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
"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
The art of Ethan Hayes-Chute explores ideas of self-sufficiency and self-preservation, making reference to outsider architecture, alternative modes of living, ecology, and waste. His new installation for the List Center is a combination of obsolete technology tools with everyday objects, all recreated according to a DIY and distant approach
Who thinks that video games are only a consumer product for the masses, should change his idea. The exhibition New Gameplay at the Nam June Paik Art Center, on show until February, faces a new way of understanding the game art. Present experimental, independent and interactive games that stimulate not only the imagination, but also the thought.
It is in that matter carved that becomes word that can be traced the key element of the works by the artist Katrina Palmer. Everyday objects, natural landscapes and abandoned places become sound and sculptural narratives that lead the viewer into another dimension of existence and of his being, touching the imaginary
Until October at the Art Gallery of Ontario in Toronto, will be on show Theaster Gates with How to Build a House Museum. An exhibition that traces the memory and the conquests of black people through sounds, dances, videos, paintings and clubbing atmosphere organized in six symbolic house-museums, that lead the viewer into another reality
The Centre d’Art Contemporain Genève announces participating artists and the new project Generations for the Biennale de l’Image en Mouvement (Biennale of Moving Images) 2016. The Biennale opens to the public from the 09 November 2016, until the 29 January 2017.
At the Chisenhale Gallery in London it on show User, space by Yuri Pattison. Taking inspiration from modernist architecture and science fiction Pattison creates installations that examine the pervasive nature of new technologies, which increasingly influence both how, and where, we live and work, presenting a future that is already imagined.
At the Eyebeam studio in New York is present the solo exhibition by Nancy Nowacek. Through sculptures, digital and performative artworks the artist addresses the theme of the body, expanding beyond the grammar of functional movement to challenge and reshape the contemporary body schema, thereby returning the body to be an instrument
Sónar+D, the 4th International Conference for Creativity, Technology and Business, took place during Sónar by Day and this year brought together more than 4700 professionals belonging to more than 2.600 companies active in the the fields of culture, technology, science, education, and business.
In the countryside surrounding the town of Modena, immersed in peace and silence, a big luminous country farmhouse is home to one of the most up and coming protagonist on the Italian digital art scene: fuse*, a studio for digital art and design founded in 2007 by Mattia Carretti and Luca Camellini.
The call is for unusual audio projects that couple the radio medium with the potential of live performance. The call is open to artists in the fields of experimental music, sound art, radio art, new radio drama, and performance. The two commissioned works will premiere at CTM 2017 Festival in Berlin, and then be broadcasted in Deutschlandradio Kultur’s Klangkunst programme.
Piksel16, ZERO-level, wants to focus on the biological and social aspects of the sea as a sustainable environment. Zero in the meaning of: zero-emissions, zerofootprints, zero-waste, zero-energy, zero-pollution, zero-plastic, zero-trash.
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
The exhibition The Games Europe Plays-BODY-TECH presents the works of interactive artists and game makers from the UK and continental Europe, trying to imagine how we will inhabit and take care of our virtual and physical bodies in the future. Taking also a playful look at how digital technologies contami-nate our daily life.
The exhibition Bodies and Stages, at the Kunstverein Hannover, investigates the questions concerning the physical, the pose, and self-display, wondering if the performative and the exhibition context can change the physical identity. On show the installative and live works by Alexandra Bachzetsis, Vaginal Davis, Adam Linder and Shahryar Nashat.
The winner of the 14th edition of the Taishin Arts Award is Hsu Che-Yu for Microphone Test. Artwork that indicates a new trend of inter-textural reference between visual art and creative writing in contemporary art scene, intersecting private stories with social stories through a multilevel narration.
Space brain Laboratory born in 2009 thanks to Ann Veronica Janssens and Nathalie Ergino, is a project that brings together the thoughts and experiences of artists and researchers in the humanities and physical sciences, covering progress in neurosciences and astrophysics along with current practices in hypnosis and shamanism.
Maurizio Martinucci (aka TeZ) is an Italian interdisciplinary artist and independent researcher based in Amsterdam. He uses technology as a means with which to explore perceptual effects and the relationship between sound, light and space. He focuses primarily on generative compositions with spatialised sound for live performances and installations