Friday, March 19, 2021

Absolute Power: Rewriting History

With my new artproject Absolute Power I analyse and reflect on power structures and the mechanisms behind them. An important method to establish power is to rewrite history, to change the narration. For the piece Rewriting History: I keep Forgetting Faces I created a software which chooses randomly pictures from Wikipedia and erases with the help of Machine Learning the people in it. The best results I paint in oil. These paintings are to be exhibited along with displays showing the process of the removal.

Another part of future exhibitions is a mounted computer with a bi-color e-paper display which in realtime analyses random pictures from Wikipedia, removes people and uses the fragments to compose new pictures:

Thursday, March 18, 2021

Notstandskomitee: Theme From Space Guards cover

Colorproof for the cover of the upcoming 12" Vinyl of Notstandskomitee Theme From Space Guards arrived today. Happy with the colors, looking forward to the testpressings. Block 4 label is back!


Tuesday, March 16, 2021

Music From block4 Part 4

An eclectic hour of music by artists related to block4, such as Xyramat, Akustikkoppler and Notstandskomitee

Thursday, March 4, 2021

Civil Disobedience compilation

Elektronengehirn released the exclusive track Disruption And Order on the compilation Civil Disobedience, put together by C-Drik and released by Syrphe. The compilation is a benefit project for Myanmar. 89 artists, 42 countries, all providing their time, energy and nice tracks to try to help people in Myanmar. 4 volumes, there's noise, electronica, post-rock, avant-folk, ambient, electroacoustic, dub, techno, hip hop, drone, improvised music and more. The money collected will help to pay for VPNs and help journalists, artists, human rights defenders, etc. in Myanmar.

also check out the other parts: