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Archaeology of the Digital: Complexity and Convention

Archaeology of the Digital: Complexity and Convention is an exhibition that explores the phenomenon of integration of digital methods in architectural practice. The preservation of digital archives, design strategies and the impact of the digital will be some of the topics discussed inside the exhibition at the Canadian Centre for Architecture... READ MORE...

Cubetto, playset that helps children learn programming

Launched via a worldwide Kickstarter campaign, Cubetto is the Montessori approved programming toy specifically designed for pre­literate children, ages three and older, that teaches the basics of computer programming and STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) skills without the use of a screen... READ MORE...

MashUp: The Birth of Modern Culture

How creativity has evolved? And as has become the dominant form of production of this century? Artists, curators, researchers, designers and architects from around the world, will analyze this subject inside the exhibition MashUp: The Birth of Modern Culture. Present at the Vancouver Art Gallery until June.... READ MORE...

Ideas in the making: Haus der Kulturen der Welt

Ideas in the making: HKW focuses its work on long-term research across artistic, scientific and academic borders. It aims to produce new perspectives on war and violence, and on how the relationship between humanity and technology is changing and what new time regimes evolve from this.... READ MORE...

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...

The Meaningful Of Meaningless. Joseph Nechvatal’s ethics of noise

Joseph Nechvatal is an American artist who operates in different fields, such as music and media art. He is not just an artist though, he is also a philosopher and professor, and published many texts. The most complete and organic one is Immersion into Noise, a book kept hidden in the philosophical and essayistic panorama.... READ MORE...

Changing Circumstances: looking at the future of the planet

The focus for the 2016 Biennial, FotoFest’s 16th International Biennial of Photography and Mixed Media Art, is mankind’s relationship with our changing planet. The Biennial’s theme will examine these dynamisms and work to offer creative solutions, presented through the Biennial exhibitions and programs by contributing artists and thinkers.... READ MORE...