Art

Technology, art and contemporary culture. The Digicult experience

In the frame of the “Art Talks” series curated by Silvia Grandi at Alma Mater University in Bologna, Marco Mancuso will talk about the impact of digital technologies and sciences on art, design and contemporary culture, and about Digicult which is from 2005 one of the main online critical and curatorial platforms in the field.... READ MORE...

“William Kentridge: O Sentimental Machine”

William Kentridge brings his works into dialogue with the collection of the Frankfurt museum, which spans 5,000 years. Showing over 80 works and installations, the exhibition exemplifies the whole range of the South African artist’s oeuvre, focusing on his fundamental interest in the phenomenon of movement and its material-mechanic and optical-illusionist generation.... READ MORE...

Live Works Award | Deadline: 12/04/2018

Live Works is a platform dedicated to live contemporary practices that contribute to deepening and broadening the idea of performance, following the current evolution of performance and its styles. The award LIVE WORKS includes a creative residency period, for nine selected projects. Artists and professionals from any geographic location and with no limits on age can enter the competition, as individuals or in groups, with a single project.... READ MORE...

SIMPOSIO #4: A relation network

On Thursday, April 19 th NONE collective organizes the fourth date of Simposio: a meeting, performance and installation program that investigates the man-machine relation within the contemporary society. It was conceived to trigger a network, a public debate and a reflection on the digital contemporaneity and its implications on a perceptive, cognitive, social, and economic level.... READ MORE...

Michael Snow at The Guggenheim Museum Bilbao

The Guggenheim Museum Bilbao presents the exhibition Closed Circuit, featuring works by Michael Snow, a major figure in the development of experimental cinema, video installation, and conceptual photography. With this new exhibition the museum launches the 2018 program for its Film & Video gallery, devoted to the presentation of key works of video art, film, and contemporary practices addressing the moving image.... READ MORE...

Machine Art In The Twentieth Century: interview with Andreas Broeckmann

Starting from the assumption that machine art is not an artistic genre or category, but rather a “discursive formation”, in “Machine Art in the Twentieth Century” Andreas Broeckmann examines artworks from the twentieth and early twenty-first century in the light of new technologies developments, leading to a deeper investigation about the complex and articulate human-machine engagement.... READ MORE...

Blind Faith: Between the Visceral and the Cognitive in Contemporary Art

This exhibition at Haus der Kunst in Munich brings together 28 international artists who view the body as their material in the most literal sense. In the search of reality and truth in the world, sensual perception as well as alternative psychological states are investigated adopting a wide range of media and with a view to their potential for expanding consciousness.... READ MORE...

“Joan Jonas”: a groundbreaking survey at Tate Modern

Tate Modern presents the largest survey of Joan Jonas’s work in the UK, where key themes from Jonas’s five decades of performance will be explored reflecting the way she works across many different disciplines and combining a gallery exhibition, a ten day live programme featuring performances by the artist herself, and a film retrospective.... READ MORE...

BecomeBecome Nomadic Residencies for Artists and Researchers | Deadline: 21/04/2018

Becomebecome invites artists, curators, and researchers, to apply for its 4th nomadic residency and exhibition program taking place in the island of Sardinia in collaboration with IVYnode, Stazione dell'Arte - Museum of Contemporary Art, the Monastery of Santa Rosa, and the Municipalities of Nurri and Ulassai. ​ This full-immersive journey investigates practical approaches to the theme 'A Call to Origins'. During this 9-day residency in the heart of Sardinia, we will have a unique opportunity to transform, make, and exhibit our work in the Monastery of Nurri and the surrounding area. Becomebecomers will also participate at the Symposium on transdisciplinary education organized in collaboration with Stazione dell'Arte - Museum of Contemporary Art. ... READ MORE...

(Italiano) LIVE WORKS Vol. 6

(Italiano) È uscita la sesta edizione del bando internazionale interamente dedicato alla performance art, indetto, promosso e sostenuto da Centrale Fies a cura di Barbara Boninsegna, Simone Frangi, Daniel Blanga Gubbay.... READ MORE...

On Tino Sehgal: May a new ground flourish again?

Curated by Luca Cerizza, a new performance by Tino Sehgal is ongoing at the OGR in Turin, returning to Italy ten years after his last solo show. Dalia Maini recounts a work that stages a complex choreography of fifty performers, a tangle of apparently human bodies and stories focusing on immateriality and physicality, and on communication as a visceral need.... READ MORE...

SIMPOSIO #3: Human Conversation. Five monthly appointments until May 2018

The appointments of Simposio keep going, NONE collective organizes the third date: a meeting, performance and installation program that investigates the man-machine relation within the contemporary society. It was conceived to trigger a network, a public debate and a reflection on the digital contemporaneity and its implications on a perceptive, cognitive, social, and economic level.... READ MORE...

Ian Cheng populates Serpentine Gallery with artificial life

The Serpentine Gallery is hosting first solo UK exhibition of artist Ian Cheng where visitors will have their first encounter with a sentient artwork. Cheng's work explores mutation, the history of human consciousness and our capacity to relate to change. Drawing on principles of video game design, and cognitive science, he develops live simulations and virtual ecosystems that self-evolve without authorial intent.... READ MORE...

Australian Antarctic Arts Fellowship | Deadline:: 28/03/2018

The Australian Antarctic Arts Fellowship, made possible by the Australian Antarctic Division in association with the Australian Network for Art & Technology, enables people from the creative community to experience Antarctica and the sub-Antarctic, and Australia’s activities in these locations, so that they may communicate this unique experience and understanding to others.... READ MORE...

Esther Hunziker: Hi there

Hi there is a familiar message: it is that from spam emails, chatbot or vlog, an informal greeting from a stranger to a stranger. This search for interaction with other strangers who are "out there" is what Esther Hunziker works on, presenting at the Kunsthaus in Basel a new series of works where opposites such the familiar and the unknown, the near and far, the mechanical and the organic collide.... READ MORE...

M/others and Future Humans | Deadline: 01/04/2018

A call for submissions from the Laboratory for Aesthetics and Ecology in collaboration with The Multispecies Salon. This exhibit will situate motherhood within the expanded field of multispecies philosophies. Friction generated by (eco)feminist theory, queer and crip futurity, extinction studies, cyborg anthropology, and postcolonial theory will animate this intersectional project.... READ MORE...