June 2016

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Human Factor: Endless Prototyping

Human Factor - Endless Prototyping is the fifth exhibition by Ars Electronica Linz presented at the DRIVE Volkswagen Group Forum in Berlin. On show artworks that focus on the major challenges related to the digital age and, by building artificial alternatives, reflect about the human presence in an increasingly engineered environment
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Math is Art: Understanding the Basic Concept of Probability

They say there’s art in everything – which in all likelihood makes everyone artists. Additionally, you could argue – even contradict – this statement by pointing out that having the potential and aspirations to achieve a certain level of craftiness in life doesn’t make anyone a bona fide artist.
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Sound Systems

Between June and December 2016 at the TRAFO Center for Contemporary Art in Szczecin, will present a series of installations developed around the theme of sound. The event will be inaugurated with the work The Forty Part Motet by Janet Cardiff and will continue with Sound Systems, a set of site-specific sound works chosen by Marie-Eve Lafontaine.
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Brian Eno: The Ship

Brian Eno celebrated musician, composer and producer, is also a famous visual artist whose works are recognized in almost all over the world. After 1992, he returns to Denmark to present his latest installation: The Ship. A multidimensional sound artwork specially designed for the exhibition room at the Kunsthal Charlottenborg.
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Joan Jonas: stream or river, flight or pattern

Joan Jonas a pioneer of video and performance art, and an acclaimed multimedia artist whose work typically encompasses video, installation, sound, text, and drawing is on show at the Fundación Botín with her new multimedia installation that will be produced on site, in collaboration with a roster of fifteen international young artists.
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Jon Rafman: I have ten thousand compound eyes and each is named suffering

Jon Rafman is on show until August at the Stedelijk Museum. The Canadian artist that makes the digital and the online gaming the heart of his creative philosophy. Combining real and virtual scenarios where the viewer can get lost in a world of avatars, online subcultures, and fetish communities in the far-flung corners of the web
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Collide International Award

Collide International Award 2016 was awarded to the South Korean artist Yunchul Kim. Collide is a new collaboration between CERN and FACT, offering to artists and scientists the opportunity to experience the interconnections between science and art, encouraging them to move in new, unexplored and especially interdisciplinary way.
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Deep Cables: uncovering the Wiring of the World

Deep Cables: Uncovering the Wiring of the World, the exhibition present in these days in Berlin by Disruption Network Lab, investigates the cultural, political, geographic, technological, and as well physical, dimensions of the Internet. Analyzing its impact on society and its relations with the surveillance systems.
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Maja Smrekar. Survival Kit for the Anthropocene – Trailer

Aksioma is proud to present Survival Kit for the Anthropocene by Maja Smrekar. A reflection in form of art on the theme of the extinction and the biological supremacy of some species in connection with a strong criticism on neoliberal economic systems, all created with folkloric, ludic and contemporary art elements.
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Andrea Büttner: Beggars and iPhones

The Kunsthalle presents Beggars and iPhones, the first solo exhibition in Austria by Andrea Büttner. The work explores the concepts of public-private and visible-invisible, in a parallel perspective that involves the current digitization and the most ancient forms of art. By introducing philosophical, social and cultural reflections.
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Energy Flash — The Rave Movement

Energy Flash - The Rave Movement is the first museum exhibition to considering the rave in their social, political, economic and technological aspects. Including interdisciplinary projects from different fields of art, the exhibition has the goal to give back its cultural value at the rave phenomenon, often overlooked or rejected.
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John Gerrard: Power. Play

From June 9 to August 7, the Ullens Center for Contemporary Art (UCCA) presents John Gerrard: Power.Play. The artist that during his career has explored the use of post-cinematic and the surveillance phenomenon, inventing virtual worlds infected with the real, by operating with the new tech systems in isolated locations.
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Korakrit Arunanondchai at the Museion in Bolzano

It is in progress at the Museion in Bolzano the first solo show in Italy of Korakrit Arunanondchai. Polyhedric and multi-media artist who moves between imagination and reality territories, introducing the digital component as an element of reflection to investigate the phenomena of globalization and the mass media communications.
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Frank Gehry. Building in Paris

Frank Gehry, one of the major exponents of Deconstructivism, has inaugurated on May 27 at the Louis Vuitton Foundation in Venice, Building in Paris. A unique architectural event where are exhibited the models of the studies, the project design and the artist's ideas inside an almost surreal scenario.
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High Line Performances

From June to July in New York is on show High Line Performances. A series of live events that transform the High Line space in an open-air theater. In this year's edition are present the performers Naama Tsabar, Hassabi Maria and Eduardo Navarro with sound games, bodily illusions and deviations perceptive.
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Silvestre Pestana: Technoform

It is on show at the Serralves Museum in Porto, Silvestre Pestana. Experimental artist that from the Sixties creates artwork in which are linked together: performances, poetry, politics and technology. Inventing new spaces and physical mappings where every mental and physical limit fades, assuming on new meanings.
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Malcolm Le Grice at MACBA for LOOP Barcelona 2016

Jan Lauwers, Golden Lion at the Venice Biennale in 2014, is on show at the Ming Contemporary Art Museum in Shanghai. Embodying the concept of Total Art, Lauwers realizes multidisciplinary and melancholic artworks, where it investigated the human-nature relationship in a communicative and accessible way to all audiences.