Opening transmediale 2015 CAPTURE ALL

Opening transmediale 2015 CAPTURE ALL

28.01.2015 17:30

Opening programme of transmediale 2015 CAPTURE ALL on Wednesday, 28 January 2015. Free admission.

transmediale 2015 CAPTURE ALL will commence with an opening ceremony on 28 January, 19:00 at Haus der Kulturen der Welt. The ceremony includes speeches as well as interventions by artists participating in this year’s programme.

The welcoming words by Bernd Scherer (HKW) will be followed by a thematic introduction to the festival programme by the artistic director of transmediale Kristoffer Gansing. As a guest speaker, we are pleased to announce the technology activist Peter Sunde (formerly The Pirate Bay). Further, the artists Erica Scourti, Jennifer Lyn Morone, LaTurbo Avedon and Art Is Open Source [AOS]: Salvatore Iaconesi and Oriana Persico will give performances, predictions and sale pitches that introduce key concepts of the festival. In addition, artist and writer Hanne Lippard will do a CAPTURE ALL reading.

Doors of the house already open at 17:30, and tickets are not required for this day. After the ceremony, the installation Sovereign Sisters by The Otolith Group will be screened in the Auditorium. Together with the opening of the house, we will also open our main CAPTURE ALL exhibition and the guest exhibition Time & Motion: Redefining Working Life. The opening programme also includes the video installation Hoax_Canular by Dominic Gagnon, shown in the Theatersaal, activities and drinks in the foyer space and DJs at the Café Global Stage.