Institutional Practice: Interview with Peter Westenberg

Peter Westenberg is an artist and a member of Constant, an artist-run organization in Brussels, active in art and technology. Read More

Forms of Ongoingness, Interview with Femke Snelting and spideralex

Interview with Femke Snelting and spideralex, conducted by Cornelia Sollfrank, 16 September 2018, HeK (House of Electronic Arts Basel). Licensed Read More

Networking Institutions. Interview with Z. Blace

Z. Blace is one of the founders of Multimedia Institut / MaMa in Zagreb. In this interview, he gives an Read More

Hybrid Spaces. Interview with Panayotis Antoniadis

Panayotis Antoniadis is one of the founders of NetHood, a non-profit organization based in Zurich concerned with bridging the digital Read More

The Micropolitics of Publishing. Interview with Eva Weinmayr

Eva Weinmayr is an artist, designer, educator, and researcher based in London. Her long-standing engagement with digital and print publishing Read More

Negotiating Space in Culture and Technology. Interview with Ruth Catlow and Marc Garrett.

Ruth Catlow and Marc Garrett are the co-founders of furtherfield, an artist-led organisation and community platform located in Finsbury Park, Read More

Working with the Paradoxes of Technology, Interview with Marek Tuszynski

In this interview, Marek Tuszynski, one of the two co-founders of Tactical Tech, explains what the goals of their non-profit Read More

Caring for the Public Library, Interview with Marcell Mars & Tomislav Medak

Marcell Mars (researcher and programmer) & Tomislav Medak (philosopher) work together on the project Memory of the World. They use Read More

Expanding Cinema, Interview with Sebatian Lütgert & Jan Gerber

Sebastian Lütgert & Jan Gerber are two artists and programmers who developed the movie database 0xdb and its underlying software Read More

From Notepad to Cultural Resource. The Aesthetics of Crosslinking at Monoskop, Interview with Dušan Barok

Dušan Barok is a researcher, artist and cultural activist based in Amsterdam. His practice involves networked media, participatory events, and Read More

The Practice of Sharing Knowledge, Interview with Sean Dockray

Sean Dockray is an artist and initiator of the knowledge-sharing platforms The Public School and aaaaarg. aaaaarg is an online Read More

Commoning Infrastructures. Promises, challenges, and the role of art. Lecture by Daphne Dragona

Cultural scientist and curator Daphne Dragona talks about alternative community-based network systems and the role art can play in their development. Read More

Feminist Hackspace. Interview with Patricia Reis and Stephanie Wuschitz

Patricia Reis and Stefanie Wuschitz are the founders and members of the trans*feminist hackspace Mz* Baltazars Laboratory, Vienna in Vienna. Read More

Crowd Benefits. Interview with Mauricio O’Brian

Mauricio O’Brian is a co-founder of, a crowdfunding platform foregrounding collective return. The platform was founded in 2011 and Read More

Ecosystems of Writing. Interview with Michael Murtaugh

Michael Murtaugh on active archives and publishing tools, software practice in the context of art and commoning. Read More

Publishing as Commons Practice, Interview with Alessandro Ludovico

Alessandro Ludovico is the co-founder of neural, a printed magazine established in 1993 dealing with new media art, electronic music, Read More

Producing Organizational Aesthetics, Interview with Olga Goriunova

Interview with Olga Goriunova, conducted by Cornelia Sollfrank, 19 October 2017, HeK (House of Electronic Arts Basel). Licensed under a Read More

Experimenting with Institutional Formats, Interview with Laurence Rassel

Interview with Laurence Rassel, conducted by Cornelia Sollfrank, 4 March 2018, HeK (House of Electronic Arts Basel). Licensed under a Read More

Laurence Rassel: Rethinking the Art School

"Institution, instituted, instituting, common, commoning." Talk by Laurence Rassel, 1 March 2018, HeK (House of Electronic Arts Basel). Read More
On the Commons: A Public Interview with Massimo De Angelis and Stavros Stavrides

On the Commons: A Public Interview with Massimo De Angelis and Stavros Stavrides

e-flux Journal #17 - June 2010 An Architektur: The term “commons” occurs in a variety of historical contexts. First of Read More

Commons Are not the Sharing Economy. A comment to Ossewaarde & Reijers (2017)

Ossewaarde, Marinus und Wessel Reijers (2017): „The illusion of the digital commons: ‘False consciousness’ in online alternative economies“, Organization 24/5, Read More

Participation and the commons (in art)

There is an argument to be made that the projects we are looking at here, those that generate commons-like resources, Read More

Organizational Aesthetics: Art Platforms and Cultural Production on the Internet by Olga Goriunova

Art Platforms and Cultural Production on the Internet, Olga Goriunova, Routledge, 2012 Departing from an organizational phenomenon, namely online ‘art Read More

Nothing New Needs to be Created

A critical examination of Kenneth Goldsmith's claim that, today, archiving and writing have become the same. Sollfrank asks, "what might be the function of such a bold assertion – even if it cannot be substantiated?" Read More

The notion of the „commons“

In this research note, I try to clarify what I mean when I use the notion of the „commons“ in Read More
A Framework for Analyzing the Knowledge Commons (KC)

A Framework for Analyzing the Knowledge Commons (KC)

This research note is based on Hess & Ostrom (2007). Not all aspects of their framework are directly relevant to Read More

Olga Goriunova: Next few years of art and commons: on idiosyncratic learners and radical lurkers

Cultural theorist, philosopher, and curator Olga Goriunova focus in her talk on the radical differences between the first 15 years Read More

Commonist Aesthetics

With Commonist Aesthetics, the editorial team Binna Choi (Casco), Sven Lütticken, Jorinde Seijdel (Open!) introduces “the idea of commonism” – Read More