Robotics

Light Bulb And Surreal Art

During 2007 edition of Sonar festival which ended a few days ago in Barcelona, a project by Jeff Lieberman, entitled Light Bulb, was presented at Sonarmatica , a show which takes place together with the usual festival. This year Sonarmatica presented a selection of works dealing with the magic' side of technology, showing processes which cannot be understood merely with intuition and trigger our wonder.... READ MORE...

NIME 2007

Harvestworks and LEMUR: League of Electronic Musical Urban Robots host the Seventh International Conference on New Interfaces for Musical Expression, held in NYC from 6th to 10th of June 2007.... READ MORE...

Icra 07, Ubiquitous Robotics

From April 10 and 14 and happening for the first time in Italy , the 24 th ICRA's conference was set in Rome . ICRA is the International Conference on Robotics and Automation supported by IEEE , Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, an international association aggregating over 370,000 members in 160 countries and gathering the major experts and high-tech specialists. This association is considered as an authority in a variety of sectors such as aerospace systems, computers and telecommunications, control systems, consumption energy and electronics.... READ MORE...

Vida Workshops Series

The VIDA WORKSHOP series has been created to promote the production of artwork that addresses the concept of Artificial Life. These workshops will be given by some of VIDA´s award-winning artists. Through discussion and hands-on explorations using technological tools participants will further develop their appreciation of artificial life from an artistic perspective.... READ MORE...

Suguru Goto: New Perception Methods

The Milanese meeting with Suguru Goto at the end of November 2006 (on the 27 th concert at Teatro Arsenale , organised by the Federation of electronic music in Italy and the day after the workshop at the Accademia Internazionale della Musica ) showed the subtle charm of this artist (Digimag devoted an article to him in its 12 th number with an interview by Elena Vairani: http://www.digicult.it/digimag/article.asp?id=312 .... READ MORE...

Peam 2006

Dal 6 al 10 dicembre prossimi si svolgerà la quarta edizione del Pescara Electronic Artists Meeting, una delle più importanti manifestazioni italiane dedicate all’arte elettronico/digitale contemporanea.... READ MORE...

Robots@play

I just got back from Denmark, where I attended the first edition of Robotsatplay. Spread over several dates, the event took place in the historic center of Odense, one of Denmark's oldest cities, consecrated to the god Odin, and birthplace of Hans C. Andersen... READ MORE...

Arthur Clay, Artist Or Scientist?

NArthur Clay was born in New York and lives in Basilea , Switzerland . He's a multifaceted artist using music, video and performances and assembling acoustic and electronic media to create original works. He participated in international festivals in Europe, America and Japan , where his works were unanimously appreciated... READ MORE...

Lemur Robots, Electric Music Players?

Mechanical creatures are always captivating, although digital culture seems to be directed toward visual, web semantic shifts, and informatics codes poetic and revolutionary linking. But we are talking about robots that keep on lasting and astonishing despite the success of immaterial dimension. Karel Capek 's offspring is increasingly numerous... READ MORE...

Strp Festival

STRP is a festival which provide an image of how visual art, design, stage arts, film, architecture and popular culture develop themselves through the means or appliance of both new and existing technology... READ MORE...

Inflatable Aestheticism

This is a project comprising exhibition, workshop, and presentations by Chico MaMurtrie, one of the world's leading artists using robotic technologies, the Artistic Director of Amorphic Robot Works (ARW)... READ MORE...

Robotmusic: Beyond The Life

One of the long awaited events of the AV2006, the performance that perfectly summarises the theme of the festival this year, will be to see the robot musicians of the project Robot Music by the Japanese Suguru Goto, held at The Sage of Gateshead... READ MORE...

You, Robot

What is natural and what is artificial? What characteristic does this distinction take on today, if there be one possible? What can Man do facing a nature that is escaping the reductionism model and in which Man appears more and more of an exception... READ MORE...

(Italiano) Robots In Residence

(Italiano) In Robots-in-Residence, di Mark Polishook, artista di Philadelphia, quello che pi sorprende  il numero di media chiamati in causa e tutto ci˜ per sostenere quella che, dopotutto,  una composizione musicale che per l'audience sfida l'ordinaria ritualitˆ dell'osservare e dell'ascoltare.... READ MORE...

(Italiano) Li Chiameremo Robotscopi?

(Italiano) Arrivano. Robots capaci di sviluppare intelligenza di gruppo attraverso strategie collaborative, di evolvere mediante rinforzo di comportamenti adattivi, di simulare processi neurali e meccanismi di interazione con il mondo circostante. Il confine tra robotica, vita ed intelligenza artificiale sembra non avere pi senso. Si apre una nuova prospettiva: lo studio della vita e di processi biologici attraverso l'osservazione di creature ed entitˆ artificiali... READ MORE...