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
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
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.
Choy Ka Fai is a Singapore artist, famous for its performances and installations in which the movements of the dancer are stimulated and recorded using technological means, and exchanged with those of the other performers. Therefore, the body becomes a base on which to experiment and make visible the digital and its most hidden sphere
The multimedia installation Ahata Anahata, Manifest Unmanifest IX by Jung Hee Choi is on show at the MELA Foundation in New York. The artist famous for its environmental compositions made of drawings, lights and sounds, in this artwork invite the viewers to immerse themselves in an atmosphere that bypasses the reality, almost touching other worlds
Is it possible an alternative school of art? A school that allows greater freedom of expression and able to evolve with the times? These will be some of the topics discussed at the "Alternative Art School" fair organized by Pioneer Works (New York), where the alternative schools will open to the public and will examine their role.
The new art institution Copenhagen Contemporary inaugurated in August with an exhibition dedicated to Bruce Nauman, and artists such as Yoko Ono and Carsten Nicolai, wants to create a network between cities, museums and public; presenting to the viewer an immersive and inspiring artworks by internationally acclaimed artists
Sónar +D is the international conference (running even this year in Barcelona from 16 to 18 of June) that brings together a combination of activities with a common theme: the relationship between creativity and technology, and the digital transformation of the cultural industries involved.