The fluid principles of contemporary images

"We have entered the digital age. And the digital age has entered us. We are no longer the same people we once were." These are the words by Fred Ritchin that in After Photography, examines the transition from analog to digital, exploring the possibilities of new technologies that lead the photograph to another identity and another form

Ingrind Burrington: Reconnaissance

The NOME Gallery in Berlin presents Reconnaissance a new project signed by Ingrid Burrington. An artwork focused on mapping, documentation and identification of the typical elements of the network infrastructure, drawing the attention to the often overlooked or occluded landscapes of the internet

Mediating Beach. A comment on “Networking the Unseen” exhibition

The exhibition Networking the Unseen presented this summer at the Furtherfield in London and curated by Gretta Louw, was focused on the intersection of indigenous cultures and the digital practices in contemporary art. Creating a connection between the ancestral and marginalised cultures with the art-making in contemporary society

A Prehistory of the Cloud by Tung-Hui Hu. MIT Press, 2016

Tung-Hui Hu is a former network engineer and current professor at University of Michigan. In his book A Prehistory of the Cloud, published by MIT Press in September 2015 he examines the gap between the real and the virtual in our idea of the cloud. A system of networks that enables multiple users to share the same pool of computer power

Virtual Choreography. First gestures virtual world map by Rosana Antolí

Next month at the Arebyte Gallery in London, will be presented Virtual Choreography by Rosana Antolí, an interactive online platform working as an open database of movements editable by the public. The idea is to investigate the connections between dance, territory and society, inviting the audience to expand their physical and mental perception.

Invisibility and surprise. Eva and Franco Mattes at Carroll / Fletcher

"Abuse Standards Violations" is the exhibition by Eva and Franco Mattes at Carroll & Fletcher gallery in London, that invites us to reflect on what it means to participate in a critical reflection, before you even ask us to participate in the action that flows from it. We joined in the meeting which took place with the same artists at the The Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA) on 19th July 2016

Van Eyck Academie: call for applications. Deadline 3/10/2016

Call for Applications: work period 2017. The Van Eyck invites artists, designers, photographers, architects, landscape architects, curators, writers, and critics to apply for a residency at the Jan van Eyck Academie for 6 up to 12 months. Deadline: 3 October 2016

When Digital Innovation meets Industry: the iMinds’ model

iMinds is a Flemish non-profit organization, that drive digital innovation for society and economy, through strategic and applied research on key digital technologies. Offering to people and organizations active support in research and business development, and also encourages tech entrepreneurs to bring their smart innovations to life
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Jon Rafman: I have ten thousand compound eyes and each is named suffering

Jon Rafman is on show until August at the Stedelijk Museum. The Canadian artist that makes the digital and the online gaming the heart of his creative philosophy. Combining real and virtual scenarios where the viewer can get lost in a world of avatars, online subcultures, and fetish communities in the far-flung corners of the web
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Deep Cables: uncovering the Wiring of the World

Deep Cables: Uncovering the Wiring of the World, the exhibition present in these days in Berlin by Disruption Network Lab, investigates the cultural, political, geographic, technological, and as well physical, dimensions of the Internet. Analyzing its impact on society and its relations with the surveillance systems.
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Andrea Büttner: Beggars and iPhones

The Kunsthalle presents Beggars and iPhones, the first solo exhibition in Austria by Andrea Büttner. The work explores the concepts of public-private and visible-invisible, in a parallel perspective that involves the current digitization and the most ancient forms of art. By introducing philosophical, social and cultural reflections.

Infra-red Wuthering Heights: Interview with Evan Roth

The new project by U.S. artist Evan Roth, Internet Landscapes (2016), a series of videos which can be watched only online. Focused on the experiences he had when travelled around Sweden searching for the physicality of internet, the project is part of the Masters&Servers open call programme

Aksioma Project Space presents: Jack and Leigh Ruby, Car Wash Incident

Upon release in 2012 they returned to the US and made Car Wash Incident, a film Jack and Leigh Ruby had been planning for several years that is the first in a series inspired by the scam portfolios from their past life. Car Wash Incident is a video installation consisting of 25-minute two-channel video loop with an eight-channel audio system.
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L’Exposition Imaginaire. (The Imaginary Exhibition)

The digital world is changing not only our habits, but also the way we perceive and experience art. Go to the museum it seems, today, a practical endangered, replaced by virtual walks inside the galleries. The exhibition tries to answer these questions, observing the phenomenon from various perspectives.

Breaking news

Through very different languages Alterazioni Video, Filippo Minelli and Carlo Zanni burst in real and / or constructed scenarios imagining a turning point, the arrival of an external event, something probably envisioned, but never fully understood, to change both the perception of the landscape as a political result both the relationship with the information and what it alters or keeps silent.
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#unit: Connecting Unicorns. World’s First Queer Tech Festival

Here comes the second edition of the world’s first queer tech festival and it is once again going to take place in Berlin at Postbahnhof Club. The #unit festival is one of the largest queer tech events in the world and it is a platform for queer and straight techies as well as people who love technology to connect.
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The Art of Bots

From April 15 to 16 at the Somerset House in London will present The Art of Bots. A set of meetings, workshops and debates that will introduce the bots. Computer programs that access the network through the same channels used by humans and that often mock the internet.