Art

Jordan Wolfson – Body Sculpture

Jordan Wolfson is an American artist whose work reflects the conditions of the world today. His animatronic sculptures reside at the interface of art history and new technology, drawing from a formal lineage of twentieth-century sculpture as well as images and motifs from the mass media, popular culture and the internet.... READ MORE...

Codici Magici – Programma

La produzione culturale degli ultimi decenni ha fatto riemergere tradizioni che si pensavano ormai del tutto superate. Mentre navighiamo in un’esistenza ibrida onlife – che rende elusivi i confini tra esperienze virtuali e offline – nuove pratiche divinatorie ed esoteriche si sono modellate nelle simbologie e nei linguaggi digitali.... READ MORE...

DXP (Digital Transformation Planet): Towards the Next Interface

The evolution of digital technology since the latter half of the 20th century has changed planet Earth and the lives and sensibilities of all of us who live on it. This year, 2023, has seen particularly rapid advancements in the spread of AI and the shift to Web 3.0, and unprecedented change in terms of how he digital technology that was once a tool is now transforming into an autonomous other with its own agency.... READ MORE...

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...