Networking

Being Social Furtherfield Gallery

Furtherfield is opening a new public gallery for art, technology and social change with Being Social. This is the first in a series of exhibitions about network culture featuring emerging and internationally acclaimed artists: Annie Abrahams, Karen Blissett, Ele Carpenter, Emilie Giles, moddr_ , Liz Sterry and Thomson and Craighead.... READ MORE...

Israeli Center For Digital Arts. The Middle-Eastern Side Of Art

Our journey leads us to Israel, not far from Tel Aviv, its capital city. Specifically, to Halon where the Israeli Center for Digital Art is based. It is the one and only center dedicated to digital arts and new media. The Center was founded in 2001 with the purpose to promote digital arts and other artforms in Israel. It is also focused on encouraging dialogue between artists and audience, and among (Israeli and international) artists... READ MORE...

The mobile audience

The convergence of mobile technologies and ubiquitous computing is creating a world where information-rich environments may be mapped directly onto urban topologies. This book tracks the history and genesis of locative and wearable media and the ground-breaking work of pioneer artists in the field. It examines changing concepts of space and place for a wide range of traditional disciplines ranging from Anthropology, Sociology, Fine Art and Architecture to Cultural and Media Studies, Fashion and Graphic design.... READ MORE...

Landmark Digital Archives

Initiatives are a catalyst for the future of the field of 20th-century Latin American and Latino art. Some 10,000 primary-source documents will be available worldwide for the first time, launching with materials from Mexico, Argentina and the American Midwest... READ MORE...

NIMK Exhibition “The greater cloud”

The Greater Cloud is a show in which the Internet as a platform, medium or subject matter functions as a source of inspiration for artists and influences their artistic practice. The Internet has become banal and ubiquitous. Starting point for this exhibition is what this means for a younger generation of artists and curators.... READ MORE...

It’s All Thanks To Capitalism. A Re-reading Of Partecipation Practices

In times of economic, political and cultural crisis, with a succession of natural and man-made disasters, and real or evoked doomsday scenarios, how have we reacted? Did We take a clear position? Did We participate to violent riots or peaceful movements occupying our streets? And how did our cultural system behave?... READ MORE...

Notes on Realtime Tahrir. The Revolution Will Not Be Twitted

The light in Cairo is sandy and stratiform like the beige and grey nuances of its decadent buildings along each side of the wide streets, between bridges, underpasses, and railroads. The rays of sunshine penetrating the thin vapor surface bounce on the rusty air conditioners spotting the stochastic and implacable turmoil of the square, and intensify the amber nuance of the afternoon light... READ MORE...