Irmielin Leipzig based artist Francis Hunger – media art, installation, conceptual art, feminism, media history

Material for Human Computers (under development)

“Computer” was the name for those who worked in assembly line configurations to resolve mathematical equations. These human computers were replaced later-on by electronic computers.         continue reading
Deep Love Algorithm (2013)

Deep Love Algorithm (2013)

  Francis Hunger’s ongoing research addresses the history and evolution of databases and their intertwinement with the biopolitics of post-Fordism. In Deep Love Algorithm (2013) this examination takes the form of a story of unrequited love. Jan, a journalist on... continue reading
The women who never went into space (2012)

The women who never went into space (2012)

installation / radio play (directed and produced by Rafael Bies, Thomas Jähn, Choir: Vocalconsort, Leipzig, directed by Gregor Meyer), 52 min / capsule, wood, 230 cm diameter / 19 framed images, front: black velvet, back: cosmonaut and astronaut portraits, 40... continue reading

Lecture: Wargames – Identity construction of male computer hackers (2005)

Full Text PDF EN: Wargames: Hackers playing – The identity construction of computer hackers discussed along the movie Wargames (1983). lecture, 2005 Full Text PDF DE: Wargames: Hacker spielen – Über die Identitätskonstruktion des Hackers anhand des Films Wargames (1983). Vortrag, 2005 (in German)... continue reading
Krystalia (2003)

Krystalia (2003)

Installation The installation Krystalia tells the story of the US-american hacker Krystalia and her friends continue reading

Donna Haraway und Roswitha Scholz haben sich noch nicht getroffen. Sie haben auch noch nicht miteinander über Cyborgs und Wertabspaltung gesprochen. (2003)

poster and text Donna Haraway and Roswitha Scholz haven’t met each other yet, they still haven’t talked about cyborgs and separation of value either. The discussion of Haraways’ (“precarious, female work”) and Scholz’ (“separation of value”) was presented in a... continue reading