Hybrid Design

The Dreamy Reality. Interview with Dominic Wilcox

Dominic Wilcox is the epitome of the unclassifiable persona; he is an artist, an inventor, a designer, a speaker, and a man who reinvents the normal into something that not necessarily has an actual purpose. His works span from the most odd machines to more practical devices.... READ MORE...

FAD – Digital Art Biennial 2018 “Hybrid Languages” | Deadline 17/09/2017

For its new edition revolved around the theme of Hybrid Languages, FAD, Digital Art Biennial in Rio de Janeiro and Belo Horizonte, invites artists and critics from all over the world to submit hybrid works where the digital and the analog, the natural and the artificial, the real and the virtual cross and create immersive experiences for the visitors. Deadline: 17/09/2017... READ MORE...

Digimag Journal 76 – Summer 2017. Smart Machines for Enhanced Arts

Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence are going much further the technology or science fields, impacting arts, product design, experimental fashion and creativity in general. We’re lead to explore the way these techniques can be used to enhance human performative gestures and creativity models. The International Call for Papers for the new Digimag Journal... READ MORE...

The material concretization of scientific principles

Some designers and artists have the purpose of translating scientific principles connected to the relationship between artificial and biological through 3D objects, that can be used as material “concretizations” which crystallize phenomena and knowledges. An example is represented by the customized jewels resulted from parametric generation started from the DNA.... READ MORE...

Meeting at the makerspace with living-textile inventor: Lining Yao

In the last years a new generation of researchers see objects and materials through a multiplicity of properties and features which open different ways to interact with them. They’ve realized that most of the matter is able to respond to energy sources. Lining Yao and her Tangible Media Group at MIT Media Lab have been growing Natto bacteria and exploring how they can be used as bio-actuators - making textile become “alive” reacting to a change of the environment.... READ MORE...

The blurry edge between biological and synthetic

The evolution of bio-sciences knowledge such as synthetic biology, bio-robotics, bio-engineering of materials, bioinformatics, influences contemporary art and design which are pushed to rethink their responsibilities in communicating through critical expressions, interpretations and accessible/appropriate language... READ MORE...

11th Audiovisual Arts Festival

The 11th Audiovisual Arts Festival of the Ionian University, depts. of Music Studies and Audio & Visual Arts, is extended in space and time: the festival will last for a total of 23 days, from May 20th to June 11th, and will be held at both Corfu and Athens.... READ MORE...

Graphical Abstracts: the visualization of science

The focus on operational modes of design understood as project attitude for problem solving and innovation in economic and marketing fields, translated as design thinking, is starting to spread also in scientific environments. Design can show science directions on how be present in new fields of activity, propose new themes answering the needs of society and the market, or stimulate the “creative capacity” of science.... READ MORE...

Future emerging Art and Technology

Entitled "Future emerging Art and Technology", the exhibition presents a series of works of art created during collaborations between six internationally acclaimed artists and cutting-edge scientists. The artists were selected during an open process in March 2016 and paired with scientist groups working on European Union FET (Future Emerging Technologies) Open research projects such as exploring gene regulation, quantum physics, underwater robotics, carbon capture, and exascale computing.... READ MORE...

Prix Ars Electronica and STARTS Prize 2017 | Deadline: 03 / 03 / 2017

The Prix Ars Electronica is the world’s most time-honored media arts competition. Winners are awarded the coveted Golden Nica statuette, prize money ranging up to € 10,000 per category and an opportunity to showcase their talents at the famed Ars Electronica Festival in Linz. On behalf of the European Commission, Ars Electronica issues an open call for entries to a competition: STARTS, in which encouraged are innovative projects at the interface of science, technology and art.... READ MORE...

Laurent Lamarche: Atlab

In the context of Leipzig’s Spinnerei Winter Gallery Tour, Art Mûr is pleased to open its 2017 programming with the first solo exhibition of Laurent Lamarche in Europe. For the past ten years, the Montreal-based artist has been investigating ideas and images that question our relationship to nature and current technologies. His practice includes photography, sculpture and installation and explores the porous boundaries between nature and artifice.... READ MORE...

Bio Art & Design Award 2016 winners: Liquid and Life in Motion

A dance of humans and viruses to the tune of evolution, a compass needle made of iron extracted from placentas and 3D printed materials inspired by the development of human organs. In May this year, these three proposals were proclaimed the winners of the Bio Art & Design Award 2016, a competition for young artists and designers.... READ MORE...
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