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DIGIMAG JOURNAL 79

CALL FOR PAPERS: DEADLINE 15 AUGUST 2018

Cyfest 2018: la quiete dopo la tempesta

Dal 22 giugno al 1 luglio la Reggia di Caserta ha ospitato la tappa finale dell'undicesima edizione del CYFEST, il festival di New Media Art che si svolge ogni anno presso il museo statale dell'Ermitage a San Pietroburgo. Curata da Anna Frants, Isabella Indolfi e Elena Gubanova, la manifestazione ha promosso l'emergere di nuove forme d'arte e l'interazione tra arte e tecnologia, in uno scambio tra Russia e Italia.... READ MORE...

“J3RR1”: empathy with the machine. Interview with NONE collective

NONE collective – the Rome-based artistic group that moves on the border between art, design and technological research – in conversation with Marco Mancuso tell us about their new work J3RR1. Programmed Torture: a computer programmed to carry out a constant stress test using technology to reflect on the daily condition of human beings in a non-anthropocentric vision.... READ MORE...

Art, epoxy plastic and bacteria. Interview with Klari Reis

Klari Reis is best known for her Petri Dish series, a multicolour set of circular blobs created using a blend of media and ground-breaking techniques. The core of Kla-ris’s approach is the transformation and pigmentation of a UV-resistant plastic, the epoxy polymer, into unique and cutting edge artworks.... READ MORE...

Innovation is inclusive. A conversation with Corey Timpson

Corey Timpson, guest for Meet the Media Guru at Triennale Design Museum in Milan the 16th of May 2018, gave an intense lecture on keywords such as cultural innovation and inclusive design. We asked Timpson what is the meaning of cultural innovation, what does being inclusive means for an institution, even a very small one, and what is “the storytelling responsibility”.... READ MORE...

“Seen”: there’s really “nothing to see”?

Quoting Fred Richtin we could say that “we’ve entered the surveillance era, and surveillance era came into us”. The exhibition Seen, shown until the 1st of July at Wei- Ling Contemporary gallery of Kuala Lumpur focuses on this issue, identifying contemporary surveillance as an undetectable grey zone, trying to elaborate strategies of resistance.... READ MORE...

Future Gaming: creative interventions in Video Game Culture

This text is part of the Goldsmiths Press/MIT Press Future Media series, encouraging authors to offer a relatively short, sharp intervention in response to actual or potential short-term, utilitarian and instrumentalist thinking about a particular scenario or performance of media and technological futurism.... READ MORE...

Open Call: Field_Notes – EOS | Deadline: 10/06/2018

Field_Notes – Ecology of Senses is an art&science field laboratory organized by the Bioart Society at the Kilpisjärvi Biological Station in Lapland/Finland. Five groups, hosted by Judith van der Elst, Kira O’Reilly, Martin Howse, Marc Dusseiller and Hannah Rogers will work for one week in the sub-Arctic Lapland. Together with a team of selected collaborators, they will develop, test and evaluate specific interdisciplinary approaches in relation to the notion of Ecology of Senses.... READ MORE...

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James Turrell “The Substance of Light”

Over five decades, James Turrell’s work has combined conceptual thinking, science, technology and spirituality to create a unique art form, that takes shape through the perception of the observer. The Substance of Light at the Museum Frieder Burda is an exhibition conceived in close cooperation with the artist himself.... READ MORE...

Drodesera XXXVIII edizione: “SUPERCONTINENT²”

Quest'anno il festival Drodesera è Supercontinent due, anzi, al quadrato. Performer, artisti, filosofi, curatori, sound designer, architetti, ricercatori, registi si riapproprieranno non tanto delle tradizioni e dei simboli quanto del proprio futuro.... READ MORE...

Cyfest 2018: la quiete dopo la tempesta

Dal 22 giugno al 1 luglio la Reggia di Caserta ha ospitato la tappa finale dell'undicesima edizione del CYFEST, il festival di New Media Art che si svolge ogni anno presso il museo statale dell'Ermitage a San Pietroburgo. Curata da Anna Frants, Isabella Indolfi e Elena Gubanova, la manifestazione ha promosso l'emergere di nuove forme d'arte e l'interazione tra arte e tecnologia, in uno scambio tra Russia e Italia.... READ MORE...

“J3RR1”: empathy with the machine. Interview with NONE collective

NONE collective – the Rome-based artistic group that moves on the border between art, design and technological research – in conversation with Marco Mancuso tell us about their new work J3RR1. Programmed Torture: a computer programmed to carry out a constant stress test using technology to reflect on the daily condition of human beings in a non-anthropocentric vision.... READ MORE...

Future Gaming: creative interventions in Video Game Culture

This text is part of the Goldsmiths Press/MIT Press Future Media series, encouraging authors to offer a relatively short, sharp intervention in response to actual or potential short-term, utilitarian and instrumentalist thinking about a particular scenario or performance of media and technological futurism.... READ MORE...

TodaysArt turns 2018 edition into72-hour audiovisual spectacle

TodaysArt is known for showcasing the latest works of artists, which cannot always be placed in one box. While last year, the frame revolved around algorithms and complexities, this year the festival looks at the parallel worlds we all are part of, both virtual and physical, and those in which humans are increasingly missing due to invisible systems of automation.... READ MORE...

A new light installation by Carsten Nicolai in Berlin

Carsten Nicolai investigates intangible phenomena that give rise to fundamental questions about human consciousness—such as how much of what we perceive exists beyond our perceptions. Inspired by themes usually associated with neurobiology and other natural sciences, he created a new light installation for the first exhibition space in the Berlinische Galerie alluding to a peculiar property of quantum entanglement.... READ MORE...

“Biorhythmic drawing”: gathering data from the body

Images of the internal body are generated by technologies from the interaction of sound waves, electrons or magnetic waves allow us to “see” into a living and consequently modifiable and fully controllable body. In Biorhythmic drawing, artist Daksha Patel explores the ways in which data captured from the human body is visualised, seen and perceived.... READ MORE...

Art, epoxy plastic and bacteria. Interview with Klari Reis

Klari Reis is best known for her Petri Dish series, a multicolour set of circular blobs created using a blend of media and ground-breaking techniques. The core of Kla-ris’s approach is the transformation and pigmentation of a UV-resistant plastic, the epoxy polymer, into unique and cutting edge artworks.... READ MORE...

“Resilient Futures”: an exhibition on the future of the planet

How do artists visualize the future of the planet, and how do they critisize people’s relationships in regards to nature, economic systems, policies for development and natural resources exploitation and public space? The Contemporary Art Center of Thessaloniki (CACT) organizes an exhibition referring to urban, environmental and social resilience and sustainability.... READ MORE...

Innovation is inclusive. A conversation with Corey Timpson

Corey Timpson, guest for Meet the Media Guru at Triennale Design Museum in Milan the 16th of May 2018, gave an intense lecture on keywords such as cultural innovation and inclusive design. We asked Timpson what is the meaning of cultural innovation, what does being inclusive means for an institution, even a very small one, and what is “the storytelling responsibility”.... READ MORE...

Philip Beesley and Iris van Herpen at the Royal Ontario Museum

Philip Beesley new installation Transforming Space along with Iris van Herpen Transforming Fashion exhibition are currently on display at the ROM in Toronto. While the installation represents an immersive essay on responsive architecture, the show features also four of the shared designs they have been realized over the years.... READ MORE...

Philippe Parreno solo show as part of the programme Immersion

La mostra personale senza titolo di Philippe Parreno possiede diverse modalità di esistenza. Alcuni lavori del passato faranno di nuovo la loro comparsa, mentre molti di quelli che vengono presentati all'inizio non erano concepiti come delle opere d’arte. Quando queste si incontreranno al Gropius Bau di Berlino, quali nuove realtà potranno emergere?... READ MORE...

“Architecture is still a fight”: Odile Decq in new Time Space Existence video

Odile Decq is known for the use of colour in her built works, expressing an integration of art and life. In this new video from the Time Space Existence series, she places her practice into the context of the revolutionary spirit of the Sixties and, while waiting for the critical acclaim awarded to male designers, she advocates for boldness and personality from emerging architects.... READ MORE...

Open Call: Field_Notes – EOS | Deadline: 10/06/2018

Field_Notes – Ecology of Senses is an art&science field laboratory organized by the Bioart Society at the Kilpisjärvi Biological Station in Lapland/Finland. Five groups, hosted by Judith van der Elst, Kira O’Reilly, Martin Howse, Marc Dusseiller and Hannah Rogers will work for one week in the sub-Arctic Lapland. Together with a team of selected collaborators, they will develop, test and evaluate specific interdisciplinary approaches in relation to the notion of Ecology of Senses.... READ MORE...

HUB Call 2018

It's società internazionale di architettura e innovazione con sede a Parigi e Ginevra, lancia una call - con interesse particolare a visual data, app designer, realtà aumentata..... READ MORE...

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