In a couple of weeks time, berlin media art festival and conference transmediale will start again. this year's topic "afterglow" will investigate the darker sides of post-digital culture, such as e-waste, dumps and mines as well as security issues.
The conference's three sections discuss digital materialities ("An afterglow of the mediatic"), strategic infrastructures ("Hashes to Ashes" and the body of the digital ("Will you be my TRASHURE?").
More to follow soon.