On the Back End of Internet Culture

“Through his prolific output of installations and performances around the world, Aram Bartholl dissects the back end of new media, shedding light on the capitalist imperatives that have come to dominate and track our every click and tap. How can we navigate the current – and future – digital landscape relinquishing our agency as internet users? Ahead of his upcoming show at SMAC in Berlin, where he lives and works, Bartholl shares his take on surveillance capitalism, selfie culture, and what to expect at his new exhibition (hint: there’s a disco ball.)”

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Feature commissioned by Cee Cee Creative in 2019
Photo credit: Pamina Aichhorn

Anna Dorothea Ker