Interaction

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...

“Species and Beyond”: undoing the anthropocentric vision at KIKK festival 2018

Started as a national festival – but already international in terms of the curation - KIKK has evolved into a bigger resonance event. Year after year, it has become more and more structured, configuring itself as an open and collaborative environment always trying to envision future challenges with a cross-disciplinary approach. Through Next Utopia, Invisible Narratives and Interferences, it attained its 8th edition themed Species and Beyond marking a shift in the traditional anthropocentric vision of the world.... READ MORE...

Digital Demagogue. Authoritarian Capitalism in the Age of Trump and Twitter

In his latest work, Digital Demagogue. Authoritarian Capitalism in the Age of Trump and Twitter, published by Pluto Press, Christian Fuchs - critical theorist of communication and society, as well as Professor at the University of Westminster - provides an excellent critical analysis of the current US President, Donald Trump, his social media strategy and the raise of right-wing authoritarianism within the social media era.... READ MORE...

6th Athens Biennale: ANTI

The 6th Athens Biennale: ANTI announces its 2018 edition curated by Stefanie Hessler, Kostis Stafylakis and Poka-Yio and realized in partnership with Onassis Culture. The artists participating in ANTI inhabit the center of Athens offering a distinct, idiosyncratic and uneasy screenshot of our political, social and cultural momentum.... READ MORE...

Creative robots at the Patchlab Festival

Can artificial intelligence be also creative? Will the development of AI lead to a radical change in the way we define a work of art?The 7th edition of Patchlab Digital Art Festival “ARTBOTS”, will give an opportunity to dive into an ever multiplying world of intelligent algorithms and machines with creative potential.... 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...

What the “reincarnation” of Media Art could be? An exhibition at YCAM

Art museums and institutions worldwide are currently engaged in efforts to develop methods of preserving or restoring works of Media Art. In a current exhibition co-curated with the art unit exonemo, YCAM joins forces with artists to consider the “death” of artworks and the possibilities for “reincarnating” them in the future by means other than conventional approaches.... READ MORE...

4th Istanbul Design Biennal explores new dimensions of design and learning

Curated by Jan Boelen and sponsored by VitrA, the 4th Istanbul Design Biennal opened to the public with projects from more than 200 interdisciplinary pratictioners from across the globe. For six weeks, designers, architects, artists, theoreticians will converge in Turkey’s cultural capital to explore the expanded notions of design and its role in contemporary culture.... 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...

CryptoKitties is "Bringing the Blockchain to Life" using art and cats

Featured as part of ZKM’s ongoing, boundary pushing Open Codes exhibition, an art exhibit that is a real-time visualization of how blockchain technology is utilized in the world's most popular blockchain game CryptoKitties. The show is organized in partnership with Meural, a platform for discovering, customizing, and interacting with visual art in your everyday life.... READ MORE...

James Turrell “The Substance of Light”

Over five decades, James Turrell’s work has combined conceptual thinking, science, technology and spirituality to create a unique art form, that takes shape through the perception of the observer. The Substance of Light at the Museum Frieder Burda is an exhibition conceived in close cooperation with the artist himself.... READ MORE...