Art Industries

Patrick Staff: “On Venus”

Through a varied and interdisciplinary body of work, Patrick Staff interrogates notions of discipline, dissent, labour and queer identity. "On Venus" presents Staff ’s most ambitious work to date: a site-specific installation exploring structural violence, registers of harm and the effects of acid, blood and hormones. Throughout the spaces of the Serpentine Gallery, Staff initiates a series of architectural interventions.... READ MORE...

Cao Fei: HX

The Centre Pompidou is delighted to announce HX, a solo exhibition by Chinese artist Cao Fei. This presentation marks the international debut of Cao Fei’s long term research project Hong Xia, and will also be the first ever solo exhibition of any Chinese artist at the Centre Pompidou, an important achievement for both the artist and the institution which is about to launch its Shanghai flagship in November this year.... READ MORE...

The Convening. Leonardo’s 50th birthday party: “Come Together”

Kathy Rae Huffman tells us about her participation at The Convening, on of the celebrations for Leonardo's 50th birthday at the Fort Mason campus of the San Francisco Art Institute. Leonardo, the international publishing initiative dedicated to art, technology and science has celebrated this anniversary 35 times since 2017, when it launched the first birthday party at ISEA in Caldea, Colombia.... READ MORE...

“Where are the women?”. Interview with Kathy Rae Huffman and Valie Djordjevic

FACES is a mailing list for women artists and professionals working in the field of media and technology. Founded in 1997 with an aim to give space and visibility to women-digital workers, it has become a fundamental network that for 20 years now has been allowing women to connect, network, share and discuss in a space designed for them. This is what two of the founders, Kathy Rae Huffman and Valie Djordjevic, told us.... READ MORE...

Has The Exhibition Started Yet?

Art is one matryoshka-like frame maker: an image is framed on a piece of paper, which is then framed, put in a thematic room inside a museum or an art gallery complex, etc…But how is this process constructed in the digital world and how does it affect the viewers? Pierre Chaumont examines Deridda's concept of frame in relation to new media.... READ MORE...

Dreams and Nightmares in the Application of Blockchain Technology in Music Industry

The present essay considers the emergence of the so-called blockchain technology in the context of the music industry: while the emerging crowd-based infrastructures based on it offer the dream of an alternative to the exploitation of music creativity displaced by digital companies, they can however become actual nightmares, in which music will result into an increasingly integrated and automated form of financial investments.... READ MORE...

Il progetto risVolta presenta voltaplant Greenlight

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...

The Internet as a network and platform for art in the public sphere

In the Internet age, the discourse of the public sphere has become increasingly relevant. Claire Burke examines Habermas' idea of the public sphere and how his central concern; the idea that society depends on communication, is relevant to the Internets role in the evolution of a globally networked society and how it can be used as a creative as well as a social space to discuss and to view art.... READ MORE...