Archive for January, 2008

transmediale 08 : dorkbot Bln#5, spider webs and moving forests, measuring the electro shock…

Monday, January 28th, 2008

[ imagery from Kurosawa's Throne of Blood and ]
The unofficial opening of Transmediale 08 festival ( kicks off 2nite, 28.1.08 at C-base ( the space station/ e.V. cooperative for geek culture enthusiasts ) with the 5th annual installment of Dorkbot Berlin, which is the international rhizome of salons under the banner of people [...]

Transmediale 2008: Conspire

Thursday, January 24th, 2008

Transmediale, a festival which began in 1988 as a kind of video appendage to the Berlinale Film Fest, gradually shifted to become a wide-scope medium through which to explore digital culture in all its revolutionary glory … and dubious constructs. Perhaps this year’s theme ” Conspire” has the unenviable but urgent task to shed more [...]

EFF celebrates 17 years of defending freedom in the digital world

Saturday, January 12th, 2008

If you’re in the SF Bay Area on Jan. 15th you can join The Electronic Frontier Foundation in celebrating 17 years of their pioneering efforts to fight for our digital rights at the 111 Minna Gallery in Soma. For all the party details check here. And wherever you are, you can get plugged into the [...]

Last day of mikro.FM’s Radiowoche???

Wednesday, January 9th, 2008

On the 9th day of Radiowoche 2008, mikro.FM invites guests from a wide spectrum of Berlin communities ( and beyond) such as dj nordpolzigeuner und dj mona, guests from der koepi (where all punk bands from the east eventually land, so we’ve been told ), reports from funkhaus uelzen, freies radio wendland, and a [...]

Day 8 of mikro.FM’s RadioWoche 2008

Tuesday, January 8th, 2008

Day 8: Radiogeschichte BRD / Brandenburg
The last 2 days left in the mikro.FM project focuses on the history and current activities of free radio projects in BRD – Germany. Some special guests will be coming into the studio throughout the day. Wolfgang Mueller (photo in studio) from Die Toedliche Doris, Janusz Dewoyciechowski about deutsch/polnisch/russisches theater [...]

mikro.FM Radiowoche 2008: in the news + banners + Day 8

Tuesday, January 8th, 2008

STANDBY: Technical difficulties with server, the mikro.FM site is currently down (from about 1:00h -jan.8 ) , it is now 12:52 – jan.8 and we have located the problem and should be back in the next hour/minutes… But if you have already connected to the stream it is likely still in your cache and stream [...]

Radiowoche – Tag 4: North America, media consolidation and frequencies in the wild

Friday, January 4th, 2008

The 4th day of Liberation Radio Week covers North American community radio/media projects. Full story and many radio active links here:

Day 1 of mikro.FM’s RadioWoche 2008

Wednesday, January 2nd, 2008

The first day of RadioWoche 2008, the project of, now based at the new bootlab location at Tacheles ( Oranienburgerstr. 54) , kicked in with radio plays and “senderpausen”, and a live transmission xchange with Radio Blau in Leipzig.

Day 2 begins with soldering and transmitter building workshop at noon, and later in the program [...]