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.
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
iMinds is a Flemish non-profit organization, that drive digital innovation for society and economy, through strategic and applied research on key digital technologies. Offering to people and organizations active support in research and business development, and also encourages tech entrepreneurs to bring their smart innovations to life
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
The new project by U.S. artist Evan Roth, Internet Landscapes (2016), a series of videos which can be watched only online. Focused on the experiences he had when travelled around Sweden searching for the physicality of internet, the project is part of the Masters&Servers open call programme
It 'obvious change of paradigm occurred in recent years regarding the evaluation of the potential social and economic terms of cultural heritage: the transition from a conception centered on the retention of a value-centered, testified in a clear from Faro Protocol of 2005 - promoted by the Council of Europe
If we think to Egypt at this time, probably there are not many positive things that come to our mind, especially looking at the art and culture world and at the issue of freedom of expression. Still, good things also happen there. For example, the last edition of the Cairo International Electronic and New Media Arts Symposium, better know as CairoTronica
(Italiano) In data 21 maggio, durante la rassegna concertistica del Progetto Primavera 2016 di Tempo Reale, è attesa la performance di un duo di musicisti ben noti per la loro accoppiata vincente. Si sta parlando di Evan Parker e Walter Prati. Il loro è un progetto di improvvisazione ed elettronica; progetto che porterà in seguito alla formazione del Electroacoustic Ensemble
A Resonate welcome speech is always a short and sweet moment. Festival organiser Eduard Prats Molner (aka Edu) took to the stage to declare the festival open and walked off. The essence of Resonate was as a leveller and was a place for sharing and debating ideas both during sessions and otherwise.
Jonáš Gruska is an artist exploring the many facets of sound, he even creates the media through which he records. He studied at The Institute of Sonology in The Hague and at the Music Academy in Krakow. In his sonic work, he focuses on chaotic rhythms and the exploration of psychoacoustic properties of sound and field recording.
Caterina Barbieri is a young electroacoustic musician and performer, born in Italy in 1990, and now living and working out of her homeland. Caterina’s music stems from a pan-harmonic conception of the sound universe, to which the composer needs to attune to, and then work through subtraction to create her own music
If the theatre, according to the word's etymology, is the place of the vision, it's all about understanding what we are going to see and what we actually see on stage, from which point of view experts from the theatre world look at the world and at which level of resolution they see things. Shiro Takatani is one of the leading exponent in contemporary theatre
Il Progetto Primavera 2016 di Tempo Reale è una rassegna concertistica dal 21 al 28 Maggio organizzata nella Limonaia di Villa Strozzi, che prevede una serie di eventi che mettono in relazione suono, nuova musica ed elettronica: prime assolute e prime nazionali, giovani autori e interpreti di fama mondiale della musica sperimentale ed elettronica
Known internationally as a sound artist for his sensibility to the sounds around us, Francisco Lopez is able to present his tracks with a surrounding listening and without great sound-visual effects, but with the simple idea that: you must listen to the sound in an immersive way
From February 26th to the 28th, in Amsterdam, took place the Sonic Acts Academy, a three-day festival. The Academy is a platform organized by Sonic Acts, a festival born in the mid-Nineties as an occasion on which intersections among art, science, and technology could be shown and discussed.
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.