Sakamoto desu ga? (Haven’t You Heard? I’m Sakamoto)
From the first day of school, a new student has taken the spotlight all to himself. Everything he does is cool, cooler, and coolest! He’s so stylish in everything—studying, cleaning, eating, doing jobs, the list goes on—that he’s totally the coolest! Who is he? Well, Haven’t You Heard? I’m Sakamoto.
ERROR – The Art of Imperfection” opens on 17 November 2018 and can be experienced until 17 February 2019. (Linz/Berlin)
ERROR – The Art of Imperfection
Every child learns in school to avoid mistakes. To err may be human, but that doesn’t make it desirable. On the contrary – we spend our whole lives trying to downplay, correct, mitigate or cover up our mistakes. A Sisyphean task, considering that ERROR is a constant presence in our lives. At the same time, it is the very mistakes and failures we fear that repeatedly give rise to celebrated innovations, fostering new things and the progress that goes along with them. “ERROR – The Art of Imperfection” takes an artistic approach to exploring what choices we have for taking action in this context or, to put it more precisely, what choices we must create.
Invisible and yet threatening. The EMAP/EMARE project “aqua_forensic” by Robertina Šebjanič and Gjino Šutić is investigating human pollution in the oceans. It is the result of their residency at Ars Electronica. The second Open Call for a EMAP/EMARE residency runs until December 3, 2018.