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Transmediale 30 anni dopo. Una riflessione “aliena” sul non-umano / Transmediale 30 years later. An “alien” reflection on the non-human
[ITA] Transmediale 2017 sembrava una festa per celebrare una ricca storia di movimenti, culture e cambiamenti, invece si è trasformata in una celebrazione autoreferenziale con situazioni e proiezioni già masticate e digerite, senza una versione critica di un mutamento antropologico. [ENG] Transmediale 2017 seemed to be a party to celebrate a rich history of movements, cultures and changes, instead its turned into a self-referential celebration with situations and projections already chewed and ...
Language and Computational Creativity
We contemplate how to abstract these processes such that in time a machinic system may define its own sense of creativity through enculturation, and later though its own sense of abstraction, expanded conversation, and human/machine socialization. In fact the autonomous machine may develop completely new aesthetic forms that humans have never considered.
EVA London Conference
Held annually in July, EVA London is one of the international Electronic Visualisation & the Arts conferences. The first EVA conference was held in 1990, with the intention to create a space for people using or interested in the new technologies to share their experiences and network in a friendly, collaborative atmosphere. EVA London's focus is on the development and application of visualisation technologies to various domains, including art, music, dance, theatre and the sciences.
art*science 2017/Leonardo 50 – Il Nuovo e la Storia/The New and History
Italiano [English below] art*science 2017/Leonardo 50 - Il Nuovo e la Storia / The New and History Bologna, 3-5 Luglio 2017 Factory, via Castiglione, 26 Sala conferenze “Marco Biagi”, Baraccano, via S.Stefano, 119 https://artscience.online https://www.leonardo.info/civicrm/event/info?reset=1&id=22 art*science 2017/Leonardo 50 ha il patrocinio di: Ministero dei Beni e delle Attività Culturali e del Turismo (MIBACT), Leonardo/ISAST, Fondazione Guglielmo Marconi Bologna, C...
Corpo Scosso / Body Shocked – Bodyquake
[ITA] BodyQuake (CORPO SCOSSO) è il risultato della collaborazione tra IRCCS Neuromed, Fondazione Neuromed e La Cura insieme con Art is Open Source (Salvatore Iaconesi e Oriana Persico) e l’artista e performer Francesca Fini. [ENG] BodyQuake is the result of the collaboration between IRCCS Neuromed, Neuromed Foundation and Art is Open Source (Salvatore Iaconesi and Oriana Persico) and the artist Francesca Fini.
Oltre atomi e corpi: una post-riflessione su AE 2016 / Beyond atoms and bodies: a post-reflection on AE 2016
[ITA] La rivoluzione digitale ha riconfigurato e decodificato il nostro mondo immerso tra il bagnato del biologico e il materico dei bit. Chi sono gli alchimisti del nostro tempo? [ENG] The digital revolution has reconfigured and decoded our world, it is absorbed between the wet and the organic material of the bits. Who are the alchemists of our time?
Dialogismi e biopoetiche / Dialogisms and biopoetics
[ITA] Il libro raccoglie testi che Kac ha pubblicato nel corso di di dodici anni, la cronaca di un viaggio durante il quale ha sviluppato il suo lavoro e ricerche di telepresenza, biotelematica, biorobotica, arte transgenica. [ENG] The book brings together texts that Kac published over twelve years, a chronicle of a journey as he says, during which he developed his work and researches with telepresence, biotelematics, biorobotics, transgenic art.
‘Greenness’ is an index used in environmental modeling. It is calculated from remotely sensed and image processed satellite/aerial data. Simply said, it indicates vegetation health of a specific land surface area during the time of data capture. But Greenness can also be considered a poetic representation of the land, one that connects health and aesthetic experience and a gateway for a new direction toward spatial understanding.
Emergence of Creative Machines
Recent years demonstrates a divide between the old humanistic vision that puts the human at the center of all things and the increasing machine autonomy. We witness an effective resistance to the unavoidable cultural change. However, the endeavor to make machines more intelligent, creative and even capable of some consciousness, is determined by need and is now unstoppable.
Berg emotional soundscapes
[ITA] Berg è quindi una geografia emozionale, dove si ricerca un piano di significazione differente consegnando all'utente la facoltà di attivazione di un processo desiderante e relazionale con lo spazio. [ENG] Berg maps an emotional geography, where the listener finds a different signification level in assigning the user with the option of activating a desiring and relational process with the space.
The Art of Emotional Intelligence
The challenges of the 21st century require new ways of thinking, making it crucial for educators and policy makers to understand the processes of creative thinking and achievement. [...] Emotions are central to all art forms, from painting and sculpture, to music, film, theatre and other arts.
Media fingerprints in the representation
In general sense, representation is a term which implies a distance between a subject and its reproduction. This reproduction must be considered in equal way, in any form of mediated experience. However, our aim is to focus on visual representation and to expose the seams that it wants to hide.
La Cura Summer school
[ITA] La Cura attiva un processo biopolitico per un progetto open source applicato alla medicina, dove il corpo umano è la risultante di una storia personale ed intima. [ENG] La Cura generates a bio-political process, an open source project applied to medicine, where the human body is the result of a personal and intimate story.
Survey per i 15 anni di attività di Noema / Survey on Noema 15 years of activity
[ITA] In occasione dei 15 anni di attività Noema lancia una survey per tutti quelli che sono interessati alle relazioni tra cultura, società, scienze e tecnologie. I risultati saranno pubblicati online, a beneficio di tutti. [ENG] On the occasion of 15 years of activity Noema launches a survey for all the people interested in the relationships and influences among culture, society, sciences and technology. The results will be published online, for the benefit of all.
Noema, un’analisi su 15 anni di innovazione / an analysis on 15 years of innovation
[ITA] Social network, smartphone, biotecnologie, 11 Settembre e finanziarizzazione dell’economia gli elementi fondamentali nel rapporto tra tecnologie e società. [ENG] In the last 15 years social networks, smartphones, biotechnologies, 11 September and the financialisation of economy the main factors in the relationships among technology and society.
Noema è media partner di / Noema is a media partner of LuminousBees
"[ITA] Il 20, 21 e 22 Febbraio all’Università di Genova c’è “Interactive Micro Aerial Robots Swarm I-MARS 2017”, tre giorni di conferenze e workshop transdisciplinari che coinvolgeranno artisti, designer, scienziati, tecnologi e docenti. Noema è partner dell'evento. [ENG] On February 20, 21 and 22 will take place at the University of Genoa “Interactive Micro Aerial Robots Swarm I-MARS 2017”, three days of transdisciplinary lectures and workshops involving artists, designers, scientists, teacher...
Noema è partner di A.I. Conference / Noema is a partner of A.I. Conference
[ITA] Noema è partner di A.I. Conference, a cura di Leonel Moura, che si svolgerà presso il Geek Picnic Festival 2017 in tre date: San Pietroburgo (17-18 Giugno), Mosca (24-25 Giugno) e New York (12-13 Agosto). [ENG] Noema is a partner of A.I. Conference, curated by Leonel Moura, which will take place at the Geek Picnic Festival 2017 in three dates: S. Petersburg (June, 17-18), Moscow (June, 24-25) and New York (August, 12-13).
What does it take… Notes on Ars Electronica 2014
What does it take to change? Creativity, catalysts, craving, community, control? The letter "c" seems to incorporate many or most parameters for technical, social, and artistic development, no other letter could have provided a better thematic structure for the festival's multiple ways of finding answers or asking new questions about change.
C… what it takes to change? Una visione postcritica su/A postcriticism vision about Ars Electronica 2014
[ITA] Che cosa ci vuole per cambiare? La mission di Ars Electronica di quest'anno è stata quella di trovare qualche risposta a una nuova fase di cambiamento. [ENG] What it takes to change? The mission of Ars Electronica was to discover what leads change and to call for answers from different directions and disciplines.
McLuhan’s “Understanding Media” is 50
In 1964 the Canadian scholar Marshall McLuhan published his seminal book "Understanding Media: The Extensions of Man", that gave a new sap to the media studies introducing new perspectives. He suggested that “the medium is the message”, namely that the media affect the society in which they play a role.
In the Name of the Pattern
[...] Nevertheless we can find an explicit use of “pattern” as a technical word in a variety of disciplines ranging from science or art to craftsmanship, such as tailoring, software design, architecture, finance, trading, knitting, interface design, decoration, data mining, machine learning, medical diagnosis and many more.
Subtle Technologies 2014. Open Culture in Art and Science – A reportage
It is that time of the year: Subtle Technologies Festival is back for a week-long ride to explore Open Culture in Art and Science. The theme this year is particularly timely: DIY-bio labs, hacker spaces and hacklabs, maker spaces etc… are popping up everywhere, new forms of sharing ranging from tools, to skills, to networks of solidarity to eliminate debt, to avoid eviction, or just to share a meal together are no longer rare.
After the afterglow (Transmediale14). For an undisciplined research
[ITA] Quest’anno i riflettori di transmediale14 sono stati puntati sui dispositivi di sorveglianza: privacy, Big Data e ubiquitous computing. [ENG] This year the spotlights of transmediale14 were focused on monitoring devices: privacy, ubiquitos computing and big data.
Thesis on the Interface-Database Dichotomy
The present article proposes to think the interface-database dichotomy regarding new media cultural objects in terms of the relationship between story 1 and story 2. With this aim, two different but possibly complementary approaches to this relationship will be considered. Therefore, the proposed reading of the interface-database relationship could be synthesized as follows. [...] Story 1) Interface (narrative)-synchronic-syntagm in relation to Story 2) Database-diachronic-paradigm.
Consciousness Reframed. Art and Consciousness in the Post-Biological Era
Call For Papers presentations and papers are invited from artists, scientists and theorists in all fields! Consciousness Reframed. Art and Consciousness in the Post-Biological Era, 2016 As new media art grows old, is a new art arising? How do competing theories of the origin and location of consciousness impact on art practice? Was the coupling of art and science a marriage of convenience or a matter of true love? Could a new spirituality cause the divorce? Is there a nonlinear online aest...
Tapzy: a post-(human)Iconkiller?
[ITA] Presentato al pubblico ad ottobre 2012 con una mostra evento, Tapzy è un progetto di arte ibrida, che vive ormai da un anno grazie all’interazione del suo protagonista – un uomo elefante dal look clownesco – in contesti diversi contemporaneamente, on line ed off line. [ENG] Unveiled to the public in October 2012 with an event exhibition, Tapzy is a project of hybrid art, who lives through the interaction of its protagonist – an elephant-man with a clownish look- in different contexts at t...