Archives: Curatorial

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Connecting Cultures: Mamma fotogramma e WEFAB workshops

“Milano & oltre. Una visione in MoviMento”, è un progetto avviato dall'associazione culturale Connecting Cultures. Per tutto il mese di maggio 2013 artisti, architetti, urbanisti, fotografi, scienziati, policy maker, performer, danzatori si sono alternati nel proporre una Milano insolita. Digicult è stato chiamato per organizzare 2 workshop, proponendo due realtà tra le più interessanti sul territorio: Mammafotogramma e WeFab
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Trasformazioni Affini: incontro pubblico. Bando “Che Fare”

L’idea di questo incontro, nasce dall’esperienza e la ricerca portata avanti da Marco Mancuso, Direttore del progetto Digicult, con il progetto Fracty/Trasformazioni Affini, piattaforma online selezionata tra i 32 progetti finalisti del bando Che Fare per la cultura nel 2014. Quindici professionisti, provenienti da differenti campi disciplinari e lavorativi, riflettono sui temi della cultura, dell’arte e del design e di come essi possano essere trasformati in reali fattori di innovazione sociale
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“Phenomena”: Subtle Technologies Festival

"Phenomena" was a mixed cultural event commisioned by Subtle Technologies Festival - Where art and Science Meet festival in Toronto, based on 2 videoscreening and 1 lecture, researching how the art-science relationship has affected the audiovisual production in contemporary art. Hidden Worlds, was curated by Marco Mancuso, while When the Eye Flickers was curated by Claudia D'Alonzo and Mario Gorni (Docva Milan).
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Mediagate: the exhibition at Lodzki Dom Kulturi

In the polish city that gave birth to the director Zbigniew Rybczynski, home to one of the most prestigious film schools in Europe, beloved by David Lynch that here directed much of his masterpiece Inland Empire, Globalne Ocieplenie / The Mediagate is an exhibition produced by Lodzki Dom Kulturi in Lodz and curated by Marco Mancuso and Claudia D'Alonzo.
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Sincronie Festival. DATA: E. Domnitch & D. Gelfand, Hidden Worlds screening

On Tuesday the 15th of December 2009 at Teatro Arsenale in Milan, Digicult presented DATA, the third meeting of the Sincronie Festival 2009, a contemporary and experimental music event that began in 2003. DATA is an event, a reflective critique on the existing relationship between contemporary art and science on the basis of mathematical processes, numbers, logic abstractions and formulae
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Thorsten Fleisch: Screening and Exhibition

Digicult presented for the first time in Italy, the works of Thorsten Fleisch, German artist and filmmaker, author of the 2003 movie Gestalt, one of the best achievements in contemporary audio-visual art, awarded an Honorary Mention at the Prix Ars Electronica 2003. His works are, as very seldom happens, completely timeless pieces of art that will last in the years to come, standing out in the creative chaos of our time.
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Arts Catalyst, Radioqualia & Tez: Sincronie 2008

RADIOASTRONOMY curated by Marco Mancuso, was the second meeting of the Sincronie Festival 2008 on the connections between audiovisual art and astronomy. The first part of the project was a videoscreening of some videos by the reknowned project The Arts Catalyst. The second part was a double concert at Casa dell’Energia in Milan: Radioqualia’s member Honor Harger, and the Italian artists Tez last work.
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Graffiti Research Lab: Enzimi Festival 2007

Marco Mancuso as Digicult collaborated with Enzimi Festival in Rome as guest curator, inviting Graffiti Research Lab for the first time in Italy. G.R.L. are a think tank from New York that mixes open source technologies with practice of metropolitan activism of writers and artists. G.R.L presented in Rome their worldwide famous project L.A.S.E.R. TAG and their playful Led Throwies
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Screen Music 2: Festival della Creatività 2007

In the wide fields of contemporary experimentation, within the new mixedmedia disciplines/subjects, chapter number two of the Screen Music event, presented a multishaped group of artists as subjects of the most advanced electronic audiovisual research, in the many of its possible declinations, considering this ear also the possible means of dialogue between “digital” and “material” aesthetics.
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Otolab “Op7″: the exhibition at Traffic Gallery

Starting November 8, Traffic Gallery in Bergamo hosted the exhibit “op7″, by the Milan-based collective otolab, curated by Marco Mancuso and Claudia D’Alonzo for Digicult. The exhibit wanted to document and reinterpret one of otolab’s most famous live performance works, conceived in 2006 for the Mixed Media festival which took place in the Hangar Bicocca in Milano
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Screen Music 1: Festival della Creatività 2006

Screen Music is an idea of Gianni De Simone and is curated by Marco Mancuso, with the precious collaboration of Andrea Mi, Director of Videominuto and Federica Linke from Basebog. In contemporary experimentation within new multimedia areas, artists invited to present their recent video productions and to realize live shows inside the marvellous location of Teatrino Lorenese della Fortezza da Basso in Florence
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Mixed Media Festival

A festival of new media art, architecture and sound/audiovisual events, held in Milan. Divided in an exhibition, meetings with artists and designers, theoretical investigations and a series of performative moments, Mixed Media was an important moment of reflection for the city of Milan on the themes of artistic and professional creativity related to the use of new digital technologies.
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Wave: Piemonte Share Festival 2005

Wave section of Piemonte Share Festival 2005 registered the collaboration of Digicult in the ambit of the audiovisual section of the festival that will be held in the Atrium Space headquarter, in Turin. Wave in Atrium is thought to question the unexplored and explored bounds of the audiovisual experimentation, through the invitation of some italian leading artists like: Pirandelo and Otolab.
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