Media Architecture

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IAMCR Urban Communication Research Grant | Deadline: 17/04/2017

Applications are now being received for the 2017 IAMCR Urban Communication Research Grant. The grant is worth €1,500 and supports communication and media research that advances understanding of the growing complexity of the urban environment. It gives priority to projects that feature innovative, inter-disciplinary, and creative approaches.
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Build Your World: Minecraft and Open Source Architecture

To design one’s world, whether in the physical or digital domain, is to to increase one’s sense of agency. For Minecraft, this is an opportunity for architects to address the crises in urban housing. A similar open-source, DIY, and collaborative ethos plays out in architecture projects fabrication systems for non-architects to design and build their own homes, by Teddy Cruz, Alejandro Aravena, and the WikiHouse Project.
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Unstable Geographies, Multiple Theatricalities – São Paulo | DEADLINE 15/01/2017

The Intermediality in Theatre and Performance Working Group examines the interrelationships of theatre with other media as well as combinations of different media in performance. Papers and proposals for the São Paulo conference in 2017 on the theme of “Unstable Geographies, Multiple Theatricalities” are welcomed until 15/01/2017.
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The relaxing area of Art Basel Miami. The Soothing Center at Satellite Art Show

The Soothing Center, made its debut at Satellite Art Show in Miami the last weekend. Curated by Jesse Firestone, is an artist-made pop up spa aimed at actively combating the disruptive influences of contemporary electronic media-driven stimuli. It’s supposed to be a relaxing area for the stressed visitors of the nearby Art Basel Miami Beach
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Frei Otto. Thinking by Modeling

Otto Frei the most internationally celebrated and innovative German architects is now on show at ZKM in Karlsruhe. The exhibition presents the well-known and completely unknown projects. The material on display comprises over 200 design models, objects, tools, drawings, sketches, plans and films and various large-scaled media projections
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Marco Barotti: listening to the different expression of sound

Marco Barotti is a contemporary artist and performer. Thanks to his collaborations with Plastique Fantastique and Asphalt Piloten, he joined the international art scene. His artworks are hybrid creation that involve architecture, design, sound and technology that interact with the space and the viewer, creating a total experience for the senses
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(Italiano) Zimoun: 605 prepared dc-motors, cardboard boxes

(Italiano) Inaugura sabato 22 ottobre alle 18.00 nell'ambito di NODE festival, “605 prepared dc-motors, cardboard boxes”, prima mostra personale in un museo italiano dell’artista svizzero Zimoun, noto per le sue opere che uniscono sound art e architettura degli spazi.
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(Italiano) Video Sound Art Festival. “TA EROTIKA Hidden doors”

(Italiano) Con numerose novità torna anche quest’anno Video Sound Art, il festival milanese dedicato all’innovazione e all’arte contemporanea diretto da Laura Lamonea e giunto alla sua VI edizione. il festival quest’anno si svolge in autunno - dal 20 ottobre al 6 novembre, con una struttura reticolare che si sviluppa sul territorio cittadino milanese, toccando cinque differenti sedi
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Yuri Pattison: user, space

At the Chisenhale Gallery in London it on show User, space by Yuri Pattison. Taking inspiration from modernist architecture and science fiction Pattison creates installations that examine the pervasive nature of new technologies, which increasingly influence both how, and where, we live and work, presenting a future that is already imagined.
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Codex Anima Mundi. fuse* and the wonderful algorithm

In the countryside surrounding the town of Modena, immersed in peace and silence, a big luminous country farmhouse is home to one of the most up and coming protagonist on the Italian digital art scene: fuse*, a studio for digital art and design founded in 2007 by Mattia Carretti and Luca Camellini.
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Frank Gehry. Building in Paris

Frank Gehry, one of the major exponents of Deconstructivism, has inaugurated on May 27 at the Louis Vuitton Foundation in Venice, Building in Paris. A unique architectural event where are exhibited the models of the studies, the project design and the artist's ideas inside an almost surreal scenario.
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Roberto Burle Marx: Brazilian Modernist

At the Jewish Museum in New York is ongoing the exhibition in honor of Roberto Burle Marx, the famous and extrovert architect and botanist who marked the twentieth century by redefining and rebuilding the landscapes. On show, over the artist's works, a group of international contemporary artists who have been inspired by Burle Marx.
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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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Liam Gillick: Campaign

For the first time in Portugal we will be exposed Liam Gillick with his latest project Campaign. A spatial choreography where inside are connected the concepts of time, duration and social vision. New sculptures that interrogate and play with the viewer, to create alternative physical spaces designed to stimulate the thought.
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Future Architecture Platform. Deadline 20th December 2015

The call for ideas will close on 20 December 2015. By 20 January 2016 platform institution members and the general public will select applicants on the basis of their ideas from various creative disciplines. These will help build new and engaging visions and nurture relationships between architecture and, in this case, the Future Architecture platform’s network of museums and festivals.
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