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Joseph DeLappe: In Drones We Trust! (2014- )

The group intervention In Drones We Trust! is an on-going project, which started in 2014 in the USA and Europe. With a minimal intervention on banknotes is inviting visitors to print political motives onto their...

Tristan Perich: Tone Patterns Study #2 (2018)

The work Tone Patterns Study #2 is an addition to Perich’s project Noise Patterns, in which he is researching the shaping and stressing of digital sound. In Tone Patterns, cascading harmonies of 1-bit tones create...

Bojana Petković: Swamp Orchestra (2015)

Swamp Orchestra re-creates the specific sound eco-system of a swamp. It places light as a pre-condition for the existence of swamp animals and, consequently, their sounds. The installation reflects the interplay between nature and machine,...

Marco Barotti: Swans (2016)

The Swans installation consists of 8 satellite dishes, typical residues of our time that represent mass media. The swans, brought to life by sound, wind and water, peacefully float in the water, and merge with...

Adam Basanta: Sunken Treasures (2018)

Ancient remains, floating at the bottom of the ocean. Discarded, or shipwrecked, drowned. The speed in which technologies are thrown away creates a quiet ecosystem with a slow pulse. Whose lives were these? Even as...

Tomas Nordmark: The Neck (2019)

The Neck is an eight channel, 24-minute-long composition work made by London-based, Swedish electronic music composer Tomas Nordmark. The poem “Näcken” by Swedish poet E.J. Stagnelius (1821–1823) serves as a point of departure for the...

Jörg Piringer: darkvoice space=time (2019)

darkvoice is an album and a set of videos reflecting on the role of spoken language in the age of pervasive and permanent electronic surveillance. Exclusively made from manipulated voice, sinister typography and digital technology—frames...

Hannah Catherine Jones: Owed To Bussa 2.0 (2019)

Owed to Bussa (2016) is the first in Hannah Catherine Jones’ Diasporic Oweds series of investigations into her own embodied Afrofuturism. Newly reconfigured as an installation, Jones infuses the historical figure of Bussa with her sense...

CHAINES: The Prototype In The Attic (2019)

Green Four Forest.. Oak Stump.. Tree Creature.. Witch Fruit.. These are a few of the ingredients in CHAINES’ object based, tactile card game. Playing without looking– intuition and circumstance, un-augmenting reality across place and time....

Ross Manning: Ambient Painting (2019)

Ambient Paintings (2017– ) are a series of ongoing works inspired by availability/detritus, incidence/ambience and form in space. Using a selection of dichrohic glass filters– a hidden component used in the manufacture data projectors– emergent...

patten: FLEX Constellation (SNC0919) (2019)

FLEX Constellation (SNC0919) extends the world of patten’s new transmedia project FLEX – combining fragments of liquified, hi-tech sound with evocative image and text to create a physical intervention within the gallery space. Set within...

Zimoun: 1 prepared DC-motor, cotton ball, cardboard box 23x23x6cm (2012)

Using simple and functional components, Zimoun builds architecturally-minded platforms of sound. Exploring mechanical rhythm and flow in prepared systems, his installations incorporate commonplace industrial objects. In an obsessive display of simple and functional materials, these...

Jorge Rodriguez-Gerada: Expectation (2008)

The giant face of Obama is a trademark of hope, freedom and equality and simultaneously their fragility. The Expectation project megalomanised this image of hope through which people’s trust was marketed, but also cut through...

Karina Smigla-Bobinski: ADA (2011)

Filled up with helium, “ADA” floats freely in the room, a transparent, membrane-like globe, spiked with charcoals that leave marks on the walls, ceilings and floors. “ADA” produces these marks quite autonomously, although it can...

Nik Nowak: Panzer (2011)

Nik Nowak‘s Panzer is a sound system made from the metal frame of a garbage container that works on the principle of hydraulics. It is made in the manner of Jamaican sound systems but places itself...

Ohira + Bonilha: Psychophone (2014)

Developed between 1972 and 1974 by Franz Seidl, an austrian electrical engineer, this device is intended to improve ITC (instrumental transcommunication) by using three different methods simultaneously: broadband receiver, self-sender radio transceiver and a high...

Wolfgang Bittner: Saccades (2011 – 2016)

The Saccades Portraits make use of a person’s gaze to create portraits. While the photographer looked at live video images of the actual model, his eye movements were traced by an eye tracking system: a...

Cronica Electronica: 82 (2009)

82 is a sound walk through Ljubljana, created during @C’s residency during SONICA 2009, where the composition premiered at the Jakopič Gallery. In 2013, it was published as an unlimited edition as part of Half-Life,...

Andy Lomas: Aggregation, Flow

The Aggregation series simulates emergence and growth of natural organic shapes in a computer environment controlled by an algorithm. It started out with love for coding in the free time of its creator, the mathematician...

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Museum of Transitory Art

MoTA –

Museum of Transitory Art

MoTA is a multidisciplinary platform dedicated to advancing the research, production and presentation of transitory, experimental, and live art forms.

MoTA is a museum without a permanent collection or a fixed space. Instead, its programs are realised in different locations and contexts in temporary physical and virtual spaces.

MoTA organizes and supports transitory art in the form of continuous events, exhibitions and educational programs both locally and internationally. As its name indicates, MoTA examines what a museum can be today and in the future.

MoTA is in constant search for the new, the uncertain, and the undefined.

MoTA works on several continuous programmes & projects. We run MoTA Point – a Space for Art & Ideas, we curate and produce the annual SONICA Festival, in addition to regular music programmes such as SONICA Series and SONICA Classics.

Within the years of running our residency programme, we’ve established T.R.I.B.E. – a network of residency spaces in the Balkans & Eastern Europe.

We’ve also initiated the research and archive platforms ArtistTalk.eu and Mediateque MoTA & Tomaž Brate. Our educational programmes serve a broader audience with ongoing workshops, talks, symposia, and internships.