POM Aachen 2024
Call for Tracks-Topics (now open)
The 4th POM Conference hosted by
KäteHamburger Kolleg: Cultures of Research (c:o/re) | RWTH Aachen University.
April 22-26, 2024
MicroPOM is the sub-format of the international conference series POM – Politics of Machines, open for a general public, it focuses specifically on the growth layer of the field: the upcoming and emerging practitioners (artists, humanities students, programmers, engineers etc.) and scholars (below PhD level). It specifically aims at making visible local media art worlds and environments in a shareable and social hybrid Micro-format, typically max. 24 hours. Furthermore, it aims at critiquing existing politics of the field, suggesting new policies / manifestos.
Politics of The Machines
The overall thematic of the POM-conference series is the question of how the machine and technology impact and contextualize artistic and cultural production and our perception of the world. Moreover, it is aiming at investigating the histories, theories and practices of machines and technologies in-between and beyond disciplines. It seeks to question the governing ideas in the sciences and the humanities through critical engagement with and empowerment of activities of creative production in the relational field of culture – technology – umwelt.