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Contemporary look at the Visual Arts in the Mediterranean

International Symposium Contemporary look at the Visual Arts in the Mediterranean: The inter-territorial cultural issue. The Mediterranean basin is a region of the world that spawned many cultures. Pluralities ideological, ethnic diversities and artistic riches of these crops had forced, since antiquity, their oppositions, that had been results of relations of superiority, always in favor of dominant societies and civilizations.

Editing the Future

Scopo dell'iniziativa è la valorizzazione del lavoro svolto da alcuni giovani studiosi provenienti da Università e Accademie di Belle Arti italiane, interessati allo studio dei rapporti tra arte e nuove tecnologie. La pubblicazione edita dal CASVA raccoglie la sintesi di sei tesi di laurea recentemente svolte sui temi della new media art e segnalate da alcuni tra i più accreditati docenti universitari, che hanno svolto nell'occasione funzione di Tutor.

New Media Art Education & Research (update)

Celebrating the 30 years of the Nuova Accademia delle Belle Arti - New Academy of Fine Arts in Milan, NABA, and as part of our blueprint program aimed at exploring the relations among culture, art and technologies, the PhD Program of the Planetary Collegium's M-Node and the NABA School of Media Design & New Media Art, in collaboration with NoemaLab are organizing a 3-day meeting on December 16 - 18, 2010, in Milan @NABA.

SEAFair (Skopje Electronic Arts Fair) 2010

The idea of this 7th edition of SEAFair ?The apparatus of life and death? is to creatively respond to the evolution of society in the sphere of bio-politics and to assist us in the visualizing of our future. In fact, SEAFair 2010 will convey the story of artists, critics and theorists attempting to navigate through the maize of the newly constructed global bio-political apparatus, in a changing social matrix, in which the rules are just being set.

Consciousness Reframed 11 – Making Reality Really Real

The status of our reality is uncertain. The solid objective world of our everyday experience is a representation of an oscillating immateriality that we recognise, at another level of resolution, as constituting quantum phenomena. It?s not that matter doesn?t matter anymore, so much perhaps as the idea that matter isn?t matter anymore. Can we not reasonably ask whether there is a reality beyond what quantum mechanics describes, even closer to the really real?

The Pleasure of Light

The Pleasure of Light exhibition and conference aim to present the pioneering interdisciplinary concepts of György Kepes and Frank J. Malina through the course of their lives, creations and enduring influence. Simultaneously we wish to chart the intersection of art, science and technology, particularly in the last century.

Incontro su Web 2.0 e fenomeno del virale

L'Associazione culturale MOMA presenta a Bologna il primo festival italiano dedicato ai video virali con l'obiettivo di sviluppare la creatività giovanile nel settore della comunicazione audiovisiva e aprire uno spazio di riflessione sulle nuove realtà del web 2.0.

WWW e ancora W

un'immaginaria linea metropolitana dell'inversione notizie, riflessioni, immagini, su un nuovo blog dedicato www.wetropolitan.blogspot.com W o M rovesciata (un cartello della metropolitana capovolto), segno irresponsabile e parassita in mezzo al traffico della città, appare nel centro di Bologna nell'aprile 2007. E' l'insegna che indica il luogo della 'costruzione apocalittica della meraviglia'. Il segno si perpetua (sono previste nuove apparizioni in aprile), fino a diventare reale rife...

Virtual Mercury House

Il progetto di Caterina Davinio "Virtual Mercury House", che ha coinvolto 231 poeti internazionali nella Biennale di Venezia 2009, è incluso nella Web Biennial 2010 di Istanbul #wb10 - anticensor gallery 3 - Michael Jackson Pavillion - a cura di Dimitrios Fotiou http://www.webbiennial.org/gallery3.php Istanbul Contemporary Art Museum (iS.CaM) presenta Web Biennial 10. Nanette Wylde, Caterina Davinio, Personal Cinema and The Erasers, Irad Lee, Jody Zellen, Andres Manniste, C o s t i s, M...

Sky for Sale

Since 2001 I’m working on the absence using the nanomaterial silica aerogel used by NASA for the Stardust project http://stardust.jpl.nasa.gov After my SKYFLOWER presented in Berlin, Wedding Gallery see http://www.art-in-berlin.de/ausstellungs-text.php?id=1206 I will now present my installation Sky for Sale in Oionos Gallery, Karditsa for the period March 20 – April 20 2010. The gallery will be transformed into a spacecraft with view on our terrestrial sky 21 wooden boxes - bottled skie...

A Gift For You!

Italian below A Gift For You! A special project by Pier Giorgio De Pinto for CACT Switzerland. 'In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act.' (George Orwell) For CACT I have drawn up a project that I trust will celebrate this first months of 2010 with a big, provocative bang. A gift for all visitors, both real (everyone who comes along in the flesh to the various openings and events at the CACT) and virtual (everyone who visits the website or downloads the i...

AlphaAlpha

AlphaAlpha, an animated netbook of letters I am glad to say that it is ready at: http://arteonline.arq.br/a/ . The concept of this netbook is the proper "history of writing, which is, in a way, the history of the human race, since in it are bound up, severally and together, the development of thought, of expression, of art, of intercommunication, and of mechanical invention." "AlphaAlpha" is composed of 365 instances of the letter "A" plus one more for the leap year. The letters are col...

Between Saying and Doing

I’m currently showing performance documentation of Between Saying and Doing within the context of the exhibition Liminality: The Space Between Worlds at Antena (http://www.antenapilsen.com/current.html) in Chicago (RL) and in Second Life at I AM Columbia Island (http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/I%20AM%20Columbia/136/189/22). The show runs until Saturday the 1st of May so if you can try to pop along to one location or the other. The 'location' of the work in Second Life was yesterday (12/...

FLOSSManuals Translation Sprint (Spanish)

March 2 - 6, 2010 Where: Medialab-Prado in Madrid (Spain) Translation Sprint of 2 FLOSS Manuals in Medialab-Prado (Madrid) from March 2 through 6. We we'll be collaboratively translating into Spanish Inkscape Manual and Collaborative Futures. Participation is free but previous registration is required. You can also participate online! Event organized by FLOSSmanuals and Medialab-Prado, in collaboration with Escuela de Arte 10 of Madrid, and coordinated by Jennifer Dopazo. All the info ...

Meta Motus

Dear friend and colleagues, I'm glad to share with you my new interactive video installation "Meta Motus", just out now on my website. “Live Architecture” is a series of site-specific interactive video installations I thought of and made in order to reshape the architecture in public places, as well as interior environments, into something vibrant and lively. The “Meta Motus” installation, developing all around the viewer, shows a dynamic atmosphere that is in one continuous transformation...

Mashup Cultures

I am pleased to announce the appearance of Mashup Cultures Sonvilla-Weiss, Stefan (Ed.) 1st Edition., 2010, 256 p. 41 illus., Softcover ISBN: 978-3-7091-0095-0 http://www.springer.com/springerwiennewyork/art/book/978-3-7091-0095-0 ABOUT THIS BOOK This volume brings together cutting-edge thinkers and scholars (Henry Jenkins, Mizuku Ito, David Gauntlett) together with young researchers and students, proposing a colourful spectrum of media-theoretical, -practical and -educational approac...

Scienar

Scientific Scenarios and Art is an EACEA-CULTURE project which will last two years. The Project SCIENAR takes into account the links existing between Science and Art; it will use the innovative possibilities that new media and ICT offer for a better Visualization and Communication. Visualizing and Communicating theoretical achievements of present Culture is by no means simple; moreover, presenting them in an innovative way is a fascinating challenge dictated by new trends of Society. ICT a...

Video, sound art, performance

Caterina Davinio al CeC 2010 - India, Sattal Estate, Bhimtal Video, sound art, performance, e altro al CeC 2010 A cura di Shankar Barua Quando: Febbraio 19-20-21 2010 Dove: INDIA - Lower-Himalayan Valley of Sattal Estate, presso Bhimtal, in Kumaon, Uttarakhand Video di Caterina Davinio in programma: Ma-mma, già alla Biennale di Venezia (Détournement Venise 2009, evento collaterale alla Scalamata Gallery), e Big Splash, tratto dall'installazione omonima che ha partecipato nel 2009 al tou...

Whole Earth Catalogue

[ENGLISH VERSION BELOW] Selezione video per la serie “Playlist”, Neoncampobase, Bologna. http://www.neoncampobase.blogspot.com/ Opening: 27 gennaio 2010 A cura di: Domenico Quaranta (http://domenicoquaranta.com). Fondato dallo scrittore americano Stewart Brand nel 1968, Whole Earth Catalogue (WEC) è stato un catalogo di “strumenti” rispettato come una bibbia dalla generazione della controcultura – vale a dire, da coloro che hanno plasmato il contesto tecno-culturale in cui ci troviamo a...

Marinetti alla Quarta

...Vi annuncio che "Marinetti alla Quarta" è stato invitato alla Biennale d'arte contemporanea di Rijeka dove è stato accolto come "ardito", resuscitato grazie all'arte e all'intelligenza artificiale in espansione, ma soprattutto grazie a INFOBYTE e HORIZON SOFTWARE che stanno contribuendo materialmente a farlo crescere. Chi vi scrive è la "madre" che l'ha accompagnato in Croazia con il "padre": Fariba Ferdosi (artista iraniana e regista con me dell'opera). Per maggiori informazioni potete...

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Interview with Pavel Smetana

Interview with Christa Sommerer

Interview with Annick Bureaud

Interview with Leonel Moura

Interview with Nina Czegledy

Interview with Alberto Abruzzese (Italiano)

Interview with Stelarc

Interview with Derrick de Kerckhove

Interview with Margarete Jahrmann

Interview with Jaromil

Interview with Laura Beloff

Interview with Alan Shapiro