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LapTopRadio is a real nomadic radio: broadcasting irregularly on the internet with a most simple dispositive: a laptop with a modem connected to the mobile-phone network. If there is a mobile connection, we can broadcast. The old dream of independent pirate radio (but now on the internet) is coming true.


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Radio is provided with its cloak of invisibility, like any other medium. It comes to us ostensibly with person-to-person directness that is private and intimate, while in more urgent fact it is really a subliminal echo chamber of magical power to touch remote and forgotten chords.

Marshall McLuhan

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LapTopRadio:
LapTopRadio is a real nomadic radio: broadcasting irregularly on the internet with a most simple setting: a laptop with a modem connected to the mobile-phone network. If there is a mobile connection, we can broadcast. The old dream of independent pirate radio (but now on the internet) is coming true.

LapTopRadio is an experimental structure exploring the possibilities of radio networking and streaming, which seek to counter or supplement forms of public broadcasting through creating unique forms of collectivity.
At the same time we want to question and understand the parameters of radio's historical, medial and aesthetical status, the notion of place, corporeality, social exchange, and the politics of information. What are the ideas behind concepts from modernist "Wireless Imagination" to "Radical Radio"?

This radio is a collective project, initiated by Laurent Schmid, developed together with Jonathan Frigery, Ceel Mogami de Haas and many friends; this research-project is linked to work.master,a MFA-studies programme at HEAD Genève, Geneva University of Art and Design.

The Team

LapTopRadio collaborators are and were over the time:
Celine Aernoudt, Mélanie Akeret, Constance Allen, Sophie Alphonso, Leila Amacker, Zoé Aubry, Laeticia Bech, Sacha Beraud, Sarah Burger, Ashley Cook, Stephane Devidal, Johanna Di Dio, Aurélie Dubois, Camille Dumond, Fabien Duperrex, Aaron Fabian, Sabrina Fernandez, Vianney Fivel, Ravi Govender, Kevin Gotkovsky, Romain Grateau, Pauline Guiffard, Nelly Haliti, Romain Hamard, Hugo Hemmi, Anne Hildbrand, Marc Norbert Hörler, Yu Weng Julia Hung, Jungung Jang, Charlotte Khouri, Galaxia Roijade Konungur, Mara Krastina, Nina Langensand, Quentin Lannes, Renaud Loda, Renaud Marchand, Andrea Marioni, Lou Masduraud, Sébastien Mennet, Coline Mir, Arttu Palmio, Camilla Paolino, Sébastien Press, Liliane Puthod, Lena Quelvennec, Elena Radice, Teemu Rasanen, Beau Rhee, Simon Riat, Pekka Ruuska, Julie Sando, Sara da Silva Santos, Bruno Schaub, Emma Souharce, Ramaya Tegegne, Tristan Thévenoz, Anne Le Troter, Vanessa Urben, Roman Urodovskikh, Léonie Vanay, Camille Vanoye, Emeline Vitte, Martina-Sofie Wildberger, Seda Yildiz, Salomé Ziehli, with Ceel Mogami de Haas, Jonathan Frigeri and Laurent Schmid... LapTopRadio is an open group; participants can change for specific projects, and we are collaborating with different partners and other free radios.

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