Interviews

Tagging Aesthetics #3: Materialising Accountability

Artist Simon Boas has been working on the themes of accountability, consent, and privacy for several years, sometimes touching upon stereotype and identity as well. His works make me think of the collective definition of identity, the fact that people get entangled in wider and looser labels.... READ MORE...

Perpetual Translation. Interview with Paul Destieu

Looking at the works of Paul Destieu, Filippo Lorenzin questions the Marseille-based artist about the evo­lution of media and their situation in our contem­porary envi­ronment. His work studies the border between emer­gence and col­lapsing of a system.... READ MORE...

The dark mirror. Interview with Clément Lambelet.

Never more than today human beings live in symbiosis with technologies that he created himself. Today as in the past, technologies are accurate mirrors of their societies, of human desires, fears and needs. Bianca Cavuti discusses these topics with Clément Lambelet, who handles issues about the relationship between society and technology, control ideologies and Artificial Intelligence.... READ MORE...

Simone Arcagni: l’Occhio della Macchina

Teresa Ruffino intervista Simone Arcagni in merito alla sua ultima pubblicazione "L'occhio della macchina", un testo che analizza come si è formata la costruzione dello sguardo contemporaneo concentrandosi in particolare sui cambiamenti introdotti dalla rivoluzione digitale.... READ MORE...

We are all entrepreneurs. Nobody is safe. Interview with Silvio Lorusso

Nowadays, says Silvio Lorusso, everything seems to work as a startup - not just companies and institutions but first of all the individuals. Silvio recently published Entreprecariat - Siamo tutti imprenditori. Nessuno è al sicuro ("We are all entrepreneurs. Nobody is safe”) with Krisis Publishing, a book that explores the many ways corporate logics shape our behaviour.... 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...

An engagement with bacteria: Interview with Anna Dumitriu

Donata Marletta interviews British Artist Anna Dimitriu, who explores and questions our relationship to infectious diseases, synthetic biology and robotics. Her works has been presented and exhibited in major collections and museums worldwide and her itinerant exhibition BioArt and Bacteria is now running until the 24th of November 2018 at The Esther Klein Gallery and the Science Center in Philadelphia, USA.... 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...

Mediated cages. Interview with Zach Blas

Zach Blas in conversation with Filippo Lorenzin talks about the influence of politics and social norms on the development and production of technology, queerness political meaning and its technological applications, deconstruction of identity, bodily abstractions and his actual activity as a teacher at Goldsmiths University.... READ MORE...

“Where are the women?”. Interview with Kathy Rae Huffman and Valie Djordjevic

FACES is a mailing list for women artists and professionals working in the field of media and technology. Founded in 1997 with an aim to give space and visibility to women-digital workers, it has become a fundamental network that for 20 years now has been allowing women to connect, network, share and discuss in a space designed for them. This is what two of the founders, Kathy Rae Huffman and Valie Djordjevic, told us.... READ MORE...

“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...

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