Art

Uriel Orlow presents his ongoing research Theatrum Botanicum

Orlow presents his great work "Theatrum Botanicum" that interpretes the flora as a stage for politics. The projects looks at the plants both as witness and active actors in history: movies, sound works, photographs and installations focus on the "botanical nationalism" and other consequences of colonialism.... READ MORE...

The New Networked Normal: Open call for work | Deadline: 31/05/2018

The New Networked Normal is delighted to launch an open call for new artistic projects to be presented on nnn.freeport.global. nnn.freeport.global is an alternative space for the distribution of artworks, inspired by new networked geographies, duty-free art storage sites in free-trade zones, the darknet, and other liminal spaces, to ask what challenges and opportunities these spaces pose for anonymity, authorship, and autonomy.... READ MORE...

Rafael Lozano-Hemmer “Unstable Presence”

Co-produced by MAC Montréal and the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, and co-curated by Rudolf Frieling and Lesley Johnstone, Unstable Presence offers a new conceptual perspective on the artist’s work over the past decade, exploring its poetic and political dimensions from the standpoint of one of its central principles: the notion of co-presence.... READ MORE...

“Only Human” showcases the work of the artists in-residency at Nokia Bell Labs

Three former NEW INC members collaborated with Nokia Bell Labs researchers to produce new artistic projects inspired or enabled by Bell Labs technologies. The three projects are focused on themes of human-computer collaboration, intersubjectivity, surveillance and power dynamics and our symbiotic relationship with technology. The partnership represents a leading collaboration fusing art and technology to change humanity.... READ MORE...

“Hometown”: a new film work by Metahaven premiered in Kiev

On April 26 IZOLYATSIA premieres Hometown, a new film work by Dutch artists Metahaven presented in the form of an immersive installation. Filmed in Beirut and Kiev, it continues the series of “truth-futurist” films by Metahaven initiated with The Sprawl (Propaganda About Propaganda) and Information Skies.... READ MORE...

2018 Ars Electronica Festival: “Error. The Art of Imperfection”

At what point does an error become a fail, and what makes it the celebrated source of unprecedented ideas and inventions? Big Data surveillance takes preventative action upon detecting any deviation from our habitual ways, but it is precisely this imperfection that offers the greatest potential for new solutions. Ars Electronica is summoning artists, scientists, technologists worldwide to investigate how can we rethink our ambivalent relationship to technology.... READ MORE...

“In Tune With The World”: an exhibition about man’s place in the universe

In Tune with the World unveils a new selection of artists from the Foundation Louis Vuitton collection in Paris reflecting with several different mediums today’s questions about man’s place in the universe and the bonds that tie him to his surrounding environment and living world, highlighting the interconnections between humans, animals, plants, and even inanimate objects.... READ MORE...

On memory, precarity and visual methods to undermine distance. Interview with Yara Haskiel – part 2

Following some considerations on one of her two most recent long video works, Tsakalos Blues, video artist Hara Haskiel and our author Mario Margani continue their conversation dwelling on the artist's latest work: I don't write diaries I & II. In this second part they deal with technical question as the relationship between the image and the observer, audience involvement and precarity.... READ MORE...

REFRESH02: “ #LAYERS_Contemporary Art in the Digital Era”

The second event of REFRESH is coming, an exhibition series that wants to research Italian contemporary art and offers an update on practices that confront with the issues, languages and forms emerged with the digital turn of the last twenty years. Curated by Fabio Paris and organised by iMAL, The exhibition presents 15 contemporary Italian artists in the attempt to present their work on an international platform.... READ MORE...

“Still Life”: the second iteration of an exhibition by Rhonda Holberton

CULT | Aimee Friberg Exhibitions presents Still Life, the second iteration of an exhibition by San Francisco Bay Area based artist Rhonda Holberton at Transfer Gallery (Brooklyn, NY). As virtual environments and autonomous bots infiltrate our homes, and the omnipresent computer in our hands change the role of the body— in all areas of life and commerce, Still Life is Holberton’s attempt to rediscover the value of the biological body through labor and material transformation.... READ MORE...

Open Call : Ageing companions | Deadline: 18/04/2018

The lifecycles of different species are linked via electronic circuits with limited lifespan : accessories that measure biorhythms or monitor the growth-rate of specimens ; interactive medical implants, networked pacemakers or wireless defibrillators are an everyday reality. ... READ MORE...

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...

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