Robotics

“Only Human” showcases the work of the artists in-residency at Nokia Bell Labs

Three former NEW INC members collaborated with Nokia Bell Labs researchers to produce new artistic projects inspired or enabled by Bell Labs technologies. The three projects are focused on themes of human-computer collaboration, intersubjectivity, surveillance and power dynamics and our symbiotic relationship with technology. The partnership represents a leading collaboration fusing art and technology to change humanity.... READ MORE...

Blind Faith: Between the Visceral and the Cognitive in Contemporary Art

This exhibition at Haus der Kunst in Munich brings together 28 international artists who view the body as their material in the most literal sense. In the search of reality and truth in the world, sensual perception as well as alternative psychological states are investigated adopting a wide range of media and with a view to their potential for expanding consciousness.... READ MORE...

The Ethics of Inventions, by Sheila Jasanoff

The Ethics of Invention, the latest essay by Sheila Jasanoff, Harvard lecturer and leading scholar in the field of social studies on science and technology, represents a change of perspective on the role of technology in society, inviting us to reflect in a more concrete and multifaceted way on the implications and problems caused today by technological innovation.... READ MORE...

Robotanica: The new wilderness

The Robotanica exhibition series is focused on the presence of robotics in nature. This new natural environment includes technological and hybrid creatures. Is this the sign of a new evolution? Is it possible that endangered animals will be replaced with technological substitutes in order not to break the natural balance?... READ MORE...

Work it, feel it!

Kunsthalle Wien's contribution to the Vienna Biennale 2017 revolves around notions of work and body, now and in the future. The artists featured in Work it, feel it! take a critical approach towards this topic, one that is informed by examinations of disciplinary mechanisms shaping society.... 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+D: Creativity, Technology & Business

Sónar+D, the congress dedicated to creative technologies which will take place in Barcelona on June 14, 15, 16 and 17, announces today the program for its 2017 edition. The congress will bring together more than 100 activities, 180 speakers and around 5,000 accredited professionals from 2,100 companies and 60 countries. During 4 days, key figures and projects shaping the future of design, music and creative technologies will assemble in Barcelona.... READ MORE...

Cécile B. Evans: Sprung a Leak

In October at the Tate Liverpool will be presented the new project by Cécile B. Evans. A multidimensional work that analyzes robotics, artificial intelligence and the possibilities of collaboration between humans and machines, examining the increasing influence that new technologies have on how people feel and act.... READ MORE...

Day of Collisions at FACT

On November 10, the FACT in Liverpool will host Day of Collisions. A full day of activities that investigate the relationship between art and science, linking together engineers, physicists and scientists with the most experimental artists of the contemporary scene. The day will be full of meetings, workshops and public debates... READ MORE...

Human Factor: Endless Prototyping

Human Factor - Endless Prototyping is the fifth exhibition by Ars Electronica Linz presented at the DRIVE Volkswagen Group Forum in Berlin. On show artworks that focus on the major challenges related to the digital age and, by building artificial alternatives, reflect about the human presence in an increasingly engineered environment... READ MORE...