Graphic Design

The Assembled Human

With "The Assembled Human" the Museum Folkwang focuses on the manifold entanglements between human being and machine: the exhibition presents art as a mirror of industrialisation, technologisation and digitisation.... READ MORE...

Digital mistakes and 3D lies. Interview with Karol Sudolski

Teresa Ruffino interviews Karol Sudolski, a young creative currently based in Milan. Together they talk about his introduction to the world of video before, and music after, both happened by accident and about the representation through a visual form of his thoughts in what he defines as the landscape of paranoia.... READ MORE...

How would you touch an image? Interview with Lucy Hardcastle

Are we sure that we are still able to distinguish what is “real” from what is purely digital? Federica Fontana interviews Lucy Hardcastle, a 26 years old interdisciplinary designer and artist –  but she prefers to think of herself more as a digital craftsman –  who runs a studio in London specialized in creating original unique visual experiences by using CGI, digital rendering and glass blowing.... 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...

Make Data Small Again. Intervista con Gianluca Monaco

Partendo dal suo background in graphic design e comunicazione visiva, il lavoro di Gianluca Monaco si è sviluppato sempre più nella sfera del digitale, tra interaction design e front-end development. Nel 2018 l'artista ha partecipato alla mostra New Imaginaries for Crypto Design, metaphors and new images of the Deep Web al NeMe Arts Center di Limassol (Cipro). L’intervista è nata come scambio d’idee e considerazioni.... READ MORE...

Metaheaven: EARTH

This fall the Stedelijk Museum presents the first major museum survey of Metahaven and the premiere of their new film installation Eurasia (Questions on Happiness).... READ MORE...

“Original Narratives”: The Art Gallery at SIGGRAPH 2018

Every summer, SIGGRAPH conference is held in a different city, to present the highest level of creative technology, and research on the latest techniques of interactive, animation, VR, gaming, and real-time graphics to a global network of practitioners/users, artists and scientists. Since 1981 an Art Gallery has been part of the official program. Kathy Rae Huffman tells us about this year exhibition in Vancouver.... 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...

Intimate surveillance and extreme users for security design

Around 48% of domestic abuse victims reported that perpetrators were using technology to further stalk, harass and intimidate them. This article argues that security design, which is soon to be made exponentially more complex by the internet-of-things, could benefit from looking at so called extreme users across a broad spectrum of circumstances.... READ MORE...

“Hometown”: a new film work by Metahaven premiered in Kiev

On April 26 IZOLYATSIA premieres Hometown, a new film work by Dutch artists Metahaven presented in the form of an immersive installation. Filmed in Beirut and Kiev, it continues the series of “truth-futurist” films by Metahaven initiated with The Sprawl (Propaganda About Propaganda) and Information Skies.... READ MORE...

“William Kentridge: O Sentimental Machine”

William Kentridge brings his works into dialogue with the collection of the Frankfurt museum, which spans 5,000 years. Showing over 80 works and installations, the exhibition exemplifies the whole range of the South African artist’s oeuvre, focusing on his fundamental interest in the phenomenon of movement and its material-mechanic and optical-illusionist generation.... READ MORE...

“Con-Notations”: how to perceive one reality through another?

Curated by Sophie Orlando and Katrin Ströbel an exhibition is organized in the context of a residence of the artist Nikolaus Gansterer at the Villa Arson. Gansterer explores how the act of drawing can become a score, a tool for communication and an “instruction for action”, in relation with time, space, movement and imagination.... READ MORE...

New Imaginaries for Crypto Design

Many of us use the Deep Web on a regular basis. How can we begin to understand the structures that facilitate all of these every-day actions? What visual interpretations shine a light on the deep waters to reveal a more nuanced metaphor than that of an iceberg? Curated by Patricia de Vries an exhibition in Cyprus NeMe Arts Centre dives into lesser-known parts of the web.... READ MORE...

Critical Interfaces Cultures. Broken hearts, purple hearts, beating hearts

We can understand interfaces by how they make us feel, how they modify the way we think we own a place, how they give us a module on identity, and even how we seduce others through them. A new column, better yet new palimpsest, that will guide you through interviews, dialogues and short papers exploring surfaces, gestures, authors, and digital visions.... READ MORE...

Lorna Mills: The great code

TRANSFER presents the gallery's third solo exhibition with Lorna Mills animated gifs, a suitable analogy for the heterodox and nonlinear manner we now consume information, that could be a new model for the Western tradition of thought. The exhibition will include a closing screening event coinciding with TRANSFER's 5-Year Anniversary.... READ MORE...

The world is a pattern. Interview with Nicolas Sassoon

GIFs have been accepted and adopted by new users who rely on animated pictures thanks to their planned pervasiveness in their digital communication habits. The practice of Nicolas Sassoon, a French artist who makes art with GIFs since 2011, suggests creative strategies to exploit the features of this format in order to make works that couldn't be made with any other medium.... READ MORE...

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