Intima | Igor Štromajer

UnFollow me! ● proto-/pseudo-/para-guru

UnFollow me! ● proto-/pseudo-/para-guru

UnFollow me ● proto-/pseudo-/para-#guru ● Repeat after me: I can see the light! ● Watch out for false artists. They come to you in artists’ clothing, but inwardly they are lifeless algorithms. – Mathview 7 : 15 ● Accept no substitutes ● Dear friends and enemies, I found love in a hopeless place ● I’m sorry, Dave. I’m afraid I can’t do that. ● This is the end of the world as we know it ● I am available ● You’ve been warned ● Take me to your leader ● a=tF² ● Make love, not art ● Read my lips: I am your only hope now ● Die Liebe ist die größte Kraft, die alles schafft. ● ┗(◯⚙️◯)┛ ● I have nothing to say and I’m saying it ● I have no special message. I wish I did. It would be great if I had one. ● gallery + exhibition = ⦶┇└┘✚ ☉ ⫰ ⊷ ⦴▲␡


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Endemic vs. Global: Italy

Endemic versus Global / Endémico contra Global
Group Show

CASA C.A.V.E. Contemporary Art VisoglianoVižovlje / L’Energia dei Luoghi
Spazio Studio Mima, Duino Aurisina (Trieste), Visogliano, Italy
Opening: 28 February 2019

In collaboration with C3 – Centro de Ciencias de la Complejidad de la Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México / C3 Science Complexity Center, Autonomous National University of Mexico
Ciudad de México

Curated by Manolo Cocho, Vasja Nagy, Josip Zanki, Maja Flajsig
Scientific Adviser: Dr. Alfonso Valiente

a=tf² ░ ▄ █ ▀ ▌ ̲ – ̲ –
by Igor Štromajer, 2018
(digital print)

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Proto-Political Post-Accelerationist Anthem
by Igor Štromajer,
January 2019

radio x, FM 91.8 MHz Stereo, Frankfurt am Main
radiator xGUNSTradio / Live On Air /
Thursday, 31 January 2019
15:00 (3 pm)
Editor: Verena Kuni 28. January – 3 February 2019

– FM 91.8 MHz Stereo & DAB+ Channel 11
– Livestream:


About the radio show:

Watch out for false prophets. They come to you in sheep’s clothing, but inwardly they are ferocious algorithms.
Mathview 7:15

Proto-Political Post-Accelerationist Anthem

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28 January – 3 February 2019
season 41 – show #722

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C3 2019 Calendar

2019 calendar
Centro de Ciencias de la Complejidad C3, Ciudad de México

● images for our February 2019 group show Global vs. Endemic (Endémico contra global) curated by Manolo Cocho and science advisor Dr. Alfonso Valiente

November: Igor Štromajer, a=tF²

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┗(◯⚙️◯)┛ by Igor Štromajer, 2018



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A video program of Projektraum LS43, Berlin
curated by Jos Diegel

FLUCA – Austrian Cultural Pavilion, Plovdiv
27 – 29 September 2018

Project Space LS43, Berlin (Berlin Art Week)
29 September – 3 November 2018

Eva Becker, Anna Luisa Lorenz, Sarah oh-Moc, Gloria Gammer, Das weltweite Netzwerk für ein bedingungsloses Grundeinkommen, Simon Schäfer, Susanne Steinmaßl, Igor Štromajer, Mariola Brillowsk, Eva von Platen, Xenia Lesniewski, David Sarno, Jos Diegel

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Networks of care

In her new book, in the chapter ‘Networks of care’, Annet Dekker also briefly mentions the project of mine which you may or may not be aware of.

Collecting and Conserving Net Art: Moving beyond Conventional Methods
by Annet Dekker, Routledge, 2018



Chapter: Networks of care

“[…] oµ4× a ‘performative action’ by Igor Štromajer who over a period of four years (from 2016 to 2020) asks a group of people to keep safe several encrypted files, which he randomly selected from his earlier project Expunction (2011) in which he deleted many of his net artworks from his server. Looking for other modes of distributing, sharing and experiencing the potential art which is stuck and compressed in those removed files, Štromajer is organising his own ‘network of care’.45 These works afford new modes of active engagement and creative use, and demonstrate a more recent way of dealing with circulation, in which the distributive effects are intentional if not foreseeable.

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┗(◯▲◯)┛ aG

Animated GIFs

– Flickr Photo Album
– Facebook Photo Album


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Vlado R. Gotvan & Igor Štromajer:

How long do you need to look at a work of art to get it?

0,04m³ Gallery, Maribor

Exhibition; opening 5 July 2018 at 8pm
Gallerist: Nataša Berk

+ Facebook Album
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Ljubljana v poeziji

Jaka Železnikar:
Ljubljana v poeziji, 2018
Ljubljana In Poetry

Igor Štromajer: Hh vÜŞr og»mS~ÍÖθŐZ»

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Join The Dots

Join The Dots / Unire le distanze
group exhibition / Imago Mundi

Salone degli Incanti, Trieste, Italy
29 May – 2 September 2018

Join the Dots is an exhibition of 40 collections: it is an invitation to join the dots by following the red thread that unites the 40 collections on show. Trieste, which has always been a centre for the exchange of ideas and trade, is the starting point for an itinerary of land and sea, which takes us from the shores of the North Sea to legendary Baghdad, from sunny Morocco to the Danubian steppes, from Baltic beaches to the Negev desert. All thanks to the kaleidoscope of images proffered by the works of over 6,300 artists. In addition, Join the Dots is a series of meetings and events that will animate the summer in Trieste, with a calendar of activities that is currently being defined.

This Is Not A Love Song
by Igor Štromajer

Imago Mundi Art, Benetton Collection
Collection: Voices of Transition
Materials: Hard drive, wood

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TVS – Ch. 1

Osmi dan, TVS
10. maj 2018, novinarka: Pija Svetec

┗◯▲◯┛ #interview
TV Slovenia, Channel 1 / Arts & Culture
Thursday, 10 May 2018

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3¦×Fń–Qé3 = Mià† v Literaturi

Igor Štromajer




LUD Literatura, maj 2018 | #Poezija

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Power to the Viewer

Power to the Viewer
by Randall Packer,
April 2018

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Art of the Networked Practice – Social Broadcasting: an Unfinished Communications Revolution, a three-day international gathering presenting keynotes, live internet performances, and global roundtable discussions / Online Symposium, March 2018

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Online En-semble – Entanglement Training

Online En-semble – Entanglement Training
Live Online Performance
by Annie Abrahams (NL/FR)

with Antye Greie (DE/FI), Helen Varley Jamieson (NZ/DE), Soyung Lee (KR), Huong Ngô (HK/USA), Daniel Pinheiro (VE/PT), Igor Štromajer (SI/DE), and the students from the School of Art, Design & Media, Singapore

Thursday, 29 March 2018, 7am-10am CDT / 8am-11am EDT / 2pm-5pm CEDT / 8pm-11pm SGT
+ Symposium recordings / archives / video

– in the frame of the online symposium Art of the Networked Practice – Social Broadcasting: an Unfinished Communications Revolution, School of Art, Design & Media, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (29 – 31 March 2018, a collaboration between the School of Art, Design & Media at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore; LASALLE College of the Arts, Singapore; and The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Department of Performance, USA)

Symposium Chair: Randall Packer, Associate Professor of Networked Art; Nanyang Technological University (NTU), School of Art, Design and Media, Singapore

Disentangling the Entanglements – an article by Randall Packer

Facebook: Third Space Network
Twitter: @thirdspacenet

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by !gor &# 352;tromajer

Ten AES-256 encrypted and password protected .ioi files
(256-bit encryption algorithm)

– file #1: _.ioi
– size: 143 KB

– file #2: __.ioi
– size: 81 KB

– file #3: ___.ioi
– size: 193 KB

– file #4: ____.ioi
– size: 163 KB

– file #5 _____.ioi
– size: 884 KB

– file #6: ______.ioi
– size: 68 KB

– file #7: _______.ioi
– size: 389 KB

– file #8: ________.ioi
– size: 253 KB

– file #9: _________.ioi
– size: 256 KB

– file #10: __________.ioi
– size: 428 KB

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Summer 2018 Collection ┗(◯▲◯)┛

Summer 2018 Collection

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3¦×Fń–Qé3 = Mià† radioCona: ICEbreakerFM

radioCona: ICEbreakerFM
FM exhibition of sound and radio art
11–15 February 2018

(every day exactly at nautical twilight, from 6:28 PM on with one minute delay every next day)

radioCona, FM 88.8 MHz, Ljubljana

Live Stream

Artists: Amper-o-mat, Marko Batista, beepblip, Ali Bramwell, Špela Drnovšek, Anna Friz, Andrej Hrvatin, Gregor Kamnikar, Kathy Kennedy, Jeff Kolar, Konrad Korabiewski, Kikiriki, Volkmar Klien, Andraž Magajna, Simon Macuh, Udo Noll, OR poiesis, Maja Osojnik, Maria Papadomanolaki, Ronald Panza, Boštjan Perovšek, Vasja Progar, Daniel Premec, Irena Pivka, Alenka Pirman, Saša Rakef, Mili Sefić, Maja Smrekar, Saša Spačal (Agapea), Dejan Srhoj, Bojana Šaljič Podešva, Robertina Šebjanič, Igor Štromajer, Jan Turk, Jasmina Založnik, Brane Zorman

Curators: Petra Kapš, Irena Pivka, Jasmina Založnik, Brane Zorman


Wednesday, 14 February 2018:
3¦×Fń–Qé3 = Mià†

33 text-to-speech computer-read poems by Igor Štromajer
(60 minutes)

→ poems read in Catalan, Chinese, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Slovenian, Spanish, and Swedish language

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by Igor Štromajer, 2018


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Igor Štromajer aka intima is a pseudo-/para-/proto-artist. He has shown his work at more than two hundred thirty exhibitions, festivals and biennials worldwide, among others at the transmediale, ISEA, EMAF, SIGGRAPH, Ars Electronica Futurelab, V2_, IMPAKT, CYNETART, Manifesta, FILE, Stuttgarter Filmwinter, Hamburg Kunsthalle, ARCO, Banff Centre, Les Rencontres Internationales, The Wrong – New Digital Art Biennale, etc.

His works are included in the permanent collections of the Centre Pompidou in Paris, the MNCA Reina Sofía in Madrid, Computer Fine Arts in New York, and UGM:

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