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Christian Boltanski: Anime. Di luogo in luogo

From June 26 to November 12, 2017 Christian Boltanski is the main focus of Anime. Di luogo in luogo, a special project for Bologna curated by Danilo Eccher, involving many urban venues in Bologna, all featuring the multi-faceted work of one the most important artists of our time... READ MORE...

Digimag Journal | Issue 76 | Call for Papers

After the wide success of the last Spring issue, we're happy to announce the Call for Papers for the new Digimag Journal for this Summer 2017. The issue number 76 is themed "Smart Machines for Enhanced Arts" and the deadline is settled to the next 01 September 2017. We are waiting for you...... READ MORE...

Digimag Journal #76 – Summer 2017. Smart Machines for Enhanced Arts

Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence are going much further the technology or science fields, impacting arts, product design, experimental fashion and creativity in general. We’re lead to explore the way these techniques can be used to enhance human performative gestures and creativity models. The International Call for Papers for the new Digimag Journal... READ MORE...

The material concretization of scientific principles

Some designers and artists have the purpose of translating scientific principles connected to the relationship between artificial and biological through 3D objects, that can be used as material “concretizations” which crystallize phenomena and knowledges. An example is represented by the customized jewels resulted from parametric generation started from the DNA.... READ MORE...

How can the luxury watch survive in the digital age?

The handcrafted machinations of a watch seems delightfully archaic in a world of smartphones, space travel and high-speed internet, but luxury watches are seeing a new renaissance, with sales increasing around the globe. So, how is this handmade timepiece making a comeback?... READ MORE...

Transformations: the networked artworks by Garrett Lynch

The School of Arts and Creative Industries, London South Bank University presents a solo exhibition of networked artworks by artist Garrett Lynch (IRL) titled Transformations. The exhibition presents nine networked artworks conceived over a four-year period that explore a practice involving networks. Each artwork provides an example of transformation by a network.... READ MORE...

The Value Of Libraries In The Digital Age

Libraries carry with them a certain connotation of outdated and redundant information storage. However, this is not necessarily the case. Running and maintaining a library requires a lot of skill and the digitization of information has not adversely affected this area of expertise. In fact, libraries still serve several important functions in the digital age.... READ MORE...

Meeting at the makerspace with living-textile inventor: Lining Yao

In the last years a new generation of researchers see objects and materials through a multiplicity of properties and features which open different ways to interact with them. They’ve realized that most of the matter is able to respond to energy sources. Lining Yao and her Tangible Media Group at MIT Media Lab have been growing Natto bacteria and exploring how they can be used as bio-actuators - making textile become “alive” reacting to a change of the environment.... READ MORE...

Hybrid Layers. The presence of the digital sphere and its effects on society

The exhibition "Hybrid Layers" focuses attention on a generation of artists who are engaging with the growing presence of the digital sphere and its effects on society. New perspectives on digital technologies, the Internet and social networks are shown, probing both virtual and physical manifestations of an artistic practice that is fundamentally influenced by the digital realm.... READ MORE...

4 Big Art Displaying Mistakes to Avoid

Whether you are displaying art at home, in a gallery or a studio, there are a lot of important factors to consider. There is nothing worse than spending good money on an excellent art collection and then doing it an injustice through poor displaying decisions.... READ MORE...

Abstracted reality and the hidden world. A fragmented report from Resonate 2017

Amongst the usual slew of corporate-funded projects that many of the artists and designers presented at Belgrade's Resonate festival this year, it was good to see a strand of work revealing ideas addressing cultural engagement and the contemporary political landscape. With Nora O'Murcha at the helm of the arts programme, it was reassuring to see her once again bringing her art and design take to the festival, following her 2015 curating of the "New Black" exhibition .... READ MORE...

Open Call THE W:OW PROJECT | DEADLINE 1/09/2017

The W:OW Project is inviting artists from all over the world working in digital media, science and art to reflect present and future of our planet as the place where life as such, the amazing diversity of a magnificent nature and the human species had the chance to arise. Deadline 1/09/2017... READ MORE...

BMW Art Car reloaded: Cao Fei going digital

Following the contributions by Jeff Koons and John Baldessari, Cao Fei (b. 1978) is the youngest and first Chinese artist ever to create a BMW Art Car. By employing augmented and virtual reality, the internationally acclaimed Chinese multimedia artist addresses the future of mobility such as autonomous driving, airborne cars and digitalization... READ MORE...
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