Art

What the “reincarnation” of Media Art could be? An exhibition at YCAM

Art museums and institutions worldwide are currently engaged in efforts to develop methods of preserving or restoring works of Media Art. In a current exhibition co-curated with the art unit exonemo, YCAM joins forces with artists to consider the “death” of artworks and the possibilities for “reincarnating” them in the future by means other than conventional approaches.... READ MORE...

“The Humans”: a group exhibition on our relationship with the media

At a time when news channels are multiplying, but are increasingly losing their influential position, artists are taking on the role of contemporary witnesses in a constantly changing media process. The Humans explores how they immerse themselves in realities that are inaccessible to traditional media sheding light on questions about how we deal with people on the margins of society and our attitude toward global migrations.... READ MORE...

Hito Steyerl premieres “The City of Broken Windows” in Turin

Focusing on the role of media and the circulation of images in the digital era, Steyerl’s new project will offer an intriguing perspective on how AI affects our urban environment and how alternative practices may emerge. Chris Toepfer, protagonist of the new work, will board up Castello di Rivoli with trompe l’oeil window paintings.... READ MORE...

Extra States: Nations in Liquidation

Extra States exhibition works to operate as a mirror of present manifestations of the state, tracing the disintegration of the modern nation-state, now a liquid, fluid and opaque concept asking what comes beyond and beside the state in a globalised contemporaneity.... READ MORE...

“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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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