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DIGIMAG JOURNAL 77

THE NEW INTERNATIONAL CALL

Sensing the invisible. Interview with Afroditi Psarra.

Through her fascinating and dystopic garments Afroditi Psarra has been contributing to push further body augmentation research blending folk tradition, pop culture, hand-made electronic and coding to create art, and conveying also social, biological, and environmental issues. Latest developments of her work include Cosmic Bitcasting, a tunic that enables the human body to perceive cosmic radiation and to upload all the outputs on a computer.... READ MORE...

Exploring the identities of Digital Processes in an Architectonic Context – part 2

What do algorithms and digital objects have to do with architecture? At what grounds is the digital affecting our surrounding and our approach to designing it? By examining the crucial concepts in their anthropomorphic form, Selena Savić will shed light on the agency of computational, logical and technical algorithms when it comes to reconfiguring our relationship with built space.... READ MORE...

Exploring the identities of Digital Processes in an Architectonic Context – part 1

What do algorithms and digital objects have to do with architecture? At what grounds is the digital affecting our surrounding and our approach to designing it? By examining the crucial concepts in their anthropomorphic form, Selena Savić will try to shed light on the action of computational, logical and technical algorithms when it comes to reconfiguring our relationship with built space.... READ MORE...

Reshaping the experience of Art: digitization and 3D archives

Following the destruction of world heritage sites and artworks in Mosul, in February 2015, a global movement sparked to digitize and preserve important works and monuments. This process is transforming our experience of Art, as every scanned object is now accessible regardless of location or ownership, revealing the 3D archive as a fascinating double-edged sword.... READ MORE...

“Dökk”, or the multimedia cosmic dance. The new project by fuse*

Modern physics has shown us that movement and rhythm are essential properties of matter; that all matter, both on Earth and in outer space, is involved in a continuous cosmic dance. These - and many other – suggestions gave rise to Dökk, the new live-media performance of fuse*, the new live-media performance of fuse*: an immersive multimedia narrative - in premiere on February 3rd at Teatro Testoni in Bologna.... 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...

The 14th Athens Digital Arts Festival – Deadline: 31/12/2017

The 14th Athens Digital Arts Festival exploring the unknown future of the upcoming Technological Apocalypse through art, science and technology, invites you to submit your proposals for its next edition, under the theme “SINGULARITY NOW”. The applications deadline is extended until 31 December 2017... READ MORE...

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Transmediale announces face value and further highlights for 2018

Things are what they are—but could they be different? Under the title of face value, The 31st edition of transmediale festival directed by Kristoffer Gansing for the seventh time will seek possible new ways of deconstructing the alarming development of digital populism, the radicalization of net culture, and the new culture wars.... READ MORE...

CTM Festival 2018 – Turmoil

The theme of this 19th edition of CTM, Turmoil, explores the state of music and sound practices in comparison with a confused and critical present. Ten days of tumultuous non-stop festival in various venues in Berlin will be followed by the already announced closing concert with an afterparty and a final performance.... READ MORE...

Sensing the invisible. Interview with Afroditi Psarra.

Through her fascinating and dystopic garments Afroditi Psarra has been contributing to push further body augmentation research blending folk tradition, pop culture, hand-made electronic and coding to create art, and conveying also social, biological, and environmental issues. Latest developments of her work include Cosmic Bitcasting, a tunic that enables the human body to perceive cosmic radiation and to upload all the outputs on a computer.... READ MORE...

Exploring the identities of Digital Processes in an Architectonic Context – part 2

What do algorithms and digital objects have to do with architecture? At what grounds is the digital affecting our surrounding and our approach to designing it? By examining the crucial concepts in their anthropomorphic form, Selena Savić will shed light on the agency of computational, logical and technical algorithms when it comes to reconfiguring our relationship with built space.... READ MORE...

Exploring the identities of Digital Processes in an Architectonic Context – part 1

What do algorithms and digital objects have to do with architecture? At what grounds is the digital affecting our surrounding and our approach to designing it? By examining the crucial concepts in their anthropomorphic form, Selena Savić will try to shed light on the action of computational, logical and technical algorithms when it comes to reconfiguring our relationship with built space.... READ MORE...

Reshaping the experience of Art: digitization and 3D archives

Following the destruction of world heritage sites and artworks in Mosul, in February 2015, a global movement sparked to digitize and preserve important works and monuments. This process is transforming our experience of Art, as every scanned object is now accessible regardless of location or ownership, revealing the 3D archive as a fascinating double-edged sword.... READ MORE...

“Dökk”, or the multimedia cosmic dance. The new project by fuse*

Modern physics has shown us that movement and rhythm are essential properties of matter; that all matter, both on Earth and in outer space, is involved in a continuous cosmic dance. These - and many other – suggestions gave rise to Dökk, the new live-media performance of fuse*, the new live-media performance of fuse*: an immersive multimedia narrative - in premiere on February 3rd at Teatro Testoni in Bologna.... READ MORE...

The 14th Athens Digital Arts Festival – Deadline: 31/12/2017

The 14th Athens Digital Arts Festival exploring the unknown future of the upcoming Technological Apocalypse through art, science and technology, invites you to submit your proposals for its next edition, under the theme “SINGULARITY NOW”. The applications deadline is extended until 31 December 2017... READ MORE...

Merike Estna e Maria Metsalu: Soft Scrub, Hard Body, Liquid Presence

A current exhibition at Art in General combines works and performances by Merike Estna and Maria Metsalu that - focusing in particular on the feminine perspective - explore the contemporary body in its new surroundings, between over-consumption of virtual space, stress of competition and a fractured understanding of the self.... READ MORE...

Lateral Thinking with Withered Technology – Shinji Murakami

Shinji Murakami’s second solo show at Catinca Tabacaru Gallery explores the digital pixel in relation to light, advancements in technology, and Augmented Reality. examining the pixel as part of a whole in the analog formats of painting and sculpture, and exploring the multidisciplinary use of LED lighting.... READ MORE...

Evidentiary Realism

Evidentiary Realism is a new collective show at NOME gallery in Berlin that aims to articulate a particular form of realism in art presenting investigative, forensic, and documentary artworks that investigate the notion of evidence and its modes of representation in post-9/11 era.... READ MORE...

Claudia Hart: The Flower Matrix

The Flower Matrix from Claudia Hart represents a new kind of liminal space, a mixed-reality architecture embellished by decorative elements embracing an aesthetic of the fake in which technology has replaced nature. The work is presented at Wallplay’s VR “speakeasy” in the basement of Gallery 151 as part of the TRANSFER VR Commission.... READ MORE...
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