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Take Away (data to go)

Mobile Ö1 Atelier

04.09. - 09.09. | 10:00 - 21:00


As counterpart to the “Circle of Wagons” on Pfarrplatz, the container on the Main Square fulfills the function of a hard disc from which files from the Internet can be downloaded with a free license.

Most of this is data that can easily be found online, but it’s precisely this act of exclusive collection that documents how enormous the Internet’s wealth of freely-available knowledge, information and content really is. This installation is designed above all to counteract the widely-held notion that the act of taking advantage of online resources is generally a matter of piracy and the illegal acquisition of data, a concept that stems from the music industry’s problem with illegal downloading. In addition to the data freely available here, project partners like the ORF – Austrian Broadcasting Company’s radio station Ö1 will be giving away “content for free” like, for example, the Ö1 Postcasts.

September, 4: 4.40 PM

Project Managment: Susi Windischbauer (Ars Electronica), Elke Kellner (Ö1)
in cooperation with Ö1

All Dates:

04.09. 10:00 - 21:00
05.09. 10:00 - 21:00
06.09. 10:00 - 21:00
07.09. 10:00 - 21:00
08.09. 10:00 - 21:00
09.09. 10:00 - 21:00

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