Issue 25

DigiMag Issue 25

(Italiano) I Mondi Figurati Della Scienza

(Italiano) Una settore sempre pi importante degli studi sulla comunicazione scientifica si avvale di ricerche microsociologiche. La microsociologia - semplifico per ragioni di cronaca - si occupa principalmente del comportamento degli individui all'interno di uno spazio sociale ridotto, di persone o piccoli gruppi che sono in rapporto immediato tra di loro.... READ MORE...

Raquel Paricio. Res-qualia: Evolvable Art

Deepening dynamics and relationships between art, science and technology, it's amazing finding Res-Qualia.net, the website born in the 2005 from the Spanish researcher Raquel Paricio, which inquires the infinite world that links art to science, using a typical digital world's approach. A precious database that encloses in itself some of the most innovative works and researches of the last years in artistic field, always tied to science and to the idea of evolution of the conscience.... READ MORE...

Web Fights: Blocking Ads, Exposing Art

Let's go surfing the Internet. How do we surf? It's like when you leave home in the morning, do you jump on your bike and zigzag your way across city traffic or rather you get bored queuing up on the ring road?... READ MORE...

Conference Report: Futursonic 2007 Festival

2007 marked the 12th year of Futuresonic, a festival that began as a sound art/ music festival and has morphed into a media art/ mobile communications-themed event with concerts, exhibitions, talks, and screenings staged all over the city of Manchester, England.... READ MORE...

(Italiano) Bent Festival: Circuit Bending D’autore

(Italiano) Lunga vita ai vostri giocattoli elettronici! é questa la filosofia del circuit bending, ovvero l'arte di modificare gadget elettronici di ogni tipo assemblando circuiti per ottenere suoni, generare nuove interazioni, creare installazioni di ogni tipo.... READ MORE...

Lipsynch, Theatre Of Voice

Robert Lepage is making his new debut. The artist has just returned from Salonika, in Greece, where he was awarded the prominent Europe Prize (he resulted first equal with the German Peter Zadek, but this latter, not taking part to the ceremony, basically refused the prize and 60,000 €).... READ MORE...

(Italiano) Le Prime Rose Di Bruce Nauman

(Italiano) Il New York Times ha recentemente scritto: 'Pioniere della video arte e della performance post-minimalista e scultore dalla versatilitˆ apparentemente illimitata, Nauman  famoso e ammirato in modo controverso fin dalla prima entrata in scena [] e il suo lavoro esplica da sempre un'importante influenza sull'arte contemporanea.'... READ MORE...

Plugin Art

One of the most loved strategy of nowadays artists is the invasion of different contexts. Tired of being contained by dedicated spaces, art is now inside the most varied places, contaminating the everyday life, entering the empty spaces of our lives, the common objects and activities. The first conquer has been the streets, then houses, supermarkets, stations and airports. And again bars, discos, ads and dresses.... READ MORE...

Sonar 2007. Call For Italy? Yes!

We're all ready for Sonar 2007 . A couple of weeks ( 14th-15th-16th June ) and the Spanish weekend dedicated to the electronic music will be reality, collecting from the streets of Barcelona, from the CCCB/MACBA spaces and from the fair cathedral of Sonar by Night, a multitude of young lovers of electro sound out of control from all over the world.... READ MORE...

Dio Error Bang: Pure Data And The Useless Machines

On the 28, 29 and 30 of April Rome saw for the first time in his history the Italian convention of Pure Data, a grafic programming language for manipulation and real-time creation of videos and sounds, as well as managing program for interactive systems. The event, result of the collaboration between Binario Etico, Feramenta and Strike, is the first organized effort turned to the institution of an Italian community, using and programing this free and open source software.... READ MORE...

Vjtheory: Another Point Of View

A research which starts from the more and more widespread need to think upon how sense is generated and the visual impact Vjing has, which is far more than the technical approach to the discipline.... READ MORE...

Bill Viola, The Tristan Project

Love and death, light and darkness, the life circle, the path of every human being. Bill Viola keeps on exploring the great topics of existence with his controlled not narrative strongly symbolic style.... READ MORE...

(Italiano) Il Design Minimale Targato Raster Noton

(Italiano) Di fronte all'intimo e raccolto Auditorio del CCCB di Barcellona, dove ho avuto l'occasione di suonare nel progetto audiovideo con Valentina Besegher in occasione del festival Offf 2007, si sono alternati le presentazioni e i workshop di importanti nomi e progetti di graphic e multimedia design, nel pi ampio spazio della Hall centrale. Sicuramente una delle cose pi interessanti a cui ho avuto l'occasione di assistere, ma anche una di quelle pi fuori contesto rispetto all'atmsfera generale del festival,  stata lo showcase dell'etichetta di musica elettronica e sperimentazione audiovisiva Raster-Noton .... READ MORE...

(Italiano) Miranda July, Quando Il Marketing Diventa Arte

(Italiano) Avete mai pensato che in una maschera africana potessero nascondersi le linee essenziali del logo di McDonald? O che nel volto del primo ministro francese De Villepin potessimo scovare il marchio di Gaz de France? Queste sono solo alcune delle Logo Allucinazioni che Christophe Bruno, net.artista francese noto per la sua carica ironica e sarcastica, sta postando sul suo weblog Logo.Hallucination, progetto attivo giˆ dall'autunno scorso ed esposto per la prima volta agli Incontri Internazionali Parigi Berlino del 2006. Forse a Cayce Pollard, protagonista del noto romanzo di William Gibson 'Pattern Recognition' e affetta da una strana allergia ai loghi, sarebbe venuto uno shock anafilattico di fronte ad una di queste immagini, che l'avrebbe fatta insospettire sulla presenza nascosta di qualche marchio aziendale.... READ MORE...

(Italiano) Stockhausen: L’inafferabilita’ Dell’attimo

(Italiano) Come anteprima del festival di musica elettronica e arti digitali Dissonanze, che si svolgerˆ 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.... READ MORE...

Loud Objects: Circuits For Noise Music

Loud Objects are a noise music group who stretches the concepts of simplicity and minimalism to their extreme limits. Transparency is the password of the trio, who, starting literally from a tabula rasa on a slide projector, assembles and welds chips and wires live, in an evocative audiovisual crescendo.... READ MORE...

Oil 21, P2p & Intellectual Property

From 24th till 28th May Berlin was the meeting point fot that weird and unruly network of activists, artists and hackers whose experiences and projects have intersected more or less continuously for a time at a global level. This time their objective was to study the formation politicies and thus to share experiences and ideas on the growing importance of the spread of knowledge and the access to immaterial resources.... READ MORE...
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