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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Sonic Acts Festival 2019: 25 year anniversary edition

Under the heading Hereafter Sonic Acts celebrates its 25 year history in 2019 with a festive anniversary edition, from 21 to 24 February in Amsterdam, taking place from across several spaces, including Paradiso, Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, Muziekgebouw aan ’t IJ, De Brakke Grond, and Arti et Amicitiae. With Hereafter, the festival will use its 25 year history to reflect on the rapid changes in our cultural and artistic relationship with technology, and share the enthusiasm, hope and concern that come with it.... READ MORE...

Future Humanity – Our Shared Planet

With Future Humanity – Our Shared Planet, Hyundai Motor Company, Central Academy of Fine Arts Beijing and Ars Electronica present their first joint exhibition project. The show focuses on the social and cultural dimensions of technological progress and will be on display almost simultaneously, but divided among the Hyundai Motorstudio Beijing, Seoul and Moscow.... READ MORE...

ARTFUTURA – Humanized Technology

ArtFutura reaches its twenty-ninth edition in more than twenty cities including: Alicante, Buenos Aires, London, Madrid, México, Montevideo and Shanghai. The festival opens on November 22, with special activities in London (StourSpace), Madrid (EspacioFundaciónTelefónica) and Alicante (Museum of Contemporary Art).... READ MORE...

Computer Grrrls

Computer Grrrls deals with the complex link between women and technology from the first human computers to the current revival of technofeminist movements. An illustrated timeline with over 200 entries covers these developments from the 18th century to the present. Invited are artists, hackers, makers and researchers who are working on how to think differently about technology: by questioning the gender bias in big data and Artificial Intelligence, promoting an open and diversified Internet, and designing utopian technologies.... READ MORE...

Cosmopolis #1.5: Enlarged Intelligence

Cosmopolis #1.5: Enlarged Intelligence opened in Chengdu, China, presenting artworks and programs by almost 60 artists and groups envisioning how we may draw on intelligent technologies, as well as on ecological intelligence, to advance social values, rather than leaving capital to largely define the uses of these techniques and knowledge systems.... READ MORE...

Samson Young – The highway is like a lion’s mouth

Samson Young’s 2018 solo exhibition at Edouard Malingue Gallery (Shanghai) entitled The highway is like a lion’s mouth follows from the English translation of a slogan that is familiar to Hong Kongers. Young’s academic background in music has led him to incorporate elements of experimental music, sound studies and site-specific performance into his distinctive contemporary art practice.... READ MORE...

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