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Safe Harbours

Place: 
Linz, AT
Site: 
Posthof
Date: 
04.09.1998 - 12.09.1998
nomadic subculture navigators gather under the course of the European Culture Month Linz
Safe Harbours? Why - is it program or attitude, what´s it supposed to do? is it a festival? the unofficial Ars Electronica Off-festival even, as some suggest?

Neither - nor, as we see it here at Time´s Up. It will be a strange gathering place for an assortment of people, artists and theoreticians, scientists and pseudoscientists that are provided with a platform to present their ongoing work. Safe Harbours is more a method than a theme, more a stream of ongoing work shapen into a presentation-event than a spectacle for the masses.

Some of those people have been collaborating on various levels in the past, some do not know each other at all, the common denominator being the people at Time´s Up who see their works related on gut-level and attitude. So yes there is a network between them one that does not have stable nodes, rather a pulsating flow of exchange.

In seven evenings of sampling extravaganza, robotic understatements, flying saucers in real-life culture jams meeting the exploits of found 16mm propaganda wars, reappropriated fashion interactivity for overestimated mindlessness....

DATE EVENTS INSTALLATIONS
everyday
04. & 05.09.98 Gordon Monahan (CAN)

N.A. Baginsky (DE)
Triclops International
08.09.98 Craig Baldwin (USA)


B.O.L.T (USA)


Gordon Monahan (CAN)


N.A. Baginsky (DE)
Nuoc Mam dirndl'N
09.09.98 Craig Baldwin (USA)

B.O.L.T (USA)
Alien New York
Gelatin
10.09.98 Craig Baldwin (USA)

B.O.L.T (USA)
Pen's Bungalow
Gabriele Nagy
11. & 12. 09.98 Staalplaat's Sound of Music featuring

Barbed
(GB)

Musictoerist
(NL)

Negativland
(USA)

People like Us
(GB)
Random Organism
Karthik Swaminathan
Cafe Istanbul
Manuel Schilcher
Appearances: 
Closing The Loop 98
Related Publications: 
Newsletter 2-98 - Closing the Loop
Related Publications: 
Newsletter 3-98 - Bit Rot
Related Publications: 
Newsletter 4-98 - Lost Footage