DIY often means to those who practice it to see one’s self-believe and the own strength as a driving force for changes.


Artist Run Data Center
Artist Run Data Center is a virtual residency program by It offers financial support for artists who investigate into phenomenons of our digital everyday life by using remarkably methods. As well accepted are Software projects contributing to the FLOSS Community (free/libre Open Source Software) and projects using Code within the genre FLOSS&Art.

funded by: Bundeskanzleramt Kunst und Kultur, Stadt Linz


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