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10 years anniversary at Konstantina’s

Mauricio’s JS for jitsy.
Rotating screens.
Preparing a talk
On screen, a pic of one location of #nfcdab 2022 in Gárdony, HU.
An animation based on the opening event of hÿperlocal at povvera, Berlin seen through Logstalgia.
Assorted objects from browserbased, noemata and nfcwproject.
The Making of Leap Second Festival 2016.

On January 27, 2023 browserbased gathered for a small celebration. Konstantina Mavridou graciously hosted the evening and together with Joubin Zargarbashi and Mauricio van der Maesen de Sombreff made the installation as well as the local jitsy server set up to rotate through connected laptop screens.

Safe Mode: Amplified Realities, Athens, 08.10 – 05.11 2022.

A 3 part exhibition SAFE MODE: AMPLIFIED REALITIES _ PART ONE, SAFE MODE: AMPLIFIED REALITIES _ PART TWO and SAFE MODE: AMPLIFIED REALITIES _ PART THREE co-curated by TILT platform and Foteini Vergidou at The Project Gallery, Misc.Athens and BHD.hub. Eye wash station and curtains, was by Alex Zakkas and Zsolt Mesterhazy for

Following some exhausting hunt, parts for the eye wash were obtained via the browser from ali**** and assembled with an admirable eye for detail and inspiring local care!

Thank you Foteini Vergidou and Tilt Platform for the invitation and spirited production!

eye wash station and curtains by alex zakkas and zsolt mesterhazy for browserbased at Misc Athens.

#nfcdab 2022, pedreguer, es.

4th city: Pedreguer (ES) locations,0.0191779,14z/data=!3m1!4b1 #nfcdab Q2X5+4R Pedreguer #nfcdab Q2WQ+84 Pedreguer docs:,es_bjorn/home.html

Special thanks to Bjørn Magnhildøen!

#nfcdab 2022, gárdony, hu.

3rd city, location at gallery 27349, coordinates: 47.208258 N, 18.637858 E.

3rd city, other location, coordinates: 47.2095259 N, 18.6394883,561 E.

Artists: Alex Zakas, Ana Buigues, Benna Gaean Maris, Brian Khuu, Dominik Podsiadly, Felix Adam, Iza Koczanowska, Joubin Zargarbashi, Jovita Majewski, Juli Laczko, Klara Landwehr, Konstantina Mavridou, Mirosław Chudy, Noemata,, Patrick Lichty, tzcha.tez, Xavier Dallet.

All files, logo, poster and qr codes are available at

Special thanks to Ágnes Ungár and Auróra Merczel for helping and hosting!

One-Off Moving Image Festival 2021

One Off

Welcome to the fourth edition of One-Off Moving Image Festival!

We’re screening one-second movies, off takes, and 60 seconds movies on the theme “After IS NOw”. The interpretation has been open, both for the theme and for what an “off take” means. This year the festival is screening the movies online during the festival November 7 – 14, 2021. We have intended to screen all movies, with no jury or curation. We also use public space to show the festival via QR-codes.
We’re collaborating with 60Seconds Festival in Copenhagen (DK) which takes place at the same time, to screen a selection of the movies mixed with 60 seconds movies in Copenhagen, Frederiksberg, Køge and Helsingør during the festival week.

3rd Near-Field Communication Digital Art Biennale – Call for works!

open call for works
Near Enough? – the amsterdam edition of the 3rd near-field communication digital art biennale – is calling for works! the idea is to take advantage of the potentials of near field (mis)communication and other sharing technologies for showcasing and making web-based digital art in outdoors settings. after gol(No) and warsaw(PL), #nfcdab#3 will come to amsterdam(NL) and go on to valencia(ES), wroclaw(PL) and possibly prague(CZ), berlin (DE), and athens(GR). the works are being shared between nodes! deadline for submissions is 31 july 2018!
exhibition dates: 5 -12 august 2018 with the exception of 11th.
NFC tags, QR codes, routers (free hotspots), sensors. 
keep in mind: A. human sensory pack, B. sensors in mobile devices, see:
what we’re looking for:
– contextual, parasitic, virtual, imaginary, descriptive, phenomenological, mapping art.
– parasitic on art context and on human perception.
– the character is lo-budget and lo-tech, even to the degree of being ‘bricked’ (unresponsive) as a strategy against the spectacle which is technology.
– a focus on the relation between inert physical objects and their virtual counterpart in a broad sense being objects of our perception – coming alive, activated by innate or prostetic sensors.
– fictionalization, obfuscation, and muddling of information, activating associative, lateral, derailing storylines. a staging of events, not for common digestion all bombyx (written on a box of canned silk worm pupaes). there should always be the possibility that the biennale doesn’t exist. it may be a practical joke or simply a hallucination of arcane references found in public spaces, toilet walls, and bricked streets. 
– the works can be textual descriptions of possible or impossible artworks for the locations. invert works to ‘prompts’ for activating the subject ‘in place of the work’.
– alternative mapping strategies between physical and virtual.
– how the tech can be used to invert modes of exhibition and perception.
– people can act like sensors, works can be prompts – an activation of your innate senses.
– descriptive art, the code-tag can act as a prompt for people to write, to email, web or nfc message board.
– a description of a virtual or imaginary artwork, or reinterpretation of a real (or virtual!) work at site.
– hybrid object, virtual-real, the tag refers to its virtual counter-part, complement/undermine/commenting it.
– an object’s memory, available to the decoder, and collected by (mail/web/nfcboard).
– virtual graffiti, a camera obscura – creating of an inverted virtual-physical space.
– ambulating, walking, tagging, flaneur.
– content playable or bricked on mobile, portable devices, human senses and imagination.
– whatever you can conjure up related to the call, even if  it is of a contrary stance.
– interventions and tripwires.
– submissions should contain: title, author, url or file(s), sticker graphics fitting on 9x 4,5cm in a landscape orientation with QR code title, author + whatever. we will print, cut and paste them onto the plantersigns. multiple stickers with QR codes are possible when needed! see: more works or text based works that are longer than approx. 255 words presented only on QR code. if you wish you can send us a NFC tag or an explanation why you need a NFC tag! sorry, guys we are working with a shoestring budget! 
via email
    subject: Near Enough? nfcdab# 2018
we will be greatful if you spread the word and forward the call!

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