Issue 10

DigiMag Issue 10

Skoltz Kolgen, Audiovisual Duo

Skoltz_kolgen is a Canadian duo composed of Dominique T. Skoltz and Herman W. Kolgen. Draft of one of the cases in which new media artists share not only artistic life, but also the affective one... READ MORE...

Ethical Hacktivismo And Cuban Rhythm

How does the new media concept work where even technology is difficult to find? Is it possible to talk about hacktivism in geographical, political and social spaces where the lack in technology prevent from developing practices and activities that involve exclusively the Internet... READ MORE...

Rachel Greene And Contagious Media

Rachel Greene has been for a decade executive of Rhizome, a well-known new media art platform affiliated to the New Museum of Contemporary Art of New York. She left office to Lauren Cornell, but she still is the coordinator of expositions made by the same organization... READ MORE...

The Other Tv Is Made Up With A Modem

Think of intermittent images black and white writings and old televisions interferences. Think of biting shocking funny provoking and mocking videos. Imagine a contrary to trend web site that imposes an access time to visit its pages and a broadcasting station making fun of television and its characters... READ MORE...

Resfest, Keep The Mind Curious

I still have the images in my mind, I am happy to have participated in the first edition of Resfest in Rome at Palladium Theatre ( 18 th -20 th November 2005 ). Let's try to sum up what the new artistic vanguards are elaborating in the world of video... READ MORE...

Copyzero X: Multiple Choice Licence

Copyzero is an exclusive complete system promoted by the Movimento Costozero . As we have already talked about last month in the first part of this article, with digital signature and temporal mark the cost of royalties and licences is reduced to nothing... READ MORE...

Peam 2005 Report

After more than one month of activity the third edition of the Pescara Electronic Artists Meeting is over. The meeting, this year, has shown artistic robustness, intellectual determination, social strength, political consciousness and philosophical inspiration... READ MORE...

Flickr Art: Database And Voyeurism

In a justly famous essay written in the now remote 1998 the theorist of new media Lev Manovich acknowledged database as an essential element of the new-born digital culture and he built up a theory inspired by the well known Erwin Panofsky 's study... READ MORE...

Tez, Meta Generative Artist

TeZ is Maurizio Martinucci 's stage name. He was originally a musician and he became then a 360° media artist thanks to his creative inclination. TeZ is not famous in Italy yet, but he's considered one of the most complete and versatile electronic artist abroad... READ MORE...

Video Art Perceptive Codes

These days' visitors of Siena meet with a maybe unexpected scenario when treading in medieval tradition footsteps they get to via di Cittˆ. A strident voice arrogantly tunes up a double-speeded song from the entrance-hall of the historical Palazzo delle Papesse... READ MORE...

Bioart, Between Ethics And Aesthetics

By means of technology these days' sciences produce aesthetics images so it is not surprising the artistic field produces works which look like genetic engineering surgical procedures or laboratory experiments... READ MORE...

Thomas Brinkmann, Electronic Antistar

The two things most of the people knows about Thomas Brinkmann: the first is that the artist is one of the brightest musicians in the so called minimal techno scene of the last 20 years, the second one, is that he has always been dar from the worlwide tour, from the huge cache and from the more or less commercial production... READ MORE...

Netporn: New

In olden times we inquired into digital bodies and bit physique, today we prefer real performance to virtual one where the body becomes flesh at last (using a now memorable Cronenberg-like expression. I think many of you remember his movie Videodrome... READ MORE...

Dj: Shaman Or Jukebox?

What are the differences between a good dj set and a bad dj set? When a dj is considered a good dj? Who are the best djs? These question seem to be really personal, but they hide some esthetic rule... READ MORE...

Metamkine Look At Us: Live! Ixem 05

The second edition of Live!iXem 2005 took place in Mestre-Venice at the Candiani's Centre from 9 to 11 December 2005. The contest-festival is aimed at analyzing the Italian realities involved in sound and interdisciplinary experimentations... READ MORE...

Evolutionary Simulation Artificial Intelligence

Artificial Life born from a promising interaction between evolutionist research and informatics: in the computer simulation environment a togetherness of instructionist technology and selection processes are applied, taken from the Darwinism paradigm... READ MORE...

You, Robot

What is natural and what is artificial? What characteristic does this distinction take on today, if there be one possible? What can Man do facing a nature that is escaping the reductionism model and in which Man appears more and more of an exception... READ MORE...
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