Archive for February, 2016

This Techno-Industrialist Fetish, Is it WOMB ENVY ?!

Sunday, February 28th, 2016


So maybe now you’re starting to wonder what all this new A.I. “Space Race”  is about… We don’t know about you, but our newsfeed is flooded with items about ROBOTS ! And THINKING Robots !
Well, some of our XLterrestrial analysts have started wondering what’s going on – you know, the big picture ! Especially after [...]

The Institute of Unchartered Waters, a C-KiNO #51 afterward…

Thursday, February 25th, 2016

Looking in search engines for an image of “unchartered waters” unveils a predominantly hideous eye-gouging collection of cheap graphic designs for a popular corporate game product. Interesting and disturbing how this title in the net world could render all other meanings of the phrase as secondary or insignificant.

One might imagine these infantile + torturous game [...]

CiTiZEN KiNO #51 : Unmapping Existence + Unchartered Waters

Thursday, February 11th, 2016

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< 17.02 > CiTiZEN KiNO #51: Unmapping Existence + Unchartered Waters at Spektrum, Berlin, 20:00h
The frackbook invite
The C-kino #51 Titan Pad for sharing ideas, media + resources

In part, a response to both the tsunami of metadata-like introspection of “conversation pieces” at Transmediale * and the coming 2 weeks of shrinkwrapped spectacles and celebrity-itis of [...]

The Launch of DiEM25 in Btropolis, 09.02.16

Wednesday, February 10th, 2016




Amazing debates were already unfolding around the initiative to form a new Democracy in Europe Movement – DIEM25 ( and the Manifesto ) on Monday in Berlin  …
A roundtable discussion w/ Talk Real – with Yanis Varoufakis, Marisa Matias, S. Sierakowski, V. Orazzini, Lorenzo Marsili … … skip to VID START: 19m:38s -  “Enjoy” [...]

XLterrestrials on Transmediale 2016 || v.2: Welcome to The Errors Of Tomorrow …

Saturday, February 6th, 2016

If one could say it one image…
No time yet to write down all our impressions of Transmediale 2016 so far… a little overwhelmed by all the insights and the entangled festival formats … 1.5 more days of programming and workshops …. stay tune … the XLterrestrials will attempt to analyze all the straaange, unsettling [...]

XLterrestrials on Transmediale 2016 || v.1: Faustian Shadows + Conversation Desserts

Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016

{ image for Transmediale Vorspiel 2016 * }
< FEb 3-7 >  Transmediale 2016, HKW in Berlin
v.1: Faustian Shadows + Conversation Desserts
( desserts or deserts? … guess it depends on who you’re talking to, and whose picking up the tab )

XLterresrials are pouring over the Transmediale 2016 catalogue program for this years ” Conversation Piece ” [...]