Software Art

Sara Tirelli and the VR Pavilion at 2020 Resilienze festival

Hera Immersive Area is a space within Resilienze 2020 festival dedicated to new technologies in relation to art and scientific research and aimed at exploring environmental issues through innovation. This interview focuses on the VR Pavilion, both because of the long-lasting acquaintance and the deep esteem towards Sara Tirelli and her artistic and research path that has been going on for a very long time in Italy and internationally.... READ MORE...

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...

Regionale 21: Expanded Video Works

HeK’s 2020 Regionale exhibition, «Regionale 21 – Expanded Video Works», focuses on the artistic use of moving images with a selection of videos, films and animations. The presented works share a formal and experimental creativity in their use of motion graphics software and video equipment.... READ MORE...

Data Meditations: New rituals for new possible worlds

A lot has happened in 2020. In the pandemic world of covid19, the small HER research center, started by artists / hacktivists / researchers Salvatore Iaconesi and Oriana Persico, is changing its skin to become HER: She Loves Data: a new type of organization that interprets data as existential phenomena and uses art and design to reposition the results of research and innovation in the middle of society.... READ MORE...

Raised By Google

arebyte Gallery have announced "Raised By Google", a new body of work by Bristol based artist Sarah Selby. Sarah was the final selected artist for hotel generation 2019, arebyte Gallery’s annual young artist development programme.... READ MORE...

Pröspect: A Bot* that reassembles images from the McCord Museum’s Photography Collection

Pröspect, is another step in Isabelle Gagné’s work as a geologist-artist of digital images, as she ques­tions our relation to online historical archives. As various institutions – museums, libraries, etc. – are increasingly making their archives available online to make them more accessible, the “general” catalogue of online images is constantly growing.... READ MORE...

Between Creative Coding and Society. Interview with Fabian van Sluijs

Creative Coding Utrecht (CCU) is an interdisciplinary and open community of musicians, designers, programmers and visual artists investigating the influence of technologies on our daily life through a playful and explorative approach. In this interview by Costanza Tagliaferri, Fabian van Sluijs, one of the founders of CCU, talks about the creative community in Utrecht, CCU’s activities and the impact of how creative coding can put new perspectives on the impact of technology on society.... READ MORE...

snap+share: transmitting photographs from mail art to social networks

Technology has escalated—and accelerated—the creation, distribution and consumption of photographic imagery, and as a result, millions of images are now sent across the Internet each day. On view at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) snap+share: transmitting photographs from mail art to social networks will explore the outward gesture of sharing pictures, instead of the more traditional, inward act of taking photographs, throughout the history of the medium.... READ MORE...

Rafael Lozano-Hemmer: Pulse

In the Hirshhorn’s largest interactive technology exhibition to date, three major installations from Rafael Lozano-Hemmer’s Pulse series come together for the artist’s DC debut. Curated by Stéphane Aquin, Chief Curator with curatorial assistance from Betsy Johnson, Assistant Curator.... READ MORE...