Art Industries

Media Art and Art Market: an interview with Gerfried Stocker

As director of Ars Electronica Gerfried Stocker has a fundamental role in the promotion and creation of recognition of Media Art. The sociological aspect that determines this cultural field is recognised in this interview, which express hope about a fruitful dialogue between Media Art and contemporary art... 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...

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...

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...

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...

OFFF Festival

From April 6 to 8, OFFF festival lands at the Barcelona Design Museum after having traveled through different cities in Belgium, Mexico, the United States, Russ... READ MORE...

NEW INC Open Call 2017 | DEADLINE 30/04/2017

NEW INC is an incubator and professional development program founded by the New Museum to support ambitious ideas and approaches to culture, tech, and business that strive for a more creative, diverse, and equitable future. The Open Call 2017 has officially started on the 13th of March, and it adresses independent practitioners, start-ups, studios and collectives working at the intersection of culture and tech.... READ MORE...

Media Art and art market: an interview with Wolf Lieser

Since 1998 Wolf Lieser is curator and founder of the Digital Art Museum (DAM), an online museum which has being very active in supporting and promoting the history of Digital Art, since its very firsts experimentations in the end of 50's. In 2003 the museum started to be supported by a physical space: “DAM Gallery” where are regularly exhibited works that span all the categories from pioneers of the 60's till major artists of the last years.... READ MORE...

Media Art and Art Market: an interview with Annette Doms

With a background in art history, archaeology and psychology, Annette Doms is a specialist in Digital Art history and market. Her activity as curator and art historian, successively took on several directions: the constitution of an agency for art market solutions (ICAA) and the UNPAINTED art fair. This has been the first art fair specialised in Media Art, of which Annette Doms is co-founder and art director... READ MORE...

STARTS PRIZE 2017 OPEN CALL – DEADLINE 13/03/2017

Science, Technology and Arts (=STARTS) form a nexus with an extraordinarily high potential for creative innovation. As a catalyst force that can inspire and trigger innovative processes, artistic pratice can effectively contribute to the development of new products and new economic, social and business models. For this purpose, on behalf of the European Commission, Ars Electronica, BOZAR and De Waag are launching two prizes (each with €20,000 prize money) to select the most pioneering projects in the field of creativity and innovation at the crossings of science and technology with the arts. EXTENDED DEADLINE: 13/03/2017... READ MORE...

Lecture at GIOCA Bachelor Degree, Bologna

Marco Mancuso is invited by Fabiola Naldi at Bachelor Degree in Gestione ed Innovazione delle Organizzazioni Culturali ed Artistiche (GIOCA) at School of Economy, Management and Statistics of Bologna University. The title of the lecture is: "New Media Art: the Digicult experience and the new Art Industries"... READ MORE...

#UNIT 2017 | The Global LGBTI Tech & Science Conference

#UNIT 2017 | The Global LGBTI Tech & Science Conference will take place on May 6, 2017 in Berlin. #UNIT is a unique and entertaining conference: very laid-back, positive atmosphere without suits and formalities, a lot of networking possibilities, inspiring talks, music, encounters, performances and installations.... READ MORE...
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