Interaction

“J3RR1”: empathy with the machine. Interview with NONE collective

NONE collective – the Rome-based artistic group that moves on the border between art, design and technological research – in conversation with Marco Mancuso tell us about their new work J3RR1. Programmed Torture: a computer programmed to carry out a constant stress test using technology to reflect on the daily condition of human beings in a non-anthropocentric vision.... READ MORE...

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...

Rafael Lozano-Hemmer “Unstable Presence”

Co-produced by MAC Montréal and the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, and co-curated by Rudolf Frieling and Lesley Johnstone, Unstable Presence offers a new conceptual perspective on the artist’s work over the past decade, exploring its poetic and political dimensions from the standpoint of one of its central principles: the notion of co-presence.... READ MORE...

“Only Human” showcases the work of the artists in-residency at Nokia Bell Labs

Three former NEW INC members collaborated with Nokia Bell Labs researchers to produce new artistic projects inspired or enabled by Bell Labs technologies. The three projects are focused on themes of human-computer collaboration, intersubjectivity, surveillance and power dynamics and our symbiotic relationship with technology. The partnership represents a leading collaboration fusing art and technology to change humanity.... READ MORE...

I was raised on the Internet

Nearly 100 works spanning on photography, painting, sculpture, film, and video, as well as emerging technologies and interactive elements, in an exhibition that focuses on how the internet has changed the way we experience the world. I Was Raised on the Internet will document a specific moment in time, beginning with 1998 and extending to the present, and focuses on the shifts that have occurred since the millennium.... READ MORE...

Susan Hiller “Social Facts” at OGR

Social Facts is the title chosen by Susan Hiller for her exhibition at OGR, curated by Barbara Casavecchia. Hiller is fascinated by how technology affects our perception of the world and how much the Internet is today a gigantic global repository of tales, stories and confessions, now that communication travels through individual or collective social media bubbles.... 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...

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...

I am here to learn: On Machinic Interpretations of the World

Does an intelligent system have consciousness or a sense of self? Does a machine develop its own image of the world? And how much autonomy do we want to grant them now and in the future? Curated by Mattis Kuhn and Franziska Nori, a thematically organized group exhibition at the Frankfurter Kunstverein presents international artists, whose work thematizes the processes involved in machine perception and autonomous action.... READ MORE...