Science

The frontiers of contemporary robotics and bionics at Mudec

From May 1st to August 1st 2021, Mudec - Museo delle Culture in Milan presents the exhibition ROBOT. The human project. From the first mechanical devices of ancient Greece to the new frontiers of Artificial Intelligence, man has always been attracted to the idea of creating an artificial fellow creature. The exhibition retraces the relationship between human beings and their doubles, revealing to the public the results achieved so far, the extraordinary technological developments and the frontiers of contemporary robotics and bionics.... READ MORE...

European ARTificial Intelligence Lab

The SETI Institute in Mountain View, CA and the Ars Electronica Futurelab in Linz, Austria are announcing that Interspecifics (INT), an independent artistic research studio founded in Mexico City, are the winners of the AI Lab residency, SETI x AI. Interspecifics’ (INT) project is called Codex Virtualis. With Codex Virtualis, Interspecifics... READ MORE...

Germ Gem: Lucie Ketelsen speaks about bacterial iridescence

Bacterial iridescence is an elusive, extra-ordinary phenomenon with something vital to show us in these precarious times. A unique natural occurrence in which self organization within bacterial colonies results in the creation of living photonic crystals, bacterial iridescence relies on a coming together, an organised signal arising out of the noise of disarray, visible as the bending of light. This phenomenon demonstrates that a microscopic, reductive view alone cannot account for what a bigger picture and a change of perspective affords us. Seeking to span diverse perspectives, scales and media by working directly with bacterial iridescence, this research project asks — how can we design with biological life?... READ MORE...

OTHER SKIES: An Exoplanetary Festival

On 20th March 2021, Multiverse Concert Series, CLOT Magazine, and SciArt Initiative present a new collaborative project, OTHER SKIES: An Exoplanetary Festival, a one-day online event exploring humanity’s relationship with the planets beyond our own solar system. At the heart of this event is the exhibition space: an immersive online environment specially created... READ MORE...

Regionale 21: Expanded Video Works

HeK’s 2020 Regionale exhibition, «Regionale 21 – Expanded Video Works», focuses on the artistic use of moving images with a selection of videos, films and animations. The presented works share a formal and experimental creativity in their use of motion graphics software and video equipment.... READ MORE...

Taipei Biennial 2020

The 12th edition of Taipei Biennial will open to the public from November 21, 2020 and run through March 14, 2021. The biennial, co-curated by French philosopher Bruno Latour and French independent curator Martin Guinard, together with Taiwanese independent curator Eva Lin, proposes a fictional “planetarium” within the museum, wherein the invited artists, activists and scientists will explore the tensions between the gravitational pull of different “planets.... READ MORE...

“CHRONIQUES” Biennale of Digital Imagination. 2020 Edition

Taiwan was named the CHRONIQUES Biennale guest of honor with C-LAB serving as curator. VR FILM LAB, located in Kaohsiung have also been invited. With the theme of Eternity, together with 12 outstanding new media artists, a team representative of Taiwan’s technology-based arts has been formed to present Taiwan’s rich culture and abundant technical know-how through exhibitions and performances.... READ MORE...