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An engagement with bacteria: Interview with Anna Dumitriu

Donata Marletta interviews British Artist Anna Dimitriu, who explores and questions our relationship to infectious diseases, synthetic biology and robotics. Her works has been presented and exhibited in major collections and museums worldwide and her itinerant exhibition BioArt and Bacteria is now running until the 24th of November 2018 at The Esther Klein Gallery and the Science Center in Philadelphia, USA.... READ MORE...

Make Data Small Again. Intervista con Gianluca Monaco

Partendo dal suo background in graphic design e comunicazione visiva, il lavoro di Gianluca Monaco si è sviluppato sempre più nella sfera del digitale, tra interaction design e front-end development. Nel 2018 l'artista ha partecipato alla mostra New Imaginaries for Crypto Design, metaphors and new images of the Deep Web al NeMe Arts Center di Limassol (Cipro). L’intervista è nata come scambio d’idee e considerazioni.... READ MORE...

Mediated cages. Interview with Zach Blas

Zach Blas in conversation with Filippo Lorenzin talks about the influence of politics and social norms on the development and production of technology, queerness political meaning and its technological applications, deconstruction of identity, bodily abstractions and his actual activity as a teacher at Goldsmiths University.... 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...

“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...

Digital Demagogue. Authoritarian Capitalism in the Age of Trump and Twitter

In his latest work, Digital Demagogue. Authoritarian Capitalism in the Age of Trump and Twitter, published by Pluto Press, Christian Fuchs - critical theorist of communication and society, as well as Professor at the University of Westminster - provides an excellent critical analysis of the current US President, Donald Trump, his social media strategy and the raise of right-wing authoritarianism within the social media era.... READ MORE...

transmediale: new Artistic Director – deadline: 06/01/19

The transmediale Artistic Director’s central responsibility is the formulation of festival's artistic vision and its implementation on a content and structural level. The position requires the ability to critically examine topics at the intersection of art, technology, science, society.... READ MORE...

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A reflection about the image in its broadest sense. Interview with Lesley Johnstone

Reflection is a series of discussions with curators, philosophers, artists and cultural workers about the image in its broadest sense. Thinking about image-making, the diffusion of images and their mirroring of society, we will take the pulse of contemporary art. To do so, we will use exhibitions, publications, and cultural events as a material to start the discussion.  For this first edition our collaborator Pierre Chaumont met Lesley Johnstone, curator and head of exhibitions and education at the Musée d'art contemporain de Montréal, for their new exhibition Manifesto by Julian Rosefeldt on view until January 20th2019.... READ MORE...

Future Humanity – Our Shared Planet

With Future Humanity – Our Shared Planet, Hyundai Motor Company, Central Academy of Fine Arts Beijing and Ars Electronica present their first joint exhibition project. The show focuses on the social and cultural dimensions of technological progress and will be on display almost simultaneously, but divided among the Hyundai Motorstudio Beijing, Seoul and Moscow.... READ MORE...

ARTFUTURA – Humanized Technology

ArtFutura reaches its twenty-ninth edition in more than twenty cities including: Alicante, Buenos Aires, London, Madrid, México, Montevideo and Shanghai. The festival opens on November 22, with special activities in London (StourSpace), Madrid (EspacioFundaciónTelefónica) and Alicante (Museum of Contemporary Art).... READ MORE...

“Species and Beyond”: undoing the anthropocentric vision at KIKK festival 2018

Started as a national festival – but already international in terms of the curation - KIKK has evolved into a bigger resonance event. Year after year, it has become more and more structured, configuring itself as an open and collaborative environment always trying to envision future challenges with a cross-disciplinary approach. Through Next Utopia, Invisible Narratives and Interferences, it attained its 8th edition themed Species and Beyond marking a shift in the traditional anthropocentric vision of the world.... READ MORE...

Computer Grrrls

Computer Grrrls deals with the complex link between women and technology from the first human computers to the current revival of technofeminist movements. An illustrated timeline with over 200 entries covers these developments from the 18th century to the present. Invited are artists, hackers, makers and researchers who are working on how to think differently about technology: by questioning the gender bias in big data and Artificial Intelligence, promoting an open and diversified Internet, and designing utopian technologies.... READ MORE...

Cosmopolis #1.5: Enlarged Intelligence

Cosmopolis #1.5: Enlarged Intelligence opened in Chengdu, China, presenting artworks and programs by almost 60 artists and groups envisioning how we may draw on intelligent technologies, as well as on ecological intelligence, to advance social values, rather than leaving capital to largely define the uses of these techniques and knowledge systems.... READ MORE...

Club to Club 2018 condicio sine qua non della ricerca musicale e artistica internazionale

Secondo Caterina Tomeo la diciottesima edizione di Club to Club è stata davvero fiammante, con un numero sorprendente di visitatori - quasi 60.000 - provenienti da 42 paesi diversi: il 75% dall’Italia e il 25% dal resto dell’Europa. Il festival torinese - grazie alla guida del suo padre fondatore - ha raggiunto la maturità a livello internazionale, non a caso dedicando questa ultima edizione alla poesia, quella stessa poesia e spiritualità che nel vecchio secolo pittori astratti come Wassilj Kandinskij ricercavano nel linguaggio musicale di compositori quali Arnold Schönberg.... READ MORE...

Samson Young – The highway is like a lion’s mouth

Samson Young’s 2018 solo exhibition at Edouard Malingue Gallery (Shanghai) entitled The highway is like a lion’s mouth follows from the English translation of a slogan that is familiar to Hong Kongers. Young’s academic background in music has led him to incorporate elements of experimental music, sound studies and site-specific performance into his distinctive contemporary art practice.... READ MORE...

Computer poems. Dall’archeologia al source code poetry

Scopo di questo breve excursus di Francesco Aprile è indagare le dinamiche di quella pratica ascrivibile sotto il nome di source code poetry, passando anche in rassegna una serie di eventi che, pur non rappresentando tale esperienza, contribuiscono a rendere sempre più contigua l’operazione autoriale all’uso del computer.... READ MORE...

NODE 2018

Minimalismo radicale e suoni ad alta definizione, feedback acquatici e ambienti iperreali, arte, scienza, natura: la nona edizione di NODE si muove su una sottile linea dorata che esalta i punti di intersezione tra le discipline ospitando artisti internazionali esploratori del possibile.... READ MORE...

Digital Demagogue. Authoritarian Capitalism in the Age of Trump and Twitter

In his latest work, Digital Demagogue. Authoritarian Capitalism in the Age of Trump and Twitter, published by Pluto Press, Christian Fuchs - critical theorist of communication and society, as well as Professor at the University of Westminster - provides an excellent critical analysis of the current US President, Donald Trump, his social media strategy and the raise of right-wing authoritarianism within the social media era.... READ MORE...

An engagement with bacteria: Interview with Anna Dumitriu

Donata Marletta interviews British Artist Anna Dimitriu, who explores and questions our relationship to infectious diseases, synthetic biology and robotics. Her works has been presented and exhibited in major collections and museums worldwide and her itinerant exhibition BioArt and Bacteria is now running until the 24th of November 2018 at The Esther Klein Gallery and the Science Center in Philadelphia, USA.... READ MORE...

Pierre Huyghe – UUmwelt

Pierre Huyghe, one of the world’s leading conceptual artists, known for creating complex immersive ecosystems, presents a major new exhibition at the Serpentine this autumn. The Gallery becomes a porous and contingent environment, housing different forms of cognition, emerging intelligence, biological reproduction and instinctual behaviours.... READ MORE...

All I Know Is What’s On The Internet

All I Know Is What’s On The Internet is a new exhibition from The Photographers’ Gallery that presents the work of 11 contemporary artists and groups seeking to map, visualise and question the cultural dynamics of 21st Century image culture.... READ MORE...

Ryoji Ikeda at Eye Filmmuseum

The exhibition Ryoji Ikeda, on show at Eye Filmmuseum, offers an insightful perspective on the radical work of Japanese audiovisual artist Ryoji Ikeda and includes two new audiovisual installations made specially by Ikeda for Eye.... READ MORE...

transmediale: new Artistic Director – deadline: 06/01/19

The transmediale Artistic Director’s central responsibility is the formulation of festival's artistic vision and its implementation on a content and structural level. The position requires the ability to critically examine topics at the intersection of art, technology, science, society.... READ MORE...

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