Life 6.0, Jury Statement
The jury for the Life 6.0 competition in Madrid reviewed 71 artworks that utilise artificial life concepts and techniques. These pieces were pre-selected from a record number of 89 submissions received from 21 countries. The Telefonica Foundation in Spain will give out the following awards.
A Year of Reflection at the Daniel Langlois Foundation
The Foundation's mandate is to advance knowledge in art and science through direct contact with technologies. The aim is to nurture a critical awareness of how technologies influence humans and their natural and cultural environment.
Leonardo New Horizons prize
Leonardo/The International Society for the Arts, Sciences and Technology(ISAST) and Leonardo/L'Observatoire Leonardo des arts et des technosciences(OLATS) along with the Paris based @rt Outsiders Festival are pleased to announce that the Leonardo-@rt Outsiders 2003 New Horizons Prize has been awarded to Ewen Chardronnet and associated artists for the work OPEN SKY.
Histories of Internet Art v3.0
Students from the University of Colorado have just released the 3.0 version of their popular "Histories of Internet Art: Fictions and Factions" (HIAFF) website. The new site, which now comes equipped with a back-end database constructed by the students features video and email interviews with many international net artists.
A Parliament of Parliaments
The dynamics of science cannot be conceived without politics nor the dynamics of politics without science. The social, the scientific, the technological, the theoretical and the practical blend together. We want to make an exhibition where politics, science and technology explore a new future based on a diagnosis of present practices illuminated through the perspective of material history.
Don’t Call it Art: Ars Electronica 2003
What I wanted to critique was not the extremely dynamic and important field of "software art" but the way it was represented by Ars Electronica 2003 festival. Its paradigm can only be described as cultural isolationism. This is a dangerous position to take. Today, when pretty much every artist and cultural producer is widely using computers while also typically being motivated by many other themes and discourses, is it in fact possible that "digital art" happens everywhere else but not within th...
Ars Electronica 2003
Ars Electronica is one of the, if not the oldest and biggest festivals for electronic art worldwide. It was launched in 1979 and led a relatively marginal existence until the late nineteen eighties. With the introduction of the Prix Ars Electronica (since 1987), organised by the local branch of the ORF and the building of the Ars Electronica Center, it was given a permanent home and organisational base, and gained international influence and reputation through the relatively well endowed 'Prix'.
Read_Me 2.3 software art festival results
The idea of Read_Me 2.3 is to test an alternative festival model, especially since the subject of the festival is software art, a realm where people with artists' self-identities coexist with programmers whose views on the process of creation, distribution and even the very meaning of their work can be dramatically different from those of the artists.
[Italiano] In occasione della mostra "netizens - cittadini della rete" ? stato lanciato un concorso internazionale di Net Art, a cui hanno partecipato artisti, italiani e stranieri che utilizzano il Web come mezzo creativo.[English] During the exhibition? "netizens - cittadini della rete", an international competition of Net Art was launched.? Competing artists, both Italian and international who use the Web as a creative medium.
NICA (Networking and Initiatives for Culture and the Arts)
NICA is a newly established art center aimed at contributing towards development in the fields of culture and the arts. It is located in Yangon, Myanmar and in its founding stage is being managed by IFIMA (International Forum for InterMedia Art).