Internet

When smart homes become smart prisons

The continued development of the Internet of Things (IoT) with little to no standards nor regulation, in the US and Europe, opens the door not only to concerns regarding corporate data exploitation and state surveillance but also to surveillance, coercion, and control within intimate relationships.... READ MORE...

Seth Price – Social Synthetic

At the Museum Brandhorst the first international survey exhibition of the American artist Seth Price: over 100 works making use of the production and marketing dynamic of music, fashion and literary industry to deal with the fundamental changes that have taken place within visual culture that have gone hand in hand with the ubiquitous rise of digital media.... READ MORE...

The world is a pattern. Interview with Nicolas Sassoon

GIFs have been accepted and adopted by new users who rely on animated pictures thanks to their planned pervasiveness in their digital communication habits. The practice of Nicolas Sassoon, a French artist who makes art with GIFs since 2011, suggests creative strategies to exploit the features of this format in order to make works that couldn't be made with any other medium.... READ MORE...

Janez Janša®

What is in a name? How do you relate to the property, legal status, perception and representation of ourselves? What is an artwork and what is the boundary between life, institutions and companies? Co-produced by Moderna galerija (MG+MSUM) and Aksioma - Institute for Contemporary Art in Ljubljana, Janez Janša® presents a selection of works produced by the three artists over the last ten years.... READ MORE...

Not a single Bone. Nora Al-Badri, Nikolai Nelles at NOME gallery

NOME gallery presents Nora Al-Badri’s and Nikolai Nelles’ first solo exhibition. The artists show their most recent projects addressing the production and commodification of global heritage and cultural goods and questioning the hierarchy of knowledge and the role of Western science and institutions.... READ MORE...

Materialising the internet

How does the physical-digital integration affects us in our everyday life and how do we express the new, augmented reality? These are the questions addressed by Materialising the Internet, an exihibition co-curated by Nadine Roestenburg at MU in Eindhoven.... READ MORE...

Instructions for Humans

Instructions For Humans presents works from UK and international artists Pete Ashton, Kyle McDonald and Nye Thompson. The focus is on the connections between humans, surveillance systems and the machine in general. What is explored is the role of intrusive visual control and how it affects individual privacy in public spaces.... READ MORE...

Networked conversations

Third Space Network is announcing the fall series of Networked Conversations: net-broadcasted interviews with pioneering media artists, curators, writers, and activists exploring a broad range of social, political and aesthetic topics at the intersection of net culture.... READ MORE...

Open Call for the Wrong Digital Biennale: Internet Fame

The Wrong is the most compelling digital art biennale today. Its mission is to create, promote and push positive forward-thinking contemporary digital art to a wider audience worldwide through a biennial event that gathers the best art selected by the best, while embraces the young international talents of today’s exciting digital art scene.... READ MORE...

Transformations: the networked artworks by Garrett Lynch

The School of Arts and Creative Industries, London South Bank University presents a solo exhibition of networked artworks by artist Garrett Lynch (IRL) titled Transformations. The exhibition presents nine networked artworks conceived over a four-year period that explore a practice involving networks. Each artwork provides an example of transformation by a network.... READ MORE...

Digimag Journal: Digital Identities, Self Narratives. Out Now

Curated by Silvia Bertolotti and Marco Mancuso, Digimag Journal | Issue 75 "Digital Identities and Self Narratives" gathers 13 contributions from artists, researchers, theorists and curators from all over the world, who suggest critical insights about the role of digital art and technology in the shaping of identity. Digimag Journal new issue is available for free download in PDF, ePUB, MOBI and PRINT ON DEMAND on Digicult Editions.... READ MORE...

(Italiano) Segni leggeri. Internet non è per sempre

(Italiano) BAG Gallery di Parma ha aperto da qualche giorno “Segni Leggeri. Internet non è per sempre”, la bipersonale di Guido Segni e Luca Leggero. Una mostra inconsueta che la BAG decide di ospitare per la particolarità e la forza concettuale che contraddistinguono le ricerche dei due artisti toscani, posti in un dialogo di confronto che ne mette in evidenza i punti di tangenza, le peculiari caratteristiche e gli originali punti di vista su ciò che concerne l’uso e la presenza di Internet nella vita quotidiana di ciascun individuo contemporaneo.... READ MORE...

Archeonauts: the exhibition at Galerie Charlot in Paris

The exhibition "Archeonauts" attempts to bring together a group of artists who are also activists, theorists and visionaries. Out of sync with the present, they delve into a global pre- and post- internet material and immaterial culture. They belong to two different waves: one is the generation of artists born at the dawn of what has been termed the "end of the history"; the other is one of the first generations to have appropriated new information technologies for artistic purposes.... READ MORE...

Exploring the Deep Web: a “knowledge vs comfort” dilemma

Many internet posts haven’t any doubt: the so-called Deep Web (DW) is definitely a bad place. Would you like your checking account to become empty? Aren’t you afraid that someone could spy on you? Or, from bad to worse that the police burst into your flat and arrest you like in American crime movie? If you aren’t chasing things like that, you’d rather stay in your daily sandbox made of Google, Facebook and so on... READ MORE...

Wasting time on the internet. Interview with Kenneth Goldsmith

Kenneth Goldsmith is an artist and poet, well known internationally for being the founding editor of UbuWeb - the largest digital archive of contemporary art. The last August released his new book "Wasting time on the internet", a manifesto that shows "how our time on the internet is not really wasted but is quite productive and creative as he puts the experience in its proper theoretical and philosophical context.... READ MORE...
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