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DIGIMAG JOURNAL 77

THE NEW ISSUE ONLINE ON 4 FEBRUARY 2018

The Internet as a network and platform for art in the public sphere

In the Internet age, the discourse of the public sphere has become increasingly relevant. Claire Burke examines Habermas' idea of the public sphere and how his central concern; the idea that society depends on communication, is relevant to the Internets role in the evolution of a globally networked society and how it can be used as a creative as well as a social space to discuss and to view art.... READ MORE...

Architecture: Between Weather and Electromagnetic Radiation – part 2

How do building properties affect the propagation of radio waves? How has this been addressed in building design? How could we bring the thinking about connectivity in space closer to architects? In line with Reyner Banham's criticism of the division of the buildings creation process into two intellectually separate parts, this article focuses specifically on the way buildings filter the propagation of wireless communication signals. arguing for a holistic approach.... READ MORE...

Architecture: Between Weather and Electromagnetic Radiation – part 1

How do building properties affect the propagation of radio waves? How has this been addressed in building design? How could we bring the thinking about connectivity in space closer to architects? In line with Reyner Banham's criticism of the division of the buildings creation process into two intellectually separate parts, this article focuses specifically on the way buildings filter the propagation of wireless communication signals. arguing for a holistic approach.... READ MORE...

Human-data interaction in the age of Industry 4.0 – part 2

In exploring the influence that the 4.0 Industry technologies have in redefining the relationship between man and machine, a key issue to be analysed is constituted by the relationship between the individual and data. The main tool that is used to reason around the data is visualization. Through his visual research, Kim Albrecht transforms data and numbers into images to understand the world, using visual and graphical elements to create knowledge.... READ MORE...

La Digestion. Interview with William Basinski and Phonurgia

The second edition of La Digestion - musica ascoltata raramente is coming, a festival dedicated to research music, result of the collaboration between the cultural association Phonurgia, E-M Arts, the Morra Foundation and the Hermann Nitsch Museum in Naples. Concerts, workshops, and immersive listening moments will turn the city into a centre for debate on digital and performing arts.... READ MORE...

The Handbook of Visual Culture

The Handbook of Visual Culture is now available in paperback format, edited by Bloomsbury Publishing. It includes several contributions by scholars and professionals challenging the vitality and complexity of visual culture research with a cross-disciplinary approach and a special interest in cyber and digital culture.... READ MORE...

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The Internet as a network and platform for art in the public sphere

In the Internet age, the discourse of the public sphere has become increasingly relevant. Claire Burke examines Habermas' idea of the public sphere and how his central concern; the idea that society depends on communication, is relevant to the Internets role in the evolution of a globally networked society and how it can be used as a creative as well as a social space to discuss and to view art.... READ MORE...

Sondra Perry: Typhoon coming on

This spring, the Serpentine presents the first European solo exhibition of American artist Sondra Perry, who explores the intersection of black identity, digital culture and power structures through video, media, installation and performance. This new exhibition will include a site-specific installation at the Serpentine Sackler Gallery and an artist's 3D avatar.... READ MORE...

Hyperobjects: an exhibition on today’s ecological crisis.

Organized by Laura Copelin and Timothy Morton, a group exhibition engaging ideas from Morton's theory to confront the overwhelming scale of today's ecological crisis. In line with the hyperobject idea, the exhibition seeks to create encounters with artworks and non-art objects that de-center and expand the scale of human perception.... READ MORE...

Alexandra Pirici: Co-natural

Conceived especially for the New Museum, Alexandra Pirici's new work is an ongoing action with live performers and a holographic image that uses sculpture, performance, and choreography to address the fragmentation of presence and self enabled by digital technologies and by modernity's division of nature from culture and individual from collective.... READ MORE...

Rafaël Rozendaal: GENEROSITY

The present exhibition at Towada Art Centre's galleries is the first solo presentation of Rafaël Rozendaal's work - one of the most original and important international figures in the net art field - in a public art institution, not only in Japan, but worldwide. Through a variety of expressive media, Rozendaal's universe extends beyond the internet into physical space.... READ MORE...

Samson Young: Songs for Disaster Relief World Tour

M+ and Hong Kong Arts Development Council co-present the first stop of Samson Young: Songs for Disaster Relief World Tour. Following Hong Kong's successful participation in the 57th Venice Biennale the exhibition returns to Hong Kong along with specially commissioned pieces through which the artist aims to offer a more holistic experience.... READ MORE...

A major retrospective of Andreas Gursky

The UK's first major retrospective of Andreas Gursky has open at the newly refurbished Hayward Gallery in London. Curated by Gallery Director in collaboration with the artist, it features sixty-eight of the Gursky's ground-breaking photographs, from the 1980s through to eight new works which will be seen for the first time in this exhibition.... READ MORE...

Before Projection: Video Sculpture, 1974-1995

Between events and collateral programs related to the themes of the ICA Art in the Age of the Internet exhibition, 1989 to Today, a new exhibition at the MIT List Visual Arts Centre presents a revaluation of monitor-based sculpture since the mid-1970s with a tightly focused survey of works that have been rarely seen in the last twenty years, presenting both canonical artists and figures little known in the United States.... READ MORE...

Eva Kot’átková. The Dream Machine is Asleep

For her exhibition at Pirelli HangarBicocca artist Eva Kot'átková has developed an immersive new project that combines installation, sculpture, collage, performance, investigating the internal and external forces that influence human behavior, and exploring in particular our innermost thoughts and projections, the anxieties and phobias of contemporary life.... READ MORE...

Architecture: Between Weather and Electromagnetic Radiation – part 2

How do building properties affect the propagation of radio waves? How has this been addressed in building design? How could we bring the thinking about connectivity in space closer to architects? In line with Reyner Banham's criticism of the division of the buildings creation process into two intellectually separate parts, this article focuses specifically on the way buildings filter the propagation of wireless communication signals. arguing for a holistic approach.... READ MORE...

How to Abide by the GDPR

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is European legislation coming into force on 25 May 2018. It is an update to the current data protection laws that fail to protect data and in the new ways in which data is used (and abused). While you... READ MORE...

Lorna Mills: The great code

TRANSFER presents the gallery's third solo exhibition with Lorna Mills animated gifs, a suitable analogy for the heterodox and nonlinear manner we now consume information, that could be a new model for the Western tradition of thought. The exhibition will include a closing screening event coinciding with TRANSFER's 5-Year Anniversary.... READ MORE...

Afro-Tech and the Future of Re-Invention

Starting from a research trip undertaken by Inke Arns through various African countries in 2014, a new exhibition at The Hartware MedienKunstVerein puts Afrofuturism in dialogue with alternative technological solutions and imaginations. The speculative narratives unfolding in the artworks on display are confronted with actual inventions from maker scenes.... READ MORE...
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