Contemporary Art

Beautiful new worlds: virtual realities in contemporary art

Virtual space images are already influencing different areas of our world and will continue to shape our future: Beautiful New Worlds addresses recent developments in image technology presenting 13 artists who address the relationship between virtual and physical spaces with a particular focus on the socio-political potential of virtual technologies.... READ MORE...

Martina Feipel & Jean Bechameil: Theatre of Disorder

Martine Feipel and Jean Bechameil present Theatre of Disorder, a new body of work, at the Casino Luxembourg. The artist duo, based in Bruxelles, has since 2008 developed works that reflects on how the instruments familiar to us evolve towards a new form of interaction with humans; a choreography in which man and machine coexist.... READ MORE...

Bill Fontana: Shadow Soundings

Bill Fontana realized a new immersive sound and video installation expecially for MAAT’s Oval Gallery in Lisbon. Shadow soundings was created from the sounds and vibrations of the 25th of April Bridge and the Tagus River amplifying them until they acquire a musical quality.... READ MORE...

Pipilotti Rist: Sip my Ocean

The Museum of Contemporary Art Australia presents a major new exhibition by pioneering Swiss artist Pipilotti Rist, exclusively in Sydney as part of the Sydney International Art Series. Incorporating video and sculpture, Rist's dazzling environments immerse visitors in colourful projections that explore the relationships between nature, body and technology.... READ MORE...

Digicult Editions: Investigations on the Cultural Economy of Media Art, by Alessio Chierico

“Investigations on the Cultural Economy of Media Art” is a collection of the heterogeneous perspectives that are contributing to the current discussion about the economies of the Media Art field. The books includes papers and essays from (and interviews to) some of the most important curators and critics investigating the possible and impossible impacts of technologies on production, distribution, collection and market of media art pieces.... READ MORE...

Investigations on the Cultural Economy of Media Art – The new book by Digicult Editions

Digicult Editions announces the release of its new book “Investigations on the Cultural Economy of Media Art”, edited by Alessio Chierico. With texts by Paolo Cirio, Annette Doms, Vincenzo Estremo, Steve Fletcher, Marialaura Ghidini, Wolf Lieser, Jonas Lund, Rafael Lozano-Hemmer, Marco Mancuso, Rebekah Modrak, Christiane Paul, Domenico Quaranta, Christa Sommerer and Laurent Mignonneau, Gerfried Stocker, Pau Waelder... READ MORE...

Bill Viola. Naissance à rebours

Naissance à rebours is the new exhibition by Bill Viola which is presented at the DHC/ART Foundation for Contemporary Art in Montreal. The presentation consists of four flat panel videos as well as a projection work and the most recent major installation Inverted Birth, displayed for the first time in Canada.... READ MORE...

Catharina van Eetvelde: Ilk

The Folkwang Museum in Essen is currently hosting an exhibition dedicated to the work of Catharina van Eetvelde, which has expanded the traditional method of drawing on paper to include the new possibilities created by digital technology, questioning the link between all things and living beings.... READ MORE...

Janez Janša®

What is in a name? How do you relate to the property, legal status, perception and representation of ourselves? What is an artwork and what is the boundary between life, institutions and companies? Co-produced by Moderna galerija (MG+MSUM) and Aksioma - Institute for Contemporary Art in Ljubljana, Janez Janša® presents a selection of works produced by the three artists over the last ten years.... READ MORE...

Apichatpong Weerasethakul: The Serenity of Madness

SAIC's Sullivan Galleries present the US premiere of Apichatpong Weerasethakul: The Serenity of Madness, curated by Gridthiya Gaweewong. The exhibition includes experimental short films and video installation of the artist focused on the stories often excluded from in and out of Thailand.... READ MORE...

Are We All Addicts Now?

The upcoming exhibition at Furtherfield Gallery explores the seductive and addictive qualities of the digital. Where Katriona Beales addresses the sensual and tactile conditions of her life lived online, Fiona MacDonald draws us into the networks in nature through a sound-art work taking the form of a guided meditation.... READ MORE...

Instructions for Humans

Instructions For Humans presents works from UK and international artists Pete Ashton, Kyle McDonald and Nye Thompson. The focus is on the connections between humans, surveillance systems and the machine in general. What is explored is the role of intrusive visual control and how it affects individual privacy in public spaces.... READ MORE...

Radiant Matter. Marjolijn Dijkman and Maarten Vanden Eynde

Radiant Matter is the first duo exhibition of work by Marjolijn Dijkman and Maarten Vanden Eynde. The exhibition brings together objects, sculptures, a video and photos which explore the complex relation between the impact of the human on its environment and vice versa in the transition between the Holocene and the Anthropocene.... READ MORE...

Robotanica: The new wilderness

The Robotanica exhibition series is focused on the presence of robotics in nature. This new natural environment includes technological and hybrid creatures. Is this the sign of a new evolution? Is it possible that endangered animals will be replaced with technological substitutes in order not to break the natural balance?... READ MORE...

Philippe Parreno Synchronicity

The first exhibition by Philippe Parreno in China is hosted in the Rockbund Art Museum of Shanghai, curated by the director Larys Frogier. With a special dedication to Xavier Dourox, an inspiration for Parreno, the exhibition challenges the traditional notion of museum space and architecture.... READ MORE...
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