EXHIBITION

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INFORMATION ABOUT THE EXHIBITION

Exhibition Guide (PDF⎜1,3 MB)

MEDIA COVERAGE

RADIO:
Interview with Inke Arns, Kompressor, Deutschlandfunk Kultur, 10/21/16

“Maschine statt Mensch”, Kultur am Mittag, WDR 3, 10/21/16

Corso, Kultur nach 3, Deutschlandfunk, 10/21/16

TV:
Lokalzeit aus Dortmund, WDR, 12/12/16

PRINT/ONLINE:
“Maschinen ohne Menschen”, Ruhr Nachrichten, 10/21/16

“Die Welt Ohne Uns”, Deutschlandfunk Online, 10/21/16

“Dunkle Ahnungen”, Peter Ortmann, trailer, 11/26/16

“Die Welt ohne uns”, HEINZ, 10/27/16

“Dunkle Ahnungen”, trailer, 11/26/16

“Die Welt Ohne Uns”, stadtzauber & kulturmagazin, 01/04/17

“Die Welt Ohne Uns”, Kunstforum international, 03/13/17

Gestaltung © JAC-Gestaltung

The World Without Us. Narratives on the age of non-human actors

Dortmunder U | 3rd Floor | 10/22/2016 - 03/05/2017

In „The World Without Us“ humans will be replaced by machines, Artificial Intelligences will be optimized by other AIs and algorithms will be programmed by self-learning algorithms. In this way a radically different, post-anthropocentric world could develop where non-human life forms would eventually prove to be better adaptable than humans. 

The artists in this exhibition explore the possibility of an ecology after man – an age of the post-Anthropocene, in which other “life” forms, such as algorithms, artificial intelligence, artificially created nanoparticles, genetically modified micro-organisms and seemingly monstrous plants, have taken control of the world.

This new era, which has already begun, albeit imperceptibly, is the age of non-human actors.

Artists: Morehshin Allahyari (IR) & Daniel Rourke (GB), Timo Arnall (NO), LaTurbo Avedon (US), Will Benedict (US/FR), David Claerbout (BE), Laurent Grasso (FR), Sidsel Meineche Hansen (DK), Wanuri Kahiu (KE), Ignas Krunglevicius (LT/NO), Mark Leckey (GB), Eva & Franco Mattes (IT/US), Yuri Pattison (GB), Julien Prévieux (FR), Suzanne Treister (GB), Pinar Yoldas (TR/US)

Funded by the German Federal Cultural Foundation
 
Main funders of the HMKV
Dortmunder U - Zentrum für Kunst und Kreativität
Kulturbüro Stadt Dortmund
Ministerium für Familie, Kinder, Jugend, Kultur und Sport des Landes NRW

Partner
Aksioma, Ljubljana

Cultural partner
WDR 3
 
Media partners
HEIMATDESIGN
bodo
coolibri

 



Press

For press handouts and photos please visit our press section.

EVENTS

Tomorrow, 10/20/2017
AFRO-TECH FEST: Exhibition. Talks. Performances. Workshops. Films. Music.
Dortmunder U



Tomorrow, 10/20/2017
Opening of the exhibition “Afro-Tech and the Future of Re-Invention” and the project week “AFRO-TECH FEST”
19:00 | Dortmunder U



Sat, 10/21/2017
AFRO-TECH FEST: Exhibition. Talks. Performances. Workshops. Films. Music.
Dortmunder U



Sat, 10/21/2017
AFRO-TECH FEST: Talks and lectures
11:00 - 19:00 | Dortmunder U



Sat, 10/21/2017
AFRO-TECH FEST: Jean-Pierre Bekolo - Les Saignantes
19:30 | Dortmunder U



Sat, 10/21/2017
AFRO-TECH FEST: Mike Huckaby Sun Ra DJ-Set (Support: Delicious Frequencies)
23:00 | Tanzcafé Oma Doris



Sun, 10/22/2017
AFRO-TECH FEST: Exhibition. Talks. Performances. Workshops. Films. Music.
Dortmunder U



Sun, 10/22/2017
AFRO-TECH FEST: Talks and lectures
11:00 - 19:00 | Werkhalle at Union Gewerbehof



Sun, 10/22/2017
Public Guided Tour “Afro-Tech”
16:00 | Dortmunder U



Mon, 10/23/2017
AFRO-TECH FEST: Exhibition. Talks. Performances. Workshops. Films. Music.
Dortmunder U



Mon, 10/23/2017
AFRO-TECH FEST: Workshop Connecting Anyone to the Internet
18:00 | Rekorder II



Tue, 10/24/2017
AFRO-TECH FEST: Exhibition. Talks. Performances. Workshops. Films. Music.
Dortmunder U



Wed, 10/25/2017
AFRO-TECH FEST: Exhibition. Talks. Performances. Workshops. Films. Music.
Dortmunder U



Thu, 10/26/2017
AFRO-TECH FEST: Exhibition. Talks. Performances. Workshops. Films. Music.
Dortmunder U



Thu, 10/26/2017
Public Guided Tour “Afro-Tech”
18:00 | Dortmunder U



Thu, 10/26/2017
AFRO-TECH FEST: Kapwani Kiwanga – Afrogalactica
20:00 | Dortmunder U



Fri, 10/27/2017
AFRO-TECH FEST: Exhibition. Talks. Performances. Workshops. Films. Music.
Dortmunder U



Fri, 10/27/2017
Lecture with DJ set, short film with live music, talk, Black Cyborg DJ set
19:00 | Künstlerhaus Dortmund



Sat, 10/28/2017
AFRO-TECH FEST: Exhibition. Talks. Performances. Workshops. Films. Music.
Dortmunder U



Sat, 10/28/2017
Curators' Tour: Afro-Tech and the Future of Re-Invention
16:00 | Dortmunder U



Sat, 10/28/2017
AFRO-TECH FEST: Finale
21:00 | Rekorder



Sun, 10/29/2017
Public Guided Tour “Afro-Tech”
16:00 | Dortmunder U



Tue, 10/31/2017
Public Guided Tour “Afro-Tech”
16:00 | Dortmunder U



Wed, 11/1/2017
Public Guided Tour “Afro-Tech”
16:00 | Dortmunder U



Thu, 11/2/2017
Public Guided Tour “Afro-Tech”
18:00 | Dortmunder U



Sat, 11/4/2017
Family Sunday “Afro-Tech”
12:00 - 17:00 | Dortmunder U



Sat, 11/4/2017
Guided tour for children “Afro-Tech”
15:00 | Dortmunder U



Sun, 11/5/2017
Public Guided Tour “Afro-Tech”
16:00 | Dortmunder U



Thu, 11/9/2017
Public Guided Tour “Afro-Tech”
18:00 | Dortmunder U



Sun, 11/12/2017
Public Guided Tour “Afro-Tech”
16:00 | Dortmunder U



GALLERY

Video

THE WORLD WITHOUT US. NARRATIVES ON THE AGE OF NON-HUMAN ACTORS from Hartware MedienKunstVerein on Vimeo.

HMKV VIDEO // The World Without Us
22 October 2016 - 5 March 2017
HMKV at Dortmunder U

In „The World Without Us“ humans will be replaced by machines, Artificial Intelligences will be optimized by other AIs and algorithms will be programmed by self-learning algorithms. In this way a radically different, post-anthropocentric world could develop where non-human life forms would eventually prove to be better adaptable than humans.

The artists in this exhibition explore the possibility of an ecology after man – an age of the post-Anthropocene, in which other “life” forms, such as algorithms, artificial intelligence, artificially created nanoparticles, genetically modified micro-organisms and seemingly monstrous plants, have taken control of the world.This new era, which has already begun, albeit imperceptibly, is the age of non-human actors.

Artists: Morehshin Allahyari (IR) & Daniel Rourke (GB), Timo Arnall (NO), LaTurbo Avedon (US), Will Benedict (US/FR), David Claerbout (BE), Laurent Grasso (FR), Sidsel Meineche Hansen (DK), Wanuri Kahiu (KE), Ignas Krunglevicius (LT/NO), Mark Leckey (GB), Eva & Franco Mattes (IT/US), Yuri Pattison (GB), Julien Prévieux (FR), Suzanne Treister (GB), Pinar Yoldas (TR/US)

Curated by Inke Arns.

Funded by the German Federal Cultural Foundation


Main funders of the HMKV

Dortmunder U - Centre for Art and Creativity
Ministerium für Familie, Kinder, Jugend, Kultur und Sport des Landes NRW

Partner

Aksioma, Ljubljana

Cultural partner 

WDR 3


Media partners 

HEIMATDESIGN

bodo
coolibri

Videoproduction by David Figura (kulturfilm.eu)
Music: Silent Assassin - LookingBackForward
Silent Assassin - AsianNightmares

Picture Gallery


Picture Gallery


Picture Gallery