NEWS 2017 - 2019

Mind the Deep: Artificial Intelligence and Artistic Creation

Exhibition, Bitsoil Tax & Hack Campaign • 13/10/2019

The exhibition “Mind the Deep: Artificial Intelligence and Artistic Creation” curated by Qiu Zhijie and Iris Long features 28 artworks by 22 artists and artist groups to investigate how artificial intelligence has entered different levels and stages of artistic creation…

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Lying Sophia and Mocking Alexa – An Exhibition on AI and Art

Exhibition, Bitsoil Tax & Hack Campaign • 12/07/2019

From July 12 to October 21 2019 LarbitsSisters’ bitSoil Popup Tax & Hack Campaign will be on display in Hyundai Motorstudio Beijing as part of the exhibition “Lying Sophia and Mocking Alexa, Hyundai Blue Prize award show”…

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Brussels in SongEun: Imagining Cities Beyond Technology 2.0

Exhibition, Bitsoil Tax & Hack Campaign • 17/03/2019

Group exhibition in SongEun ArtSpace in Seoul presenting new perspectives of future ‘smart cities’ through the work of both Brussels-based and Korean contemporary visual artists…

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@ Net Giants, beware: Taxbots are coming for you…

Article, Bitsoil Tax & Hack Campaign • 14/11/2018

An article about ‘Bitsoil Popup Tax & Hack Campaign’ by Akihico Mori, for Wired Magazine, Japan

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Bitsoil Tax & Hack Campaign again wins international prize

Award, Bitsoil Tax & Hack Campaign • 23/10/2018

LarbitsSisters are happy to share the news that for the second time in a row their Bitsoil Popup Tax & Hack Campaign won an international art prize. The NOVA New Media Interactive Art Prize is annually awarded to “visionary artists who incorporate future-oriented technologies and interactive methods in their work”…

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Ars Electronica 2018

Review, Bitsoil Tax & Hack Campaign • 22/09/2018

A review by Dominique Moulon about the Ars Electronica festival 2018 published in the Art in the Digital Age…

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The BitSoil Popup Tax and Hack Campaign, data economy reversed

Review, Bitsoil Tax & Hack Campaign • 31/08/2018

A review by Josephine Bosma about ‘Bitsoil Popup Tax & Hack Campaign’ published in the Summer 2018 issue of Neural…

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BitSoil: My Data, your Profits? No, thank you!

Interview, Bitsoil Tax & Hack Campaign • 20/06/2018

An interview with Martin Hieslmair about ‘Bitsoil Popup Tax & Hack Campaign’ for the Ars Electronica Blog…

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'BitSoil Popup Tax & Hack Campaign’ awarded with the Golden Nica

Award, Bitsoil Tax & Hack Campaign • 20/06/2018

Thanks to all! The BitSoil Popup Tax & Hack Campaign has won the Golden Nica in the Interactive Art + category of the 2018 Prix Ars Electronica. The selection this year included a Japanese project by Kohei Ogawa, Itsuki Doi, Takashi Ikegami and Hiroshi Ishiguro and an American entry by Mary Flanagan, both of whom received an honorable mention…

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The Bitsoil Popup Tax & Hack Campaign @ Gluon in Brussels

Exhibition, Bitsoil Tax & Hack Campaign • 14/05/2018

The Bitsoil Popup Tax and Hack Campaign will soon be exhibited @ Gluon’s Art & Tech Hub. The work consists essentially of a campaign on Twitter led by a troupe of happily trolling social media bots trained to send digital tax-claim postcards to world leaders. The aim is to return the value built up on users’ data by the data economy into hands of the anonymous mass of internet users…

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Bitsoil Tax & Hack Campaign @ Leuven

Event, Bitsoil Tax & Hack Campaign • 19/04/2018

On May 3d LarbitsSisters will draw the outlines of an internet based republic that crosses borders of currently prevailing frameworks. How can digital tools be redefined and redesigned to rebalance inequalities in the virtual economy that have come into existence? How can these new infrastructures help to create a more just society…

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bitSOIL cash-making market for personal data

Performance, Bitsoil Trader • 22/03/2018

On March 1 Larbitssisters will employ their trader skills and advise their customers on the value of the personal data they generate online on a daily basis. Seemingly for free we do not realize the price that could be attached to our clicks, youtube views and social media activities…

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Internet Yami-Ichi (インターネットヤミ市) Brussels

Performance, Bitsoil Trader • 28/09/2017

An Internet-ish flea market. The Internet Yami-Ichi flea market is back in Brussels! Join us at the bitSOIL cash-making market for personal data and trade your absolute most valuable good…

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Making Public Domain

Event, Bitsoil Tax & Hack Campaign • 28/08/2017

In the context of the Summerschool ‘Making Public Domain’ at the Middelheim Museum in Antwerp 11-15 September, Larbitslab organizes the masterclass ‘Claims on public space: on disruptive designs and future narratives for an open and free internet’…

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John Doe in the Metacity

Exhibition, bitREPUBLIC • 07/03/2017

As part of the exhibition John Doe in the Metacity – Utopia & Distopia in Architecture, that goes on at the Halles Saint-Géry until May 21st, iteration # 2 of bitREPUBLIC – A virtual DIY refuge for the stateless and homeless will be presented…

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