Digicult critical texts are published within 2 important exhibition catalogues: Ego Updated collective at NRW Forum in Dusseldorf and Alterazioni Video's Turbofilm at Spazio Oberdan in Milan
A major exhibition bringing together over 100 works to show the impact of computer and Internet technologies on artists from the mid-1960s to the present day. The exhibition features new and rarely seen multimedia works, together with film, painting, sculpture, photography and drawing.
ViBo is one of the alternative models of distribution of the video art, towards those present on the market, elaborated by an Italian artist Carlo Zanni. He aims at democratisation of the digital art distribution methods, conflicting with the category of uniqueness desired on the market.
The European project ‘Streaming Egos’, based on an idea by the Goethe-Instituts of south-west Europe and in cooperation with the Slow Media Institut and the NRW-Forum Düsseldorf, explores the risks, limits and advantages of having a digital identity which is often too far from real life
The Museum of Contemporary Commodities – on exhibition at the Furtherfield Gallery in Finsbury Park, London, is engaging the nature of our stuff – how commodities enter and disappear from our lives - exploring these issues with a novel take on the practice of curating.
Although changing over time, thanks to increasingly efficient technology, the digital world and the real world have come together to contextually coexist, often creating problems. Looking at the many works by American artist Joseph Delappe you can somehow trace the evolution of this dynamic.
Furtherfield launches its Art Data Money programme with The Human Face of Cryptoeconomies, an exhibition featuring artworks that reveal how we might produce, exchange and value things differently in the age of the blockchain.
This is the curatorial text written by Marco Mancuso and Filippo Lorenzin for the Streaming Egos project by Goethe Institut, to reflect on the representations of the Self on the Net in Italy in the ‘10s of the new millennium ‒ which for the country is a time of severe economic crisis and deep changes in the political, cultural, economic and work sectors.
6PM YOUR LOCAL TIME (6PM YLT) is a networked, distributed, one night contemporary art event taking place simultaneously in different locations, coordinated from one central venue and documented online via a web application.
Sašo Sedlaček, Slovenian artist interested in obsolescence long before it became one of the hottest topics of the discussions of these years, presented his first solo exhibition in Italy about these and other issues. Curated by Domenico Quaranta and opened since May 16 in the spaces of Ultra (Udine)
Online communication, chatting, colorful and disturbing interfaces are critically used by Gannis becoming the starting material for her artistic research. She is one of the most prolific American artists of digital art and in recent months her name has been one of the hottest in the market.
At the center of the project WITCHCRAFT there was the intention to investigate the possibility to understand technologies like computers and internet, critically and poetically; the selection of the involved artists reveals, for those who already know this field of research, the mood and the premises of the exhibition itself