The digital revolution, already been running for years, is radically changing the rules of communication and this change carries with it a deep alteration of the relations that govern the social fabric. The advent of new media, in particular, is causing several changes in the management of collective life and in relations between people
Open call for research projects on the themes of smart cities, urban futures, infrastructures, new technologies and environment. With a special focus on the Mediterranean. Artists, architects and designers can apply until 2/12/2016.
(Italiano) Con numerose novità torna anche quest’anno Video Sound Art, il festival milanese dedicato all’innovazione e all’arte contemporanea diretto da Laura Lamonea e giunto alla sua VI edizione. il festival quest’anno si svolge in autunno - dal 20 ottobre al 6 novembre, con una struttura reticolare che si sviluppa sul territorio cittadino milanese, toccando cinque differenti sedi
"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
(Italiano) Incoraggiando la collaborazione tra artisti, musicisti, performer e dj appartenenti a diverse generazioni e realtà, Atlas intende offrire al pubblico un viaggio cognitivo e sensoriale, ricco di contaminazioni e stimoli audiovisivi, in cui l'esperienza intima di ogni spettatore diverrà parte integrante degli spazi e ambienti sensibili.
The first big retrospective of Ai Weiwei opened last month in Florence, Italy. This event not only brought to Italy for the first time works that left a sign in the recent history of contemporary art, but it also marks the reactivation of the contemporary art network that connects Palazzo Strozzi to other centers in Tuscany
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Caroline Woolard, co-founding and co-directing resource sharing networks OurGoods and TradeSchool, makes art and infrastructures for the solidarity economy. She's a cultural producer whose interdisciplinary work facilitates the intersection of art, urbanism and political economy, also tries to promote collaboration between artists and people
(Italiano) NODE ritorna. Il festival dedicato alle arti elettroniche e digitali riparte per la sua ottava edizione ospitando artisti provenienti da tutto il mondo che esplorano le diverse stratificazioni del suono nei punti di intersezione con le discipline multimediali e le arti visive.
In October at the Tate Liverpool will be presented the new project by Cécile B. Evans. A multidimensional work that analyzes robotics, artificial intelligence and the possibilities of collaboration between humans and machines, examining the increasing influence that new technologies have on how people feel and act.
Galerie Antoine Ertaskiran presents Transmutations, the first solo exhibition by Jessica Eaton. The Eaton explores the color and movement theory, the science of optics, and the human vision system. Her artworks are in fact the result of a continuous visual experimentation that combines perception, technical components and study of materials.
At Palazzo Strozzi is presented the first major retrospective dedicated to Ai Weiwei, one of the world’s most celebrated and influential contemporary artists. The exhibition, curated by Arturo Galansino, hosts past and present works by this artist known worldwide for his provocative practice, for his political activism and its mixture of genres.
Among the predictions made by George Orwell in 1984, the dynamics ruling the relationship between people and state forces are something you can’t help but keep ... Read More...
(Italiano) Ancora pochi posti disponibili al Master Iuav Digital Exhibit: Dispositivi multimediali e interattivi per i beni culturali. Alla sua seconda edizione, forma persone in grado di sviluppare saperi e tecnologie legate al patrimonio artistico, architettonico e urbano indirizzate nello specifico alla fruizione digitale.
On November 10, the FACT in Liverpool will host Day of Collisions. A full day of activities that investigate the relationship between art and science, linking together engineers, physicists and scientists with the most experimental artists of the contemporary scene. The day will be full of meetings, workshops and public debates
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
At the Magasin III was inaugurated an extensive exhibition with Tony Oursler, artist who experiments and plays with the moving image of television and with the surveillance and monitoring systems. Recently through a facial recognition software, he has created digital portraits in which the observer can see himself reflected.
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