ATHENS BIENNALE | 27 October 2018

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Tonight in Athens, from 21:30 – 22:00, Signe Pierce will be performing A glitch in the echo chamber of big sister’s cave at TSMEDE as part of the Athens Biennale. Within the performance Pierce appears as a “Big Sister” or a “data dominatrix,” bitching herself into the other’s visual territory to rob personal data whilst residing within an echo chamber, a techno-simulacrum of mediated life. For more information, click here.

MIT HACKING ARTS FESTIVAL | 12 October 2018

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Tomorrow, Signe Pierce will be giving a lecture during the MIT Hacking Arts Festival at the MIT Media Lab, Cambridge, Massachusetts. During the two day festival other artists such as Tathy Yazigi and  Brett Wallace, will perform and conduct talks. For more information and the full line up, click here.

E-FLUX | 30 September 2018

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New work by Signe Pierce will debut in the 6th Athens Biennale, titled ANTI. The biennale will run from October 26 – December 9, 2018. The artists participating in ANTI inhabit the center of Athens offering a distinct, idiosyncratic and uneasy screenshot of our political, social and cultural momentum. To read the full article on e-flux, click here.

HUMBER STREET GALLERY | 21 July 2018

Work by Molly Soda has been included in Measures of Life, a new group exhibition at Humber Street Gallery in Kingston upon Hull. Presented by the Lumen Prize, the show takes work from eight previous winners: Rachel Ara, Stanza, Molly Soda, Nicole Ruggiero, Refrakt, Carla Gannis and Anna Ridler—who use technology to critically examine the issues that arise through the complexities of our hyper-connected society. Measures of Life will run form 21 July through 30 September. For more information, click here.

BÜNDNER KUNSTMUSEUM CHUR | 30 June 2018

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Works by !Mediengruppe Bitnik have been included in the group exhibition, Always Different, Always the Same: An Essay on Art and Systems, on view through 11 November at the Bündner Kunstmuseum in Chur, Switzerland. Exploring the ways that systems give rise to art and culture, the exhibition includes a wide range of artists working across genres and time periods, including Carl Andre, John Baldessare, Angela Bulloch, Wade Guyton, On Kawara, Yves Klein, Donald Judd, Frank Stella and many more. For more information about the exhibition, click here.

TUMBLR IRL | 26 June 2018

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Tumblr artist-in-residence Signe Pierce has created an immersive lighting and set installation for rock band 5 Seconds of Summer’s performance at the Tumblr IRL party. Featuring radiant light direction, artistic projections and a holographic photo installation, Pierce’s set design brought the band’s latest album Youngblood, the group’s third Billboard No. 1 release, to life. To see images of the event and for a full recap, click here.

H0L0 | 13 June 2018

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Tonight, Signe Pierce will conduct an experimental performance and DJ set at the Squeegee NYC party at h0l0 in Queens, New York. Also slated for the night are Mood Killer, DJ Solidarity, Pauli Cakes and more. For more information and the full line up of performers, click here.

PANKE GALLERY | 9 May 2018

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Collaborative works by !Mediengruppe Bitnik and Low Jack are included in a new dual-show alongside OMSK Social Club at Panke Gallery in Berlin. Entitled ALEXIETY, the show grapples with the alienation and uneasiness surrounding personal digital assistants like Amazon’s Alexa and Apple’s Siri, which simultaneously afford convenience while obscuring the algorithmic processes and modes of corporate surveillance embedded in their software and hardware. ALEXIETY will be on view at Panke Gallery in Berlin through June 2, 2018. For more information, click here.

DUESSELDORF PHOTO | 17 February 2018

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Signe Pierce will perform at Duesseldorf Photo in Germany as part of a performance series titled “On the Internet Nobody Knows You’re a Performance Artist” alongside Andy Kassier. In this performance,  which is a continuation of her “Virtual Normality” performance series, Pierce will present her theories on the mediation of culture and experience. The performance, curated by Anika Meier, will take place tonight, 17 February, at 22:30 at NRW Forum Dusseldorf.

HAUS DER ELEKTRONISCHEN KÜNSTE | 18 January 2018

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FUTURE LOVE. DESIRE AND KINSHIP IN HYPERNATURE

18 JANUARY – 15 APRIL 2018

HeK, BASEL, SWITZERLAND

Artists: Micha Cárdenas, Chloé Delarue, Olga Fedorova, Ed Fornieles, Joey Holder, Karen Lancel & Hermen Maat,  Mary Maggic, Dmitry Morozov, Špela Petrič, Wong Ping, Tabita Rezaire, Una Szeemann, Pinar Yoldas , !Mediengruppe Bitnik

Curator: Boris Magrini

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UNTITLED GALLERY | 16 January 2018

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Photographic work by Signe Pierce is included in the upcoming group show, ONE YEAR OF RESISTANCE, at Untitled Gallery in New York City. Curated by Indira Cesarine, the show includes work by more than 80 artists responding to the political climate in the United States following the election of Donald Trump. “ONE YEAR OF RESISTANCE features artwork across all mediums addressing the issues our society has been confronted with since the election,” the exhibition description reads, “such as immigration rights, health care, reproductive rights, climate change, transgender rights, white supremacy, gender equality, gun control, sexual harassment, as well as countless other issues which have given rise to mass protest throughout the United States and abroad over the past year.” The show will run from 17 January to 04 February 2018. For more information, click here.

HUMAN RESOURCES LA | 4 November 2017

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Signe Pierce performed a new work, entitled Virtual Normality, at Human Resources Gallery in Los Angeles. Described by the artist as  “a performance inside of a lecture inside of a philosophy,” Virtual Normality seeks to liberate the viewer from confining postmodern thought, instead drawing from traditional utopian views of digital culture, which point towards the unifying capabilities of contemporary technologies. Watch part of the performance here.

THE GLASS ROOM | 25 October 2017

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!Mediengruppe Bitnik’s work Ashley Madison Angels at Work in London (2017) will be on display at the pop-up exhibition space The Glass Room. The exhibition Looking into Your Online Life “challenges us to reconsider the internet technologies we use every day, and how much they reveal about us”. On view at The Glass Room, London until 12 November. 2017. More information can be found  here.

KUNSTHAUS LANGENTHAL | 31 August 2017

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ESCAPING THE DIGITAL UNEASE!

31 AUGUST – 12 NOVEMBER 2017

KUNSTHAUS, LANGENTHAL, SWITZERLAND

Artists: Aram Bartholl, Zach Blas & Jemima Wyman, James Bridle, Harm van den Dorpel, F.A.T. Lab († 2015), Olga Fedorova, Cao Fei, Elisa Giardina Papa, Félicien Goguey, Benjamin Grosser, Hackteria, Adam Harvey, JODI, Christoph Wachter & Mathias Jud, Olia Lialina, Silvio Lorusso & Sebastian Schmieg, DISNOVATION.ORG, Joana Moll & Cédric Parizot, The Mycological Twist – Leslie Kulesh / Eloïse Bonneviot / Anne de Boer, Julian Oliver, Trevor Paglen, Tabita Rezaire, RYBN, Gordan Savičić & Bengt Sjölén, Lasse Scherffig, Erica Scourti, Yinan Song, Peter Sunde, Maddy Varner, Angela Washko, Amy Suo Wu

Curators: Raffael Dörig, director Kunsthaus Langenthal, Domenico Quaranta und Fabio Paris

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NEWCOMB ART MUSEUM | 22 June 2017

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Anne Vieux’s work will be included in “Unfamiliar Again:
Contemporary Women Abstractionists”, a group show which will be on show at The Newcomb Art Museum of Tulane University from 24 August to 23 December 2017. The show will “explore new ways of abstraction based on experimental, process-oriented methods.” Find all details here.

SHEFFIELD CONTEMPORARY | 15 April 2017

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Work by Stine Deja has been included in the group show, Behind the Scenes, the inaugural exhibition by Sheffield Contemporary. Looking to explore contemporary cinematic modes, the show questions how technology has played a role in the way that artists create and understand photographs and moving pictures. On view until 29 April, Behind the Scenes also includes work by Masha Batsea, Sam Stringer, Sebastian Noseda and William Fairbrother. For more information about the exhibition, click here.