Issue 11

DigiMag Issue 11

Rock-electronica: Les Liaisons Dangereuses

Some years ago, during a rock night, I played a sequence of tracks made up of Franz Ferdinand, The Rapture ed Electric Six . After a song of Electric Six Danger! High Voltage, an about twenty year-old guy, approached me and asked me to play rock... READ MORE...

Playing With Code

Game Art originates often in the combination of two big passions: love for programming and for videogames. Besides, it happens quite often that those two passions originate together, and many are the hackers and the programmers who have discovered the delight of the code playing at Super Mario Bros... READ MORE...

E/static, Sound Art Gallery…and Much More

If music has the possibility to release itself as it likes in the ambient where it's proposed, sound art on the other hand has a strong and rooted relationship with the space where it plays. This is an absolute fact, even if lots of people often forget about that... READ MORE...

Gleetchplug: Noise Generation

GleechtPlug is a piece of audio software oriented to the production of gleecht and noise sounds through mathematic processes. The interesting point is how the instrument works and produces sounds, a procedure that is common between artists espousing generative methodologies in the field of experimental creativity... READ MORE...

Paavoharju – Yha Hamaraa (fonal 2005)

It will be a passing phenomenon, a momentary tendency, but there is remarkable a productive underbrush within the ambit of new-folk, that demands continuous attention and analysis. Fonal is a recent discovery, simply fantastic label, that encloses a sort of Nordic hippy community, a detection that slowly blooms in the international panorama... READ MORE...

The Migratory Dance Of The Vital Cycle

I'm watching the videos of Carolina Melis, I close my eyes and, by magic, migratory birds come into my mind, flying from the wonderful shores of Sardinia to Brighton, a little town by the sea, an hour's train journey from London... READ MORE...

Troyano: Critical Chile Near At The Future

Troyano is a collective of independent Chilean artists from Santiago, which organizes the cultural activities relative to art and technology. The collective participated at the VII Video and New Media Biennial critically attending the section dedicated to New Media and organizing an international symposium... READ MORE...

Historical Memory And The City

Santiago, Santiasco, Sanhattan: The capital city of the most westernized Latin American's country is very far from that kind of Eurocentric idea of a Baroque and decadent Latin town full of picturesque people... READ MORE...

Gwei, Against The Nice Dictator

Can a dictator be nice, make people trust him and have an unambiguous face? There are a lot of answers to this question and honestly I would be embarrassed if someone asked me to give a precise answer. In real world is difficult to find a person who's got these characteristics but in virtual world it's different... READ MORE...

Biological Memories And Artificial Memories

After more than ten years since the official born of the Internet structure, the concept of memory togheter with computer is now common, so that is now acceptable a sort of analogy between human brain and computer, considered as a sort of electronic brain... READ MORE...

Digital Ecosystems To Click Capacity

You have certainly heard about the singular convergence between evolutional dynamics and informatics. Probably you're not stranger to the definition of Alife, of artificial life, and maybe even the one about the genetic algorithm... READ MORE...

Free Minimal Interactions

The real strenght of the Teatro di Piazza o d'Occasione, founded in 1971 by Leonardo Toccafondi and then again in the 1979, is to create and use scenaries, images and materials always new and spectacular, developing lights, perceptive esthetic education, movement, colours, graphic signs and digital interactive technology... READ MORE...

Tmema, Amplified Reality And Interactive Gesture

They have developed many software and interactive machine, generally connected with gestures and drawings, expanding reality, with the dialogue between technology and human, but also with fun, of the audience at their shows or art exhibitions... READ MORE...

Artistic Deviations And Net Comparisons

Deviant ART (DA) is an art-oriented web site. It's a virtual art gallery where artists expose their digital works and chat with users. It's even a work place, where young promising artists looking for gigs can be noted... READ MORE...

0100101110101101.org, Experimental Fake Movie

There's a new movie coming out or maybe not. It's the European answer to American spy-stories and action movies. It has a captivating title: United We Stand; it is directed from a new talent and interpreted by Ewan Mc Gregor and Penelope Cruz... READ MORE...

The Port, Artists Community In Second Life

The Port is a virtual island of 16 acres inside the on-line 3D world Second Life . Second Life is a space on the net where a parallel world in continuous expansion is being built, modelled by its own residents, that has meeting places, commercial spaces, artistic projects, and what is more incredible they are thinking and building the 100.000 avatars that they already live in... READ MORE...

Sound Identities

That technology changes the perception of reality or reality itself, that it is becoming more than an instrument of approach, we have already discussed, faced and established it; the means through which all of this happens are not static and unchangeable, if anything they are quicker, more changeable, and more unpredictable... READ MORE...

Netmage Calls Out For Italy: Special Edition 06

Once again Netmage is drawing near and the communities involved in electronic arts have the usual expectations and doubts. There are the accustomed solid group of participants and among them there are some prodigies and some artists who are not well known to the Italian audience yet... READ MORE...
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