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  • Spread @12:29AM, 2015-12-10
    Tags: , cathy van eck, experimental,   

    Cathy van Eck’s Song No 3 

     
  • Titus Toledo @6:31AM, 2015-09-03
    Tags: daniele roccato, experimental, Luigi Ceccarelli, , X-traces   

    X-traces 

     
  • Spread @12:37AM, 2015-09-02
    Tags: experimental, hactivism, new media, Petroglyphomat   

    Petroglyphomat: Messages on Stone 

    The Petroglyphomat is a positive vandalism machine which is the result of Lorenz Potthast’s bachelor thesis “Communication with the Future” at the University of Arts, Bremen. It works as a mobile, computer operated milling machine, that can send messages to a distant future by engraving them into ancient monuments.

    The concept of the Petroglyphomat is a strategical reaction to the technical and financial boundaries which normally limit the possibilities to communicate a message to the future. The idea is to use long existing, important places which most likely will also exist for a long time in the future as infrastructure and expand them with a new communication layer. The machine creates snapshots of our increasingly digitalized environment by converting pixel-based, iconographical symbols into modern stone engravings (petroglyphs).

    The Petroglyphomat is the outcome of a detailed research which is documented in the accompanying book “Communication with the Future”. On a theoretical level the book investigates the historical formation of the concept of a future and the origin of the human desire for perpetuate existence . Also it analyzes existing attempts to conserve communication for a long time, gathers the thoughts and conclusions which led to the concept of the Petroglyphomat and documents its development and usage.

    The whole project offers a substantial theoretical background and an experimental approach for practical philosophizing about the connection between tradition, transience and our understanding of past, present and future.

     
  • Spread @2:20AM, 2015-05-04
    Tags: , experimental, , , , underground   

    spread#18 (bust) now out! 

    49

    Bust open the heart and mind with thought and visual blitzkrieg by Augusto De Luca, Piotr Dumala, Bob Farrell, Ross Van Gogh, Etienne Gros, Theo Jansen, Wolfgang & Christoph Lauenstein, Jerry Levitan & Co., Rosendo M Makabali, Harry Morris, Sierra Nevada, Victor Gabriel Ojeda, Papa Osmubal, Titus Toledo, Jerry Vilhotti, Beth Wittenberg, and Zolloc…

    *here: spread#18 [bust]

     
  • Titus Toledo @3:26AM, 2014-10-11
    Tags: , experimental, laurie anderson, ,   

    Laurie Anderson 

    “The purpose of death is the release of love.” —Laurie Anderson

     
  • Spread @1:41AM, 2014-09-18
    Tags: , aum, death is a door, experimental, om, ,   

    OM 

    Sound sketch from the experimental album “Death is a Door” by Titus Toledo (copyright circa 1995/ release date: 2002).
     

    —Via SoundCloud

     
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