Art

Curating the HyperPavilion. Interview with Philippe Riss-Schmidt

Part of the 57th Venice Biennale, HyperPavilion presented a variety of site-specific projects, in which artists questioned both the consequences after the arrival of the digital, and the ongoing merging process between physical and virtual worlds. After the closing Donata Marletta reached the curator Philippe Riss-Schmidt to talk about this experience.... READ MORE...

Beautiful new worlds: virtual realities in contemporary art

Virtual space images are already influencing different areas of our world and will continue to shape our future: Beautiful New Worlds addresses recent developments in image technology presenting 13 artists who address the relationship between virtual and physical spaces with a particular focus on the socio-political potential of virtual technologies.... READ MORE...

Workshop on “Art Industries”: NABA New Academy of Fine Arts

Art Industries workshop, lead by Marco Mancuso, is run the weekend of 11-12 November. Built through a critical understanding of the most important media art projects, crossing fields of design, fashion and science scienza, the workshop comes to design of a complex artwork able to talk with the new hybrid contemporary art markets... READ MORE...

Pipilotti Rist: Sip my Ocean

The Museum of Contemporary Art Australia presents a major new exhibition by pioneering Swiss artist Pipilotti Rist, exclusively in Sydney as part of the Sydney International Art Series. Incorporating video and sculpture, Rist's dazzling environments immerse visitors in colourful projections that explore the relationships between nature, body and technology.... READ MORE...

Digicult Editions: Investigations on the Cultural Economy of Media Art, by Alessio Chierico

“Investigations on the Cultural Economy of Media Art” is a collection of the heterogeneous perspectives that are contributing to the current discussion about the economies of the Media Art field. The books includes papers and essays from (and interviews to) some of the most important curators and critics investigating the possible and impossible impacts of technologies on production, distribution, collection and market of media art pieces.... READ MORE...

Investigations on the Cultural Economy of Media Art – The new book by Digicult Editions

Digicult Editions announces the release of its new book “Investigations on the Cultural Economy of Media Art”, edited by Alessio Chierico. With texts by Paolo Cirio, Annette Doms, Vincenzo Estremo, Steve Fletcher, Marialaura Ghidini, Wolf Lieser, Jonas Lund, Rafael Lozano-Hemmer, Marco Mancuso, Rebekah Modrak, Christiane Paul, Domenico Quaranta, Christa Sommerer and Laurent Mignonneau, Gerfried Stocker, Pau Waelder... READ MORE...

Bill Viola. Naissance à rebours

Naissance à rebours is the new exhibition by Bill Viola which is presented at the DHC/ART Foundation for Contemporary Art in Montreal. The presentation consists of four flat panel videos as well as a projection work and the most recent major installation Inverted Birth, displayed for the first time in Canada.... READ MORE...

Tomás Saraceno: Entangled Orbits

The Baltimore Museum of Art has commissioned a major new work by internationally acclaimed artist Tomás Saraceno for an exhibition that has transformed the visitor experience of the museum. Entangled Orbits brings together a group of highly complex and fascinating installations drawing inspiration from structures of the natural world.... READ MORE...

Making/Breaking the Binary: Women, Art & Technology (1968-85)

A project curated by Kelsey Halliday Johnson involves different places in Philadelphia presenting the work of women artists who in the period between 1968 and 1985 explored the parameters of new technologies through video, copy machines, computer graphics and musical instruments, reaffirming their role as seminal figures in the history of technology.... READ MORE...

Faith Holland Speculative Fetish

Our use of personal devices is inherently intimate: relations we establish with them also engender care. Transfer presents Speculative Fetish, the gallery’s second solo exhibition from Faith Holland addressing the way that technology functions as a metaphor for the body, both in the language we use and in the ways we behave.... READ MORE...

MusicMakers Hacklab Call – CMT 2018, Berlin | Deadline 30/11/2017

For this year's Hacklab, CTM Festival for Adveturous Music and Art (Berlin) invites coders and technologists but also people from across artistic and research backgrounds, from musicians to poets to psychologists, to submit music project ideas on the potential and worries about the growing role of AI and Machine Learning in arts and music. Apply until 30/11/2017... READ MORE...

Digimag Journal | Issue 77 | Call for Papers

After the wide success of the last Summer issue, we're happy to announce the Call for Papers for the new Digimag Journal for this Winter 2017. The issue number 77 is themed "The Arts Ecosystem" and the deadline is settled to the next 16 December 2017. We are waiting for you...... READ MORE...

Digimag Journal 77 – Winter 2017. The Arts Ecosystem: deadline 16/12/2017

We cannot deny the vital role arts and creativity have to play within the energy and environmental field, especially in the current Anthropocene age, where the human impact on climate and nature is dominant and undisputed. What kind of artistic narratives are proven to be compelling and effective in raising ecological awareness? What is the challenge for arts and culture within this scenario? What are the main contributions to the media theories for the Anthropocene?... READ MORE...

Experimenta Make Sense: International Triennial of Media Art

Both playful and challenging, the first International Triennal of Media Art asks us to contemplate just what it is to be human in the technological acceleration of our information society. Experimenta Make Sense presents a program of over 20 leading international and Australian artists who engage directly with this conundrum.... READ MORE...

Ed Atkins: Old Food

For his exhibition at the Martin-Gropius-Bau Ed Atkins has created his largest installation to date: a new series of works that build upon the allegorical possibilities of his particular brand of video making. These new computer-generated videos are installed alognside a vast display of the Deutsche Oper Berlin's costume archive.... READ MORE...
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