With the IMPAKT Channel, IMPAKT opens its extensive archive of video art to audiences around the globe. Curated programmes created around urgent themes offer works by renowned artists from the earliest days of film and video up to the current day.
Moving images are, in their essence, a visual manipulation; a sequence of still images becomes a moving image.
Games are often seen as a sphere apart or an escape from reality, but is that really true? This program shows the many ways in which game and play are entangled with our daily lives.
Gabriel García Márquez wrote his book ‘Love in the Time of Cholera’ with a special focus on love in various ways. Friendships, marriage, and forbidden love were influenced by the historical time where García Márquez’s characters are placed. Now, how is love in times of technology?
In the 1920s Edward Bernays wondered how he could remove the negative connotations associated with the concept of propaganda, and deploy it in times of peace. In search for an answer, he turned to his uncle Sigmund Freud’s philosophy – of humans being driven by their subconscious desires. Bernays introduced his new concept of ‘public relations’ to American corporations which could use it to make people want things they didn’t need, by linking mass-produced goods to their unconscious desires.
“Monsters are created to embody the fears and anxieties of being human.”