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Art and Science as the Conjectured Possible
[...] In this manner, by demonstrating the logic in the creation of new technological forms and new identities, art articulates the primary task of the individual living in the age of new technologies: the construction of a living future (that is, a future that endows us with freedom), and not a dead, mechanized future that is being built without our participation.
The Big Picture – New Concepts for a New World
[ITA] Alcuni dicono che la crisi che stiamo vivendo può essere vista come qualcosa di positivo, come un'opportunità per cambiare in meglio il mondo in cui viviamo, per produrre qualcosa di nuovo. [ENG] Some say that the crisis we are going through can be seen as something positive, as an opportunity to change the world we are living in for the better, to produce something new.
Aesthetics of transition. New metric of the body
The arts, science and technology are experiencing a period of profound change. Explosive challenges to the institutions and practices of engineering, art making, and scientific research raise urgent questions of ethics, craft, and care for the planet and its inhabitants. Unforeseen forms of beauty and understanding are possible, but so are too unexpected risks and threats.
Intervista a Gwenn-Aël Lynn / Interview to Gwenn-Aël Lynn
[ITA] Gwenn-Aël Lynn è un artista franco-americano la cui ricerca fa uso di linguaggi e strumenti non tradizionali e si sviluppa intorno a tematiche trans-culturali. [ENG] Gwenn Aël-Lynn is a french-american artist whose research uses non-traditional languages and tools and also focuses on transcultural themes.
Noema’s n.blog & Subtle Technologies
The 15th annual Subtle Technologies Festival took place in Toronto for 3 days (May 24-27, 2012), with scientists, artists and designers from all around the world to share ideas, science and artworks. This year the Festival for the first time was made in collaboration with Ryerson University, with a packed program of presentations, workshops, performances, screenings and more, all connected to science and art. Also this year (like in 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011) Roberta Buiani from Toronto at...
Towards the Third Life
Humans also developed a wide range of artefacts, machines, entities that are quickly becoming more and more powerful, complex, autonomous, and independent. These could be defined to a certain extent as “living entities”, expanding the idea of life and of life forms. All this processes seem pushing forward the human biological, cultural, technical boundaries. How do they happen? Where are technologies based on? Can these processes give any glimpses on a possible evolution?
Subtle Technologies Festival: Immortality, Toronto, June 8-9, 2013
This Subtle Technologies explores the art and science of Immortality. Through presentations, panels, a workshop, exhibition and screening, the Festival investigates ways in which artists explore archiving memories; scientific techniques for bringing extinct animals back to life; a search for extending youth; ancient landscape as sonic memory; vampires in pop culture and much more! Read the full reportage by Noema correspondant from Toronto, Roberta Buiani: http://blogs.noemalab.eu/