The Future of Demonstration

October 31–November 11, 2017



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October 31

20h Episode 1


The al-Araqib Museum of Struggle

Forensic Architecture

ABSTRACT / recorded live stream»

in english


Aziz al-Turi (Bedouin Activist). Forensic Architecture Team: Ariel Caine (Coordinator) Eyal Weizman (Principle Investigator)

EVENING DRAMATURGY: Ariel Caine & Manu Luksch. SOUND DESIGN: Mukul. VOICE: Anna Mendelssohn. INTERPRETOR: Inas Altaweel.


Film / live-broadcast: Manu Luksch



Ground Truth: The al-Araqib Museum of Struggle, 2017. Forensic Architecture Project team: Forensic Architecture Team: Ariel Caine (coordinator), Eyal Weizman (principle investigator), Franc Camps-Febrer, Omar Ferwati, Samaneh Moafi, Christina Varvia, and Sarah Nankivell. Collaborators: Aziz al-Tūri, Umar al-Ghubari (Zochrot), Sayakh al-Tūri (al-Araqīb), Nuri al-Uqbi, Debbie Farber (Zochrot), Hagit Keysar (Public Lab), Oren Ziv (Activestills), Alina Schmuch, Jan Kiesswetter, Princeton Univerisity Conflict Shoreline Course, Forensic Architecture MA (MAFA) at Centre for Research Architecture, Goldsmiths Collaborating organisations: Zochrot, Public Lab, ActiveStills, Negev Coexistence Forum for Civil Equality (NCF), Association of Unrecognised Villages, and The Law Office of Michael Sfard

from 22h / free admission
Sound Tapestries: Mukul (London)
November 1
Workshop: 10 - 12h + 13 - 16h / free admission »RSVP«
Civic Science and the View from Above WORKSHOP DETAILS
PRESENTATIONS: 18h / free admission »RSVP«
Granular Realism:
New activist possibilities within the changing spatial condition of photography

Moderator: Noit Banai. Participants: Ariel Caine, FA. Aziz al-Turi, Bedouin Activist.


November 2

20h Episode 2


Xenofeminism, Robotics and Machinic Promiscuity

ABSTRACT / recorded live stream»

in english


Laboria Cuboniks: Diann Bauer, Katrina Burch, Helen Hester, Patricia Reed

bAm: Christoph Müller.

H.A.U.S.: Christoph Hubatschke, Christoph Müller, Oliver Schürer.


coding: Stephanie Gross, Brigitte Krenn, Friedrich Neubarth. interaction scripting: Christian Fiedler, Patrick Lechner. humanoid scripting: Clara Haider, Matthias Hirschmanner. sound by Yoneda Lemma, with Joy Mariama Smith and epsilon machines. rotational speaker: Robert Pravda. performance: Joana da Silva.

Film / live-broadcast: Michael Loizenbauer

from 22h / free admission
November 3
PANEL DISCUSSION 18h / free admission »RSVP«

with: Mark Coeckelbergh, Clara Haider, Helen Hester, Janina Loh, Kristian Lukic, Christoph Müller, Oliver Schürer, Robert Trappl, Christiana Tsiourti, Marlies Wirth.



November 4

20h Episode 3


Synthetic Future Islands
and the Tragedy of Outer Space

ABSTRACT / recorded live stream»

in english


a.ACHAT with Malte Gruner, Daniel Colucciello Barber, Stefan Becker, Hannes Broecker, Nikolaus Gansterer, James Hoff, Barbara Imhof, Margarete Jahrmann, Marian Kaiser, D. Kaufman, Jonas Loh, Fred Rapid, Klaus Schafler, Claudia Schötz, Christina Wessely. VOICE: Anna Mendelssohn.


Film / live-broadcast: Emma Rosa Simon

from 22h / free admission
Sound: Jonas Loh (Berlin)
November 5
OPEN DISCUSSION 18h / free admission »RSVP«

with: Daniel Colucciello Barber, Stefan Becker, Hannes Broecker, Barbara Imhof, Margarete Jahrmann, Jonas Loh, Marian Kaiser, Klaus Schafler, Claudia Schötz and Christina Wessely.



November 6

20h Episode 4


An Environment of Living Cells, Voices, Soundscapes, Text, Bodies and Distillation Processes giving birth to a Conceptual Narration on Biotechnological Divination.

ABSTRACT / recorded live stream»
(in german with english subtitles)


Ildiko Babos, Haymon Maria Buttinger, Nehle Dick, Thomas Feuerstein, Swintha Gersthofer, Jens Hauser, Didi Kern, Bernhard Loibner, Christian Reiner, Peter Szely. VOICE: Anna Mendelssohn.


Film / live-broadcast: Wolfgang Rebernik

from 22h / free admission
November 7
SEMINAR 18h / free admission »RSVP«

with: Wladimir Velminski, Walter Seitter, Jens Hauser,
Klaus Spiess & Lucie Strecker, Julius Deutschbauer and Ann Liv Young.



November 8

20h Episode 5


Burning Money. Burning Value. Burning Trust.

A cryptoeconomic theatre piece in multiple blocks.

ABSTRACT / recorded live stream»

in english


Binär, Jaya Klara Brekke, Lauan Luciano de Brito, Florentin Franco, Nils Gabriel, Max Hampshire, Max Gurresch, Jan Groos, Sunny King, Jürgen Kleft, Johannes Leutgeb, Laura Lotti, Peter Moosgaard, Andrew Newman, Rachel Rose O'Leary, Paul Rieger, Brett Scott, Boris Tarasiewicz, Matthias Tarasiewicz, terra0, Chris J Villafuerte, Sophie-Carolin Wagner, Stefanie Wuschitz, Alex Yang, Markus Zimmermann.


Film / live-broadcast: Jan Groos & Max Gurresch.
from 22h / free admission
November 9
OPEN PANEL DISCUSSION 18h / free admission »RSVP«

with: Jaya Klara Brekke, Max Hampshire, Johannes Leutgeb, Laura Lotti, Matthias Tarasiewicz.



November 11 19h

LOCATION: Alte Schmiede !

Volkmar Klien - electronics, Hannes Löschel - Rhodes electric piano


- Track on Soundcloud

October 31– November 11


The publishing collective continent. works in the interstitial spaces between scholarly and artistic, intellectual and performative modes of inquiry. It will explore how publishing becomes public-making – how the episode collectives discover, work and act together – distributed, collective, synchronic, autonomous and connective. It will establish experimental / experiential encounters – through dialogues, interviews, lectures, interventions, workshops, dinners, walks etc. – with the aim of expanding often limited conversations to wider audiences in transparent but enchanting ways at the venue and in the continent. online journal.

October 30 – November 19


The artist Sylvia Eckermann was invited by UNIQA Insurance Group to create a light installation for the LED facade of its headquarters in the Vienna‘s city center. Her light installation will be a widely visible landmark for the art series The Future of Demonstration.

UNIQA Tower, Untere Donaustraße 21, 1020 Vienna