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Rogue Archives by Abigail De Kosnik, MIT Press

One of the most recent releases by MIT Press, “Rogue Archives”, just came out last October. The author, Abigail De Kosnik, is currently Associate Professor at the University of California, Berkeley with a joint appointment in the Berkeley center for New Media Center of theater, dance and performances studies.
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Data Aesthetics – The Interactive Art 

Today, data and information flow and fill every space, both physical and virtual. How do we handle this? How can we visualise the big data and make it more concrete process? The exhibition Date Aesthetics -The Interactive Arts will seek to answer these questions through the intervention of artists and activists careful about this kind of issue
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Alternative Art School Fair (AASF)

Is it possible an alternative school of art? A school that allows greater freedom of expression and able to evolve with the times? These will be some of the topics discussed at the "Alternative Art School" fair organized by Pioneer Works (New York), where the alternative schools will open to the public and will examine their role.
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Van Eyck Academie: call for applications. Deadline 3/10/2016

Call for Applications: work period 2017. The Van Eyck invites artists, designers, photographers, architects, landscape architects, curators, writers, and critics to apply for a residency at the Jan van Eyck Academie for 6 up to 12 months. Deadline: 3 October 2016
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Space Brain Laboratory

Space brain Laboratory born in 2009 thanks to Ann Veronica Janssens and Nathalie Ergino, is a project that brings together the thoughts and experiences of artists and researchers in the humanities and physical sciences, covering progress in neurosciences and astrophysics along with current practices in hypnosis and shamanism.
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The socio-economic impact of the cultural heritage on the communities

It 'obvious change of paradigm occurred in recent years regarding the evaluation of the potential social and economic terms of cultural heritage: the transition from a conception centered on the retention of a value-centered, testified in a clear from Faro Protocol of 2005 - promoted by the Council of Europe
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Resonate Festival 2016. A combination between Art and Technology

A Resonate welcome speech is always a short and sweet moment. Festival organiser Eduard Prats Molner (aka Edu) took to the stage to declare the festival open and walked off. The essence of Resonate was as a leveller and was a place for sharing and debating ideas both during sessions and otherwise.
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Archaeology of the Digital: Complexity and Convention

Archaeology of the Digital: Complexity and Convention is an exhibition that explores the phenomenon of integration of digital methods in architectural practice. The preservation of digital archives, design strategies and the impact of the digital will be some of the topics discussed inside the exhibition at the Canadian Centre for Architecture
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Cubetto, playset that helps children learn programming

Launched via a worldwide Kickstarter campaign, Cubetto is the Montessori approved programming toy specifically designed for pre­literate children, ages three and older, that teaches the basics of computer programming and STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) skills without the use of a screen
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(Italiano) Accademia Carrara di Bergamo: incontro con Thomas Pololi, Quadernini

(Italiano) Inizia il ciclo di talk e laboratori nell'ambito del corso di Sistemi Editoriali per l'Arte, condotto da Marco Mancuso. Mercoledì 21 Marzo 2016 è in programma l’incontro con Thomas Pololi, ideatore e curatore del progetto Quadernini, dal 2005 un percorso di raccolta partecipata di quaderni scolastici attraverso il web
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MashUp: The Birth of Modern Culture

How creativity has evolved? And as has become the dominant form of production of this century? Artists, curators, researchers, designers and architects from around the world, will analyze this subject inside the exhibition MashUp: The Birth of Modern Culture. Present at the Vancouver Art Gallery until June.
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Ideas in the making: Haus der Kulturen der Welt

Ideas in the making: HKW focuses its work on long-term research across artistic, scientific and academic borders. It aims to produce new perspectives on war and violence, and on how the relationship between humanity and technology is changing and what new time regimes evolve from this.
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Superconversations: Machines that Matter

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.
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David Link’s Monster Resurrection: an archaeology of calculating machines

Monster Resurrection, a video installation by the artist and theorist David Link, portrays four British engineers and curators who practiced media archeology long before the humanities discovered this theme. The collection of interviews follows the team leaders of these four projects, their careers, the emergence of their interest in old apparatuses and the completion of the reconstruction project in detail.
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The Meaningful Of Meaningless. Joseph Nechvatal’s ethics of noise

Joseph Nechvatal is an American artist who operates in different fields, such as music and media art. He is not just an artist though, he is also a philosopher and professor, and published many texts. The most complete and organic one is Immersion into Noise, a book kept hidden in the philosophical and essayistic panorama.
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Transmediale 2016 reboots itself as: Conversation Piece

With the name Conversation Piece, Transmediale 2016 creates an intensive space of exchanges, murmurs, and transitions and aims to provide the conditions for a reflection on idealized aspects of contemporary life under digital capitalism.
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