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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...

Faith Holland Speculative Fetish

Our use of personal devices is inherently intimate: relations we establish with them also engender care. Transfer presents Speculative Fetish, the gallery’s second solo exhibition from Faith Holland addressing the way that technology functions as a metaphor for the body, both in the language we use and in the ways we behave.... READ MORE...

Once Upon an Algorithm: How Stories Explain Computing, by Martin Erwig.

Martin Erwig is Professor of Computer Science in the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at Oregon State University. In his recent text, “Once upon an Algorithm”, published for MIT Press, the author proposes an innovative and original approach for introducing computational thinking concepts to general public, while going beyond the strict technical domain.... READ MORE...

Drawn from a Score

Currently on view at Beall Center for Art + Technology, an exhibition that features artists whose works come directly from a written, visual or code-based score. From the event scores first developed by John Cage and Fluxus artists in the 1950s, to contemporary uses of code as a score for computational works.... READ MORE...

Digimag Journal 77 – Winter 2017. The Arts Ecosystem

We cannot deny the vital role arts and creativity have to play within the energy and environmental field, especially in the current Anthropocene age, where the human impact on climate and nature is dominant and undisputed. What kind of artistic narratives are proven to be compelling and effective in raising ecological awareness? What is the challenge for arts and culture within this scenario? What are the main contributions to the media theories for the Anthropocene?... READ MORE...

The Dreamy Reality. Interview with Dominic Wilcox

Dominic Wilcox is the epitome of the unclassifiable persona; he is an artist, an inventor, a designer, a speaker, and a man who reinvents the normal into something that not necessarily has an actual purpose. His works span from the most odd machines to more practical devices.... READ MORE...
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