Reports

Are we ready for a new revolution? Some reflections after Signal 2019

Comprehensively the theme of this 2019 edition of Signal, which took place from 10th to 13th of October, was the revolution: the 30th anniversary of the Czech Velvet Revolution, but also that of the present and the future, linked to the climate, social and technological changes of our time. Report and interview of Federica Fontana.... READ MORE...

“Objects and Sounds”. Le immagini come tentativo di rappresentare i suoni stessi

Nel cuore del quartiere San Lorenzo di Roma, si trova il Pastificio Cerere che costituisce un importante spazio di sperimentazione per la capitale. Negli anni Settanta il Pastifico Cerere è stato trasformato da spazio industriale – fabbrica di farina e di pane che riforniva la capitale – a luogo deputato all’arte con un unico obiettivo: condividere l’ideologia del fare e dell’operare come terreno culturale nel quale discutere e incontrarsi ogni giorno. Report di Caterina Tomeo... READ MORE...

The municipality of Fermo presents the FermHAmente Science Festival

The "Science and Image" edition of the FermHAmente Science Festival represents the opportunity to enjoy cultural heritage in an unusual way, with a view to mutual enhancement of scientific excellence and historical-artistic heritage. Organized by Labilia, it has scientific direction Andrea Capozucca. International partner of the festival and among the world leaders of the STEAM movement is Experice Workshop, founded by Kristóf Fenyvesi. Interview of Giada Totaro... READ MORE...

Sónar + D 2019: il festival urbano della musica del futuro

Giunto splendidamente al suo 26° compleanno, il Sónar festival di Barcellona ha confermato la sua vocazione culturale, sociale e politica. Il plus del Sónar è la capacità di intercettare non solo le eccezionalità, ma soprattutto la ricerca e la sperimentazione, ospitando djset, concert, live performancele, audiovisual performance e installazioni multimodali, con particolare attenzione alle ultime tendenze generazionali legate ai nuovi linguaggi. il report di Caterina Tomeo.... READ MORE...

Surrogate. An Ideal Love

The show "Surrogati. Un amore ideale", curated by Melissa Harris, from February 21 to July 22, 2019 in the Osservatorio Fondazione Prada in Milan, creates a direct dialogue between the photographic works of two artists, Jamie Diamond and Elena Dorfman. Both artists highlight the emotional ties between human beings and surrogates, dolls, substitutes.... READ MORE...

The Convening. Leonardo’s 50th birthday party: “Come Together”

Kathy Rae Huffman tells us about her participation at The Convening, on of the celebrations for Leonardo's 50th birthday at the Fort Mason campus of the San Francisco Art Institute. Leonardo, the international publishing initiative dedicated to art, technology and science has celebrated this anniversary 35 times since 2017, when it launched the first birthday party at ISEA in Caldea, Colombia.... READ MORE...

We Need A Much Bigger Impakt

Why are people losing confidence in traditional sources of information? What are the consequences of social media & new online platforms becoming the prime source of information & interpretation of world events? These urgent questions concerning our post-truth era, spoken by Impakt Festival founder Arjon Dunnewind, resonated through the Theaterzaal at Het Huis in Utrecht (NL) and introduced the theme of the Impakt Festival 2018.  The questions as described by Dunnewind are further investigated by curators Luba Elliott, Yasemin Keskintepe & Alex Anikina.... READ MORE...

Love in a Dying World

Love in a Dying World is a hybrid between a music video, an art film and a video art piece that has been created by a visual artist Samantha Stella during her trip to California in the company of a musician and songwriter Nero Kane.... 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...

Liminaria: transizioni sonore di narrazione nel meridione italiano

Liminaria, festival alla sua quinta edizione, sposa la ricerca artistica sul “suono”, o sound art, come strumento per l'indagine, la coesione e l'azione sociale, adottando il concetto di “limen” per indicare quella zona di confine labile, laddove avviene l'attraversamento, la “transizione” di uomini e donne, di storie, di leggi della natura incontaminate, poi capovolte.... READ MORE...

Cyfest 2018: la quiete dopo la tempesta

Dal 22 giugno al 1 luglio la Reggia di Caserta ha ospitato la tappa finale dell'undicesima edizione del CYFEST, il festival di New Media Art che si svolge ogni anno presso il museo statale dell'Ermitage a San Pietroburgo. Curata da Anna Frants, Isabella Indolfi e Elena Gubanova, la manifestazione ha promosso l'emergere di nuove forme d'arte e l'interazione tra arte e tecnologia, in uno scambio tra Russia e Italia.... READ MORE...

“Seen”: there’s really “nothing to see”?

Quoting Fred Richtin we could say that “we’ve entered the surveillance era, and surveillance era came into us”. The exhibition Seen, shown until the 1st of July at Wei- Ling Contemporary gallery of Kuala Lumpur focuses on this issue, identifying contemporary surveillance as an undetectable grey zone, trying to elaborate strategies of resistance.... 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...

On Tino Sehgal: May a new ground flourish again?

Curated by Luca Cerizza, a new performance by Tino Sehgal is ongoing at the OGR in Turin, returning to Italy ten years after his last solo show. Dalia Maini recounts a work that stages a complex choreography of fifty performers, a tangle of apparently human bodies and stories focusing on immateriality and physicality, and on communication as a visceral need.... READ MORE...

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