Media Archives

Making/Breaking the Binary: Women, Art & Technology (1968-85)

A project curated by Kelsey Halliday Johnson involves different places in Philadelphia presenting the work of women artists who in the period between 1968 and 1985 explored the parameters of new technologies through video, copy machines, computer graphics and musical instruments, reaffirming their role as seminal figures in the history of technology.... READ MORE...

Media Art and Art Market: an interview with Gerfried Stocker

As director of Ars Electronica Gerfried Stocker has a fundamental role in the promotion and creation of recognition of Media Art. The sociological aspect that determines this cultural field is recognised in this interview, which express hope about a fruitful dialogue between Media Art and contemporary art... READ MORE...

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.... READ MORE...

Announcing Rhizome’s Net Art Anthology

Last October 27, Rhizome presented Net Art Anthology. An online exhibition that, for the duration of two years, will tell the story of net art, from the eighties to the present day. Organized by the artistic director of Rhizome, Michael Connor, the event is dedicated to those artworks known, but often inaccessible, creating an innovative network.... READ MORE...

Erkki Kurenniemi: the archival fever in creative practice

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”... READ MORE...

Futuros Possiveis / Possible Futures

This bilingual book (English-Portuguese) discusses strategies and methodologies for the preservation of digital collections and scanning processes, including studies on new forms of organization and communication..... READ MORE...

European Society of Authors: the new project Secession

Since January 2014, the European Society of Authors (Paris / Berlin) and Mittel-Europa (art space for a migrant Europe: Bruxelles / Berlin) have been working on a new program called Secession, an itinerant, curatorial, project with literary, philosophical, and artistic dimensions.... READ MORE...

Economies of the Commons 3: Sustainable Futures for Digital Archives

Economies of the Commons (eCommons) believe that technology brings fundamental change to the way cultural heritage institutes work and the expectations their audiences have of them. Institutes are no longer the exclusive ‘holders and curators of culture’ while their audiences have become accustomed to their active roles as co-producers of culture––they want to create, curate and co-produce cultural artefacts.... READ MORE...
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