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Art, epoxy plastic and bacteria. Interview with Klari Reis

Klari Reis is best known for her Petri Dish series, a multicolour set of circular blobs created using a blend of media and ground-breaking techniques. The core of Kla-ris’s approach is the transformation and pigmentation of a UV-resistant plastic, the epoxy polymer, into unique and cutting edge artworks.... READ MORE...

Innovation is inclusive. A conversation with Corey Timpson

Corey Timpson, guest for Meet the Media Guru at Triennale Design Museum in Milan the 16th of May 2018, gave an intense lecture on keywords such as cultural innovation and inclusive design. We asked Timpson what is the meaning of cultural innovation, what does being inclusive means for an institution, even a very small one, and what is “the storytelling responsibility”.... READ MORE...

“Seen”: there’s really “nothing to see”?

Quoting Fred Richtin we could say that “we’ve entered the surveillance era, and surveillance era came into us”. The exhibition Seen, shown until the 1st of July at Wei- Ling Contemporary gallery of Kuala Lumpur focuses on this issue, identifying contemporary surveillance as an undetectable grey zone, trying to elaborate strategies of resistance.... READ MORE...

“Anura”: Ornamental and transdermal patches printed in 3D

DIY and digital manufacturing are playing a fundamental role in experimentation and technological advancement also in the fields of health and personal care and will be among the sectors with the highest potential in the coming years for improving living conditions. The Anura project is an example of a 3D printing application in the healthcare field, born from the vision of possible futures.... READ MORE...

Machine Art In The Twentieth Century: interview with Andreas Broeckmann

Starting from the assumption that machine art is not an artistic genre or category, but rather a “discursive formation”, in “Machine Art in the Twentieth Century” Andreas Broeckmann examines artworks from the twentieth and early twenty-first century in the light of new technologies developments, leading to a deeper investigation about the complex and articulate human-machine engagement.... READ MORE...

Open Call: Field_Notes – EOS | Deadline: 10/06/2018

Field_Notes – Ecology of Senses is an art&science field laboratory organized by the Bioart Society at the Kilpisjärvi Biological Station in Lapland/Finland. Five groups, hosted by Judith van der Elst, Kira O’Reilly, Martin Howse, Marc Dusseiller and Hannah Rogers will work for one week in the sub-Arctic Lapland. Together with a team of selected collaborators, they will develop, test and evaluate specific interdisciplinary approaches in relation to the notion of Ecology of Senses.... READ MORE...

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A new light installation by Carsten Nicolai in Berlin

Carsten Nicolai investigates intangible phenomena that give rise to fundamental questions about human consciousness—such as how much of what we perceive exists beyond our perceptions. Inspired by themes usually associated with neurobiology and other natural sciences, he created a new light installation for the first exhibition space in the Berlinische Galerie alluding to a peculiar property of quantum entanglement.... READ MORE...

“Biorhythmic drawing”: gathering data from the body

Images of the internal body are generated by technologies from the interaction of sound waves, electrons or magnetic waves allow us to “see” into a living and consequently modifiable and fully controllable body. In Biorhythmic drawing, artist Daksha Patel explores the ways in which data captured from the human body is visualised, seen and perceived.... READ MORE...

Art, epoxy plastic and bacteria. Interview with Klari Reis

Klari Reis is best known for her Petri Dish series, a multicolour set of circular blobs created using a blend of media and ground-breaking techniques. The core of Kla-ris’s approach is the transformation and pigmentation of a UV-resistant plastic, the epoxy polymer, into unique and cutting edge artworks.... READ MORE...

“Resilient Futures”: an exhibition on the future of the planet

How do artists visualize the future of the planet, and how do they critisize people’s relationships in regards to nature, economic systems, policies for development and natural resources exploitation and public space? The Contemporary Art Center of Thessaloniki (CACT) organizes an exhibition referring to urban, environmental and social resilience and sustainability.... READ MORE...

Innovation is inclusive. A conversation with Corey Timpson

Corey Timpson, guest for Meet the Media Guru at Triennale Design Museum in Milan the 16th of May 2018, gave an intense lecture on keywords such as cultural innovation and inclusive design. We asked Timpson what is the meaning of cultural innovation, what does being inclusive means for an institution, even a very small one, and what is “the storytelling responsibility”.... READ MORE...

Philip Beesley and Iris van Herpen at the Royal Ontario Museum

Philip Beesley new installation Transforming Space along with Iris van Herpen Transforming Fashion exhibition are currently on display at the ROM in Toronto. While the installation represents an immersive essay on responsive architecture, the show features also four of the shared designs they have been realized over the years.... READ MORE...

Philippe Parreno solo show as part of the programme Immersion

La mostra personale senza titolo di Philippe Parreno possiede diverse modalità di esistenza. Alcuni lavori del passato faranno di nuovo la loro comparsa, mentre molti di quelli che vengono presentati all'inizio non erano concepiti come delle opere d’arte. Quando queste si incontreranno al Gropius Bau di Berlino, quali nuove realtà potranno emergere?... READ MORE...

“Architecture is still a fight”: Odile Decq in new Time Space Existence video

Odile Decq is known for the use of colour in her built works, expressing an integration of art and life. In this new video from the Time Space Existence series, she places her practice into the context of the revolutionary spirit of the Sixties and, while waiting for the critical acclaim awarded to male designers, she advocates for boldness and personality from emerging architects.... READ MORE...

Open Call: Field_Notes – EOS | Deadline: 10/06/2018

Field_Notes – Ecology of Senses is an art&science field laboratory organized by the Bioart Society at the Kilpisjärvi Biological Station in Lapland/Finland. Five groups, hosted by Judith van der Elst, Kira O’Reilly, Martin Howse, Marc Dusseiller and Hannah Rogers will work for one week in the sub-Arctic Lapland. Together with a team of selected collaborators, they will develop, test and evaluate specific interdisciplinary approaches in relation to the notion of Ecology of Senses.... READ MORE...

HUB Call 2018

It's società internazionale di architettura e innovazione con sede a Parigi e Ginevra, lancia una call - con interesse particolare a visual data, app designer, realtà aumentata..... READ MORE...

“Seen”: there’s really “nothing to see”?

Quoting Fred Richtin we could say that “we’ve entered the surveillance era, and surveillance era came into us”. The exhibition Seen, shown until the 1st of July at Wei- Ling Contemporary gallery of Kuala Lumpur focuses on this issue, identifying contemporary surveillance as an undetectable grey zone, trying to elaborate strategies of resistance.... READ MORE...

“Soundscape”: acoustic intrusions for an exploration of Chiaravalle

#NuoviPaesaggiCulturali è un progetto di Terzo Paesaggio, ideato e curato da Manuela Barone nell’ambito del processo di rigenerazione urbana a base culturale promossa per il quartiere di Chiaravalle a Milano. Un gruppo di artisti attivi nella sperimentazione dei suoni e della performance ha risposto alla chiamata con delle incursioni acustiche nel territorio.... READ MORE...

“Anura”: Ornamental and transdermal patches printed in 3D

DIY and digital manufacturing are playing a fundamental role in experimentation and technological advancement also in the fields of health and personal care and will be among the sectors with the highest potential in the coming years for improving living conditions. The Anura project is an example of a 3D printing application in the healthcare field, born from the vision of possible futures.... READ MORE...

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