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Collide residency award launches new call for entries
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Collide residency award launches new call for entries

Today, Arts at CERN launches a new call for Collide, its flagship residency programme, in partnership with the City of Barcelona. Artists from all around the world are invited to submit their proposals for a research-led residency. The laureate, an individual artist or artistic collective, will be invited to spend three months dedicated to artistic research and exploration between CERN and Barcelona.
Beyond Surveillance Capitalism: Reclaiming Digital Sovereignty
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Beyond Surveillance Capitalism: Reclaiming Digital Sovereignty

DECODE is a multidisciplinary EU project that aims to emphasize the centrality of data sovereignty to a fully democratic digital society while bootstrapping a privacy-enhancing, decentralised and rights-preserving data ecosystem.
Rencontres Internationales Sciences & Cinémas (RISC)
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Rencontres Internationales Sciences & Cinémas (RISC)

Le festival propose une programmation de courts, moyens et longs métrages (documentaire, fiction, expérimental, art vidéo, animation…) issus d’une sélection internationale, et dont le thème et/ou la démarche témoignent d’une forte proximité (ou affinité) avec des champs de la recherche scientifique (incluant les sciences humaines et sociales).
Game Over-Future C(o)ulture
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Game Over-Future C(o)ulture

[ITA] L’Associazione VILLAM con Arshake. Reinventing Technology lancia una open call per giovani makers (under 35) nell’ambito di robotica, ricerca dati, droni, nano-scienza, riciclo. [ENG] VILLAM with Arshake. Reinventing Technology is launching an open call for young makers (under 35) in the fields of robotics, data research, AI, drones, nano-science recycling.
Transcultures – Pepinieres of Creation @ Festival Ibrida
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Transcultures – Pepinieres of Creation @ Festival Ibrida

Transcultures et les European Pepinieres of Creation presents for this 2021 edition of the Ibrida festival a selection of videos produced as part of their No Lockdown Art project that they initiated during the first global containment linked to Covid-19 (Spring 2020) aimed at support contemporary artistic projects likely to be disseminated online.
Within the Frame: Continuum of the Still Image
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Within the Frame: Continuum of the Still Image

We are interested in a range of approaches including those from the past and those from the bleeding edge, using out of the box or homespun tools. Still images of any kind are welcome as our ultimate goal is to not only establish how digital methods are essential to image making, but also to highlight and perhaps remind us that the single image is still powerful and still important now, more than ever.
ADAF 2021 – tāctus
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ADAF 2021 – tāctus

Through its multidisciplinary program Athens Digital Arts Festival offers a wide range of Exhibitions, Screenings, Live Performances, Workshops and International Tributes showcasing artworks that display distinctive characteristics of the digital medium and reflect on its language and aesthetics.
ISEA 2022 – Possibles
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ISEA 2022 – Possibles

How to draw new Possibles to come, and not just confirming those that are there waiting to be confirmed, experienced and thought, as Possibles that can be brought to existence in our worldview? How to move from the impossible, the fable or the utopia to directly bite into our reality? The Possible is inscribed within the arts, design, sciences and technologies that surround us now and those yet to come.
Art and Critical Ecologies: Multiscalar Engagements
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Art and Critical Ecologies: Multiscalar Engagements

We believe this will be East Asia’s first conference on art and ecology. Our hope is that this conference will bring together researchers and practitioners working in the intersections of art, ecology, indigeneity, geopolitics, and STS (science and technology studies) to build a cross-regional network of sustainable collaboration.
EvoStar 2022
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EvoStar 2022

EvoStar is organised by SPECIES, the Society for the Promotion of Evolutionary Computation in Europe and its Surroundings. This non-profit academic society is committed to promoting evolutionary algorithmic thinking, with inspiration of parallel algorithms derived from natural processes.
Folle di Scienza / Strambinaria 2021
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Folle di Scienza / Strambinaria 2021

  Strambino 2 > 4 luglio 2021 Strambino riapre ai folli. Tutte le informazioni qui: https://www.follediscienza.it Tre giorni, due eventi, un appuntamento unico per riflettere sulla scienza e svelare i retroscena della comunicazione Folle di Scienza, tre giorni intensivi di formazione, discussione e lavoro per provare a immaginarsi il futuro prossimo della comunicazione della scienza. Strambinaria, conferenze, laboratori per bambini, spettacoli e molto altro!   ...
Design Culture(s)
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Design Culture(s)

Design Culture(s) is investigating not simply on the concept of culture as a monolithic expression of a specific knowledge that reflects on itself, but as the product of an investigation that is open to many different “Cultures” which are emerging and revolving around it in society, in the places and in history.
Climate Change Communication Award “Rebecca Ballestra”
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Climate Change Communication Award “Rebecca Ballestra”

Through the CMCC Climate Change Communication Award “Rebecca Ballestra”, the CMCC Foundation is awarding the best communication initiatives that spread awareness on climate change through education, advocacy, media production and social engagement activities.
Connect
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Connect

  Since 2014, Arts at CERN and the Swiss Arts Council Pro Helvetia have been working together to foster experimentation through the arts in connection with fundamental research. For the next four years, this partnership will be taken to the next level as part of Pro Helvetia’s “Arts, Science and Technology” focus to support artistic exploration across different fields. Together, Arts at CERN and Pro Helvetia are launching “Connect”, a new collaboration framework that will serve as a plat...
Symmetry Festival – Sofia 2021 – Symmetry in Nature and Society
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Symmetry Festival – Sofia 2021 – Symmetry in Nature and Society

International Conference, , Exhibitions, Concerts, Public workshops Symmetry Festival 2021 July 9-12, 2021 Sofia, Bulgaria Symmetry in Nature and Society The World’s Largest Multidisciplinary Conference & Art Festival in Symmetry Studies Conference venue National Museum “Earth and Man” Blvd. Cherni Vrah 4; Sofia 1421, Bulgaria E-mail: earth.and.man@gmail.com office@earthandman.org Phone: +359 28656639 Web This is final update on the scientific event. A hybrid type fe...
Digital Matters: Designing/Performing Agency for the Anthropocene
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Digital Matters: Designing/Performing Agency for the Anthropocene

In scholarship the Anthropocene has been tied up with the experience of the unthinkable­­ by thinkers including Timothy Morton, Donna Haraway, and Amitav Ghosh. Yet, the current COVID-19 pandemic—which as a crisis also exemplifies the human impact on and a reshaping of environments—challenges the pervasiveness of the key concepts of abstraction and unthinkability. Instead, the pandemic has turned the Anthropocene into a concrete, intensely lived, globally shared experience.
Online Education: Teaching in a Time of Change
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Online Education: Teaching in a Time of Change

Recent events across the world of academia have brought into full light the various agendas around online education and research. As universities, schools and colleges closed across the world in 2020, researchers, teachers and students scrambled to adapt to a whole host of new pedagogical tools, communicative techniques, learning methods and teaching styles almost overnight. Some survived, others thrived, while some struggled and ultimately went ‘out of business’.
DESAIGN – The Impact of artificial Intelligence (AI) on Contemporary Design
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DESAIGN – The Impact of artificial Intelligence (AI) on Contemporary Design

These developments in AI pose a significant threat to many design professionals who will be replaced by artificial intelligence that will make human labour redundant. However, the integration of AI systems into the design process also provides new opportunities: collaboration with AI systems allows for design on a level of complexity and scale that human cognition cannot encompass. Therefore, based on the recognition of the creative capabilities of the machine, the challenge for designers today ...
Animaloids and Plantoids
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Animaloids and Plantoids

Now we are allowed not only to enter animals’ and plants’ environments and behaviors more in depth, but also to steal from them the secret of their ‘technologies’ which explain their survival power. This research culminates in the field “biomimicry” and the construction of hybrids which may give birth to new species of animals and plants,
Creativity & Cognition, June 2021 and June 2022
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Creativity & Cognition, June 2021 and June 2022

Since 1993, this conference series brings together artists, scientists, designers, educators, and researchers to more deeply understand how people engage individually and socially in creative processes and how computation and other technology can affect creative outcomes.
POM Berlin 2021
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POM Berlin 2021

In a state of ontological crisis, all boundaries between human and machine, nature and culture, and the organic and inorganic have been severely blurred. These are times of curious contrivances, novel natures, inescapable automation, and posthuman performances – where human and nonhuman find themselves being entwined, meshed and muddled into new unwitting entanglements.
Arte e creatività digitale per la costruzione di un immaginario complesso / Art and Digital Creativity for the Construction of a Complex Imaginary
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Arte e creatività digitale per la costruzione di un immaginario complesso / Art and Digital Creativity for the Construction of a Complex Imaginary

[ITA] Noema Media & Publishing ha pubblicato l'eBook Arte e creatività digitale per la costruzione di un immaginario complesso (bilingue, italiano/inglese), a cura di Giada Totaro, che riporta l’esperienza di STEAM Atelier e il laboratorio BEcoming Animals. [ENG] Noema Media & Publishing has published the eBook Art and Digital Creativity for the Construction of a Complex Imaginary (bilingual, Italian/English), edited by Giada Totaro, which reports the experience of STEAM Atelier and the BEcomi...
MEDIAFUTURES
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MEDIAFUTURES

Are you a startup or an artist from the media field, working with data? Are you willing to make data exploration both entertaining and informative? Do you question the impact of data and technology on individuals and society? The MediaFutures support programme is looking for artists and startups eager to reshape the media value chain through innovative, inclusive and participatory applications of data and user-generated content.
Roots & Seeds XXI. Biodiversity Crisis and Plant Resistance
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Roots & Seeds XXI. Biodiversity Crisis and Plant Resistance

OPEN CALL TO INTERNATIONAL ARTISTS AND CURATORS LIVING IN EUROPE To Support the production of two artworks and one research residency GUIDELINES Roots & Seeds XXI. Biodiversity Crisis and Plant Resistance is an international cooperation project developed by Ars Electronica, Leonardo/Olats, University of Barcelona and Quo Artis as lead partner. Roots & Seeds XXI aims to promote sustainable habits through the use of Art & Science’s approaches and practices. The project wants ...
2nd Conference on AI Music Creativity (MuMe + CSMC)
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2nd Conference on AI Music Creativity (MuMe + CSMC)

Performing [with] machines. The dual meaning of this title hints towards an understanding of the machine as a performing agent in a human-machine partnership. By putting the emphasis on creative human-machine partnerships in performative contexts, this theme aims to encourage artistic and scientific contributions that deal with the different ways in which musicianship, authorship and performership are challenged, extended and redefined in the era of AI.
xCoAx 2021 9th Conference on Computation, Communication, Aesthetics & X
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xCoAx 2021 9th Conference on Computation, Communication, Aesthetics & X

xCoAx is an exploration of the intersection where computational tools and media meet art and culture, in the form of a multi-disciplinary enquiry on aesthetics, computation, communication and the elusive X factor that connects them all. The focus of xCoAx is on the unpredictable overlaps between the freedom of creativity and the rules of algorithms, between human nature and machine technology, with the aim to evolve towards new directions in aesthetics.

Interview with Marta de Menezes

Interview with Dalila Honorato

Interview with Adam Zaretsky

Interview with Jadwiga Charzyńska

Interview with Delma Rodriguez

Interview with Olga Kisseleva

Interview with Anna Dumitriu

Interview with Luz María Sánchez

Interview with Danielle Siembieda

Interview with Freddy Paul Grunert

Interview with Elif Ayiter

Interview with Roberta Buiani

Interview with Bill Seaman

Interview with Roger Malina

Interview with Christa Sommerer

Interview with Annick Bureaud

Interview with Leonel Moura

Interview with Nina Czegledy

Interview with Stelarc

Interview with Derrick de Kerckhove

Interview with Margarete Jahrmann

Interview with Jaromil