Identity. Sociality. Body.
What if we simplify multifaceted existence to up to 15 seconds of recorded video? What if we welded a string of hypertextual thoughts (or what if we boil the hypertextual thoughts) to a message written in 15 seconds? What if we transformed the search for mental proximity into a selection of 7 hieroglypics? A finger adhered to the screen. Reactive commentary echoing on the text streets. An expressionless face enveloped in boredom. Real being, virtual being, an eerie being: how many more fits in this sample? Hypertext-based clothing. Digital self-search. Palms facing each other, Hey, who am I there on the other side of the screen? Whether it’s a interpersonal relationship or between (de)fragmented data?… Online identity-defined identities or identity-identities on the Internet are tied up in networks through multimedia social processes. Bodies made up of tissues and fluids hide behind the entirety. Where are their boundaries? Is the “I” on the Internet the “I” or the “other I”? What is inherent in this digital process of identity mediation? The INdisTERNET events that have completed the Capital cycle are moving to new topics and are interested in you this time around.
The main stream of the event will happen through Facebook Live on 27th of May at 19:00. Additionally there will be a couple of more interactions: during all day of the event the Facebook and Instagram profiles of Kaunas Artist’s House will be pulsating with the contents of a reading room through stories, while during 26th a live role-play will happen in Club Penguin. Follow all the information and you will not miss anything!
What is that?
The “INdisTERNET” events are organized by Cultural Infocenter as an attempt to publicly problematize the challenges posed by digitization and to research the cultural impact of internet through unconventional education-entertainment events. The events combine contemporary art, post-internet awareness, informal atmosphere, music, discussions, pleasant tastes, online video previews, academic thought and dis.art. Collage-like course of the event replicates a chaotic narrative of the internet and reflects on a shortened attention span of a contemporary spectator.
“INdisTERNET” combines education with entertainment. It consist of two main parts: active and passive, juxtaposing various workshops with videos and lectures.
dis.art is the world’s leading video art platform working in post-internet precepts. By being aware that internet person is not interested in big books and complex lectures it has the insight that he is still craving for the knowledge hidden within these texts. dis.art library holds around 50 short “edutainment” videos which are the base for “INdisTERNET” events.
“In” – we are somewhere, totally submerged; “DIS” – display, dissolve, disintegrate, disseminate, dislocate; “net” – an all connecting substance in the shape of digital web. Together – “INdisTERNET” – a public attempt to critically dissolve and disintegrate the internet.
Come, it will be edutaining!