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Superconversations: Machines that Matter

Superconversations: Machines that Matter brings together a range of thinkers and artists concerned with the intersection of technology and immanence, questioning the logic of vitalism while developing that of mechanism. The symposium builds upon several themes from e-flux’s Supercommunity / Superconversations and forms the final instalment of a planetary series of in-person and simulcast video conversations.... READ MORE...

David Link’s Monster Resurrection: an archaeology of calculating machines

Monster Resurrection, a video installation by the artist and theorist David Link, portrays four British engineers and curators who practiced media archeology long before the humanities discovered this theme. The collection of interviews follows the team leaders of these four projects, their careers, the emergence of their interest in old apparatuses and the completion of the reconstruction project in detail.... READ MORE...

Kota: digital excavations in African Art

Kota: Digital Excavations in African Art is an exhibition exploring how data and technology offer exciting possibilities for groups of artwork that lack deep provenance or contextual information. The exhibition features the groundbreaking research of Frederic Cloth, who has created a database of extant guardian figures and a series of algorithms.... READ MORE...

Simon Denny: Products for Organising

Simon Denny is an artist who works with sculptural installations that include print, graphics, moving images and texts. Products for Organising, is developed in response to the Serpentine Sackler Gallery and will feature new installations that revolve around contemporary radical management practices and the historical hacker organisational forms that may have inspired them.... READ MORE...

João Vasco Paiva: Unlimited

Unlimited was inspired by Fernao Mendes Pinto’s journey from Europe to Asia in the 17th century and presents an immersive experience through the simultaneous screening of a digitally rendered expansive ocean and a mesmerizing sequence of abstract geometric maritime communication flags.... READ MORE...

ACT Festival 2015

ACT Festival presents a world-class exhibition, symposium, performance and workshop program that creatively reconfigures and recontextualizes advanced technologies and lets us experience the digital anew. ACT Festival will examine methods of “new making”—in projects, practices, educational platforms, and creative ecosystems.... READ MORE...