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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...

“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...

The God Trick: a symposium and a group exhibition relating to the Anthropocene issue.

PAV in Turin celebrates ten years of its opening with a group exhibition of artists who have collaborated with it in the past, that will open in conjunction with an important international conference. The aim is to address and investigate one of the debates which, over the past few years, has been to the forefront of the contemporary art scene: the questions relating to the Anthropocene.... READ MORE...

Adapt to Survive: Notes from the Future

Adapt to Survive brings together artworks by seven international artists that explore how our world might look and feel beyond the present. Engaging with the idea that change is not just inevitable but necessary for future survival and growth, the artists in this exhibition consider new and hybrid forms of architecture, biology, technology and language across time and space.... READ MORE...

“Purple”: an immersive video installation by John Akomfrah

Bildmuseet presents a new work by British artist and filmmaker John Akomfrah, his most ambitious project to date. Purple is an immersive six-channel video installation addressing man's relationship to nature and to the planet. At a time when greenhouse gas emissions are at historically high levels and glaciers are melting, Purple poses the question of human responsibility.... READ MORE...

Artists and robots at Grand Palais in Paris

This exhibition is an opportunity to experience works of art produced with the help of increasingly sophisticated robots. Featuring works by some forty artists, it offers a gateway to an immersive and interactive digital world - an augmented body sensory experience that subverts our notions of space and time.... READ MORE...

Il progetto risVolta presenta voltaplant Greenlight

Dal progetto di ricerca universitario risVolta nascerà nel mese di aprile la start-up VoltaPlant, con l’intenzione di lanciare una linea innovativa di prodotti per l'arredo di interni, pronto a rivoluzionare il mercato del light design. Piante d’arredo in cui è integrata la funzionalità del punto luce grazie a LED incorporati in originali vasi di design parametrico... READ MORE...

“Patricia Piccinini: Curious Affection” opens at GOMA

At Brisbane’s Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA) more than 70 sculptures, photographs, videos, drawings and a number of large-scale installations, including major new commissions will be among a range of immersive must-see artworks premiering in the major solo exhibition of Patricia Piccinini.... READ MORE...

“DIA-LOGOS”: Ramon Llull and the ars combinatoria

Ramon Llull is revealed as an enlightened thinker who is extremely relevant for today’s world as well as in information theory and media technology. He invented a new method that postulated the unity of the various contemporary disciplines of knowledge, and translated the method into an apparatus. The enormous influence of Llull's radical concept is the main focus of the new exhibition at ZKM in Karlsruhe.... READ MORE...

Altered States: substances in Contemporary Art

An international group exhibition at Kunstpalais features artists who approach the topic of the omnipresence of substances and the consequences of their handling within society in a variety of media asking questions about their effects and potentials, economic interests and highly profitable black markets.... READ MORE...

Reimmaginare il nostro universo dopo Einstein: la mostra Gravity al MAXXI di Roma

Fino al 29 aprile al MAXXI di Roma è in corso Gravity, una mostra curata da Luigia Lonardelli, Vincenzo Napolano e Andrea Zanini e dedicata alla teoria della relatività generale di Albert Einstein, che esplora la fisica moderna e il rapporto di interdipendenza tra arte e scienza che è alla base della ricerca contemporanea, al limite tra passato e presente, materiale e immateriale.... READ MORE...

Meta.Morf 2018. A Beautiful Accident

One big question is: can the whole of evolution be seen as an exponential growth of intelligence? Or should we look at it as a process full of small and bigger accidents that strongly contributed to the rise of human beings, which in this case could be seen as a "Beautiful Accident"? This exhibition confronts us with the pressing topics of a nearby era where algorithms will become part of our lifes.... READ MORE...

Synthetica, an exhibition at Edinburgh International Science Festival

Through works derived using the tools, techniques and often living tissues of scientific research, realized by established international bioartists including renowned Marta de Menezes, Oron Catts, Ionat Zurr, Tarsh Bates and Ting-Tong Chang, Synthetica will explore how our notions of the natural and the artificial may need to change in an era in which hybrid and synthetic life forms have come into existence.... READ MORE...

Not only a matter of genes: the human genome on display at MUSE

Today more than ever the hot topics of the scientific debate are able to spread into our homes from the labs of the research centers, provoking no less hot discussions. In a similar scenario, MUSE in Trento has just opened the exhibition Genoma Umano: quello che ci rende unici (Human Genome: what makes us unique) for a better understanding of our genetic heritage and its fundamental role in defining ourselves as individuals.... READ MORE...

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