Established in 2005 Digicult is one of the main international platforms investigating the impact of technologies and sciences on art, design and contemporary culture.

SOMETHING ELSE_ III edition

From the enigmas of ancient cosmological literature to arcane mysteries about extraterrestrial life forms, to DNA—the secret code of life, to the myth of immortality, the project proposed for the III edition of Something Else presents a selection of works by four artists from different geographical and educational backgrounds: Daniela De Paulis (IT-NE), Heather Dewey-Hagborg (NY), Mariagrazia Pontorno (IT), Robertina Sebjanic (SL).... READ MORE...

Il 30° compleanno di Sónar Barcellona

Il 30° compleanno di Sónar Barcellona – che si è tenuto dal 15 al 17 giugno 2023 presso la Fiera Montjuïc e la Fira Gran Via – ha superato di gran lunga le aspettative del pubblico e della critica internazionali, confermando la grande risonanza culturale, ma soprattutto la capacità di rimanere in cima alla classifica dei migliori festival dedicati allo sperimentalismo nel campo della musica, della creatività e della tecnologia. Una line up spaziale che ha ospitato più di cento artisti intergenerazionali, provenienti da tutto il mondo, trasportando il pubblico verso universi altri, attraverso una proposta di ricerche sonore e artistiche, originali, innovative e tecnologicamente avanzate. Una tre giorni intensa e ricca di dj set, live show ed installazioni di altissimo livello, incentrate sulla attuale e futura interrelazione tra arte, scienza e cultura digitale.... READ MORE...

ARTIVISM: The Art of Subverting Power

Il programma presenta tecniche e metodi per creare giustizia sociale e politica grazie all’uso delle tecnologie digitali per la consapevolezza sociale e la critica politica. I relatori invitati spaziano da artisti, attivisti politici e sviluppatori a difensori dei diritti umani e narratori della verità. ... READ MORE...

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Simon Denny: Optimism 2023

La nuova opera, intitolata Optimism, è la più grande commissione pubblica di Denny da quando ha rappresentato la Nuova Zelanda alla Biennale di Venezia nel 2015. Inaugurata dopo un lungo periodo di ricerca e sviluppo, Optimism persegue l'interesse di Denny per le frontiere della tecnologia, questa volta con una nuova e potente installazione incentrata sulla sicurezza del futuro nell'industria spaziale.... READ MORE...

SOMETHING ELSE_ III edition

From the enigmas of ancient cosmological literature to arcane mysteries about extraterrestrial life forms, to DNA—the secret code of life, to the myth of immortality, the project proposed for the III edition of Something Else presents a selection of works by four artists from different geographical and educational backgrounds: Daniela De Paulis (IT-NE), Heather Dewey-Hagborg (NY), Mariagrazia Pontorno (IT), Robertina Sebjanic (SL).... READ MORE...

Hybrid: an Interspecies Opera

This documentary and personal narrative is set to an original score by composer Bethany Barrett and presents an intimate account of the interspecies relationship at the heart of the science of xenotransplantation–specifically the genetic engineering of pigs to supply human hearts.... READ MORE...

KIKK 2023: Navigating new flows between arts, technology, science and culture

Il tema del festival, “Bodies of Waters”, pone l’attenzione sulla miriade di flussi visibili e invisibili in cui si muovono i corpi, dagli ambienti biologici ai contesti finanziari astratti. La metafora dell’acqua diventa la chiave di combinazione tra diverse prospettive e avvia una discussione tra artisti, relatori e partecipanti. Iniziando con due feste d’inaugurazione accompagnate da conferenze e mostre, il festival accoglie i visitatori con un’atmosfera dinamica, invitando il pubblico alla scoperta di prospettive alternative e ad essere aperti a nuovi incontri.... READ MORE...

Ars Electronica 2023: Unfolding Different Truths with Arts

Spreading across different locations in the heart of Linz, the festival ended after five days of exhibitions, panels, and performances. The broad yearly themes allowed combinations of different artistic experimentations and creative approaches. Walking through the historical festival location POSTCITY, visitors could discover a variety of projects illustrating how different truths can intertwine and influence each other - rather than presenting a linear perspective on what the future of the planet and technology could be.... READ MORE...

EXAMEN 2023

The graduate exhibition has something ambivalent about it. As fixed as the annual date might be in the city’s cultural calendar, the exhibition also runs counter to everyday life at the Kunsthochschule. Like the ebb and flow of the tide, EXAMEN marks a cycle with unforeseen dimensions. For the graduates it marks the symbolic end of their studies and a metamorphosis. There is a similarity to particles in quantum physics, simultaneously behaving as particles and as waves whose potential is still unexplored. ... READ MORE...

21st edition of LOOP Fair

LOOP Fair stands firm on its commitment to moving image and will showcase multiple works, testifying to the ductility of video as a creative and critical tool. This year’s presentations significantly explore the bridges between the symbolic world and the conception of nature, the essence of time through memory and archives, reviewing as well political struggles and conflicts. ... READ MORE...

The Only Lasting Truth is Change

We take as our starting point the multiple readings of “hallucination”—from the perception of something that is not really there, to a terminology of glitches within large language models, and to a description of a clash between different epistemologies. We will look for the various intersections between the artificial and the real—between large scale statistics and local knowledge... READ MORE...