Networking

HeK Net Works: IOCOSE, Moving Tasks Forward

Founded in 2006 by four artists (Matteo Cremonesi, Filippo Cuttica, Davide Prati, Paolo Ruffino), IOCOSE investigate how the narratives surrounding the future of society and technology leave traces on the present. Moving Tasks Forward, available from 10.11 to 8.12.2020, is a script that can solve the long list of tasks that flood our daily to do lists.... READ MORE...

Para Site hosts two new exhibitions about AI

Para Site is proud to present two new exhibitions dedicated to AI and virtual world: Glitch in the Matrix, a solo exhibition by Hong Kong-based artist Luke Ching Chin Wai, featuring newly commissioned works and re-enactments and adaptations of Ching’s earlier works, and Confidential Records: Overwrite, a solo exhibition by Hong Kong-based artist Vvzela Kook.... READ MORE...

NUB PROJECT SPACE: LICHENI

Nub, associazione culturale fondata nel 2010, inaugura LICHENI, una piattaforma online e un laboratorio virtuale di ricerca, uno spazio trasversale dove artist* e non-artist* possano confrontarsi e intrecciarsi. Il progetto sarà inaugurato da due residenze che si svolgeranno negli spazi del Nub Project Space,  tra ottobre e novembre, e da 5 interventi pensati e realizzati esclusivamente online.... READ MORE...

Digital Demagogue. Authoritarian Capitalism in the Age of Trump and Twitter

In his latest work, Digital Demagogue. Authoritarian Capitalism in the Age of Trump and Twitter, published by Pluto Press, Christian Fuchs - critical theorist of communication and society, as well as Professor at the University of Westminster - provides an excellent critical analysis of the current US President, Donald Trump, his social media strategy and the raise of right-wing authoritarianism within the social media era.... READ MORE...

“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...

“AUTOMATA – Sing the body electric”: new edition of the Elektra festival and the BIAN

Since 1999 ELEKTRA showcases artists and works that fuse art and new technologies. Its major exhibition, the International Digital Art Biennial (BIAN) and the Elektra Digital Art Festival, respectively at their 4th and 19th edition this year, go under the theme AUTOMATA and present audiovisual performances and artworks focusing on the human body in augmented and hybrid forms.... READ MORE...

Negapedia: the battle behind the research.

Internet lists among its highest purposes the collaborative utopia and the sharing, but it also shows in itself the exact opposite: battles, polemics, contrasts, that are nothing more than a reflection of today's society, interests and positions. This is the idea behind the project Negapedia Italia, a website that quantifies and measures the contrasts hidden behind each Wikipedia page.... READ MORE...

After the End of the World

After the End of the World is an exhibition about the Earth of 2017 irreversibly transformed into the Anthropocene planet after two centuries of human impact on natural systems in which artists, philosophers, novelists, sea creatures, playwrights, plants, architects, objects, speculative designers and scientists have worked together to imagine situations, to tell stories and to devise strategies for survival and peaceful cohabitation in the world to come.... 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...

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...