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How much of this is fiction.

How much of this is fiction. is an upcoming exhibition at FACT Liverpool, involving artists as tricksters and featuring work which involves the direct use of deception, tricks, hoaxes and hacks. These politically inspired media artists use trickery and deception to exploit the shifting boundary between fiction and reality in a world of ‘post-truth’ politics.
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Paolo Cirio’s “Internet Photography”: artworks on view at Berlin’s photography museums

Paolo Cirio’s artwork is on view in two upcoming major exhibitions at the C/O Berlin and Museum für Fotografie. Both of his series reflect on surveillance and privacy by combining photography, Internet and street art: Watching You, Watching Me. A Photographic Response to Surveillance at the Museum für Fotografie and Watched! Surveillance Art & Photography at C/O Berlin.
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Affect and Social Media #3 | Deadline: 28/02/2017

The organizers of A&SM#3 welcome proposals for 15min presentations and artworks that interpret and explore the affective, feely and emotional encounters with social media grasped through the following themes: Experience; Engagement; Entanglement. Presentations and artworks can widely interpret each theme, but preference will be given to proposals that respond to all subjects.
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Predictive Art Bot | Call for projects. Deadline 15 / 12 / 2016

Artists are invited to interpret some of the Predictive Art Bot’s most popular concepts. These grants are open to any form, including prototypes, failed experiments, drafts for impossible projects, one shot performances... This process will lead to a series of exhibitions across different countries, that becomes a hybrid laboratory for human/non-human augmentation.
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Rogue Archives by Abigail De Kosnik, MIT Press

One of the most recent releases by MIT Press, “Rogue Archives”, just came out last October. The author, Abigail De Kosnik, is currently Associate Professor at the University of California, Berkeley with a joint appointment in the Berkeley center for New Media Center of theater, dance and performances studies.
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Choreographing Gestures: Interview with Rosana Antoli’

The new project by Rosana Antolì, Virtual Choreography, was exposed at the Arebyte in London. It is an online platform that functions as an open database of movements, gestures of a world map that allows the public to view and upload numerous movements recorded and created by themselves
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About Art (and) Failure: interview with Iocose

IOCOSE are a collective formed by: Matteo Cremonesi, Filippo Cuttica, Davide Prati and Paolo Ruffino. They work with a mix of media, such as websites, videos, social networks and portraits; and they are focused on the teleological narratives of technological and cultural development expressed through their enthusiastic and pessimistic visions
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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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