Steve Fletcher in conversation with Alessio Chierico about the role of Media Art and media artists in the contemporary art context and its market conditions, taking as an example the activity of the Carroll/Fletcher Gallery in London, one of the main referencing points of the contemporary art which emphasises the use of new technologies and committed to enquiries political and social topics.
Since 1998 Wolf Lieser is curator and founder of the Digital Art Museum (DAM), an online museum which has being very active in supporting and promoting the history of Digital Art, since its very firsts experimentations in the end of 50's. In 2003 the museum started to be supported by a physical space: “DAM Gallery” where are regularly exhibited works that span all the categories from pioneers of the 60's till major artists of the last years.
With a background in art history, archaeology and psychology, Annette Doms is a specialist in Digital Art history and market. Her activity as curator and art historian, successively took on several directions: the constitution of an agency for art market solutions (ICAA) and the UNPAINTED art fair. This has been the first art fair specialised in Media Art, of which Annette Doms is co-founder and art director
Pau Waelder is a researcher, art critic and curator who recently finished his PhD about the art market, its displacement on internet platforms and the interactions between contemporary art and New Media Art. His research acknowledge the explosion of the Post-Internet Art, as example of an artistic sector connected to New Media Art that stimulated the interest of the traditional art market.
The 10th of October 2016 at the Lentos Museum in Linz took place the Media Art and Art Market symposium. This event aimed to discuss the current situation of the art market segment which focuses on the Media Art. The organization of the symposium has been led by Christa Sommerer, artist and pioneer of Interactive Art togheter with Laurent Mignonneau. Christa Sommerer is active in the in the art market with several galleries worldwide, she gained a special expertise in this sector.
Ryota Kuwakubo is a Japanese artist who has been working between art and technology since the end of the '90s. His cross-disciplinary approach brought him to produce various kinds of works, which ranged from electronic devices to interactive installations.
(Italiano) La percezione/paradigma del tempo uno degli aspetti pi interessanti da osservare nell'esperienza del digitale. Questo stato il tema della conferenza: 'Eternit presente, senso ed esperienza del tempo nella societ digitale' svoltosi il 7 marzo presso il GAM di Gallarate, in occasione della presentazione di 'Visibile invisibile', mostra personale degli artisti Bianco-Valente.
Well-known writer Philip K. Dick used the word 'android' in opposition to the expression 'human' as metaphor, not to identify artificial entities.
Between the several Italian reality that are entering the electronic and contemporary art world, this year Perugia hosted some events that deserve particular attention. Performance, workshop, interactive environment, exhibitions, competitions, concerts, meetings, festivals: this was 'Le arti in citt', that showed between its protagonists Saul Saguatti, Murcof, Giovanni Sollima and Isabella Bordoni.
(Italiano) Come anteprima del festival di musica elettronica e arti digitali Dissonanze, che si svolger a Roma il weekend del 1 e 2 Giugno 2007 nella splendida cornice del Palazzo dei Congressi, quest'anno stato scelto il genio indiscusso dell'elettronica sperimentale d'avanguardia: Karlheinz Stockhausen.