Contemporary Art

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...

Lucio Fontana: Ambienti/Environments

Pirelli HangarBicocca in Milan presents Ambienti/Environments, a groundbreaking exhibition that brings together for the first time nine of Lucio Fontana’s seminal Ambienti spaziali and two key environments. Fontana's pioneering work in the realm of installation art highlights the farsighted, innovative genius of this 20th century master.... READ MORE...

Julieta Aranda: As the Ground Becomes Exposed

For her second solo exhibition at Francesco Pantaleone Arte Contemporanea, Julieta Aranda creates an installation that offers a cryptic glimpse of the life of the many millions of tiny organisms that may have been trapped under the polar ice-caps: a lost world of ancient creatures awaiting another chance at life... READ MORE...

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...

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...

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...

(Italiano) Segni leggeri. Internet non è per sempre

(Italiano) BAG Gallery di Parma ha aperto da qualche giorno “Segni Leggeri. Internet non è per sempre”, la bipersonale di Guido Segni e Luca Leggero. Una mostra inconsueta che la BAG decide di ospitare per la particolarità e la forza concettuale che contraddistinguono le ricerche dei due artisti toscani, posti in un dialogo di confronto che ne mette in evidenza i punti di tangenza, le peculiari caratteristiche e gli originali punti di vista su ciò che concerne l’uso e la presenza di Internet nella vita quotidiana di ciascun individuo contemporaneo.... READ MORE...

TOTAH presents Transient

TOTAH art gallery in New York, has just opened Transient, an exhibition of California Light and Space artists Helen Pashgian and Brian Wills. Both Pashgian, pio... READ MORE...

Media Art and Art Market: an interview with Christiane Paul

Christiane Paul is a renown theoretician and curator who has largely treated arguments that embrace Media Art, Digital Art and the wide spectrum of sectors that relates art and technologies. She is currently associate professor at the School of Media Studies at The New School in New York: coined the term “neomateriality”, which can be considered as a central concept in the definition of certain touching points between the realm of contemporary art and the general understanding of Media Art.... READ MORE...
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