Post-polyploidy subgenome evolution of glitch art
Can artistic innovation be inspired and guided on knowledge taken from the field of plant genome evolution? The author explored this question by subjecting a glitch artwork to processes analogous to those shaping the evolution of the maize genome; that are whole genome duplication (WGD), subgenome bias fractionation and genome dominance, respectively.
AI and Humanities workshop
In line with the datami concept – to bring rest and repose against the digital onslaught – the idea is to organise an investigation into the cultural aspects of Big Data/AI/Digital Transformation, calling upon the Humanities to shed some light beyond the blind spot of technological progress, to help us out in avoiding mass delusions and close the gap with computational machines that are supposed to carry out their own embedded desires.
Transcending Digital Disruptions in the Post-Informational Age
The event is expected to bring together rising & proven experts, professionals and innovative young researchers from the region and globally, working in multiple fields of the future transcending digital disruptions in the post-informational age.
Tra arte e complessità / Between Art and Complexity
[ITA] Emerge la complessità dell’arte e allo stesso tempo è l’arte stessa a sciogliere la matassa della complessità in un processo ricorsivo, fondamentale e imprescindibile dove l’arte di-svela la filosofia della/sulla contemporaneità. [ENG] What emerges is both the complexity of art and, at the same time, the statement that claims that art can dissolve the skin of complexity itself in a recursive, fundamental and indispensable process where art reveals the philosophy of contemporaneity....
Complessità: 10 lezioni al Museo MACRO di Roma / Complexity: 10 Lessons at the MACRO Museum in Rome
Dieci lezioni dedicate al concetto di #complessità per l’iniziativa “Dizionario” del Macro Asilo di Roma, negli spazi della “Stanza delle parole”, nel corso del mese di Maggio 2019.
L’immagine contemporanea: Natura, Forme, Valori / The contemporary image: Nature, Forms, Values
[ITA] Una riflessione sul confine tra realtà e rappresentazione visiva, sulla natura, l’autonomia e l’identità dell'immagine, e sul suo possibile uso politico, tra pubblico e privato. [ENG] A reflection about the border between reality and visual representation, about the nature, autonomy and identity of the image and on its possible political use in the public and in the private sphere.
Cambiamenti climatici e paure collettive
La comunicazione assume toni allarmistici, eppure... nella nostra “economia dell’attenzione”, risorsa scarsa nel moltiplicarsi di appelli drammatici, la ripetizione e la pluralità dei messaggi di fonti diverse ha spesso effetti controproducenti. La paura, più che spingere all’azione o a cambiamenti di comportamento (di cui vorremmo vedere subito gli effetti) alimenta un immaginario catastrofico.
One Community / More Responsibility
[ITA] Conferenza e workshop a cura di Marcello Signorile e Pier Luigi Capucci Accademia di Belle Arti di Urbino, 7-10 Maggio 2019 Guarda Lontano + art*science - Art & Climate Change [ENG] Conference and workshops curated by Marcello Signorile and Pier Luigi Capucci Fine Arts Academy of Urbino, 7-10 May 2019 Guarda Lontano + art*science - Art & Climate Change
Cosa può un corpo? Un manifesto emersivo per un’emergenza corporea / What can a body do? Manifesto emersivo for a bodily emergency
[ITA] Una intensa riflessione sullo stato dell’arte del corpo contemporaneo e la sua capacità di immersione. [ENG] An intense reflection on the state of the art of the contemporary body and its capacity for immersion.
Portraits of New Media: Historical Exemplars
In partnership with CYLAND Media Lab - Lecture by Danielle Siembieda, Director of the International Society for the Arts, Sciences and Technology Leonardo (Leonardo/ISAST). Danielle will talk about theoretical concepts and new media examples that have cataloged the meaning of ID in the #1 publication for art, science, and technology Leonardo journal published with MIT Press since 1968.
L’occhio-macchina. Uno sguardo sulla vita algoritmica / The eye-machine. A gaze onto algorithmic life
[ITA] Non sono più le immagini e nemmeno la tecnologia a desiderare, ma sono gli algoritmi a ri-ontologizzare il nostro mondo [ENG] It is no longer images or technology that are desired, but algorithms that re-ontologise our world
Design Knowledge in the Era of the Environmental Collapse
[Call for Submissions]Themed Issue of She Ji: The Journal of Design, Economics, and InnovationGuest editors: Stanislav Roudavski and Paul WalkerAcute environmental crisis is the primary problem of the future. The pervasive exploitation of the environment leads to severe degradation of habitats unprecedented levels of animal suffering, mass species extinction, and the collapse of multiple ecosystems. Human activities expand beyond the safe operating space for planetary systems. Disregard for the...
La vita è un medium. Un censimento sull’arte transgenica / Life is a medium. A census on transgenic art
[ITA] L’arte transgenica si fa indagine sulla vita, favorisce un’importante e profonda relazione tra artista, pubblico e organismo transgenico. [ENG] Transgenic art becomes an investigation into life, it fosters an important and deep relationship between the artist, the audience and the transgenic organism.
A Framework for the Integration of Art & Science
The ideas the author expresses here intend to codify the types of creative expression that may lead to the integration of art with science in the near future. The time has come for the emergence of a new science in which creative expressiveness is part of the research agenda and this essay aims at inoculating scientists with the spirit of art, and artists with the spirit of science.
La Fabrique du vivant
Découvrez une archéologie du vivant et de la vie artificielle au sein d’une exposition qui présente de manière prospective les œuvres récentes d’une cinquantaine de créateurs ainsi que des recherches issues de laboratoires scientifiques. Son matériau même est évolutif, certaines œuvres étant impliquées dans un processus de croissance ou de dégénérescence. Une centaine de projets sont exposés, dont plusieurs conçus pour l’occasion. Laboratoire annuel de la création et de l’innovation au Centre...
The Bioart of Neurons and Memory
Demonstrating the preservation of cells after a living organism is pronounced dead and revived is not a traditional bioart topic. But it is an important one. It is a crucial step for advances in the use of lowered temperatures for sustaining the efficacy of organs and organisms during medical procedures, and especially of preserving neurons for the science cryonics. My recent bioart research is a breakthrough that will help to build momentum toward more advanced studies on information storage w...
From Automata to Robotics
International Workshop. Lisbon, March 28-29, 2019 Call For Papers Bald, and with a pretty face, the robot Sophia came into our lives. Derived from science fiction literature, films and theatre (R.U.R robot of Čapek), humanoids are now a reality. By mimicking the gestures, behaviour, the way of speaking and interactions of humans, robots, androids, cyborgs, avatars as avant-garde of technology still cause surprise and evoke uncanny reactions. They have deep roots in ancient self-moving a...
Text is Mortal
Text twitches and is wound. Text is hallucinatory by design to convey images without anything but letterforms. Text is held like traffic flows by not stop signs but commas and semicolons and all the rest. Text is mortal and mutates. It is time to look not just into creative experiments and new methodologies within textual works but text itself. Something interesting can happen if interaction happens within the body of the letters themselves.
Il corpo immerso
[ITA] Il testo seguente costituisce l’introduzione del volume di Anaïs Bernard, Bernard Andrieu, Manifesto Emersivo. Nascita delle Arti Immersive, Ravenna, Noema Media & Publishing, 2018, disponibile a questo link. [ENG] The following text is the introduction of the volume of Anaïs Bernard, Bernard Andrieu, Manifesto Emersivo. Nascita delle Arti Immersive (Emersive Manifesto. Birth of the Immersive Arts), Ravenna, Noema Media & Publishing, 2018, available at this link.
art*science – Art & Climate Change – Alla ricerca dei dati / Looking for Data
[ITA] Alla ricerca dei dati / Looking for Data, incontro transdisciplinare/tavola rotonda tra arte e scienza per riflettere sui cambiamenti climatici in atto. [ENG] Looking for Data, transdisciplinary meeting/round table between art and science to reflect on climate change.
ROBOTICS – Festival di Arte e Robotica / Festival of Art and Robotics
[ITA] Il Festival riflette sulla tendenza che, nell’arte come nella scienza, vede fondere sistemi organici a quelli artificiali in vista di una coevoluzione simbiotica di natura e tecnologia necessaria agli adattamenti accelerati a nuovi scenari ambientali e per un potenziamento delle capacità umane. [ENG] The Festival reflects on the tendency, in art as in science, to fuse organic systems with artificial ones in view of a symbiotic coevolution of nature and technology necessary for accelerated...
Without computer (anthropocene and digital imaginaries)
Based on the hypothesis of a collapse of the IT infrastructure, and so, of a post-digital collapse, this symposium aims at suspending the occupation of the world. Given the omnipresence of computers, we want to provoke reflection to imagine what comes after.
MATTER(S) matter(s): Bridging Research in the Arts and Sciences
With their shared interests in materiality and topical issues—the dual “matters” invoked in the exhibition title—the artists in the exhibition reveal an “epistemological turn” in the arts and sciences, focusing on how knowledge is produced and how the process of production inflects meaning and interpretation. This major presentation highlights how artists and scientists work together to imagine the future, today.
Climate Leviathan is an essential book. I recommend it to anyone concerned about the future. However, it would have been an even better book if it were less nostalgic for lost certainties of the left. That would have made its panorama of the future even darker, but simultaneously may have revealed more than four political possibilities.
EVA London 2019
EVA London’s focus is on the development and application of visualisation technologies to various domains, including art, music, dance, theatre and the sciences. We will once again bring together artists, designers, researchers, technologists from all over the world, to discuss electronic visualisation technologies in art, design, music, dance, theatre, the sciences and more.
Festival per la Terra – Festival for the Earth
[ITA] Il Festival per la Terra è un incontro internazionale di due giorni volto a proporre a un pubblico più vasto possibilità di trasformazioni, riflessioni e modalità alternative per riformulare le questioni ambientali. [ENG] Festival for the Earth is a 2-day international gathering aiming to propose to broader audiences possibilities of transformations, reflections and alternative modalities to reframe environmental issues.