Science

“Purple”: an immersive video installation by John Akomfrah

Bildmuseet presents a new work by British artist and filmmaker John Akomfrah, his most ambitious project to date. Purple is an immersive six-channel video installation addressing man's relationship to nature and to the planet. At a time when greenhouse gas emissions are at historically high levels and glaciers are melting, Purple poses the question of human responsibility.... READ MORE...

Artists and robots at Grand Palais in Paris

This exhibition is an opportunity to experience works of art produced with the help of increasingly sophisticated robots. Featuring works by some forty artists, it offers a gateway to an immersive and interactive digital world - an augmented body sensory experience that subverts our notions of space and time.... READ MORE...

(Italiano) Il progetto risVolta presenta voltaplant Greenlight

(Italiano) Dal progetto di ricerca universitario risVolta nascerà nel mese di aprile la start-up VoltaPlant, con l’intenzione di lanciare una linea innovativa di prodotti per l'arredo di interni, pronto a rivoluzionare il mercato del light design. Piante d’arredo in cui è integrata la funzionalità del punto luce grazie a LED incorporati in originali vasi di design parametrico... READ MORE...

“Patricia Piccinini: Curious Affection” opens at GOMA

At Brisbane’s Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA) more than 70 sculptures, photographs, videos, drawings and a number of large-scale installations, including major new commissions will be among a range of immersive must-see artworks premiering in the major solo exhibition of Patricia Piccinini.... READ MORE...

“DIA-LOGOS”: Ramon Llull and the ars combinatoria

Ramon Llull is revealed as an enlightened thinker who is extremely relevant for today’s world as well as in information theory and media technology. He invented a new method that postulated the unity of the various contemporary disciplines of knowledge, and translated the method into an apparatus. The enormous influence of Llull's radical concept is the main focus of the new exhibition at ZKM in Karlsruhe.... READ MORE...

Altered States: substances in Contemporary Art

An international group exhibition at Kunstpalais features artists who approach the topic of the omnipresence of substances and the consequences of their handling within society in a variety of media asking questions about their effects and potentials, economic interests and highly profitable black markets.... READ MORE...

(Italiano) Reimmaginare il nostro universo dopo Einstein: la mostra Gravity al MAXXI di Roma

(Italiano) Fino al 29 aprile al MAXXI di Roma è in corso Gravity, una mostra curata da Luigia Lonardelli, Vincenzo Napolano e Andrea Zanini e dedicata alla teoria della relatività generale di Albert Einstein, che esplora la fisica moderna e il rapporto di interdipendenza tra arte e scienza che è alla base della ricerca contemporanea, al limite tra passato e presente, materiale e immateriale.... READ MORE...

Meta.Morf 2018. A Beautiful Accident

One big question is: can the whole of evolution be seen as an exponential growth of intelligence? Or should we look at it as a process full of small and bigger accidents that strongly contributed to the rise of human beings, which in this case could be seen as a "Beautiful Accident"? This exhibition confronts us with the pressing topics of a nearby era where algorithms will become part of our lifes.... READ MORE...

Synthetica, an exhibition at Edinburgh International Science Festival

Through works derived using the tools, techniques and often living tissues of scientific research, realized by established international bioartists including renowned Marta de Menezes, Oron Catts, Ionat Zurr, Tarsh Bates and Ting-Tong Chang, Synthetica will explore how our notions of the natural and the artificial may need to change in an era in which hybrid and synthetic life forms have come into existence.... READ MORE...

Not only a matter of genes: the human genome on display at MUSE

Today more than ever the hot topics of the scientific debate are able to spread into our homes from the labs of the research centers, provoking no less hot discussions. In a similar scenario, MUSE in Trento has just opened the exhibition Genoma Umano: quello che ci rende unici (Human Genome: what makes us unique) for a better understanding of our genetic heritage and its fundamental role in defining ourselves as individuals.... READ MORE...

I am here to learn: On Machinic Interpretations of the World

Does an intelligent system have consciousness or a sense of self? Does a machine develop its own image of the world? And how much autonomy do we want to grant them now and in the future? Curated by Mattis Kuhn and Franziska Nori, a thematically organized group exhibition at the Frankfurter Kunstverein presents international artists, whose work thematizes the processes involved in machine perception and autonomous action.... READ MORE...

Hyperobjects: an exhibition on today’s ecological crisis

Organized by Laura Copelin and Timothy Morton, a group exhibition engaging ideas from Morton's theory to confront the overwhelming scale of today's ecological crisis. In line with the hyperobject idea, the exhibition seeks to create encounters with artworks and non-art objects that de-center and expand the scale of human perception.... READ MORE...

“Future Love”: desire and kinship in hypernature

The new exhibition at HeK Basel offers critical, unconventional and imaginative views on our impending life while commenting on the impact of new technologies and social media on our affective relationships and sexuality. Moving from a postdigital background, the international artists participating in this exhibition tackle these questions through a variety of media, from biotechnologies to virtual reality.... READ MORE...

Round table on Art, Science and Ecology in the Anthropocene era

The environmental crisis, which has become an urgent and crucial issue in our contemporary world, is having a noticeable impact on cultural and visual art production. On this round table Andreco will present his most recent artwork, “Climate Art Project”. Marco Mancuso will present the new issue of the Digimag Journal together with Claudio Musso, Fabiola Naldi and Andrea Lerda.... READ MORE...

The 14th Athens Digital Arts Festival – Deadline: 31/12/2017

The 14th Athens Digital Arts Festival exploring the unknown future of the upcoming Technological Apocalypse through art, science and technology, invites you to submit your proposals for its next edition, under the theme “SINGULARITY NOW”. The applications deadline is extended until 31 December 2017... READ MORE...