Mattia Casalegno

Tracing Experiences. Design’s Fiction: The “made Up” Exhibition

This winter the Media Design Program at Pasadena's Art Center College of Design hosted 'Made Up', an exhibition and series of events devoted to the most innovative productions at the borders of science fiction, speculative design, and fictional storytelling, united for the occasion under the umbrella term 'design's fiction.'... READ MORE...

A Taste Of Illusion. The Art Of Loris Greaud

A candy with no taste, a fiction without images, a solo without guitar, a movie screen that goes blank as you get close to it. Loris Gréaud's work is a captivating voyage in a world of reversed perceptions, where it's possible to hear a color, see a sound, realize a score as an architecture and an architecture as music.... READ MORE...

I Am Open Cv. The Augmented Art Of Jeremy Bailey

A native of Toronto, 'funny man' Jeremy Bailey is a visual artist working primarily in electronic media who has been described by Filmmaker magazine as 'a one-man revolution on the way we use video, computers and our bodies to create art' and as often confidently self-deprecating in offering hilarious parodies of new media vocabularies (Marisa Olson, Rhizome). His work has been featured internationally in numerous exhibitions and festivals, and he received his MFA in Art Media Studies from Syracuse University in 2006. Currently his work can be viewed, rented and acquired through the independent on-line label Vtape.... READ MORE...

The Research Of Knifeandwork. In Between Technology And Partecipation

Even if the Knifeandfork were not raised in Los Angeles (Brian House is from Denver and based in NY, Sue Huang currently lives in LA but was born in Saudi Arabia) their art seems to me quintessential to such odd place. They designed an user-oriented fictional narrative inspired to Kurosawa's film Rashomoon based on the algorithm of the /Prisoner's Dilemma /game theory model (5 'til 12, 2006); transformed a contemporary art museum in a golf club (Emptiness is Form (golf and donuts) at MOCA, 2009), and staged a public continuous reenactment of the infamous Maradona's goal that leaded Argentina to victory at the 1986 World Cup (Trying the Hand of God, 2009).... READ MORE...