The Influencers presents practices that cross over and beyond traditional definitions of art, computer engineering, design, performance and entertainment.
The festival is part of a research project that began in Bologna, Italy, in 2000 under the name ‘Digital is not analog’ and has gradually focused on exploring controversial strategies for radical intervention in mass communication. They may make use of revolutionary technological tools such as the internet or p2p networks, act by breaking into popular culture (mainstream media, pop music, advertising), or twist marketing strategies and show no mercy in taking over the imagery of the most out-of-control consumerism.> Read all
From April 7th to the 9th
carrer Montalegre 5, Barcelona
thursday April 7th
20.30h Dragan Zivadinov / NSK / Noordung Kosmocinetic Cabinet
friday April 8th
17h "Ceský Sen - Czech Dream". Film by Vít Klusák and Filip Remunda 95' - DVD.
Original version with English and Spanish subtitles
saturday April 9th
17h "The Yes Men" film by Chris Smith, Dan Ollman, Sarah Price 78' - DVD
Original version with Spanish subtitles
19h Eddo Stern
20.30h Marko Peljhan
22h The Yes Men
Josh On is a free-lance designer living in San Francisco. He is best known as the maker of several web projects such as The Anti War Game, Communiculture and especially They Rule and Exxon Secrets. These are interactive mapping systems that aim to provide a glimpse of some of the relationships of the US ruling class (They Rule) and the connections between the giant Exxon corporation and "scientific" anti-environmental think tanks.