Art Industries

“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...

Innovation is inclusive. A conversation with Corey Timpson

Corey Timpson, guest for Meet the Media Guru at Triennale Design Museum in Milan the 16th of May 2018, gave an intense lecture on keywords such as cultural innovation and inclusive design. We asked Timpson what is the meaning of cultural innovation, what does being inclusive means for an institution, even a very small one, and what is “the storytelling responsibility”.... 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...

Map and a visiting studio program for Milano Digital Week

Marco Mancuso and Digicult curated the "Open House program: mapping of Digital Art and Culture in Milan", a map and a visiting studio program of the ​most vital and important production studios in Milan, curated for the Milano Digital Week event the next 15-18 March 2018 in Milan... 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...

European Media Artists in Residence Exchange 2018

The new European Media Art Platform offers residencies for Media Artists in the fields of digital media including Internet and computer-based artists, filmmakers, and those working in media based performance, sound or video as well as robotics or bio-art.... READ MORE...

Seminar on “Art and Future”: NABA New Academy of Fine Arts

Art Industries workshop, lead by Marco Mancuso, is run the weekend of 11-12 November. Built through a critical understanding of the most important media art projects, crossing fields of design, fashion and science scienza, the workshop comes to design of a complex artwork able to talk with the new hybrid contemporary art markets... READ MORE...

Digicult Editions: Investigations on the Cultural Economy of Media Art, by Alessio Chierico

“Investigations on the Cultural Economy of Media Art” is a collection of the heterogeneous perspectives that are contributing to the current discussion about the economies of the Media Art field. The books includes papers and essays from (and interviews to) some of the most important curators and critics investigating the possible and impossible impacts of technologies on production, distribution, collection and market of media art pieces.... READ MORE...

Investigations on the Cultural Economy of Media Art – The new book by Digicult Editions

Digicult Editions announces the release of its new book “Investigations on the Cultural Economy of Media Art”, edited by Alessio Chierico. With texts by Paolo Cirio, Annette Doms, Vincenzo Estremo, Steve Fletcher, Marialaura Ghidini, Wolf Lieser, Jonas Lund, Rafael Lozano-Hemmer, Marco Mancuso, Rebekah Modrak, Christiane Paul, Domenico Quaranta, Christa Sommerer and Laurent Mignonneau, Gerfried Stocker, Pau Waelder... READ MORE...

Lecture about “Art Industries” at Video Sound Art Festival

Saturday 7th of October 2017 at French Cultural Institute in Milan, Marco Mancuso will hold a conference on the theme "Art Industries" for the very special 2017 edition of Video Sound Art Festival. He will talk about relationship between Media Art and industries, new markets and new productions, in the contemporary technological scenario.... READ MORE...

A new multi-platform by artist Olivia Erlanger

BMW Open Work is a major new initiative curated by Attilia Fattori Franchini annually inviting an artist to develop a project exploring current and future technologies as tools for innovation and artistic experimentation. This year it will launch at Frieze London with Body Electric, a new commission by Olivia Erlanger.... READ MORE...

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