Transmediale.09: Deep North
The city of Berlin is preparing for this year's transmediale.09, an international festival of Media Arts established in 1988. In good tradition, transmediale kicks off with a grand opening on January 27th, just shortly before the opening of the Berlin International Film Festival.
This year, the curators have taken on the theme “Deep North,” looking at the broader scape of human interaction with global systems. Their site reads:
In the context of climate change, transmediale.09 reflects on the urgency to read global events in fundamentally new ways, developing new cultural vocabularies factoring the autonomous and critical nature of art into the complexity of these equations.