Art

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Charles Atlas, Rashaun Mitchell, Silas Riener: Tesseract

Following several years of development at the Curtis R. Priem Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center (EMPAC) at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, artist Charles Atlas and choreographers Rashaun Mitchell and Silas Riener will premiere their new two-part 3D video and live dance work, Tesseract
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Artificial Darkness: an obscure history of Modern Art and Media

Noam Elcott, an associate professor of art history and archaeology at Columbia University, recently released this new book for MIT press: Artificial Darkness which is an original and pioneering study about artificial darkness, meaning technology controlled darkness, in other words an investigation about the role of “black screens” in shaping arts and media practices from the 19th century onwards.
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Unstable Geographies, Multiple Theatricalities – São Paulo | DEADLINE 15/01/2017

The Intermediality in Theatre and Performance Working Group examines the interrelationships of theatre with other media as well as combinations of different media in performance. Papers and proposals for the São Paulo conference in 2017 on the theme of “Unstable Geographies, Multiple Theatricalities” are welcomed until 15/01/2017.
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Where the City Can’t See: the first fiction film with laser scanning technology

Where the City Can’t See is the first fiction film shot entirely through laser scanning technology, directed by artist Liam Young and written by author Tim Maughan. The movie is set in a not-too-distant future where Google maps, urban management systems and CCTV surveillance are not only mapping our cities, but ruling them.
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Sundance Film Festival 2017 and New Frontier

As the Sundance Film Festival’s groundbreaking and technology-facing New Frontier section kicks off its second decade in existence, the 2017 edition of the section includes “story worlds” in Augmented Reality headsets, projection-mapped acrobatics, a VR beauty salon producing neuroscience data via the internet of things and a host of socialized, interactive and immersively haptic VR story experiences.
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Artistic Strategies in Psychiatry (Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven) – DEADLINE 15/01/2017

The Van Abbemuseum and GGzE (Mental Health Care Institute Eindhoven) invite national and international artists or artist groups working in the fields of socially engaged art, community art, participatory art, art & science, social design or other related fields to apply for the Artist in Residence Programme “Artistic Strategies in Psychiatry” with site specific projects exploring the issues of mental health care and psychiatric illnesses.
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Werktank: a platform for new media art. Poetry, humor and beauty

Werktank is a platform for new media art. It is an organisation which focuses on the production of visual art projects, media art and performative art, with it’s headquarters in Leuven, Belgium. The main focus of their activities is to create installations that investigate the relationship between technology and perception
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#UNIT 2017 | The Global LGBTI Tech & Science Conference

#UNIT 2017 | The Global LGBTI Tech & Science Conference will take place on May 6, 2017 in Berlin. #UNIT is a unique and entertaining conference: very laid-back, positive atmosphere without suits and formalities, a lot of networking possibilities, inspiring talks, music, encounters, performances and installations.
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The relaxing area of Art Basel Miami. The Soothing Center at Satellite Art Show

The Soothing Center, made its debut at Satellite Art Show in Miami the last weekend. Curated by Jesse Firestone, is an artist-made pop up spa aimed at actively combating the disruptive influences of contemporary electronic media-driven stimuli. It’s supposed to be a relaxing area for the stressed visitors of the nearby Art Basel Miami Beach
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Making sense of it all. An interview with Ryoichi Kurokawa

Ryoichi Kurokawa is an Japanese artist who through his art, projects the viewer towards other universes. His audio-video are synesthetic creations that stimulate all the observer's sense, playing with fantasy and inventing immersive environments in which you can find another self
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Pipilotti Rist: Pixel Forest

At the New Museum is now open Pixel Forest by Pipilotti Rist. The most comprehensive exhibition of the artist in New York The event includes the first videos of the 1980s which explore the representation of the female body in popular culture, to her recent expansive video installations, transforming the architectural spaces in dream environments
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Frei Otto. Thinking by Modeling

Otto Frei the most internationally celebrated and innovative German architects is now on show at ZKM in Karlsruhe. The exhibition presents the well-known and completely unknown projects. The material on display comprises over 200 design models, objects, tools, drawings, sketches, plans and films and various large-scaled media projections
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The Audiovisual Breakthrough by Ana Carvalho

The Audiovisual Breakthrough is a book published by Ana Carvalho and Cornelia Lund, which addresses and explores the interdisciplinary nature of audiovisual production, trying to define terms such as visual music, expanded cinema, VJing and performance art. Written with the collaboration of artists and all those who work with the intersection of the various knowledge
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Jorge Molder: Observations dans le noir

Observations dans le noir by Jorge Molder is on display at the Gallery Bernard Bouche in Paris. Important Portuguese photographer, through this series, Molder's work takes a dreamy and metaphysical gaze, placing himself as the main subject in a search of his memories, but without excluding the viewer
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