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Intimate Technology – Call for Videos by Next Nature Network | DEADLINE 15/07/2017

How far do we allow technology to go? And how close to the skin can it get? The international network investigating the co-evolution of the bio-sphere and the techno-sphere is calling on film makers, students, artists, enthusiasts, technology experts, dancers, choreographers, and professionals critics who wants to share a one minute video on the theme of Intimate Technology. Deadline: 15/07/2017... READ MORE...

5 of the World’s Best Civil Engineering Masterpieces

Civil engineers are the people who design things like bridges, roads, and ports. They are also responsible for critical, though less glamorous, parts of the infrastructure. It’s an important field, and although there are a wide variety of projects, there are some pieces that stand out as masterpieces of civil engineering.... READ MORE...

First alt.barbican arts accelerator

The Barbican and The Trampery today launch alt.barbican and announce the inaugural cohort of five artists selected for the major new accelerator for innovative artists working at the intersection of art and technology. Over 230 practitioners applied to the programme and the selected artists are: Dries Depoorter, Henry Driver, Jasmine Johnson, Ling Tan and Magz Hall... READ MORE...

Digimag Journal: Digital Identities, Self Narratives. Out Now

Curated by Silvia Bertolotti and Marco Mancuso, Digimag Journal | Issue 75 "Digital Identities and Self Narratives" gathers 13 contributions from artists, researchers, theorists and curators from all over the world, who suggest critical insights about the role of digital art and technology in the shaping of identity. Digimag Journal new issue is available for free download in PDF, ePUB, MOBI and PRINT ON DEMAND on Digicult Editions.... READ MORE...

Online Tools That Make Your Life Easier

Have you ever stopped to think about how much time is saved by the modern technology that we now have available to us? Business correspondence used to take days to get delivered by post, but now most written correspondence can be completed instantly via email.... READ MORE...

The blurry edge between biological and synthetic

The evolution of bio-sciences knowledge such as synthetic biology, bio-robotics, bio-engineering of materials, bioinformatics, influences contemporary art and design which are pushed to rethink their responsibilities in communicating through critical expressions, interpretations and accessible/appropriate language... READ MORE...

We are the robots! 18th edition of ELEKTRA Festival

ELEKTRA continues its AUTOMATA trilogy in 2017 and 2018, this time with the theme THE BIG DATA SPECTACLE. The first edition of AUTOMATA explored the creative capacity of machines (for a possible audience of machines), while the 2017 edition looks at the promises kept by major advances in fields of artificial intelligence, particularly machine learning, data mining and human-machine hybrids, notably in art.... READ MORE...

How much of this is fiction. An Exhibition by FACT Liverpool

How Much of this is Fiction. A rhetorical question, you could say. There is a lot of doubt over the way things happen in society, so how much can we believe? The key message from the last exhibition at FACT (Foundation for Art and Creative Technology) in Liverpool is about deception. To what extent are we being fooled or protected from the strange incidents that come to pass in political media?... READ MORE...

Sonar+D: Creativity, Technology & Business

Sónar+D, the congress dedicated to creative technologies which will take place in Barcelona on June 14, 15, 16 and 17, announces today the program for its 2017 edition. The congress will bring together more than 100 activities, 180 speakers and around 5,000 accredited professionals from 2,100 companies and 60 countries. During 4 days, key figures and projects shaping the future of design, music and creative technologies will assemble in Barcelona.... READ MORE...

Sonar Barcelona: Music, Creativity & Technology

Björk completes the Sónar 2017 program with her immersive Virtual Reality exhibition at the CCCB, a talk at the Sónar+D congress and an exclusive 4-hour DJ set to open the festival. "Björk Digital" will take place at Barcelona’s Centre for Contemporary Culture (CCCB) between the 13th of June and the 24th of September. Visitors will be treated to an extraordinary immersive exhibition.... READ MORE...

(Italiano) Video Sound Art. La grande occasione

(Italiano) A soli sei mesi dalla sesta edizione che aveva visto coinvolti artisti e curatori internazionali, dal 25 maggio parte l’edizione speciale di VIDEO SOUND ART, centro di produzione e festival di arte contemporanea che promuove linguaggi innovativi e pratiche di contaminazione, incentivando la sperimentazione di nuove tecnologie in ambito artistico.... READ MORE...

11th Audiovisual Arts Festival

The 11th Audiovisual Arts Festival of the Ionian University, depts. of Music Studies and Audio & Visual Arts, is extended in space and time: the festival will last for a total of 23 days, from May 20th to June 11th, and will be held at both Corfu and Athens.... READ MORE...

4 Home Technology Trends to Watch for in 2017

Incorporating various forms of technology in homes is a trend that has been on the rise over the past few years. People are now more willing to spend money on home-related tech to make their homes "smarter” than ever before.... READ MORE...

Great Ways to Make Your Home Smarter

The growth in digital technology has infiltrated the home in a massive way. A few years ago, a “smart home” was something most of us had never heard of. Now, there are many ways to add smart functionality to the home.... READ MORE...

Divine revenance. David Bowen’s Spacejunk

Watching David Bowen’s Spacejunk, you can’t help but feel a certain religious piety has formed in the gallery space. The 50 twigs, controlled by servo motors and mounted on thin but tall metal plinths, raise their arms in supplication, as space debris rises above the horizon.... READ MORE...
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