The dress was historically born as a defence of the body from the elements and, at the same time, in response to natural human instinct for aesthetics. In contemporary fashion, thanks to the evolution of art, technology and science, the relationship with weather's elements is much more complex.
Erkki Kurenniemi is a pioneer of multimedia art, a techno-utopian and enthusiastic scientist, passionate about the changes thanks to cybernetics and A.I. Kurenniemi is now beginning to receiving long-overdue international recognition thanks to the publication of the book “Writing and Unwriting (Media) Art History: Erkki Kurenniemi in 2048”
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.
Theresa Schubert and Andrew Adamatzky are the two editors of the book Experiencing the Unconventional. Science in Art, a book that gives deep insight into the work of a series of artists, established and not, who work at the frontiers of art where the border between artistic and scientific research becomes blurry
Moving away from the idea that the reality is losing its physicality in favour of a computer virtualization, we can say that the process of digitalization is almost making clear and understandable some theories of the modern physics.
Education is not a smooth process, because students have to work hard and overcome obstacles all the time. They have to write homework assignments, conduct research and improve their professional skills.
The festival is an open, international event for art, technology and precarity on the net. Works lasting one second or less. The festival is also interested in texts and essays. Deadline: 25th June 2015
Digital America is now looking for critical essays, film, digital artwork, design, and process pieces that question, analyze, and/or hack the tools of digital culture. Deadline undefined
The 1964 New York World’s Fair promised a new revolution of everyday life. Fifty years on, argues Richard Barbrook, and we have to contend with the two opposing visions of that dubious military project, the Net.
Postmodernism deals with structural critique, with subversion and appropriation. The entirety of (art) history is there to be referenced and disassembled. Everything is valid. From every perspective
If 2013 was the year of the selfie, then 2014 was the year of the hyper-short film, the phenomenon of hyper-short film-making, the kind of work that is found within such platforms as Vine, Instagram, and Tout
Where do we stand in 2014, especially in Italy, with the effective dissemination of digital cultural contents and the development of digital cultural markets, compared to the diffusion of traditional physical media?
The influence of digital technologies on the possibilities of creating unusual morphologies and visual scenarios different from the traditional Euclidean codes
Remote Encounters: Connecting bodies, collapsing spaces and temporal ubiquity in networked performance was a two-day international conference with performances held at the University of South Wales on the 11th and 12th of April 2013
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While referring to a specific professional field, the term “publishing” puts emphasis on the act of making things public. Each facet of this practice has undergone radical transformations as a result of the widespread diffusion of interconnected digital device
Over the years, technology has been seducing our domestic spaces and urban integrities with possibilities of expansion beyond traditional overviews. At the end of the WWII, military technology was already arising, inserting itself at home for necessity and altering our perceptions of space. Media and technology have dismantled any barrier near or far, expressing the inexistent lines and boundaries between countries, landscapes, events and culture. Today we find ourselves learning from every other culture, from DYI's someone posted online proving its workability or not; with open source technologies that convert our homes into micro labs for our children who suddenly become makers.
The beginning of this year, after an intensive renovation and more then four decades of being closed, the historic former Philips Natlab building in Eindhoven, the Netherlands, opened its doors. The new Natlab houses three cultural organizations; a cult cinema, a film workspace and Baltan Laboratories; a lab for development and display of electronic arts.