Issue 68

DigiMag Issue 68

Stewing. “people’s Pornography” By Katrien Jacobs

Katrien Jacobs, associate professor of cultural and religious studies at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, opens her latest volume on regional sex cultures, People’s Pornography: Sex and Surveillance on the Chinese Internet, with the striking if simple proposition that the pursuit of sexual pleasure is tied up with struggles for civil liberties.... READ MORE...

Isea 2011 Istanbul: A Report. Art At The Crossroads

The 17th edition of the ISEA - International Symposium on Electronic Art, the leading world conference and exhibition event for art, media and technology, took place in Istanbul from 14 to 21 September 2011. The Symposium was the outcome of the synergy that was developed between the Inter-Society for the Electronic Arts and the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at the Sabanci University of Istanbul, under the direction of the ISEA2011 Istanbul Artistic Director and Conference Chair Prof. Lanfranco Aceti (Goldsmiths College, London, Sabanci University, Istanbul, LEA Editor in Chief, Kasa Gallery Director) and the Conference and Programme Director Özden Sahin (LEA Editorial Manager, Kasa Gallery Vice Director & In-house Curator).... READ MORE...

Lindsay Howard: 319 Scholes And Online Curating

Lindsay Howard is Director of 319 Scholes of Brooklyn, an hyperactive space dealing with promotion and diffussion of digital arts, trough exhibitions, workshops and live shows. The center working philosophy is based on the use a non-disciplinary approach to examine technology and its effects on our communities, relationships, and the body.... READ MORE...

The Particles. An Interview To Alex Posada

Spanish passport, degree in electronic engineering, Alex Posada is artist, digital creator, researcher in the field of interactivity, academic in new media for master and post-graduate courses and workshops. He took up the artistic career when, settled in Barcelona, started to cooperate with musicians and local artists in 2002.... READ MORE...

You’re Doing What? Make A Living Inventing Your Job

The (long) way heading (by subway) to the New York Science Hall, hosting the World Maker Faire in Queens, gives me time to read some free presses and resume an article of the sunday NYTimes I haven't finished yet. It's a long piece about the twilight of the US manufacturing sector, started from the 50's to nowadays [1], and about the definite takeover of China.... READ MORE...
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