At DOTS, we are ready for it. Ready to get out of this rut called “crisis” and into action! We – and anyone else who desires change – know that we have to take matters into our own hands. In…
At DOTS, we are ready for it. Ready to get out of this rut called “crisis” and into action! We – and anyone else who desires change – know that we have to take matters into our own hands. In particular during the making of this fourth issue, it became clear that many artists have already turned the negativity that we’ve all been experiencing lately into positive energy. The theme of issue #4, I spy with my little eye something…, highlights how this group selects special events in modern society and develops something new. And in the right direction.
Take, for instance, the city of Athens. If one country has received negative publicity, it’s Greece. Yet here, there is a patently obvious and lively development of new initiatives and collectives in the art scene. Precisely those people who were suffering now have more energy than before and are reviving the city once more. The interviews astonished us and that inspired us even more to create issue #4.
Another subject that can’t be missed this time round is Open Source technology. In addition to the functional use of software, it proves to be a philosophy. One that breaks new ground and is at odds with today’s society. We are enthusiastic about it and are motivated to apply elements from this philosophy to our own business structure and to DOTS.
In Explore, we’ve spotlighted the city of New York. How are artists – established or up-and-coming – able to survive in such an expensive city?And of course, we have a nice special ready for you. This time, we’re taking you out to Anarchy Dance Theatre.
Will this issue inspire you too? The excellent and extraordinary adventures in this issue always create a stir. And, just like the featured artist and projects, you don’t have to succeed right away; just dare to take a risk. That’s what has helped us get out of this rut and face the future with more energy than ever before. Enjoy and be amazed by DOTS #4.