New Zeigerpointers! The media force people to point at nothing... again!
We define the 'Zeigerpointer' as images (in the scope of printed media reporting) of crime scenes, locations of accidents as well as other locations in which some kind of thing has happened that can no longer be seen because the reported happening is already over and no traces are visible (either because none were produced or because they were already removed during the reinstatement of the status quo). Because in these cases there is nothing to take a picture of, the photo journalist generally asks certain people – eyewitnesses, concerned parties or somebody in charge – to point to the spot where 'it' happened. 'Zeigerpointers' can unambiguously be defined with a couple of criteria they have to fulfil and therefore distinguish them from other pictures of people pointing at something. The reported event must not be visible through any other means than the pointing at the spot where 'it' happened.
We got new examples! Look and point at them!
New submiddons! monochrom's collection of typos: 'Toyps!'
We need your errors!
Sierra Zulu presents: Max Grodenchik and Dirk Stermann
Today we are delighted being able to brag about new Absichtserklärungen by Max Grodénchik and Dirk Stermann!
Max will play an American. And Dirk a German. No surprises. And no, we won't give away more information.
Arse Elektronika @ Sexual Cultures Conference, Brunel University
Sierra Zulu: Interview on Futurezone
Futurezone's Dan Taylor interviewed director Johannes Grenzfurthner on the production process and philosophy of Sierra Zulu.
Whether the residents of Soviet Unterzoegersdorf realize it or not, their small village is under scrutiny. With an explosion happening inside Soviet territory, the small group of UN peacekeeping soldiers stationed at it’s borders are about to be thrown into a conspiracy of industrial espionage, a media frenzy, and political intrigue.Link (to full article)
monochrom is an art-technology-philosophy group having its seat in Vienna and Zeta Draconis. monochrom is an unpeculiar mixture of proto-aesthetic fringe work, pop attitude, subcultural science, context hacking and political activism. Our mission is conducted everywhere, but first and foremost in culture-archeological digs into the seats (and pockets) of ideology and entertainment. monochrom has existed in this (and almost every other) form since 1993.
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