Virtual Affects / Greg Kappes / Vorspiel CTM + Transmediale

26 Jan 2019 – 2 Feb 2019

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Opening Saturday, January 26, 2019 18:00 - 22:00
Duration: Until February 2, 2019
Visit: Tuesday to Saturday 12-6pm.

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Berlin, Germany


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For the Vorspiel as part of Transmediale and CTM Festival 2019, Greg Kappes b. 1994 (USA/DE), will present a series of interactive, participatory installation and performance works centered around the spontaneous, fluid nature of community building and empathy.


Kappes aims not only to recuperate our often strained relationships with technology by facilitating novel interaction, play, and connection, but also to show the possibility of molding technology to our own needs. With benevolent and playful methods, he masterminds a seductive system of approaches to reexamine the ways in which we relate to technology: Do we control our devices or do they control us? In one work, participants are led through a sort of choreography using only their cellphones and instructions provided by a website. This leads to an immersive shared experience that emphasizes our digital interconnectedness. But is this network virtual or is it embodied in the space?


About GlogauAIR
GlogauAIR is an art space and residency in a historic building in Kreuzberg open to new ideas and interchange

Founded in 2006 by the artist Chema Alvargonzález, GlogauAIR is a non-profit organization for artists from all disciplines to expand their practice in terms of materials, formats and style.

Specialty drinks and craft beers provided by community-based event partner Bei CRAFT

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Greg Kappes


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