Until June at the Birmingham Open Media will present the HAB's collective exhibition. Ingenious and Fearless Companions will transport the viewer into the micro world of bacteria and microorganisms that resist and travel in space. The project supported by NASA and The Rocket Mavericks start a further connection between the arts and science.
Do It Yourself
I met Bruce Sterling after I sent him a private message via Twitter after I had known he was hitting The Netherlands for a keynote speech at Impakt Festival in Utrecht. He replied within a few hours. A couple of days later, I was on a train with a camera and a bottle of good Barolo (for him).
My first contact with Matteo Marangoni, and with the collective he is part of, iii, occurred on the occasion of the Reading Room, a series of group readings supported by iii. In this series of events contemporary researchers, cultural theorists, philosophers, and artists are invited to share texts with the audience
On a quiet morning in The Hague, I had the pleasure of meeting Tommy de Bruijn and Sam Van ‘t Oever, also known as De Naakte Ontwerpers. Tommy and Sam are two young designers who developed a device able of creating an experience which allows to listen not only through the ears, but also through the flesh.
South African-born artist Nelmarie du Preez has taken on an unusual approach to sculpture, art, film and “making”. She has blurred the boundaries between art and technology to striking effect in her current exhibition, Autonomous Times, curated by Nimrod Vardi.
Varvara Guljajeva and Mar Canet are contemporary artists who are innovating the gap between the physical and the digital world- spanning from the hacking and development process of a Brother machine, a project that combines technology and craft in displaying brain activity.
: For two days, leading New Media artists from all over the world, from South Africa to Brighton to Belgium are gathering in Watermans' Riverside Art Centre to deliver an explosive programme of digital performances, dance, workshops, installations, and interactive events. The New Media Arts programme at Watermans is one of the most experimental and far-reaching in the field. On 14th and 15th November 2015 the West London venue is hosting its third annual Digital Performance Weekender, and this year’s theme is Data Bodies - privacy in a big data world.
This year Incubate Festival, known for its innovative and groundbreaking program, organized a DIY Synth Fair as part of their programme. Presented in the form of an exhibition instead of a traditional trade fair, from a Pop up shop location in the center of Tilburg
SIGNAL Festival is the most visited cultural event in the Czech Republic. It focuses on innovative art/tech projects in public space. Now it expands its program to integrate an educational platform called TRANSMIT. Speakers and tutors from 15 countries worldwide will come together to talk, debate and lead workshops
The exhibition Build Your Own: Tools for Sharing premieres at FACT 4 June – 31 August and will explore how digital technologies come together with traditional processes of production to create new ways of working, sharing and collaborating.
The workshop topic spans from personal fabrication to (automated) production, from applied to theoretical considerations, from user requirements to design as a crafting practice.
Sequences real-time art festival is an independent biennial that aims to produce and present progressive visual art with special focus on time-based mediums, such as performance, sonic works, video and public interventions
r0g_agency is a collaborative enterprise for open culture and critical transformation initiated in 2012 and founded as a non-profit company in September 2013 by Stephen Kovats and Susanne Bellinghausen
The Art of the Networked Practice is an international gathering exploring emergent forms of networked research, artistic production, and teaching in the arts. Deadline: 30th March 2015
What happens in a technological context where a device becomes obsolete within a very short time? This is central themes of the study carried out by the artist and researcher Benjamin Gaulon
OFF-Biennale Budapest, organized for the first time in 2015, initiates a research on artistic and curatorial self-organizations currently active internationally. Deadline: 03/15/15
Eastern Bloc’s residency program is a chance for artists and audiences to critically engage in the artistic process, with a focus on DIY. Deadline: 21 November 2014