radia #397: Istanbul Courthoustep by 2/5BZ
by Reboot.fm, Berlin
With support from Europe’s and the world’s biggest palaces of justice, and with a vision of solving the problems of unemployment and using F- and T-type prisons as for-profit companies with cheap labor, “Advanced Justice” is surging towards becoming a global brand: The world’s largest palace of justice (courthouse) is under construction in Istanbul’s Kartal district .
2/5BZ, (Istanbul), works in a range of media, with releases in video, music and literary formats. His work is characterized by a balancing on the verge of trash and the ongoing production of collages of music, cinema, web caches, speech and field recordings. 2/5BZ has put on live audiovisual performances in 19 countries and 91 cities, at clubs, festivals, squats and exhibitions. He concentrates on concepts such as cultural pipeline, energy dialogue, Turkish pop cinema, deconstruction, exotic tourism, anti-city myths, copy culture and remakes, investigating cultural clichés and Recent ( New-Age ) scientific discoveries; hardcore ultra modernism’s new strategies of future developments and their effects on the economic and political situation of individuals. In his audiovisual performances he has focused on new security measures and the indisputable acceptance of volunteering and is currently working on “New Age Toolerance Vampirism”, “ DNA Fascism”, ”Hologram Doctrine”, “Avatar Liberalism”, in “Palaverel” and Parallel Universes as well as ” Cosmic Nottoman NOptimism ” and recent performance “ Istanbul Courthoustep.”.