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DIGIMAG JOURNAL 79

CALL FOR PAPERS: DEADLINE 15 AUGUST 2018

The punctum as glitch in contemporary art: the art of Rosa Menkman

In our ever increasing technological world, glitches and crashes that are a result of error have become a part of our culture. It is an event that can provide a sense of curiosity; similar to the Roland Barthes idea of the punctum. In this article Claire Burke will look at how this idea can be applied today within contemporary culture and in the work by artist Rosa Menkman... READ MORE...

Liminaria: transizioni sonore di narrazione nel meridione italiano

Liminaria, festival alla sua quinta edizione, sposa la ricerca artistica sul “suono”, o sound art, come strumento per l'indagine, la coesione e l'azione sociale, adottando il concetto di “limen” per indicare quella zona di confine labile, laddove avviene l'attraversamento, la “transizione” di uomini e donne, di storie, di leggi della natura incontaminate, poi capovolte.... READ MORE...

Nan Hoover Catalogue Raisonné, Volume 1

The artist Nan Hoover noted internationally for her pioneering work with video, light and time, died in Berlin in 2008. In her memory, the online Nan Hoover Catalogue Raisonné has been published by the Nan Hoover Foundation. Kathy Rae Huffman interest in this publication stems from her personal research on e-publishing and her memories of Nan Hoover as a friend.... 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...

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...

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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“Original Narratives”: The Art Gallery at SIGGRAPH 2018

Every summer, SIGGRAPH conference is held in a different city, to present the highest level of creative technology, and research on the latest techniques of interactive, animation, VR, gaming, and real-time graphics to a global network of practitioners/users, artists and scientists. Since 1981 an Art Gallery has been part of the official program. Kathy Rae Huffman tells us about this year exhibition in Vancouver.... READ MORE...

The punctum as glitch in contemporary art: the art of Rosa Menkman

In our ever increasing technological world, glitches and crashes that are a result of error have become a part of our culture. It is an event that can provide a sense of curiosity; similar to the Roland Barthes idea of the punctum. In this article Claire Burke will look at how this idea can be applied today within contemporary culture and in the work by artist Rosa Menkman... READ MORE...

“Only Weeds Emerge”: three video installation by Pilar Mata Dupont at TENT

TENT presents the first solo exhibition in the Netherlands by Pilar Mata Dupont. In the three large-scale video installations, Undesirable bodies, Shuffle and new work Ecological future, Mata Dupont examines the latent presence of colonial legacies in contemporary culture and the natural landscape, making tangible the conflicting realities and values that struggle to coexist.... READ MORE...

Ryoichi Kurokawa. al-jabr (algebra)

al-jabr (algebra) è la prima mostra personale in un'istituzione Italiana dell’artista giapponese Ryoichi Kurokawa, che inaugura venerdì 14 settembre 2018 alla Galleria Civica di Modena. A cura di NODE – festival internazionale di musica elettronica e live media che si svolgerà a Modena dal 14 al 17 novembre 2018... READ MORE...

Jon Rafman. Il viaggiatore mentale

FONDAZIONE MODENA ARTI VISIVE è lieta di presentare Il viaggiatore mentale, prima ampia personale di Jon Rafman in un'istituzione Italiana dedicata all’arte contemporanea. La mostra, curata da Diana Baldon e presentata da Fondazione Fotografia Modena insieme alla Galleria Civica di Modena,... READ MORE...

CryptoKitties is "Bringing the Blockchain to Life" using art and cats

Featured as part of ZKM’s ongoing, boundary pushing Open Codes exhibition, an art exhibit that is a real-time visualization of how blockchain technology is utilized in the world's most popular blockchain game CryptoKitties. The show is organized in partnership with Meural, a platform for discovering, customizing, and interacting with visual art in your everyday life.... READ MORE...

FACT presents “AURORA” by Invisible Flock

This September, FACT (Foundation for Art and Creative Technology) and interactive art experts Invisible Flock, will take over Toxteth Reservoir for a unique “walk through water”. AURORA invites audiences to step inside the cave-like vaults of one of Liverpool’s hidden gems for an epic, immersive experience.... READ MORE...

Liminaria: transizioni sonore di narrazione nel meridione italiano

Liminaria, festival alla sua quinta edizione, sposa la ricerca artistica sul “suono”, o sound art, come strumento per l'indagine, la coesione e l'azione sociale, adottando il concetto di “limen” per indicare quella zona di confine labile, laddove avviene l'attraversamento, la “transizione” di uomini e donne, di storie, di leggi della natura incontaminate, poi capovolte.... READ MORE...

The Art of the VJ Hits NYU Tisch School of the Arts

The NYU Tisch School of the Arts has announced The Art of the VJ, a hands-on workshop providing a full introduction to the artform and dynamic world of the Video Jockey. Participants will learn how to create and design a live VJ performance using VJ software, behind-the-scenes techniques, and collaborate with other industry professionals.... READ MORE...

Nan Hoover Catalogue Raisonné, Volume 1

The artist Nan Hoover noted internationally for her pioneering work with video, light and time, died in Berlin in 2008. In her memory, the online Nan Hoover Catalogue Raisonné has been published by the Nan Hoover Foundation. Kathy Rae Huffman interest in this publication stems from her personal research on e-publishing and her memories of Nan Hoover as a friend.... 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...

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...

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