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Life Time. Biological Clocks of the Universe

Our own perspective on existence-in-time is determined by self-awareness, by memories and plans for the future— but to what extent does it constitute an objective measure? This is what MU is investigating with the exhibition Life Time, that presents the winners of the Bio Art & Design Award 2017 alongside related works of nine more bio artists and designers.... READ MORE...

Curating the HyperPavilion. Interview with Philippe Riss-Schmidt

Part of the 57th Venice Biennale, HyperPavilion presented a variety of site-specific projects, in which artists questioned both the consequences after the arrival of the digital, and the ongoing merging process between physical and virtual worlds. After the closing Donata Marletta reached the curator Philippe Riss-Schmidt to talk about this experience.... READ MORE...

salt 13: Katie Paterson

Katie Paterson's works involve close collaboration with biochemists, engineers and astrophysicists, and explore space and time, often using technology to combine ordinary with cosmic. Some of these are on display at salt 13, the UMFA exhibition series dedicated to contemporary art.... READ MORE...

Remedial Works

Currently on view at Perth Insititute of Contemporary Art a group exhibition presenting six Australian and international artists whose works explore the specific materials of contemporary global societies, and how they can affect human bodies and the environment, by asking what role can art making perform towards remediation and healing.... READ MORE...

Florian Hecker. Hallucination, Perspective, Synthesis

German artist Florian Hecker works with synthetic sounds, performances, and installations dealing with issues surrounding compositional developments in post-war modernity and late-19th-century psychophysics. For his new show, he has transformed Kunsthalle Wien's exhibition space into a stage for sound events that exceed linguistic description and categorization.... READ MORE...

Instrumentarium. Interview with Jean-François Laporte

The composer Jean-François Laporte assembles simple objects to transform them into real musical instruments, sometimes controlled by electronic devices. With their strong installation presence these artifacts are linked not only to the musical world but also to the performing arts and theatre, in a perfect balance on the line that connects the concepts of object, artifact and instrument.... READ MORE...

Bill Fontana: Shadow Soundings

Bill Fontana realized a new immersive sound and video installation expecially for MAAT’s Oval Gallery in Lisbon. Shadow soundings was created from the sounds and vibrations of the 25th of April Bridge and the Tagus River amplifying them until they acquire a musical quality.... READ MORE...

Seth Price – Social Synthetic

At the Museum Brandhorst the first international survey exhibition of the American artist Seth Price: over 100 works making use of the production and marketing dynamic of music, fashion and literary industry to deal with the fundamental changes that have taken place within visual culture that have gone hand in hand with the ubiquitous rise of digital media.... READ MORE...

Making/Breaking the Binary: Women, Art & Technology (1968-85)

A project curated by Kelsey Halliday Johnson involves different places in Philadelphia presenting the work of women artists who in the period between 1968 and 1985 explored the parameters of new technologies through video, copy machines, computer graphics and musical instruments, reaffirming their role as seminal figures in the history of technology.... READ MORE...

Faith Holland Speculative Fetish

Our use of personal devices is inherently intimate: relations we establish with them also engender care. Transfer presents Speculative Fetish, the gallery’s second solo exhibition from Faith Holland addressing the way that technology functions as a metaphor for the body, both in the language we use and in the ways we behave.... READ MORE...

Drawn from a Score

Currently on view at Beall Center for Art + Technology, an exhibition that features artists whose works come directly from a written, visual or code-based score. From the event scores first developed by John Cage and Fluxus artists in the 1950s, to contemporary uses of code as a score for computational works.... READ MORE...

Digimag Journal | Issue 77 | Call for Papers

After the wide success of the last Summer issue, we're happy to announce the Call for Papers for the new Digimag Journal for this Winter 2017. The issue number 77 is themed "The Arts Ecosystem" and the deadline is settled to the next 16 December 2017. We are waiting for you...... READ MORE...

Digimag Journal 77 – Winter 2017. The Arts Ecosystem: deadline 16/12/2017

We cannot deny the vital role arts and creativity have to play within the energy and environmental field, especially in the current Anthropocene age, where the human impact on climate and nature is dominant and undisputed. What kind of artistic narratives are proven to be compelling and effective in raising ecological awareness? What is the challenge for arts and culture within this scenario? What are the main contributions to the media theories for the Anthropocene?... READ MORE...

Experimenta Make Sense: International Triennial of Media Art

Both playful and challenging, the first International Triennal of Media Art asks us to contemplate just what it is to be human in the technological acceleration of our information society. Experimenta Make Sense presents a program of over 20 leading international and Australian artists who engage directly with this conundrum.... READ MORE...

Ed Atkins: Old Food

For his exhibition at the Martin-Gropius-Bau Ed Atkins has created his largest installation to date: a new series of works that build upon the allegorical possibilities of his particular brand of video making. These new computer-generated videos are installed alognside a vast display of the Deutsche Oper Berlin's costume archive.... READ MORE...

Sounds Like Her

Curated by Christine Eyene, Sounds Like Her explores and challenges existing approaches to sound art, questioning of its patriarchal and Eurocentric patterns. The exhibition represents new perspectives; re-framing how we experience the dynamic of sound as practiced by women from diverse cultures and gender identities.... READ MORE...

(Italiano) Nuove geografie del suono, di Leandro Pisano

(Italiano) Uno dei punti di forza dell'ultimo libro di Leandro Pisano sta nella sua attitudine a mantenere l'impianto teorico in dialogo costante con alcune pratiche della sound art contemporanea. Dall'analisi delle teorie del suono contemporanee fino all'indagine di alcune opere secondo un approccio acustemologico, Pisano apre prospettive di nuove connessioni tra teoria e prassi.... READ MORE...
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