Donata Marletta

An engagement with bacteria: Interview with Anna Dumitriu

Donata Marletta interviews British Artist Anna Dimitriu, who explores and questions our relationship to infectious diseases, synthetic biology and robotics. Her works has been presented and exhibited in major collections and museums worldwide and her itinerant exhibition BioArt and Bacteria is now running until the 24th of November 2018 at The Esther Klein Gallery and the Science Center in Philadelphia, USA.... READ MORE...

Christina McPhee, the Political-Aesthetics of Nature

Christina McPhee with different media, spanning from video and digital technologies, to drawing, painting, and photography. Her works are stunning, intricate and abstract figures in which the artist combines both digital and traditional techniques in order to give a visual representation of her ideas, experiences, and her strong engagement with nature and its processes of creation and destruction.... READ MORE...

Perte de Signal. An interview with president Sofian Audry

Perte de Signal, based in Montréal, is one of the most creative and dynamic centres supporting local and international artists committed with new technologies; it deals with an eclectic range of media and a wide variety of approaches. Members at Perte de Signal include artists such as: Erin Sexton, Sofian Audry, Pavitra Wickramasinghe, Nicolas Bernier, Robin Dupuis and Maxime Damecour, just to name a few.... READ MORE...

Mapping Festival. A little treasure between the Swiss Alps

The 9th edition of Mapping Festival took place from 2nd to 12th May in different venues around the city of Geneva (CH). I was invited by Ana Ascencio, co-curator of the festival to attend the concluding weekend of Mapping that this year presented a whole schedule filled with live AV performances, installations, workshops, club nights, lectures, round table, and outdoor video projections.... READ MORE...

The latest endeavours of DjSpooky: The Imaginary App and the The Met Reframed residency

Several authors in the past have widely focused on the artistic projects of Paul D. Miller aka DJ Spooky that Subliminal Kid, an inexhaustible artist whose works have the ‘remix’ as a core concept and primary form of representation. The following article traces Miller’s latest endeavours, in particular his residency at the prestigious Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, and the forthcoming book project about the terrific production of apps for mobile devices.... READ MORE...

Jonah Brucker-cohen: New Media, From Web 2.0 To Web 4.0

Jonah Brucker-Cohen is a researcher, an artist and a writer who, in spite of his youth, has reached unquestionable fame and respect internationally in the field of new media and technologies applied to art. He has recently obtained a Ph d at the Disruptive Design Team of the Networking and Telecommunications Research Group (NTRG) at the prestigious Trinity College in Dublin.... READ MORE...

Geert Lovink: List Culture And The Art Of Moderation

Geert Lovink is one of the most influential cultures of the net worldwide. He is a critic and a theorist, he has been interested for years in texts and essays about the new media and network culture, and among his most recent projects the creation of the Institute of Network Cultures in Amsterdam is worth to be mentioned. This institute works on critical analysis of the Internet, and its aim is to help actively the development and the divulgation of studies and discussions on network topics, even through the organisation of conferences, and publications whose aim is to stimulate dialogue and online sharing.... READ MORE...