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Surrogate. An Ideal Love

The show "Surrogati. Un amore ideale", curated by Melissa Harris, from February 21 to July 22, 2019 in the Osservatorio Fondazione Prada in Milan, creates a direct dialogue between the photographic works of two artists, Jamie Diamond and Elena Dorfman. Both artists highlight the emotional ties between human beings and surrogates, dolls, substitutes.... READ MORE...

Perpetual Translation. Interview with Paul Destieu

Looking at the works of Paul Destieu, Filippo Lorenzin questions the Marseille-based artist about the evo­lution of media and their situation in our contem­porary envi­ronment. His work studies the border between emer­gence and col­lapsing of a system.... READ MORE...

The dark mirror. Interview with Clément Lambelet.

Never more than today human beings live in symbiosis with technologies that he created himself. Today as in the past, technologies are accurate mirrors of their societies, of human desires, fears and needs. Bianca Cavuti discusses these topics with Clément Lambelet, who handles issues about the relationship between society and technology, control ideologies and Artificial Intelligence.... READ MORE...

Simone Arcagni: l’Occhio della Macchina

Teresa Ruffino intervista Simone Arcagni in merito alla sua ultima pubblicazione "L'occhio della macchina", un testo che analizza come si è formata la costruzione dello sguardo contemporaneo concentrandosi in particolare sui cambiamenti introdotti dalla rivoluzione digitale.... READ MORE...

The Convening. Leonardo’s 50th birthday party: “Come Together”

Kathy Rae Huffman tells us about her participation at The Convening, on of the celebrations for Leonardo's 50th birthday at the Fort Mason campus of the San Francisco Art Institute. Leonardo, the international publishing initiative dedicated to art, technology and science has celebrated this anniversary 35 times since 2017, when it launched the first birthday party at ISEA in Caldea, Colombia.... READ MORE...

We are all entrepreneurs. Nobody is safe. Interview with Silvio Lorusso

Nowadays, says Silvio Lorusso, everything seems to work as a startup - not just companies and institutions but first of all the individuals. Silvio recently published Entreprecariat - Siamo tutti imprenditori. Nessuno è al sicuro ("We are all entrepreneurs. Nobody is safe”) with Krisis Publishing, a book that explores the many ways corporate logics shape our behaviour.... READ MORE...

Anatomy of an AI system

Simone Broglia introduces the project Anatomy of an AI, a study which consists of two parts: a big map 2x5 meters, exposed at the Victoria-Albert Museum in London into the artificial intelligence area, and an essay available online and in free download. As the title states, the study aims to analyze in depth artificial intelligence, breaking it down and highlighting the link that exists with the real world, that of matter, production, work, exploitation.... READ MORE...

Designing Experiences. Interview with Nohlab

Yonca Keremoğlu interviews Istanbul based design studio Nohlab, that is an ever-evolving entity working on both commercial and commissioned, international projects that revolves around art, design and technology. Their main focus is to design personal and interpretable experiences for people.... READ MORE...

How would you touch an image? Interview with Lucy Hardcastle

Are we sure that we are still able to distinguish what is “real” from what is purely digital? Federica Fontana interviews Lucy Hardcastle, a 26 years old interdisciplinary designer and artist –  but she prefers to think of herself more as a digital craftsman –  who runs a studio in London specialized in creating original unique visual experiences by using CGI, digital rendering and glass blowing.... READ MORE...

We Need A Much Bigger Impakt

Why are people losing confidence in traditional sources of information? What are the consequences of social media & new online platforms becoming the prime source of information & interpretation of world events? These urgent questions concerning our post-truth era, spoken by Impakt Festival founder Arjon Dunnewind, resonated through the Theaterzaal at Het Huis in Utrecht (NL) and introduced the theme of the Impakt Festival 2018.  The questions as described by Dunnewind are further investigated by curators Luba Elliott, Yasemin Keskintepe & Alex Anikina.... READ MORE...

Love in a Dying World

Love in a Dying World is a hybrid between a music video, an art film and a video art piece that has been created by a visual artist Samantha Stella during her trip to California in the company of a musician and songwriter Nero Kane.... READ MORE...

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