Art

Fulldomes and Vjs. Interview with Pedro Zaz

In the last decade, immersive environments presented in domes have been more often than ever places for experimental audiovisual works by sound and visual artists continuing to explore the possibilities of the projected surfaces and resonances of sound. Pedro Zaz has been working both solo and in different AV groups, and with his main project United VJs, ratifyed the return to the domes as spaces for art making.... READ MORE...

Transmediale announces “Face Value” and further highlights for 2018

Things are what they are—but could they be different? Under the title of face value, The 31st edition of transmediale festival directed by Kristoffer Gansing for the seventh time will seek possible new ways of deconstructing the alarming development of digital populism, the radicalization of net culture, and the new culture wars.... READ MORE...

“Dökk”, or the multimedia cosmic dance. The new project by fuse*

Modern physics has shown us that movement and rhythm are essential properties of matter; that all matter, both on Earth and in outer space, is involved in a continuous cosmic dance. These - and many other – suggestions gave rise to Dökk, the new live-media performance of fuse*, the new live-media performance of fuse*: an immersive multimedia narrative - in premiere on February 3rd at Teatro Testoni in Bologna.... READ MORE...

Merike Estna e Maria Metsalu: Soft Scrub, Hard Body, Liquid Presence

A current exhibition at Art in General combines works and performances by Merike Estna and Maria Metsalu that - focusing in particular on the feminine perspective - explore the contemporary body in its new surroundings, between over-consumption of virtual space, stress of competition and a fractured understanding of the self.... READ MORE...

Evidentiary Realism

Evidentiary Realism is a new collective show at NOME gallery in Berlin that aims to articulate a particular form of realism in art presenting investigative, forensic, and documentary artworks that investigate the notion of evidence and its modes of representation in post-9/11 era.... READ MORE...

Claudia Hart: The Flower Matrix

The Flower Matrix from Claudia Hart represents a new kind of liminal space, a mixed-reality architecture embellished by decorative elements embracing an aesthetic of the fake in which technology has replaced nature. The work is presented at Wallplay’s VR “speakeasy” in the basement of Gallery 151 as part of the TRANSFER VR Commission.... READ MORE...

Accademia Carrara di Bergamo: talk with Irene Fenara

The first talk within the Academic Year 2017-2018 of the Publishing for the Arts class, will be thursday 7 December 2017 with the artist Irene Fenara and with Cristina Rota, project manager at The Blank to introduce the book "Who Needs Eyes When You Have Sapphire Crystal Lenses?"... READ MORE...

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...
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