Curatorial

Fantomologia: dal micro al macro ai fenomeni del reale, CUBO Unipol

Presented by CUBO - business museum of the Unipol group as part of the DAS - experimental artistic dialogues within the Arte Fiera 2019 program, "Phantomology: from micro to macro to real phenomena" is a curatorial project conceived by Marco Mancuso , in collaboration with Daniela Tozzi from Adiacenze and Ilaria Bignotti. The theme addressed is that of the role of man in relation to a universe that exists beyond its physical and sensory limitations.... READ MORE...

FINO ALLA FINE. La personale di Guido Segni, Adiacenze

As part of ART CITY Segnala 2019 on the occasion of Arte Fiera, Adiacenze inaugurated the Guido Segni exhibition “Fino alla fine” curated by Alessandra Ioalè and Marco Mancuso. Time is the element on which the exhibition reflects, an exhibition moment that tells the artist's vision of time, his perception, the way in which we use it or could use it in an era of strong technological acceleration, growing addiction to machines and obsession with work.... READ MORE...

Open House. Programma di studi aperti, Milano Digital Week

In 2018 the first edition of the Milan Digital Week kicked off. Marco Mancuso was called to take care of the "Open House" project, an opening program to the public of some of the most important art, design and digital manufacturing studios in Milan, which for a certain period of time met the interested public to illustrate their ways of working, their projects, the technologies they use and to start possible collaborations.... READ MORE...

CLICK CLACK. Kinetic installations by Virgilio Villoresi, Adiacenze

On the occasion of Arte Fiera 2018 in Bologna, Adiacenze inaugurated “Click Clack”, the first ever solo show with the kinetic and interactive installations of the artist and director Virgilio Villoresi, one of the most eclectic and original artists in the Italian and international art world. Curated by Marco Mancuso, critic, curator and director of Digicult, the exhibition is meant to shed light on a lesser-known, yet fascinating part of the Villoresi’s artistic production.... READ MORE...

Suoni Celestiali. Programma di concerti acusmatici, Inner Spaces

Inner_Spaces is a review of electronic music conceived and edited by the Jesuit Father Antonio Pileggi, head of the music sector of the San Fedele Center. Marco Mancuso has collaborated with the review for 3 editions, from 2016 to 2018, curating a 3-appointment program that was able to probe not only the acoustic and musical component proposed by the 3 artists involved, but also the spatial, architectural, pmrformativa and sensory involvement of the public exhibits in the auditorium.... READ MORE...

Streaming Egos: exhibition, convention and web platform, Goethe Institut

The European project "Streaming Egos", based on an idea by the Goethe-Instituts of south-west Europe (Italy, Spain, Portugal, France, Belgium and Germany) explores the risks, limits and advantages of having a digital identity which is often too far from real life. A group of curators and experts of the digital media sector worked with a selected group of artists ‒ from each of the participating countries ‒ with the aim of achieving works further exploring themes associated with digital media and reflecting upon how these identities.... READ MORE...

Connecting Cultures: Mammafotogramma e WEFAB, Triennale Milano

“Milano & oltre. Una visione in MoviMento”, è un progetto avviato dall'associazione culturale Connecting Cultures. Per tutto il mese di maggio 2013 artisti, architetti, urbanisti, fotografi, scienziati, policy maker, performer, danzatori si sono alternati nel proporre una Milano insolita. Digicult è stato chiamato per organizzare 2 workshop, proponendo due realtà tra le più interessanti sul territorio: Mammafotogramma e WeFab... READ MORE...

Fracty: a web platform about Media Art & Innovation

"Fracty" is an on-line platform, a meeting point between supply and demand of cultural and artistic production in the context of digital technologies applied to contemporary creativity. The project is inspired by the structure of fractals, to give life to a complex economic - cultural system which arise from the modularity of the individual systems that compose it, and that it is by its very nature, scalable and replicable.... READ MORE...

Mediagate: the exhibition at Lodzki Dom Kulturi

In the polish city that gave birth to the director Zbigniew Rybczynski, home to one of the most prestigious film schools in Europe, beloved by David Lynch that here directed much of his masterpiece Inland Empire, Globalne Ocieplenie / The Mediagate is an exhibition produced by Lodzki Dom Kulturi in Lodz and curated by Marco Mancuso and Claudia D'Alonzo.... READ MORE...

Exploding Cave: C.S.O.A. Cox 18

With a double reference both to the “existentialist caves” of 1950′s Milan and the experimentation of Andy Warhol‘s Exploding Plastic Inevitable, Exploding Cave was a 2-days event, organized to support Cox 18 fight against police sopression, structured in a series of meetings, workshops and performances that investigate the relationship and the least common denominator that ties cinema, sound, video and digital arts.... READ MORE...

E. Domnitch & D. Gelfand, Hidden Worlds screening: Sincronie Festival 2009

On Tuesday the 15th of December 2009 at Teatro Arsenale in Milan, Digicult presented DATA, the third meeting of the Sincronie Festival 2009, a contemporary and experimental music event that began in 2003. DATA is an event, a reflective critique on the existing relationship between contemporary art and science on the basis of mathematical processes, numbers, logic abstractions and formulae... READ MORE...

Thorsten Fleisch: Screening and Exhibition

Digicult presented for the first time in Italy, the works of Thorsten Fleisch, German artist and filmmaker, author of the 2003 movie Gestalt, one of the best achievements in contemporary audio-visual art, awarded an Honorary Mention at the Prix Ars Electronica 2003. His works are, as very seldom happens, completely timeless pieces of art that will last in the years to come, standing out in the creative chaos of our time.... READ MORE...

+39 Call For Italy: Cimatics Festival 2008

Digicult has developed “+ 39:Call for Italy” for Cimatics Festival in Brussels in 2007, invited by Nikolas Wierink, a modular project of live experimental Live Media and Live Cinema performances (curated by Marco Mancuso) and a video-screening which (curated by Claudia D'Alonzo) which focuses on the developments in digital arts in Italy in the last 10 years.... READ MORE...

Graffiti Research Lab: Enzimi Festival 2007

Marco Mancuso as Digicult collaborated with Enzimi Festival in Rome as guest curator, inviting Graffiti Research Lab for the first time in Italy. G.R.L. are a think tank from New York that mixes open source technologies with practice of metropolitan activism of writers and artists. G.R.L presented in Rome their worldwide famous project L.A.S.E.R. TAG and their playful Led Throwies... READ MORE...

Screen Music 2: Festival della Creatività 2007

In the first edition of Screen Music, Digicult focused on the analysis and description of the most modern forms of electronic audiovisual interaction in terms of projections and live performances. The second edition Screen Music 2 wanted to point out the need of a reflection on the audiovisual aesthetics of tangible, of effectiveness, of manual character and analogic mechanicalness.... READ MORE...

Otolab “Op7″: the exhibition at Traffic Gallery

Starting November 8, Traffic Gallery in Bergamo hosted the exhibit “op7″, by the Milan-based collective otolab, curated by Marco Mancuso and Claudia D’Alonzo for Digicult. The exhibit wanted to document and reinterpret one of otolab’s most famous live performance works, conceived in 2006 for the Mixed Media festival which took place in the Hangar Bicocca in Milano... READ MORE...