HAU4-Artist Lab



German /  English /  180 mins.

Rendering of an avatar in front of a laptop. On the screen is an eyeball, which is oriented frontally

How can the internet be understood as a space of possibility beyond the structures of major tech corporations? How can an open and decentralised web be designed? And what can we learn from technologies of the past? Together with artists, theorists, and activists, HAU is looking for alternatives to the platformised internet. At the end of the two-day Artist Lab, we will celebrate with a public tool party, subjecting old and new software to a practical test.

Participating artists are Janne Kummer, Lislis Passing (Heart of Code), Luna Nane, Philip Steimel (machina eX), Leoni Voegelin and Rodolfo Acosta Castro. Tool Party experts include Moving Target Collective (Amelie Goldfuß, Natalie Sontopski).


Concept and realization: Lisa Mara Ahrens (Creative Producer HAU4), Fabian Raith (Artistic collaboration HAU4), Sarah Reimann (Curator HAU4)


  • Past
    Sun 14.5.2023, 16:00 / HAU3 Houseclub

Please register until 12.5. via


Funded by: Fonds Darstellende Künste with funds from the Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and the Media within the framework of NEUSTART KULTUR.

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