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2018 Ars Electronica Festival: “Error. The Art of Imperfection”

At what point does an error become a fail, and what makes it the celebrated source of unprecedented ideas and inventions? Big Data surveillance takes preventative action upon detecting any deviation from our habitual ways, but it is precisely this imperfection that offers the greatest potential for new solutions. Ars Electronica is summoning artists, scientists, technologists worldwide to investigate how can we rethink our ambivalent relationship to technology.... READ MORE...

Christian Marclay “Concerto Spaziale” with Okkyung Lee and Luc Müller

Curated by Bruna Roccasalva and Vincenzo de Bellis on the occasion of the 23rd edition of miart, at Museo del Novecento there will be a new performance conceived by Christian Marclay in the framework of Furla Series #01 - Time after Time, Space after Space. Using everyday objects, the artist coaxes noise out of non-musical “instruments”, focusing our attention on the real scale of sound such things produce.... READ MORE...

Where the laws of nature blurs: an interview with Ryoichi Kurokawa

With his latest work ad/ab Atom, Ryoichi Kurokawa is keeping challenging human senses spectrum by means of cutting-edge visual technologies and computer-generated structures. After his residency at INL he accepted to answer our questions and we have found ourselves talking about the infinitely small, the magic of nature and the delicate balance between art and technology.... READ MORE...

La Digestion. Interview with William Basinski and Phonurgia

The second edition of La Digestion - musica ascoltata raramente is coming, a festival dedicated to research music, result of the collaboration between the cultural association Phonurgia, E-M Arts, the Morra Foundation and the Hermann Nitsch Museum in Naples. Concerts, workshops, and immersive listening moments will turn the city into a centre for debate on digital and performing arts.... READ MORE...

CTM Festival 2018 – Turmoil

The theme of this 19th edition of CTM, Turmoil, explores the state of music and sound practices in comparison with a confused and critical present. Ten days of tumultuous non-stop festival in various venues in Berlin will be followed by the already announced closing concert with an afterparty and a final performance.... READ MORE...

“Dökk”, or the multimedia cosmic dance. The new project by fuse*

Modern physics has shown us that movement and rhythm are essential properties of matter; that all matter, both on Earth and in outer space, is involved in a continuous cosmic dance. These - and many other – suggestions gave rise to Dökk, the new live-media performance of fuse*, the new live-media performance of fuse*: an immersive multimedia narrative - in premiere on February 3rd at Teatro Testoni in Bologna.... READ MORE...

1948 Unbound. Unleashing the technical present

At Haus Der Kulturen der Welt in Berlin, From November 30th to December 2nd a series of lectures, performative elements, gatherings and installations, all differing in duration, visibility, and interaction will investigate the year 1948 as the saddle point in forming the planetary re-arrangement process that now goes by the name “technosphere.”... 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...

(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...

Instructions for Humans

Instructions For Humans presents works from UK and international artists Pete Ashton, Kyle McDonald and Nye Thompson. The focus is on the connections between humans, surveillance systems and the machine in general. What is explored is the role of intrusive visual control and how it affects individual privacy in public spaces.... READ MORE...

Networked conversations

Third Space Network is announcing the fall series of Networked Conversations: net-broadcasted interviews with pioneering media artists, curators, writers, and activists exploring a broad range of social, political and aesthetic topics at the intersection of net culture.... READ MORE...

Digicult is media partner of the Live Cinema Festival 2017

Digicult is partner of the 2017 edition of Live Cinema Festival. 89 artists from Brazil, Italy, Spain, Latvia, Turkey, Slovenia, Netherlands, Czech Republic, Austria, France, Serbia, Belgium, Romania, Germany, Hungary, Poland, United Kingdom, Greece, Iran playing 19 performances, workshops and showcases.... READ MORE...

Radio Silence. A live performance and 10-episode radio show

Mural Arts Philadelphia presents Radio Silence, a new project by Iraqi–American artist Michael Rakowitz and curated by Elizabeth Thomas. Conceived specifically for Philadelphia, Radio Silence interweaves dreams and memories from Iraq, America, and in-between into a soundscape of the contemporary refugee experience... READ MORE...

CTM 2018 – Turmoil

Half a year after an unforgettable 2017 Festival, it has begun to lay the groundwork for the 19th edition of CTM Festival – the last "teenage" festival before the celebration of twenty years of creative exchange and collaboration in 2019. CTM Festival is very excited to announce the dates and theme for this next 2018 edition that will take place from 26 January to 4 February 2018 at various Berlin venues... READ MORE...

We are the robots! 18th edition of ELEKTRA Festival

ELEKTRA continues its AUTOMATA trilogy in 2017 and 2018, this time with the theme THE BIG DATA SPECTACLE. The first edition of AUTOMATA explored the creative capacity of machines (for a possible audience of machines), while the 2017 edition looks at the promises kept by major advances in fields of artificial intelligence, particularly machine learning, data mining and human-machine hybrids, notably in art.... READ MORE...

Sonar Barcelona: Music, Creativity & Technology

Björk completes the Sónar 2017 program with her immersive Virtual Reality exhibition at the CCCB, a talk at the Sónar+D congress and an exclusive 4-hour DJ set to open the festival. "Björk Digital" will take place at Barcelona’s Centre for Contemporary Culture (CCCB) between the 13th of June and the 24th of September. Visitors will be treated to an extraordinary immersive exhibition.... READ MORE...

Future emerging Art and Technology

Entitled "Future emerging Art and Technology", the exhibition presents a series of works of art created during collaborations between six internationally acclaimed artists and cutting-edge scientists. The artists were selected during an open process in March 2016 and paired with scientist groups working on European Union FET (Future Emerging Technologies) Open research projects such as exploring gene regulation, quantum physics, underwater robotics, carbon capture, and exascale computing.... READ MORE...