The Beauty of Early Life / It’s about Life
The Beauty of Early Life. Traces of Early Life ZKM | Center for Art and Media Karlsruhe An exhibition in cooperation with the State Museum of Natural History Karlsruhe Sat, 26.03.2022 – Sun, 10.07.2022 Atrium 8+9, 1st floor Cost: Museum Admission The exhibition takes us on a journey back through time to the origin of life. How did life first get started? Where can we still find traces of the earliest life forms today? Why is it important to look at the past in order to develop an und...
S+T+ARTS Live Artists – Repairing the Present
The meeting is intended to stimulate a discussion based on the projects of the two artists who won the Repairing the Present residency programme. The artists will be invited to present and discuss their current artistic research in dialogue with selected discussants in front of an interested audience.
ECHO #5 – Technology, Mediation, Performance
How does technology inform, shape, mediate and constrain our conceptions and practices of performance? This issue begins with an expanded understanding of ‘technology’. Not only specific technologies (notation, the oboe, recording, the internet, VR), but also wider technological discourses of practical, environment, and conceptual thought-space (heliocentrism, the steam engine, computation and our common extended reality).
EVA London 2022
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...
What Is Life?
[ITA] Il tema che l’Accademia di Belle Arti di Urbino si propone di approfondire è quello della vita: “What Is Life?”. Un tema di grande attualità perché contiene alcuni degli snodi contemporanei e può essere interpretato da punti di vista diversi. [ENG] The theme that the Academy of Fine Arts of Urbino aims to explore is that of life: "What Is Life?”. It is a very topical contemporary issue and it can be considered from different points of view.
Meta.Morf 2022 – Ecophilia
Nature has gone estranged. Our link to it is more important than ever. Our home planet needs our care and love. This is what Ecophilia is about. And you cannot avoid it. Nature is all about your lifeworld. Where you live, how you live and how you love it. Ecophilia reflects not only a necessity, but also a deep desire to connect with nature. But what is nature really? Except for some ecological dreamscapes?
The 13th International Conference on Computational Creativity (ICCC’22)
Computational Creativity (or CC) is a discipline with roots in Artificial Intelligence (AI), Cognitive Science, Engineering, Design, Psychology and Philosophy, and which explores the potential for computers to be autonomous creators in their own right. ICCC is an annual conference that welcomes papers on different aspects of CC, on systems that exhibit varying degrees of creative autonomy, on frameworks that offer greater clarity for thinking about machine (and human) creativity, on methodologie...
ISEA 2023 – Symbiosis
In an era of global crisis — ecologic and economic; sanitary and socio-political — symbiosis is a notion that allows us to explore the metamorphoses afoot and to imagine possible futures. This symposium offers an incubator where artists, designers, scientists, and other thinkers will dialogue and debate on process and practice, exhibiting novel projects along the way.
Vera Molnár: Icône 2020
[ITA] Icône 2020 è una scultura nata da una collaborazione tra l’artista pioniera della computer art Vera Molnár — di origine ungherese ma parigina di adozione — e un gruppo di maestri vetrai veneziani. [ENG]Icône 2020 is a sculpture originated from a collaboration between Hungarian-born artist Vera Molnár (b.1924), pioneer of computer art based in Paris, and a traditional Venetian glassmaker team.
Changing the Ground
The JRC SciArt project is pleased to announce its upcoming series of conferences Changing the Ground to reconsider the post-covid worldview, which, in our opinion, requires a closer collaboration between art and science amongst other urgent changes that are needed to confront the challenges before us.
The Screen as Surface, Site and Space
What is evident when exploring these optical histories is the primacy of space for the structuring of experience, and how spatial ontology is continuously redefined by milestones in screen technology development. By reflecting on historical precedents, how might this further enrich our understanding of the materiality of screen as media?
Prix Ars Electronica 2022
The Prix Ars Electronica is the world’s most time-honored media arts competition. Winners are awarded the coveted Golden Nica statuette, prize money ranging up to € 10,000 per category and an opportunity to showcase their talents at the famed Ars Electronica Festival in Linz.
Second Summit on New Media Art Archiving at ISEA2022
The need to preserve the history of the rapidly evolving field of new media arts has spurred the development of a wide variety of new media art archives throughout the world. Museums, cultural and educational institutions, as well as individuals with collections have developed, or are planning to create, physical and/or online archives in an effort to preserve important artifacts and document events and works.
The SIGGRAPH community has a unique story and skillset that diversifies, enhances, and transforms our industry. SIGGRAPH 2022 is committed to celebrating these perspectives by supporting diversity and inclusion and elevating all voices through our content and experiences.
ICCC’22 – International Conference on Computational Creativity
ICCC is an annual conference that welcomes papers on different aspects of CC, on systems that exhibit varying degrees of creative autonomy, on frameworks that offer greater clarity or computational felicity for thinking about machine (and human) creativity, on methodologies for building or evaluating CC systems, on approaches to teaching CC in schools and universities or to promoting societal uptake of CC as a field and as a technology, and so on.
Resonances IV SciArt Summer School – open call for expression of interest
Artists across creative disciplines, countries and at any stage of their career are invited to submit an application to participate in the Resonances IV Summer School. As a melting pot of perspectives and disciplines, the Summer School will be a fertile ground for fermenting ideas on the theme of "NaturArchy: Towards a Natural Contract".
DOORS – Digital Incubator for Museums
DOORS – Digital Incubator for Museums comes to support museums at a moment in which attitudes towards the digitalisation of the sector are changing. The accelerated pace of technological and digital developments and the pressure coming from the competition with on-demand content creates not only haunting insecurity but also a strong desire for change in the sector.
Creative robotics and robotics in art
The event will be oriented to creative robotics and robotics in art. The aim of the project is to produce comics, that were created through collaboration of a human and a robot. To arrive to this aim, the installation uses robots, AI and audience participation.
MediaFutures is a three year European innovation project (supported by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme) which aims at contributing to high-quality media activities. MediaFutures establishes a data-driven innovation hub to offer grant funding and support for startups and artists through three Open Calls.
Call for interest to participate in the Artificial Biology, Robotics, and Art (ABRA) Workshop Series
ABRA (Artificial Biology, Robotics, and Art) is an Erasmus+ consortium project for developing transdisciplinary education in arts, robotics, artificial biology, and sustainability. Through hands-on workshops and training, teachers and students tackle the skill-gaps within these disciplines while also addressing sustainability and climate goals. In this entanglement, new questions and new solutions are expected to be generated.
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
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)
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
[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
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
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.