Robotics

Work it, feel it!

Kunsthalle Wien's contribution to the Vienna Biennale 2017 revolves around notions of work and body, now and in the future. The artists featured in Work it, feel it! take a critical approach towards this topic, one that is informed by examinations of disciplinary mechanisms shaping society.... 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...

We are the robots! 18th edition of ELEKTRA Festival

ELEKTRA continues its AUTOMATA trilogy in 2017 and 2018, this time with the theme THE BIG DATA SPECTACLE. The first edition of AUTOMATA explored the creative capacity of machines (for a possible audience of machines), while the 2017 edition looks at the promises kept by major advances in fields of artificial intelligence, particularly machine learning, data mining and human-machine hybrids, notably in art.... READ MORE...

Sonar+D: Creativity, Technology & Business

Sónar+D, the congress dedicated to creative technologies which will take place in Barcelona on June 14, 15, 16 and 17, announces today the program for its 2017 edition. The congress will bring together more than 100 activities, 180 speakers and around 5,000 accredited professionals from 2,100 companies and 60 countries. During 4 days, key figures and projects shaping the future of design, music and creative technologies will assemble in Barcelona.... READ MORE...

Divine revenance. David Bowen’s Spacejunk

Watching David Bowen’s Spacejunk, you can’t help but feel a certain religious piety has formed in the gallery space. The 50 twigs, controlled by servo motors and mounted on thin but tall metal plinths, raise their arms in supplication, as space debris rises above the horizon.... READ MORE...

Cécile B. Evans: Sprung a Leak

In October at the Tate Liverpool will be presented the new project by Cécile B. Evans. A multidimensional work that analyzes robotics, artificial intelligence and the possibilities of collaboration between humans and machines, examining the increasing influence that new technologies have on how people feel and act.... READ MORE...

Day of Collisions at FACT

On November 10, the FACT in Liverpool will host Day of Collisions. A full day of activities that investigate the relationship between art and science, linking together engineers, physicists and scientists with the most experimental artists of the contemporary scene. The day will be full of meetings, workshops and public debates... READ MORE...

Human Factor: Endless Prototyping

Human Factor - Endless Prototyping is the fifth exhibition by Ars Electronica Linz presented at the DRIVE Volkswagen Group Forum in Berlin. On show artworks that focus on the major challenges related to the digital age and, by building artificial alternatives, reflect about the human presence in an increasingly engineered environment... READ MORE...

Bill Vorn. Immersed in a world of robots, metaphors, and paradoxes

Bill Vorn is a Canadian artist and academic based in Montréal. He has worked on performance, interactive installations, experimental soundtracks, soundtrack scores, and sound editing, creating components for film, video, and various other artistic projects. His works have been shown at major international media art festivals and events... READ MORE...

Big, Open & Beautiful #9. Hack the Body

What is the relationship between us and the technology? Between our body and our intimacy and new technological information? At the Big, Open & Beautiful: Hack the Body presents on March 23 in Amsterdam, academics and artists will discuss the significant impact of technology in our lives, in our bodies.... READ MORE...

Rafael Lozano Hemmer: Pseudomatisms

Lozano-Hemmer expands on this notion by reminding us about the impossibility of true randomness in a mechanic universe where any pretension of autonomy in any program is only a simulation. In the words of the artist, a pseudomatism aims to make tangible the biases inherent in these simulations.... READ MORE...

HUMAN+. The Future of Our Species

The Center of Contemporay Culture of Barcelona (CCCB) in association with Science Gallery at Trinity College Dublin present the exhibition Human+. The future of our species. Showcasing the work of fifty artists and pioneering research proposals, HUMAN+ explores possible future paths for our species.... READ MORE...

Elektra presents Québec Digitale Roma

ELEKTRA presents Québec Digitale Roma, from October 9 to December 6, 2015, in Rome. This showcase of Quebec digital artists will be presented as part of the Digitalife Luminaria exhibition during the Romaeuropa festival... READ MORE...

Impakt Festival – Soft Machines

The 25th edition of the Impakt festival, Soft Machines, takes place at the intersection of affect and machines. The concept of empathy becomes both content and form through lectures, performances, screenings, and an exhibition.... READ MORE...
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