New text about the Nervous Systems exhibition in Berlin

Mari Bastashevski, Shreds of accountablity, 2014 Photo: Laura Fiorio / Haus der Kulturen der Welt

„Nervous Systems – Algorithms and our everyday life“

What does the comic book heroine Wonder Woman have to do with the lie detector? How is the Situationists’ dérive connected to Google Map’s realtime recordings of our patterns of movement? Do we live in Borges’ story “On Exactitude in Science” where the art of cartography became so perfect that the maps of the land are as big as the land itself? These are the topics of the Nervous Systems exhibition. Questions that are pertinent to the state of the world we are in at this moment.

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