The Spectre of People

ON THE MOVE, IMMATERIALLY

The Spectre of People is a virtual demonstration and participatory art project where a citizen movement is given an immaterial form.

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Interrupting the Everyday

MAKE YOUR ISSUES PUBLIC!

Snaking through our cities, often going unnoticed, are hundreds of adverts on digital screens that follow us as we journey through the city. Interrupting the Everyday is a project by m-cult and Tactical Technology Collective to rethink our urban environment and to reclaim some of these spaces for issues that affect our society. Together with a group of activists, community groups and designers, we will create campaigns that make visible and public, issues that are meaningful but not covered in mainstream media. These campaigns aim to open new perspectives to citizens everyday experiences of the city and its political underpinnings. Read more…

Future of the Square

DEBATE ON LASIPALATSI SQUARE AND ITS PUBLIC SIGNIFICANCE

In 2015, construction work will begin at the Lasipalatsi Square in the context of the new Amos Anderson Art Museum project to be finished in 2017. How should the square be re-thought so that it will provide a space for action for citizens and artists alike? These are some of the questions to be addressed by the debate on The Future of the Square, which is a co-operation between the To the Square 2 project and Media Facades.

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I, Cloud / Uncharted

THE DESERT OF NET ECONOMY

What is left of us if the cloud servers are destroyed in a global environmental crisis? The new pieces by Timo Bredenberg, I, Cloud and Uncharted, present an interpretation of the landscape beyond our technological reality – a dystopia where the infrastructures of net capitalism have been deserted.
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Robin Hood

TOUCH AND FEEL THE CAPITAL – AND MAKE IT YOUR OWN!

There is no outside of global financial capitalism so we have to find ways to work within it. Robin Hood – a cooperative fusing economy, art and activism works towards new forms of economy and organisation.  For Media Facades Festival 2013, Robin Hood created an interactive campaign including a 3-day workshop and an  urban installation. Read more…

News Transformation Agency

REWRITE THE NEWS!

What if we could experience daily news in a more personal way – and script a different future while doing so? The News Transformation Agency is a new project by artist group YKON, internationally known for their participatory projects dealing with utopian issues. The project approaches the overwhelming aspect of global news as a potential platform for civic action – for local, emotional and transformative standpoints.  Read more…

Artvertiser Helsinki

YOUR ART HERE?

The “improved reality” project Artvertiser by Julian Oliver and Damian Stewart replaces billboard advertising with art – virtually. In the Artvertiser Helsinki workshop, May 4-6, 2011, artists and designers reworked urban visuals and shared the results with citizens on an urban walk. Read more…