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Beautiful new worlds: virtual realities in contemporary art

Virtual space images are already influencing different areas of our world and will continue to shape our future: Beautiful New Worlds addresses recent developments in image technology presenting 13 artists who address the relationship between virtual and physical spaces with a particular focus on the socio-political potential of virtual technologies.... READ MORE...

1948 Unbound. Unleashing the technical present

At Haus Der Kulturen der Welt in Berlin, From November 30th to December 2nd a series of lectures, performative elements, gatherings and installations, all differing in duration, visibility, and interaction will investigate the year 1948 as the saddle point in forming the planetary re-arrangement process that now goes by the name “technosphere.”... READ MORE...

Martina Feipel & Jean Bechameil: Theatre of Disorder

Martine Feipel and Jean Bechameil present Theatre of Disorder, a new body of work, at the Casino Luxembourg. The artist duo, based in Bruxelles, has since 2008 developed works that reflects on how the instruments familiar to us evolve towards a new form of interaction with humans; a choreography in which man and machine coexist.... READ MORE...

Futureproof: a new exhibition focusing on futureproofing

A new exhibition at Haverford College‘s Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery focusing on futureproofing, presents works from contemporary artists with real-world images and archives from governmental and corporate scenario planners to explore how we have imagined and continue to imagine different futures.... READ MORE...

Bill Fontana: Shadow Soundings

Bill Fontana realized a new immersive sound and video installation expecially for MAAT’s Oval Gallery in Lisbon. Shadow soundings was created from the sounds and vibrations of the 25th of April Bridge and the Tagus River amplifying them until they acquire a musical quality.... READ MORE...

Nonhuman Networks

A current exhibition in Berlin takes into account recent philosophical approaches which emphasises nonhuman perspectives through object-oriented ontology. Through works by artists Saša Spačal, Mirjan Švagelj, Anil Podgornik and Heather Barnett it introduces an aesthetics of new forms of communication between human and nonhuman actors.... READ MORE...

Alfredo Jaar: A Logo for America

Reproduced widely around the world, Alfredo Jaar’s iconic public intervention A Logo for America has become one of the artists best known works. Programa de Arte Contemporáneo en Torre Colpatria de Bogotá and Babel Media Art just announced its first presentation in Colombia, designed for one of the tallest buildings and an icon in Bogotá.... READ MORE...

The Glass Room

Ongoing in London a pop-up exhibition which - through artworks, speculative projects, interactive videos, animations and activist projects, puts big data on display to make them more tanglible and less abstract, helping the public to make informed choices about their digital self. The show is curated by Tactical Technology Collective and presented by Mozilla.... READ MORE...

Pipilotti Rist: Sip my Ocean

The Museum of Contemporary Art Australia presents a major new exhibition by pioneering Swiss artist Pipilotti Rist, exclusively in Sydney as part of the Sydney International Art Series. Incorporating video and sculpture, Rist's dazzling environments immerse visitors in colourful projections that explore the relationships between nature, body and technology.... READ MORE...

After the End of the World

After the End of the World is an exhibition about the Earth of 2017 irreversibly transformed into the Anthropocene planet after two centuries of human impact on natural systems in which artists, philosophers, novelists, sea creatures, playwrights, plants, architects, objects, speculative designers and scientists have worked together to imagine situations, to tell stories and to devise strategies for survival and peaceful cohabitation in the world to come.... 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...

Perception is Reality. On the Construction of Reality and Virtual Worlds

What challenges arise for our brain when technically produced virtual worlds increasingly play a role in our lives? Which parameters do pictures need to fulfill in order for people to accept them as real? A thematic group exhibition at Frankfurter Kunstverein is trying to give an answer by juxtapositioning a range of analog and digital artworks.... READ MORE...

Heimo Zobernig: chess painting

Heimo Zobernig’s practice is framed by the impact Modernism has had on the trajectory of art history. A new exhibition spans the MIT List Visual Art Center’s main galleries by using their architecture as a stage and allowing a viewer to confront the constructed experience of visiting an art exhibition.... READ MORE...

CC LAB. Virtual Reality

While VR technology has inspired game developers for years, artists and storytellers have only just begun to explore the possibilities that it offers. The new exhibition at Copenhagen CC introduces a range of Danish and international artists who experiment with VR in order to push boundaries and open up new spaces for art to inhabit.... READ MORE...

Tomás Saraceno: Entangled Orbits

The Baltimore Museum of Art has commissioned a major new work by internationally acclaimed artist Tomás Saraceno for an exhibition that has transformed the visitor experience of the museum. Entangled Orbits brings together a group of highly complex and fascinating installations drawing inspiration from structures of the natural world.... READ MORE...

Making/Breaking the Binary: Women, Art & Technology (1968-85)

A project curated by Kelsey Halliday Johnson involves different places in Philadelphia presenting the work of women artists who in the period between 1968 and 1985 explored the parameters of new technologies through video, copy machines, computer graphics and musical instruments, reaffirming their role as seminal figures in the history of technology.... READ MORE...
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