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Designing Complexity. Remarks About Design Modeling Symposium

The consequences of Information Technology for big architectural systems have to cross huge amounts of digital data with new design methodologies and revolutionary techniques of material production. The third edition of Design Modelling Symposium, held in Berlin at the Universität der Künste Berlin (UDK) from 7th to 12th October, turned into a privileged observatory of the challenge that researchers and designers from disparate fields are facing in the attempt to control these complex systems... READ MORE...

Light Spectrum Glasses. Looking Beyond White Light

Spectral glasses enable a pragmatic approach to evaluate the colour rendering of light. This technique could help architects, interior and lighting designers to analyse quickly how light reproduces colours on objects. The film by Thomas Schielke covers vivid impressions of our architectural and urban environment with a variety of light sources ranging from sunlight to modern LEDs. The images reveal a fascinating look beyond white light to search for inherent light colours.... 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...

New Media Art In Japan. Hideaki Ogawa And The Device Art

Hideaki Ogawa, graduated with a doctorate degree from the prestigious KEIO University of Tokyo, teacher in the Interface Culture degree program at the Linz Universit, co-founder and artistic director of the Studio h.o. in Tokyo, researcher at Ars Electronica Future Lab and member of the Device Art movent s in my opinion of those authors who represent the emblematic dualism which Sumitomo Fumihiko talked about earleir.... READ MORE...