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Launch of the Portal: GAMA @ Ars Electronica Festival

On the occasion of the Ars Electronica Festival 2009 project GAMA - Gateway to Archives of Media Art - is launching a portal to the eight founding European archives with a workshop and a screening installation of selected works from the collections. Workshop "Archiving Media Art: Politics and Strategies" September 5th, 2 p.m. - 5 p.m. at the Kunstuniversität Linz, Kollegiumgasse 2, Audimax. Experts will discuss the significance of the institutional setting with respect to the creation of...

Paris, die Hauptstadt des XIX. Jahrhunderts

Quoting Walter Benjamin: Paris, die Hauptstadt des XIX. Jahrhunderts online publication series on facebook based on daily updates since august 3, 2009 walter benjamin, paris 1937, fotoarchiv: dhm berlin the structure of facebook as a social networking tool and magazine with decentralized notes, essays and media publications, in a mixture of private and public statements coming from all kinds of content fields, enhances the concept of short daily updating and interactive communication. W...

Bagless Canister Cyclonic Vacuum

Hi everybody, we just placed a billboard in the center of Ljubljana, Slovenia, for the 28th Biennial of Graphic Arts. The work is called "Bagless Canister Cyclonic Vacuum" and it's the answer to this question: What if you strip down all world's ads of all those Passenger's Seat with 4-way Power Adjustment Odyssey Honda Cars and 9.99c Handmade Glycerin Soap Soaps and Free Delivery Books and Free Nights & No-Fee Flights and Last-minute Deals Big Savings Travel Right Now Flights and Counter-H...

Attività Educative e Formative del PAV

Dopo la fine delle vacanze estive e con l’avvicinarsi dell’avvio del nuovo anno scolastico 2009/2010, comunichiamo dettagliatamente - in allegato scaricabile dal nostro sito web - i nuovi programmi di laboratorio, workshop, percorsi e incontri promossi nell’ambito delle ATTIVITÀ EDUCATIVE E FORMATIVE del PAV rivolti alle scuole e al pubblico interessato a un apprendimento continuo e permanente e strutturati in quattro campi d'indagine: Biologia Creativa, Paesaggi, Microsguardi e Ibridazioni. ...

Antennae Issue 11 – ‘Insecta’

Antennae Issue 11, titled 'Insecta' is now online. Please visit www.antennae.org.uk for your free download. It is no secret that insects are one Antennae’s favourite subjects. In 2007, the publishing of our first double issue dedicated to insects firmly assessed Antennae as an alternative publication fierce enough to invest vast amounts of publishing space on ‘underground themes’. Our ‘Insect Poetics’ volumes are still the most downloaded from our back catalogue. However, insects still are a ...

The 50th Anniversary of “Experimentelle Aesthetik”

To all friends and collegues of Herbert W. Franke The fiftieth Anniversary of an Exhibition “Experimentelle Aesthetik” – Museum of Applied Arts in Vienna 1959 http://www.art-meets-science.info/experimentelle-aesthetik/index.php In the year 1959, the “Museum of Applied Arts” in Vienna opened the exhibition "Experimentelle Aesthetik". The exhibition presented pictures of a young physicist named Herbert W. Franke. The then 31 year old scientist and artist presented results of his artistic ...

Bob Ostertag e Pierre Hébert: Living Cinema

Perugia Arti Contemporanee, 21-26 settembre 2009, a cura di Moreno Barboni, coordinatore dei due gruppi di lavoro e dell’incontro pubblico del 24 settembre Andrea Martignoni. Prima assoluta del nuovo spettacolo HOME il 26 settembre 2009 e Workshop preparatorio Living Cinema è una performance audiovisiva-multimediale di Pierre Hébert, regista canadese membro del National Film Board of Canada e inventore della live scratch animation (una tecnica di animazione che prevede l'intervento diretto...

VideoChannel – video project environments

is happy to launch the first of a series of features of German video art. dedicated in July 2009 to Johanna Reich - video artist from Cologne/Germany http://videochannel.newmediafest.org/blog/?page_id=273 "Johanna Reich, a young video artist living and working in Cologne/ Germany, is walking consequently on a performative path in video art, giving the camera, the action or the performative process and the result in form of a video a new and very personal meaning. She involves the audience b...

Zündfunk Generator

If you speak German, I would like to draw your attention to a podcast by Bavarian public broadcaster Bayerischer Rundfunk. The most recent programme in the series "Zündfunk Generator" deals with the concept of Gegenöffentlichkeit, which in German denotes the critical grassrooots media bringing the news either suppressed or neglected by the mainstream media. Particular emphasis is put on how the internet has furthered the concept of Gegenöffentlichkeit recently, including political blogging, Indy...

Brandon Ballengée news

Dear Friends, Our Journal of Experimental Zoology Paper has come out (see attached) and the BBC reported on it last week! http://news.bbc.co.uk/earth/hi/earth_news/newsid_8116000/8116692.stm Though they simplify our findings in the story, we have found what we think is the primary mechanism behind the majority of limb deformities in frogs! The next challenge is to look at how environmental factors such as degradation may alter otherwise natural predator/prey relationships! We have a lot ...

Franck Ancel Projects

Dear Friends, Chers Amis, Please, enjoy on this link below the press release of my last project: Veuillez trouver sur ce lien le communiqué de presse de mon dernier projet : http://franck-ancel.com/69-09-CP-PR.pdf To be continued on 2009 by conferences - A suivre aussi en 2009 lors de ces conférences. "Walk on the Mars Side" @ Annual Inter. convention of The Mars Society in University of Maryland US (1) "OOTT: Once Open a Time Theater" @ "Re-live" symposium Media Art History in Mel...

Metaverse Creativity

Metaverse Creativity is a new peer-reviewed journal published by Intellect (http://www.intellectbooks.co.uk/journals/view-Journal,id=179/). Edited by Elif Ayiter at Sabanci University (ayiter@gmail.com), Metaverse Creativity investigates creativity in user-defined online virtual worlds such as Second Life®. These social environments differentiate themselves from online multi-user gaming communities in that they have no underlying social rules that are game-related: there are no scores to be ...

PEDOGENESIS – OrtoArca

Ti piacerebbe coltivare un ORTO? PEDOGENESIS - OrtoArca E s t r a z i o n e d e l L o t t o bando di concorso per l’assegnazione un lotto di terreno ad uso orticolo nel territorio del Parco Arte Vivente Andrea Caretto e Raffaella Spagna promuovono un concorso pubblico per offrire la possibilità di coltivare un orto all’interno della città. Il lotto di terreno oggetto del concorso ha forma rettangolare, dimensioni 16,5 x 5 m ed è dotato di presa d’acqua per l’irrigazione. Poss...

Optica Database

Optica Database is a free platform for the promotion of audiovisual artists and non-profit collectives. In addition, we want to offer this site to the galleries, museums, public and private institutions, etc. In that case, there are general contracting conditions for consulting at press@opticafestival.com. From here, we want to invite you to register your web-site for constructing together, step by step, the best and more complete database dedicated to the video-art world. Visit: http://ww...

The Media Art Platform (MAP)

CREATE YOUR OWN PROFILE MAKE CONTACT SUBMIT YOUR EVENT BLOG ABOUT YOUR WORK ASK QUESTIONS AND The Media Art Platform (MAP) is a social networking website for media art professionals and enthusiasts: for artists, developers, technicians, curators, researchers, lecturers, students and for anyone who is generally interested in media art. Dutch media art calender http://www.mediaartplatform.org/calendar Blogs about media art: calls and recent publication: http://www.mediaartplatform....

Artsactive

Leonardo/OLATS: call for information on patents filed by artists As part of our collaboration with the Artsactive network of artists in residence programs in science and industry http://www.artsactive.net/ we are issuing a second call for information about patents filed by artists, a project led by Robert Thill http://www.artsactive.net/en/resources/patents/. If you are an artist who has filed a patent---or know of one---and would like it to be included in the directory, please ...

Feedback – Inter-acto ergo sum

Dal 26 al 28 giugno si svolgerà a San Casciano in Val di Pesa (Firenze) Feedback, festival di arte dedicato all'interattività e promosso dall'associazione omonima. L'evento presenterà agli spettatori una mostra itinerante di opere interattive esposte in vari punti di del paese: la via principale, la biblioteca, la terrazza panoramica, spazi pubblici e privati che saranno parte di un unico percorso fatto di esperienze diverse e stimolanti.

Subtle Technologies 2009 – Networks

True to this years theme, the Subtle Technologies Festival will be taking place, not only at U of T's Innis Town Hall, but also in one of the worlds most infamous virtual "networks", Second Life. The symposium will be sent on a live feed into OCAD's virtual classroom island, where residents of Second Life from around the globe can engage with the Festival.

springerin, Issue 2/09, April-June

springerin - Hefte für Gegenwartskunst Issue 2/09, April-June: Model Laboratory Dance The current dance scene as a testing ground and paradigm for interdisciplinary work? As a field that reflects (self-)critically on itself and its methods, its institutions and working conditions, as well as on its status in the midst of other arts? This description certainly fits the Tanzquartier Wien (TQW), founded in 2001, and springerin's spring edition takes a look at the broad array of examples of d...

Neural issue #32

The new printed Neural issue #32, "Machine Affection" is available. 1 YEAR SUBSCRIPTION! 3 issues Europe, 30,90 Euros - World, 54,50 U.S. Dollars. http://www.neural.it/subscribe.phtml BACK ISSUES: http://www.neural.it/art/2006/01/neural_back_issues.phtml [Neural n. 32 contents] http://www.neural.it/art/2009/04/post_3.phtml France Cadet interview, Ken Rinaldo interview, Douglas Irving Repetto interview, New Zealand report, news: Processing Photography, Digestive Table, Ocean_...

Il Grande Fardello / The Big Bother

In occasione della proiezione del film "Il Grande Fardello / The Big Bother" nella sezione Zoomit del Tekfestival 2009 di Roma http://www.tekfestival.it/content/view/194/134/lang,it/ in anteprima rilasciamo in versione integrale l'opera sotto licenza creative commons, secondo la formula attribution sharealike. IL GRANDE FARDELLO/THE BIG BOTHER (http://thebigbother.blogspot.com/) Il film è stato originariamente prodotto sotto il titolo Il Grande Fardello nel 2004, quando era frutto di u...

MAICgregator

Turbulence Spotlight: "MAICgregator" by Nick Knouf http://turbulence.org/spotlight/knouf/ [Needs Firefox Browser and extention download] "MAICgregator" is a Firefox extension that aggregates information about colleges and universities embedded in the military-academic-industrial complex (MAIC). It searches government funding databases, private news sources, private press releases, and public information about trustees to try and produce a radical cartography of the modern university via the...

Interview with Luis Miguel Girão

Interview with Roberta Buiani

Interview with Bill Seaman

Interview with Roger Malina

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