Interview with artist Derek Holzer [USA / DE]: How to drive a nail with a mobile phone, Youth Center CK13, Novi Sad


14.01. Wednesday, 7 pm, Interview with artist Derek Holzer: How to drive a nail with a mobile phone

Place: Youth Center CK13

Vojvode Bojovića 13, Novi Sad, Admission free!

The fastest way to make "new media" work look outdated right now is to use the latest cutting-edge technology, software, or device. From
For this reason, most of my work in the field of art and technology is
I try to avoid toys that are in trend, like Flash or
iPhone, and instead I strive to create unique tools, interfaces, and experiences using the most basic technology tool: open source software such as Pure Data, or electronics I assemble myself, consisting of by-products of the military and commercial communications systems industry. In this talk, I’ll talk about some of the earlier and projects I’m currently working on like Acoustic.Space.Lab, TONEWHEELS and the Ouroboros Orchestra, “Caveman Electronics”
cooperation for 8 players, as well as ideas about techno-primitivism and other cultural provocations.

Holzer (USA, 1972) is a sound artist with experience in the fields of radio, web streaming, and ambient sound recording. Started
is to work with Pure Data software in 2001. Since then, he has also taught
performed with this program throughout Europe, in the USA, Brazil, and in Novi
Zealand. He publishes his works under the music labels Nexsound, Sirr,
and / OAR and Gruenrekorder, and has initiated several internet projects for
outdoor recording and collaborative music landscapes, including is currently writing a beginner's guide to Pure Data