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We are all entrepreneurs. Nobody is safe. Interview with Silvio Lorusso

Nowadays, says Silvio Lorusso, everything seems to work as a startup - not just companies and institutions but first of all the individuals. Silvio recently published Entreprecariat - Siamo tutti imprenditori. Nessuno è al sicuro ("We are all entrepreneurs. Nobody is safe”) with Krisis Publishing, a book that explores the many ways corporate logics shape our behaviour.... READ MORE...

How would you touch an image? Interview with Lucy Hardcastle

Are we sure that we are still able to distinguish what is “real” from what is purely digital? Federica Fontana interviews Lucy Hardcastle, a 26 years old interdisciplinary designer and artist –  but she prefers to think of herself more as a digital craftsman –  who runs a studio in London specialized in creating original unique visual experiences by using CGI, digital rendering and glass blowing.... READ MORE...

An engagement with bacteria: Interview with Anna Dumitriu

Donata Marletta interviews British Artist Anna Dimitriu, who explores and questions our relationship to infectious diseases, synthetic biology and robotics. Her works has been presented and exhibited in major collections and museums worldwide and her itinerant exhibition BioArt and Bacteria is now running until the 24th of November 2018 at The Esther Klein Gallery and the Science Center in Philadelphia, USA.... READ MORE...

Make Data Small Again. Intervista con Gianluca Monaco

Partendo dal suo background in graphic design e comunicazione visiva, il lavoro di Gianluca Monaco si è sviluppato sempre più nella sfera del digitale, tra interaction design e front-end development. Nel 2018 l'artista ha partecipato alla mostra New Imaginaries for Crypto Design, metaphors and new images of the Deep Web al NeMe Arts Center di Limassol (Cipro). L’intervista è nata come scambio d’idee e considerazioni.... READ MORE...

Mediated cages. Interview with Zach Blas

Zach Blas in conversation with Filippo Lorenzin talks about the influence of politics and social norms on the development and production of technology, queerness political meaning and its technological applications, deconstruction of identity, bodily abstractions and his actual activity as a teacher at Goldsmiths University.... 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...

We are all entrepreneurs. Nobody is safe. Interview with Silvio Lorusso

Nowadays, says Silvio Lorusso, everything seems to work as a startup - not just companies and institutions but first of all the individuals. Silvio recently published Entreprecariat - Siamo tutti imprenditori. Nessuno è al sicuro ("We are all entrepreneurs. Nobody is safe”) with Krisis Publishing, a book that explores the many ways corporate logics shape our behaviour.... READ MORE...

transmediale: new Artistic Director – deadline: 06/01/19

The transmediale Artistic Director’s central responsibility is the formulation of festival's artistic vision and its implementation on a content and structural level. The position requires the ability to critically examine topics at the intersection of art, technology, science, society.... READ MORE...

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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...

Is This Tomorrow? Visions of the future transform Whitechapel Gallery

Whitechapel Gallery is transformed by experiential installations, environments and pavilions, conceived by over 30 world-leading artists and architects working in collaboration. Ten new experimental multimedia projects responding to critical issues of today to offer speculative visions of the future are presented in Is This Tomorrow?.... READ MORE...

The Convening. Leonardo’s 50th birthday party: “Come Together”

Kathy Rae Huffman tells us about her participation at The Convening, on of the celebrations for Leonardo's 50th birthday at the Fort Mason campus of the San Francisco Art Institute. Leonardo, the international publishing initiative dedicated to art, technology and science has celebrated this anniversary 35 times since 2017, when it launched the first birthday party at ISEA in Caldea, Colombia.... READ MORE...

International Film Festival Rotterdam 2019

International Film Festival Rotterdam has always celebrated the ways in which art and film intersect. Every year, the festival incorporates exhibitions, performances and screenings of artist film and video on the big screen. At the 48th edition in 2019, artists’ moving image occupies a more central position in the festival programming than ever before.... READ MORE...

Digital Imaginaries. Africas in Production

Africa is radically changing and digitization features prominently in contemporary African imaginaries and realities. The exhibition Africas in Production is part of the project Digital Imaginaries that started in spring 2018 with events in Senegal and continued in South Africa before coming to ZKM Karlsruhe.... READ MORE...

We are all entrepreneurs. Nobody is safe. Interview with Silvio Lorusso

Nowadays, says Silvio Lorusso, everything seems to work as a startup - not just companies and institutions but first of all the individuals. Silvio recently published Entreprecariat - Siamo tutti imprenditori. Nessuno è al sicuro ("We are all entrepreneurs. Nobody is safe”) with Krisis Publishing, a book that explores the many ways corporate logics shape our behaviour.... READ MORE...

Elizabeth Price

Conceived in response to the architecture and past history of the Walker’s Perlman Gallery, this solo exhibition by London based artist Elizabeth Price (UK, b. 1966) features two new moving image works—FELT TIP and KOHL (both 2018)—marking the artist’s first commissions for a US museum.... READ MORE...

Refiguring the Future

Eyebeam announces Refiguring the Future, a new exhibition and conference offering a politically engaged and inclusive vision of the intersection of art, science, and technology. Curated by REFRESH collective members Heather Dewey-Hagborg and Dorothy R. Santos, the exhibition title is inspired by artist Morehshin Allahyari’s work defining a concept of “refiguring” as a feminist, de-colonial, and activist practice.... READ MORE...

Anatomy of an AI system

Simone Broglia introduces the project Anatomy of an AI, a study which consists of two parts: a big map 2x5 meters, exposed at the Victoria-Albert Museum in London into the artificial intelligence area, and an essay available online and in free download. As the title states, the study aims to analyze in depth artificial intelligence, breaking it down and highlighting the link that exists with the real world, that of matter, production, work, exploitation.... READ MORE...

Designing Experiences. Interview with Nohlab

Yonca Keremoğlu interviews Istanbul based design studio Nohlab, that is an ever-evolving entity working on both commercial and commissioned, international projects that revolves around art, design and technology. Their main focus is to design personal and interpretable experiences for people.... READ MORE...

The New Alphabet Opening Days

Are algorithms, the binary code and our DNA the alphabets of today? Until 2021, The New Alphabet will spell out both utopias and dystopias. To seek out answers to these questions of our contemporary condition, artists, musicians, scientists, scholars, and activists will gather at HKW from January 10–13, 2019.... READ MORE...

What Ought to Be Done? Work and Life of Harun Farocki

After the exhibitions of Philippe Garrel– A Dazzling Despair (2015) and Jonas Mekas – Again, Again, It All Comes Back to Me in Brief Glimpses (2017), the National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Korea (MMCA) is proud to introduce the work of Harun Farocki (1944–2014). Offering insights into the way images are used to understand and control the world, Farocki criticizes the violence of media and industrial technology toward humanity.... READ MORE...

Quantum Real – Art and Particles

As a series of investigations and events developed by Joasia Krysa and Lars Bang Larsen, the project Quantum Real investigates what constitutes reality at various scales and dimensions, engaging with ideas of particle physics and art as a set of entangled concepts. The series begins with The Prologue: Spectral Exchange taking place at Exhibition Research Lab in Liverpool, between December 2018 and February 2019.... 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...

How would you touch an image? Interview with Lucy Hardcastle

Are we sure that we are still able to distinguish what is “real” from what is purely digital? Federica Fontana interviews Lucy Hardcastle, a 26 years old interdisciplinary designer and artist –  but she prefers to think of herself more as a digital craftsman –  who runs a studio in London specialized in creating original unique visual experiences by using CGI, digital rendering and glass blowing.... READ MORE...

We Need A Much Bigger Impakt

Why are people losing confidence in traditional sources of information? What are the consequences of social media & new online platforms becoming the prime source of information & interpretation of world events? These urgent questions concerning our post-truth era, spoken by Impakt Festival founder Arjon Dunnewind, resonated through the Theaterzaal at Het Huis in Utrecht (NL) and introduced the theme of the Impakt Festival 2018.  The questions as described by Dunnewind are further investigated by curators Luba Elliott, Yasemin Keskintepe & Alex Anikina.... READ MORE...

Love in a Dying World

Love in a Dying World is a hybrid between a music video, an art film and a video art piece that has been created by a visual artist Samantha Stella during her trip to California in the company of a musician and songwriter Nero Kane.... READ MORE...

Nelmarie du Preez, Atmosphere for Anticipation

RIBOT presents the first solo show in Italy by Nelmarie Du Preez (Pretoria – South Africa, 1985, lives and works in Pretoria) curated by Maria Villa. A selection of recent works that transport the onlooker into an alternative universe, one constellated with robotic devices that analyse and question the relationship between man and technology.... READ MORE...

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