Science

NEAR + FUTURES + QUASI + WORLDS

Kilowatt porta all’Auditorium Enzo Biagi di Biblioteca Salaborsa, per la prima volta in Italia dopo la tappa berlinese, NEAR+FUTURES+QUASI+WORLDS, una mostra che esplora il rapporto tra arte, scienza e tecnologia. Attraverso il lavoro di 13 grandi artisti, la mostra si confronta con le incertezze dell’era post-carbonio e della condizione postumanista contemporanea.... READ MORE...

Voyage through Imagined Worlds in the Science Museum’s Blockbuster Science Fiction Exhibition

Through imaginative works of literature, film and television, we are compelled to consider the consequences of our actions, seek answers to profound questions about what it means to be human and examine the possibilities of tomorrow. Visitors to Science Fiction: Voyage to the Edge of Imagination, a blockbuster Science Museum exhibition launching in October 2022, can do all that and more as they board an extra-terrestrial spaceship on an immersive journey of discovery.... READ MORE...

Werkleitz Festival opened successfully

As part of the Werkleitz Festival move to ..., the international conference and discourse programme on digitalism new world dis/order will pose the critical question: In what kind of a future world do we want to live? The event features over 20 lectures, conversations and performances, radio documentaries and podcasts and can be viewed via livestream and visited on site in Halle (Saale).  ... READ MORE...

The frontiers of contemporary robotics and bionics at Mudec

From May 1st to August 1st 2021, Mudec - Museo delle Culture in Milan presents the exhibition ROBOT. The human project. From the first mechanical devices of ancient Greece to the new frontiers of Artificial Intelligence, man has always been attracted to the idea of creating an artificial fellow creature. The exhibition retraces the relationship between human beings and their doubles, revealing to the public the results achieved so far, the extraordinary technological developments and the frontiers of contemporary robotics and bionics.... READ MORE...

European ARTificial Intelligence Lab

The SETI Institute in Mountain View, CA and the Ars Electronica Futurelab in Linz, Austria are announcing that Interspecifics (INT), an independent artistic research studio founded in Mexico City, are the winners of the AI Lab residency, SETI x AI. Interspecifics’ (INT) project is called Codex Virtualis. With Codex Virtualis, Interspecifics... READ MORE...

Germ Gem: Lucie Ketelsen speaks about bacterial iridescence

Bacterial iridescence is an elusive, extra-ordinary phenomenon with something vital to show us in these precarious times. A unique natural occurrence in which self organization within bacterial colonies results in the creation of living photonic crystals, bacterial iridescence relies on a coming together, an organised signal arising out of the noise of disarray, visible as the bending of light. This phenomenon demonstrates that a microscopic, reductive view alone cannot account for what a bigger picture and a change of perspective affords us. Seeking to span diverse perspectives, scales and media by working directly with bacterial iridescence, this research project asks — how can we design with biological life?... READ MORE...

OTHER SKIES: An Exoplanetary Festival

On 20th March 2021, Multiverse Concert Series, CLOT Magazine, and SciArt Initiative present a new collaborative project, OTHER SKIES: An Exoplanetary Festival, a one-day online event exploring humanity’s relationship with the planets beyond our own solar system. At the heart of this event is the exhibition space: an immersive online environment specially created... READ MORE...