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.
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.
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
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
#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.
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.
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
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.
Superconversations: Machines that Matter brings together a range of thinkers and artists concerned with the intersection of technology and immanence, questioning the logic of vitalism while developing that of mechanism. The symposium builds upon several themes from e-flux’s Supercommunity / Superconversations and forms the final instalment of a planetary series of in-person and simulcast video conversations.
The last edition of Sónar Barcelona has been without a doubt the most complete and exciting in a long time. Sónar has found thanks to Sónar+D the perfect formula through art, technology, innovation and business. The conference is an amazing meeting point for creators, artists and industry leaders
Florian Cramer is a practice-oriented research professor for new communication technologies, their cultures and their impact on art and design professions at Creating 010, Rotterdam University of Applied Science.