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DIGIMAG JOURNAL 79

CALL FOR PAPERS: DEADLINE 15 AUGUST 2018

“Where are the women?”. Interview with Kathy Rae Huffman and Valie Djordjevic

FACES is a mailing list for women artists and professionals working in the field of media and technology. Founded in 1997 with an aim to give space and visibility to women-digital workers, it has become a fundamental network that for 20 years now has been allowing women to connect, network, share and discuss in a space designed for them. This is what two of the founders, Kathy Rae Huffman and Valie Djordjevic, told us.... 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...

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...

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...

AWMAT 2019: Impact! Call for Papers

Impact! explores how the creative and innovative works of women in media arts and technology influence the community. New forms of artistic representation in multimedia art are highlighted through interactive installations, virtual reality and sonic arts.... READ MORE...

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AWMAT 2019: Impact! Call for Papers

Impact! explores how the creative and innovative works of women in media arts and technology influence the community. New forms of artistic representation in multimedia art are highlighted through interactive installations, virtual reality and sonic arts.... READ MORE...

SIGGRAPH Digital Arts: Call for Application | Deadline: 15/09/2018

ACM SIGGRAPH Digital Arts Community Committee invites proposals for works to be shown in a juried online exhibition “The Urgency of Reality in a Hyper-Connected Age.” Digital art formats might include still images, animations, short time-based media excerpts, interactions, installation documentation, or other formats suitable for presentation on the web.... READ MORE...

LIVE WORKS: Performance Act Award Vol. 6

Dal 20 al 28 luglio a Centrale Fies si incontreranno performer, artisti, filosofi, curatori, sound designer, architetti, ricercatori, registi in procinto di riappropriarsi tanto delle tradizioni e dei simboli quanto del proprio futuro, aprendo nuove visioni, producendo biodiversità e complessità di segno, di contenuto, di nuovi sguardi.... READ MORE...

“Where are the women?”. Interview with Kathy Rae Huffman and Valie Djordjevic

FACES is a mailing list for women artists and professionals working in the field of media and technology. Founded in 1997 with an aim to give space and visibility to women-digital workers, it has become a fundamental network that for 20 years now has been allowing women to connect, network, share and discuss in a space designed for them. This is what two of the founders, Kathy Rae Huffman and Valie Djordjevic, told us.... READ MORE...

Archaeology of the Screen

The exhibition Archaeology of the Screen is an international development of the curator project The Archaeology of the Screen. The Estonian Example, which took place in the autumn of 2017 at the Bozar art center in Brussels. At the Kumu Art Museum in Tallin an international group of artists interpret from a new angle topics as digital security, relations between the screen and historical technology, and the criticism of visual culture.... READ MORE...

The New Museum presents the first American survey of the work of John Akomfrah

At the New Museum the first American exhibition of artist, film director, and writer John Akomfrah. The centerpiece of the survey is the celebrated three-screen video installation Vertigo Sea, here at its first New York presentation. Although Akomfrah’s work has had a profound influence on subsequent generations of British artists working across media, the importance of his work has yet to be fully felt in the US.... READ MORE...

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...

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