Stëfan Schäfer

Twittercore

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Twittercore is a 140 character realtime grindcore band and at the same time a new interactive music genre. It combines the social engine Twitter with the music genre grindcore. During the performance the audience sends tweets to a certain #. The tweets are used as lyrics and sang in realtime. At the same time the…

Extensions of Man

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“Extensions of Man” is a collaboration between Stëfan Schäfer and Selby Gildemacher. For the ongoing Extensions of Man project, we’ve developed a tool entitled “The Selfie Extender”. For this special occasion, The Selfie Extender enables us to take a Selfie in Cape Town from Amsterdam and vice versa. A Selfie operates as a proof for…

Selfie Cinema

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Selfie Cinema is an installation for films that allow the audience to embed themselves into other’s narratives. The first short film featuring the installation entitled “A false paradise” — a remote romance between ecstatic modern life and the Genesis. The used audio is taken from the TV series “Elementary”. Both created by Yin Aiwen and…

EyeStockphoto

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EyeStockphoto — The power of stock photos lies in it´s contextual adaptiveness. A crucial role play the photo descriptions as well as the categories they are stocked in by agencies. Stock photography is not about the image as such, but the image as perception. Wordseye is an online type to image programme, using a minimal…

iStockphotoforreal

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iStockphotoforreal   — Silkscreen print on plexiglas, 100 cm x 50 cm — iStockphotoforreal is the translation of iStockphoto´s digital watermark into a phsyical object. iStockphoto is an image bank for stock photos and stock videos. The digital watermark appears on each stock photo preview to avoid the free, or more to say, pirate usage of the…