!Mediengruppe Bitnik live and work in Zurich/London. They are contemporary artists working on and with the Internet. Their practice expands from the digital to affect physical spaces, often intentionally applying loss of control to challenge established structures and mechanisms.
Since its first edition, Libre Graphics Meeting has been bringing together software developers, artists, designers, users and other contributors to Free/Libre and Open Source graphics software. For its tenth edition, LGM heads to Toronto for four days of talks, workshops, hack sessions and meetings.
Ethical consumerism, fair trade, socially responsible investments and corporate social responsibility are all phenomena on the rise. At the same time there are also virtual and local currencies and peer-2-peer rating systems that make the creation and redistribution of value in globalized social communities that share a set of common values, more real.
The 10th edition of Pixelache Helsinki will take place mostly on Suomenlinna island, located right outside central Helsinki. The focus this year will be on workshops, exhibitions, seminars and various informal events.
(Italiano) Si terrà per lo più nell'isola di Suomenlinna, ubicata a largo di Helsinki, la decima edizione del Pixelache Helsinki. Il festival quest'anno sarà incentrato su una serie di workshop, mostre, seminari e vari eventi informali.
Last fall in Amsterdam took place the second Economies of the Commons Economies of the Commons - Paying the cost of making things free - conference. In the panels they discussed the political economy of open content and its consequences for the cultural sector and analyzed critically the economies taking place in the digital commons..
Making and using software can be experimental, humorous and aesthetically rich. Alongside today's rather dull omnipresence of databases and content management systems, elements of fun have actually informed and guided the development of software from its beginnings
Oltre che con i disegni, Jenny Pickett mette in discussione il genere del nudo con un approccio interdisciplinare. Ritratti e disegni vengono sviluppati attraverso il suono e l'immagine. Forme astratte che diventano tessuti da arredamento. Reclining Nude è una serie di sculture sonore tappezzate che si riferiscono al corpo decostruito attraverso l'oggettivazione e/o la disumanizzazione ottenute con svariati mezzi Il corpo viene ricostruito attraverso disegni sonori spaziali o si rimaterializza sottoforma di vibrazioni avvertite dallo spettatore quando entra in contatto con alcune opere
Forty-eight artists from over 18 countries are gathering at LACDA via the Live@808 networked performance space. Live@808 is a custom web application where realtime video, audio, texting and countless other media collide and intermix in a playful and exciting environment facilitated by emergent technology
In-depth Theoretical and practical audiovisual live performance seminary using FLOSS. Pure Data audiovisual real-time processing, tricks and tips to create your own performance tool
Since 2006, Mal au Pixel festival is looking at connecting technology, urban electronics and social transformation issues, and to investigate our contemporary beliefs. The festival brings together young digital artists and unconventionnal electronics : unexpected technologies, prototypes and open ended events.
LaptopsRus concludes its 2009 2010 touring season. With a spectacular performance at Matadero Madrid, a conference at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía and an AVLAB workshop at Medialab Prado.
Art.on.Wires is an open laboratory for live and interactive art where researchers, engineers and practitioneers from various fields collaborate to explore and create a new generation of media technology for artistic performances and mixed-reality spaces.
Professor of New Media Art at the University of California, both artist and graphic designer, Lev Manovich does not need further presentation. His first book 'The language of New Media' (it came out in Italy in 2002 in the Olivares Edition) was one of the main reference points for many theorists, artists, communicators and designers, that were already well settled down in the 'new technology' sector. Ten years later, thanks to the digital diffusion, grammar was already consolidated in the capitalism era and Lev Manovich decided to analyze and study that which today is seen as our 'interface with the world'(1): software.
A spinning pendulum that drips color and draws a square. The process lasts more than 6 minutes, so this short video is presented at a faster speed. Made with openframeworks.
The Eclectic Tech Carnival is a gathering of women & trans with a critical interest in Free Information and Open Standards technology. The event has been held annually since 2002 and creates an opportunity for women & trans to share their experiences, knowledge, skills, and network, thus: have fun!