Articles

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...

Taipei Biennial 2020

The 12th edition of Taipei Biennial will open to the public from November 21, 2020 and run through March 14, 2021. The biennial, co-curated by French philosopher Bruno Latour and French independent curator Martin Guinard, together with Taiwanese independent curator Eva Lin, proposes a fictional “planetarium” within the museum, wherein the invited artists, activists and scientists will explore the tensions between the gravitational pull of different “planets.... READ MORE...

Para Site hosts two new exhibitions about AI

Para Site is proud to present two new exhibitions dedicated to AI and virtual world: Glitch in the Matrix, a solo exhibition by Hong Kong-based artist Luke Ching Chin Wai, featuring newly commissioned works and re-enactments and adaptations of Ching’s earlier works, and Confidential Records: Overwrite, a solo exhibition by Hong Kong-based artist Vvzela Kook.... READ MORE...

The future, despite everything: Hito Steyerl at Düsseldorf’s K21

The cornerstone of the exhibition is SocialSim, a new multimedia installation developed especially for the occasion, which explores the potential of digital technologies, simulations and AI, in relation to social upheavals, artistic creativity and pandemic conditions too. The artwork includes a focus on collective hysteria and social network, examined in the social simulation Dancing Mania.... READ MORE...

“CHRONIQUES” Biennale of Digital Imagination. 2020 Edition

Taiwan was named the CHRONIQUES Biennale guest of honor with C-LAB serving as curator. VR FILM LAB, located in Kaohsiung have also been invited. With the theme of Eternity, together with 12 outstanding new media artists, a team representative of Taiwan’s technology-based arts has been formed to present Taiwan’s rich culture and abundant technical know-how through exhibitions and performances.... READ MORE...

Hito Steyerl in “I Will Survive”

The exhibition Hito Steyerl. I Will Survive at K21 is the new multimedia installation with which Steyerl (b. 1966) critically explores the potentials of digitality, simulation, and artificial intelligence with regard to artistic creativity, modes of museum presentation, social upheavals, and pandemic conditions.... READ MORE...

Driving the Human Opening Festival

On November 20–22, 2020, the Driving the Human Opening Festival will launch the long-term scientific and artistic collaboration of the same name. The festival invites scholars, artists, designers, and other multidisciplinary participants to launch a debate on the themes currently defining our existence – from the human to non-human, from existence to co-existence, from digital to analogue.... READ MORE...

Luigi Turra, profeta del vuoto e dell’invisibile

Turra, sound artist, compositore riduzionista, elettroacustico ed esperto di musica concreta, ha presentato un nuovo lavoro che esplora l’equilibrio acustico tra il silenzio e la percezione tattile del suono, temi centrali della sua ricerca. L'opera, "Tactile.Surface" (2019), indaga in modo radicale ed alchemico l’utilizzo sia delle tecniche analogiche sia digitali per manipolare e ri-assemblare i suoni.... READ MORE...

“FUTURE PRESENT”: the impact of technology on design

Michigan State University’s Science Gallery Detroit is pleased to announce its third annual exhibition, FUTURE PRESENT: Design in a Time of Urgency, which will run through Dec. 11 at Bedrock’s 1001 Woodward Building in downtown Detroit. This year’s exhibition theme will explore humanity’s nuanced relationship to various forms of design and the impact it has on the future.... READ MORE...