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“BarabásiLab. Hidden Patterns”, network and data visualization

From May 1, 2021 to January 16, 2021 the ZKM | Karlsruhe presents the exhibition BarabásiLab. Hidden Patterns, which introduces the work of the Hungarian physicist and network scientist Albert-László Barabási and his research laboratory, BarabásiLab, at Northeastern University in Boston, USA. The focus of the exhibition is the development of network visualization over the past 25 years. BarabásiLab. Hidden Patterns is in collaboration with the Ludwig Museum, Budapest, Hungary, where it is on show until June 20, 2021.... READ MORE...

Not all biennials are the same: “Le Biennali Invisibili”

Le Biennali Invisibili is an online project that provides a non-linear form of storytelling through a series of 11 "invisible biennials," each based on a fictional scenario created by the authors of the project, and accompanied by a critical response from an external contributor. The 11 short texts are inspired by Italo Calvino’s novel Invisible Cities and depicted... READ MORE...

Migrating Textile: the senses in jeopardy

"Migrating Textile" is the second major interdisciplinary and international exhibition initiated by the Save the Loom foundation. It shows how the fabrics of people gather new meaning on account of their environment and how important the influence of their migration is on their artistic practice.... READ MORE...

“Anura”: Ornamental and transdermal patches printed in 3D

DIY and digital manufacturing are playing a fundamental role in experimentation and technological advancement also in the fields of health and personal care and will be among the sectors with the highest potential in the coming years for improving living conditions. The Anura project is an example of a 3D printing application in the healthcare field, born from the vision of possible futures.... READ MORE...

Afro-Tech and the Future of Re-Invention

Starting from a research trip undertaken by Inke Arns through various African countries in 2014, a new exhibition at The Hartware MedienKunstVerein puts Afrofuturism in dialogue with alternative technological solutions and imaginations. The speculative narratives unfolding in the artworks on display are confronted with actual inventions from maker scenes.... READ MORE...

Sensing the invisible. Interview with Afroditi Psarra

Through her fascinating and dystopic garments Afroditi Psarra has been contributing to push further body augmentation research blending folk tradition, pop culture, hand-made electronic and coding to create art, and conveying also social, biological, and environmental issues. Latest developments of her work include Cosmic Bitcasting, a tunic that enables the human body to perceive cosmic radiation and to upload all the outputs on a computer.... READ MORE...

hyle. Dialoghi transdisciplinari sul design

Al Riot Studio di Napoli una mostra curata da Francesco Dell'Aglio, Enza Migliore e Chiara Scarpitti presenta una dimensione inconsueta del design italiano, in cui arte, design, poesia e artigianato dialogano tra loro intrecciandosi in una serie di progetti e visioni che propongono ciascuno un diverso modo di sentire la città.... 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...

On the Far Side of the Marchlands

A “marchland” is a medieval term for a borderland beyond direct state control, governed by changing laws and rules. The exhibition On the Far Side of the Marchlands explores the potential of radically new topographies through border regions (marchlands) created by the artists, composed from inextricably linked realms of experience, culture, and materiality.... READ MORE...