EXCESSIVE RESEARCH relates to the announcement of transmediale 2016, Conversation Piece which highlights the compulsive actions of digital culture, and how we are constantly encouraged to stay active, to make, to share and to secure. Following a research workshop in Liverpool, organised in partnership with Liverpool John Moores University and the Liverpool Biennial, this issue of APRJA delves into the nature of these actions and their limits. It asks: What happens when research is less about exchange and more about excess? … read more

VOLUME 5, ISSUE 1, 2016
Edited by Christian Ulrik Andersen and Geoff Cox
ISSN 2245-7755


Editorial – Excessive Research
Wolfgang Sützl – Being with one another: Towards a media phenomenology of sharing
Aideen Doran – Oblomov’s Dream: An Art Practice-Led Enquiry Into Radical Boredom in the Network World
Nathan Jones – The Testimony of Structure: Codecs and Contemporary Poetry
Marie Louise Juul Søndergaard – Sharing the Abject in Digital Culture
Tessa Zettel & Sumugan Sivanesan – Plan Bienen: Sharing (in) the more-than-human city
Pablo R. Velasco González – Superabundant design: from waste to control in Bitcoin mining
Kasper Schiølin – Cum Deus Calculat, Fit Mundus, or The Will to Technology: Diagnosis and Cure
Cornelia Sollfrank, in conversation with Wolfgang Sützl – Sharing: the rise of a concept

Image: Tessa Zettel’s Rates of Exchange: A Discursive Sonntagsbrunch (2015)


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A peer-reviewed journal about // (APRJA) is an open-access research journal that addresses the ever-shifting thematic frameworks of digital culture. ...more

Workshops & Newspapers

Prior to each journal issue, APRJA co-organises research workshops and publishes print newspapers with transmediale festival, Berlin ...more