Alle Artikel der Kategorie ‘Remote Warfare

Talk: Kate Chandler – Drone Erans

Our current fellow Kate Chandler will give a talk at the Institute for Cultural Inquiry on 12 June, 2018, 5pm. Abstract: This talk is about errant drone aircraft. A drone sunk in 500 fathoms of water off the coast of San Diego in 1937. A fragment of a D-21 drone launched over China in 1969 returned to an […]

Conference Drone Imaginaries and society

This is an interesting conference by our colleagues in Odense, Denmark. They have also established a network for research on drones and aesthetics in Denmark. Conference Drone Imaginaries and societyJune 5 – June 6, 2018 at University of Southern DenmarkOrganizer: Kathrin Maurer (Phd, Dr. Phil)
, Associate Professor of German Studies
 Keynote Speaker: Derek Gregory, Peter […]

Look to Kill

My paper “Look to Kill. On the Precarious Relationship between Transparency and Opacity in Helmet Displays“ has been published in „+ultra. knowledge & gestaltung“ edited by Nikola Doll, Horst Bredekamp and Wolfgang Schäffner (publisher E. A. Seemann).The paper investigates the visual practice of air force pilots using transparent head-mounted displays based on a case study of […]

Conference: Remote Control

Together with my colleagues Nina Franz and Kathrin Friedrich, I organize the conference: Remote Control – Scales of Mediated Intervention International conference, June 29th and 30th 2017 Cluster of Excellence Image Knowledge Gestaltung Sophienstrasse 22a, 10178 Berlin Central Laboratory (2nd courtyard, 2nd floor) www.remote-control-conference.org (Please RSVP online, participation is free of charge) The two-day conference assembles […]

Talk: Co-operative Killing

Together with my colleague Nina Franz, I will give a talk on „Co-operative Killing. Controlling humans and machines in remote warfare“ at the conference Remote Control on July 30, 2017, at Humboldt University Berlin. Abstract: Today’s remotely controlled military operations are de ned as processes of “cooperation” between automated and partially autonomous technologies and the “human operator”. […]

Mediated Vision in Remote Warfare

I published a paper entitled  ’Looking Through a Soda Straw’: Mediated Vision in Remote Warfare in an issue on drones („Droner og krig“) in the Danish journal Politik edited by Kathrin Maurer and Andreas Immanuel Graae. Abstract: Image-guided military operations embed soldiers into a complex system of image production, transmission, and perception. These soldiers separate […]

Dronegun

Finally for consumer level: DroneGun provides a safe countermeasure against a wide range of drone models. It allows for a controlled management of drone payload such as explosives, with no damage to common drones models or surrounding environment due to the drones generally responding via a vertical controlled landing on the spot, or returning back […]

Der Blick als Waffe

Ich habe einen Essay mit dem Titel „Der Blick als Waffe. Zum prekären Verhältnis von Transparenz und Opazität bei Helmdisplays“ für den Ausstellungsband +ultra. gestaltung schafft wissen beigetragen. Abstract: Im Gegensatz zu opaken Bildflächen verändert sich das Gezeigte bei transparenten Bildern in Abhängigkeit vom Standpunkt des Betrachters. Auf diesem Darstellungsprinzip basieren vor allem bildschirmbasierte Praktiken, die […]

The Body of War – Drones and Lone Wolves

An International SymposiumLancaster University, 24–25 November 2016 Confirmed Keynote Speakers: David Cook, Associate Professor in Religious Studies at Rice University and author of Martyrdom in Islam (Cambridge). Derek Gregory, Peter Wall Distinguished Professor of Geography at the University of British Columbia and author of Violent Geographies: Fear, Terror, and Political Violence (Routledge). Adam Harvey, American artist working on surveillance, […]

Talk: Image-Guided Vision

I am going to give a talk at the Hybrid Photography Conference at Humboldt University Berlin on saturday 2/21/2015 in which I will address the problem of image-guided military interventions. My paper will draw upon a functional shift of images from a medium of visibility and visualization towards a medium that guides operative processes. On the basis of a […]