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Guest lecture and workshop: Michelle Teran “To track, to guide, to stalk”


This workshop proposes to critically examine tracking, guiding and stalking as artistic methods, by looking at approaches within data mining and microhistory.

Folgen at Agera Digitalt


The lecture performance Folgen is the opening Keynote for the Acting Digital Conference in Gothenburg. Date: October 16th and 17th, 2014Place: Roy Cinema and Museum of World Cultures Link to conference website

Microhistories at Tensta Konsthall


Micro Stories is an artistic field of research that studies marginalized phenomenona and stories rather than established narratives—the exception rather than the rule. A preoccupation with the details, or at the overlooked histories, can often prove to be as significant as the “big” and accepted story.

B_Talk #2


Join us at B_Talk #2 where we will discuss how urban narratives are created, can be challenged and in what way they influence society.

Postdigital oder transhuman? Neue Perspektiven auf Medien, Materialität und Menschen


Co-lecture with Marie-Louise Nigg on the significance of walking through the material and immaterial Place: Hochschule Luzern Design & Kunst, Baselstrasse 61b, 2. Stock, Bb 206/7 6003 LuzernTime: 14.11.2013, 17.00 – 19.30 Uhr Link to programme:

A Day with Microhistories


March 27, 2013Konstfack University College of Arts, Crafts and DesignLink to website 10.00-12.00 Magnus Bärtås (Sweden): “A Short Introduction to Microhistories” Michelle Teran (Canada/Germany): “Folgen” Behzad Khosravi Noori (Sweden/Iran): “Whisperism – The Field Study About Iranian Filmmakers” 13.30-15.30 Suzana Milevska (Macedonia): “Microhistories and the Internalized Macrohistories” Lena Séraphin (Finland): “The Don Quixote Complex” Lina Selander (Sweden): […]

New Interfaces for Culture


Future Everything Summit, ManchesterDate: March 21, 2013 Time: 16:00 – 17:30 Michelle Teran (Ubermatic) / Steve Crossan (Google Cultural Institute) / Drew Hemment (FutureEverything) Chaired by Adrian Woolard (BBC R&D) Preserving and making accessible large repositories of digitised knowledge and culture is a huge opportunity but it presents an important challenge: developing new interfaces for […]

Rethinking Censorship: Aesthetics


University of Copenhagen March 13-14, 2013 Karen Blixensvej 1, 2300 Copenhagen, Denmark The conference, ‘Rethinking Censorship’, is a joint venture of the research network Negotiating (In)visibilities (, the research network (Self)Censorship and the Centre for Modern European Studies ( During the two days we hope to address conceptual, historical and contemporary aspects of regulatory and structural […]

“Future Guides for Cities” public talk by seminar guest Michelle Teran


“Future Guides for Cities” public talk by seminar guest Michelle Teran at the Institut für angewandte Theaterwissenschaften Justus-Liebig Universität Giessen January 16, 2013, 6 pm Institut für angewandte Theaterwissenschaften Justus-Liebig-Universität Giessen The ever increasing proliferation of online information generated through digital mapping and social media platforms are creating new ways of seeing and exploring the […]



Folgen, a 45-minute lecture performance, draws on the existing narratives of video makers found on YouTube to build a multi-layered media landscape of Berlin. My subjective approach, which weaves together mapping, literature and live performance, combines fragments of images and sound from YouTube videos with my own narration, using the traces video makers have left in the public sphere of the internet to follow people throughout the city. The performance is a deliberate mixing between reality and fiction, an interweaving narrative about desire.