!Mediengruppe Bitnik


!Mediengruppe Bitnik, Ashley Madison Angels at Work in Berlin, 2017, 5 channel video installation, Full HD, 16:9, sound, loop; LCD screens, trolley, stands, cables, pink neon lights, 10:07 English/German, Dimensions variable

 

!Mediengruppe Bitnik, Opera Calling, 2007, single channel video, Full HD, 16:9, sound, loop, 08:52 German/English

 

!Mediengruppe Bitnik, Solve this captcha: Is anybody home lol, 2016, Neon Sign, 8mm white glas tubes, transformer, 83 x 447 cm

 

!Mediengruppe Bitnik, Surveillance Chess, 2012, single channel video, Full HD, 16:9, sound, loop; suitcase containing video transmitter, antenna, battery, chess computer, 07:00 English

 


Exhibition view, Digitale Demenz (Artificial Intelligence), 2015

 


!Mediengruppe Bitnik, Random Darknet Shopper – The Bots Collection, 2015
3 channel video installation, TVs, computers, cabling, wooden wall mounts
4:51 min loop, size variable

 


!Mediengruppe Bitnik, NIKE Air Yeezy 2 The Random Darknet Shopper – The Bots Collection, Item #7, 2015, urethane rubber cast, 17,5 x 29,8 x 11 cm per shoe

 

!Mediengruppe Bitnik, Fire Brigade Masterkeys Set The Random Darknet Shopper – The Bots Collection, Item #1, 2015, urethane rubber cast, 14 x 12 x 0,8 cm

CV

!Mediengruppe Bitnik
Carmen Weisskopf, born 1976
Domagoj Smoljo, born 1979
live and work in Berlin

Prizes, Grants and Residencies (selection)

2017 Prix de la Société des Arts Genève, Geneva
2016 Honorary Mention Prix Ars Electronica, Linz
2015 Artists Stipend, City of Zurich
2014 Swiss Art Award, Switzerland
Art On Your Screen, ZKM Karlsruhe
Work Grant, Migros Kulturprozent, Zürich
2013 Golden Cube, 30th Kassel Documentary Film and Video Festival, Kassel
2012 Work Grant and Residency, Constant Variable Brussels

Solo exhibitions (selection)

2017 Société des Arts Genève, Palais de l’Athénée, Genève
Come Chat With Me, ArtLab, EPFL, Lausanne
Is anybody home lol, EIGEN + ART Lab, Berlin
Desperate times call for desperate measures, lol, Swissnex San Francisco, San Francisco
2016 Jusqu’ici Tout Va Bien, Centre Culturel Suisse, Paris
Welcome To Ecuador (featuring Adam Harvey), Zoo Gallery, Nantes
Post/Drone, Galerija Drugo More, Rijeka
Random Darknet Shopper, Aksioma, Ljubljana
2015 H333333333K, Art in Public Space, Haus of Electronic Arts Basel, Basel
Random Darknet Shopper, Horatio Junior, London
2014 Delivery for Mr. Assange, Helmhaus, Zurich
2011 Questions/Noise, Substitut, Berlin
2010 Too Big To Fail / Too Small To Succeed, SPACE Gallery, London
Jusqu‘ici tout va bien, Espace MultimeÅLdia Gantner, Belfort
2007 Download Finished, Cabaret Voltaire, Zurich
Opera Calling, Cabaret Voltaire, Zurich

Group exhibitions (selection)

2017 DA Fest, National Academy of Art, Sofia
Action!, Kunsthaus Zürich, Zurich
Tomorrows – Urban Fictions for Possible Futures, Onassis Cultural Center, Athens
How Much of This is Fiction, House of Electronic Arts Basel, Basel
(DYS-)Tropism, Super Dakota, Brussels
Lanceurs d’alerte, La Gaîté Lyrique, Paris
Dadaclub.online, Spazio Contemporanea, Brescia
2016 The Glass Room: NYC, Soho Store Front, New York
House of Impressions. Wandering with a Troubadour, The Pushkin State Museum, Moscow
Digital Dark, Public Access Gallery, Chicago
Lodz Design Festival, Art Centre Lodz, Lodz
CyberArts 2016 – Prix Ars Electronica, OK Centrum Linz, Linz
L’image volée, Fodazione Prada, Milan
Digital Archives, Kunstverein Hannover, Hannover
Nervous Systems, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin
Prix Mobilière, artgéneve, Geneva
2015 Thing Nothing, Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven
Digitale Demenz (Artificial Intelligence), Eigen+art Lab, Berlin
GLOBALE: Infosphere, Center for Art and Media, Karlsruhe
3rd Ural Industrial Biennial of Contemporary Art, Yekaterinburg
Wasting time on the Internet 2.0, Kunsthalle, Düsseldorf
2014 Cosmos, The Shanghai Minsheng 21st Century Museum, Shanghai
Swiss Art Awards, Basel
大声展 – Get it louder, Biennial, Beijing
2013 Monitoring, Kunstverein Kassel, Dokfest, Kassel
BiennaleOnline 2013, Artplus.com, Internet
2011 Together in Electric Dreams. Abwesende Anwesenheit, HEK, Basel
2010 Hacking the City, Museum Folkwang, Essen