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Virtual Mercury House

Il progetto di Caterina Davinio "Virtual Mercury House", che ha coinvolto 231 poeti internazionali nella Biennale di Venezia 2009, è incluso nella Web Biennial 2010 di Istanbul #wb10 - anticensor gallery 3 - Michael Jackson Pavillion - a cura di Dimitrios Fotiou http://www.webbiennial.org/gallery3.php Istanbul Contemporary Art Museum (iS.CaM) presenta Web Biennial 10. Nanette Wylde, Caterina Davinio, Personal Cinema and The Erasers, Irad Lee, Jody Zellen, Andres Manniste, C o s t i s, M...

Sky for Sale

Since 2001 I’m working on the absence using the nanomaterial silica aerogel used by NASA for the Stardust project http://stardust.jpl.nasa.gov After my SKYFLOWER presented in Berlin, Wedding Gallery see http://www.art-in-berlin.de/ausstellungs-text.php?id=1206 I will now present my installation Sky for Sale in Oionos Gallery, Karditsa for the period March 20 – April 20 2010. The gallery will be transformed into a spacecraft with view on our terrestrial sky 21 wooden boxes - bottled skie...

A Gift For You!

Italian below A Gift For You! A special project by Pier Giorgio De Pinto for CACT Switzerland. 'In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act.' (George Orwell) For CACT I have drawn up a project that I trust will celebrate this first months of 2010 with a big, provocative bang. A gift for all visitors, both real (everyone who comes along in the flesh to the various openings and events at the CACT) and virtual (everyone who visits the website or downloads the i...

AlphaAlpha

AlphaAlpha, an animated netbook of letters I am glad to say that it is ready at: http://arteonline.arq.br/a/ . The concept of this netbook is the proper "history of writing, which is, in a way, the history of the human race, since in it are bound up, severally and together, the development of thought, of expression, of art, of intercommunication, and of mechanical invention." "AlphaAlpha" is composed of 365 instances of the letter "A" plus one more for the leap year. The letters are col...

Between Saying and Doing

I’m currently showing performance documentation of Between Saying and Doing within the context of the exhibition Liminality: The Space Between Worlds at Antena (http://www.antenapilsen.com/current.html) in Chicago (RL) and in Second Life at I AM Columbia Island (http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/I%20AM%20Columbia/136/189/22). The show runs until Saturday the 1st of May so if you can try to pop along to one location or the other. The 'location' of the work in Second Life was yesterday (12/...

FLOSSManuals Translation Sprint (Spanish)

March 2 - 6, 2010 Where: Medialab-Prado in Madrid (Spain) Translation Sprint of 2 FLOSS Manuals in Medialab-Prado (Madrid) from March 2 through 6. We we'll be collaboratively translating into Spanish Inkscape Manual and Collaborative Futures. Participation is free but previous registration is required. You can also participate online! Event organized by FLOSSmanuals and Medialab-Prado, in collaboration with Escuela de Arte 10 of Madrid, and coordinated by Jennifer Dopazo. All the info ...

Meta Motus

Dear friend and colleagues, I'm glad to share with you my new interactive video installation "Meta Motus", just out now on my website. “Live Architecture” is a series of site-specific interactive video installations I thought of and made in order to reshape the architecture in public places, as well as interior environments, into something vibrant and lively. The “Meta Motus” installation, developing all around the viewer, shows a dynamic atmosphere that is in one continuous transformation...

Mashup Cultures

I am pleased to announce the appearance of Mashup Cultures Sonvilla-Weiss, Stefan (Ed.) 1st Edition., 2010, 256 p. 41 illus., Softcover ISBN: 978-3-7091-0095-0 http://www.springer.com/springerwiennewyork/art/book/978-3-7091-0095-0 ABOUT THIS BOOK This volume brings together cutting-edge thinkers and scholars (Henry Jenkins, Mizuku Ito, David Gauntlett) together with young researchers and students, proposing a colourful spectrum of media-theoretical, -practical and -educational approac...

Scienar

Scientific Scenarios and Art is an EACEA-CULTURE project which will last two years. The Project SCIENAR takes into account the links existing between Science and Art; it will use the innovative possibilities that new media and ICT offer for a better Visualization and Communication. Visualizing and Communicating theoretical achievements of present Culture is by no means simple; moreover, presenting them in an innovative way is a fascinating challenge dictated by new trends of Society. ICT a...

Video, sound art, performance

Caterina Davinio al CeC 2010 - India, Sattal Estate, Bhimtal Video, sound art, performance, e altro al CeC 2010 A cura di Shankar Barua Quando: Febbraio 19-20-21 2010 Dove: INDIA - Lower-Himalayan Valley of Sattal Estate, presso Bhimtal, in Kumaon, Uttarakhand Video di Caterina Davinio in programma: Ma-mma, già alla Biennale di Venezia (Détournement Venise 2009, evento collaterale alla Scalamata Gallery), e Big Splash, tratto dall'installazione omonima che ha partecipato nel 2009 al tou...

Whole Earth Catalogue

[ENGLISH VERSION BELOW] Selezione video per la serie “Playlist”, Neoncampobase, Bologna. http://www.neoncampobase.blogspot.com/ Opening: 27 gennaio 2010 A cura di: Domenico Quaranta (http://domenicoquaranta.com). Fondato dallo scrittore americano Stewart Brand nel 1968, Whole Earth Catalogue (WEC) è stato un catalogo di “strumenti” rispettato come una bibbia dalla generazione della controcultura – vale a dire, da coloro che hanno plasmato il contesto tecno-culturale in cui ci troviamo a...

Marinetti alla Quarta

...Vi annuncio che "Marinetti alla Quarta" è stato invitato alla Biennale d'arte contemporanea di Rijeka dove è stato accolto come "ardito", resuscitato grazie all'arte e all'intelligenza artificiale in espansione, ma soprattutto grazie a INFOBYTE e HORIZON SOFTWARE che stanno contribuendo materialmente a farlo crescere. Chi vi scrive è la "madre" che l'ha accompagnato in Croazia con il "padre": Fariba Ferdosi (artista iraniana e regista con me dell'opera). Per maggiori informazioni potete...

AHAcktitude ’09

27-28-29 novembre CS Cantiere, via Monte Rosa 84, Milano AHAcktitude ‘09 tre giorni di workshop, seminari, attività e attivismo, arte, musica, condivisione e incontri su Activism-Hacking-Artivism A Milano il 27,28, 29 novembre si incontrano gli artivisti della lista AHA presso il Cs Il cantiere per dare vita ad AHAcktitude Tecnologia, musica, internet, letteratura, telecomunicazioni, marketing, social network e arte saranno declinati all'insegna dell'open source e della messa in com...

Found Footage!

VideoChannel Cologne is happy the launch on 1 December its Christmas feature 2009 online, entitled: "Found Footage!" "Found footage is a filmmaking term which describes a method of compiling films partly or entirely of footage which has not been created by the filmmaker, and changing its meaning by placing it in a new context. The term refers to the "found object" (objet trouvé) of art history." [Wikipedia] The show includes 50 video works curated by Wilfried Agricola de Cologne featurin...

Diverse Forms Most Beautiful

Art for the creation of biodiversity PAV PROGRAM 2010 Moving from the most recent studies of evolutionary developmental biology, the PAV – Park of Living Art structures its art, education & training 2010 program around the living matter and the like within the current and topical research on biodiversity. Through the involvement of international artists whose practises are close to biology, biotechnology, earth sciences and their new bounds, the PAV aims to make inquires into the environ...

Consciousness Reframed X – experiencing [design] – behaving [media]

In cooperation with the University of Plymouth, England, the Macromedia University of Applied Sciences, Media and Communication, Munich, will host the international design and research conference Consciousness Reframed of the Planetary Collegium now in its 10th incarnation. Consciousness Reframed is a forum for transdisciplinary inquiry into art, science, technology, design and consciousness, drawing upon the expertise and insights of artists, designers, architects, performers, musicians, writer...

A Parallel Image

Dear friends and colleagues, you can find installation views of "a parallel image" at: http://www.gebseng.com/08_a_parallel_image/schmiede_hallein_2009-10/ and a video at: http://www.gebseng.com/08_a_parallel_image/ or http://www.gebseng.com/08_a_parallel_image/a_parallel_image_promo.mp4 greetings from Vienna, Gebhard Sengmueller about the installation: A Parallel Image a new installation by Gebhard Sengmueller, in collaboration with Franz Buechinger “A Parallel Image...

One Text, Many Stories – Urban Memory Loss

Turbulence Spotlight: "One Text, Many Stories - Urban Memory Loss: a Nightmare of Change in which Time is Inscribed in Space - or How a Text Became a Story" by Annette Weintraub http://turbulence.org/spotlight/onetext [To View: Reset the zoom on your browser to 100% and turn off text zoom. Optimized for Firefox 3.xx, Safari 4, Google Chrome 3, and Internet Explorer 8] "One Text, Many Stories" is an exploration of reading, and of how the visual context and process of reading influences i...

Vague Terrain 15: microsound

Announcing Vague Terrain 15: microsound The latest of edition of Vague Terrain is dedicated to celebrating the tenth anniversary of the .microsound community. Guest curated by the American composer Kim Cascone, the issue provides a range of commentary and context on "sub-atomic" musical aesthetics and a window into this globally distributed community of electronic musicians. In Cascone's own words .microsound is a fertile middle ground between "the ivory tower of sterile academia" and "the se...

Poetry Reading in Webcam

Hi! You could not be in Venice on October 9? See all performances, installations and virtual events on line: Ciao! Non hai potuto essere a Venezia il 9 ottobre? Guarda tutte le performance, le installazioni e gli eventi on line: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1HSr8tjoUlM NETWORK POETICO - Poetry Reading in Webcam collaborative performance by Caterina Davinio with poets from the world / Performance collaborativa di Caterina Davinio con poeti dal mondo: Chapter 1: Annelisa Addolorato, Ann...

Nemomatic new sculptures

I'm writing you to announce that I have 8 new sculptures to share on my website. Those which are available for sale can be found on my for sale page. I also want very much to thank all of you who came out to my Open Studio Show last weekend! It was a real pleasure to meet and talk with you all. For those who couldn't make it, I have posted a few photos of the event here. If you want the unedited experience I dumped the entire contents of my camera on Flickr as well. Thats all for now, I pro...

0 + 0 = 0

Now that the celebration 'Fifty Years of the French Culture Ministry' will be the subject of a colloquium at the 'Opéra Comique' (the building designed for comic operas in the 19th century) in Paris, from October 13th to the 15th, one month after the open letter to the Minister of French Culture, Monsieur Frédéric Mitterrand (1), I have decided to place myself in « volontary exile » in my capacity as creator and theoretician of media arts. From this moment on, I refuse all mediocrity, like th...

Celebrate!

Call for proposals ongoing from 1 September 2009-1September 2010 Celebrate! 2010 - 10 Years JavaMuseum - JavaMuseum - Forum for Internet Technology in Contemporary Art is celebrating its 10th anniversary in 2010, but that's not all --> in addition [NewMediaArtProjectNetwork]:||cologne will be celebrating its 10th anniversary in 2010, as well. On this occasion, JavaMuseum is planning a big show online, entitled: "CELEBRATE!" Founded in 2000 and active since 2001 as a corporate pa...

del net.art al web-art 2.0

Es un placer para mí poner a vuestra disposición mi nuevo libro “del net.art al web-art 2.0” puede ser descargado en mi sitio a cualquier hora http://comisario.net/libros/del_netart_al_webart_2punto0.pdf esto dice la contraportada: NILO CASARES, escritor, comisario crítico de arte y promotor de arte digital y arte público. «Lo que sigue recoge una conferencia dictada en varias ocasiones sobre el arte digital (sin pretender alcanzar la altura del «Walking» de Henry David Thoureau, ...

Futuro Remoto 2009

Dal 20 novembre 2008 Droni per ricognizioni tattiche, macchine per incartare cioccolatini, umanoidi che suonano il flauto: cosa mai potranno avere in comune? La risposta è “semplice”: sono ROBOT! Esseri artificiali capaci di “sentire”, “pensare”, “agire”, e che popolano sempre più numerosi il nostro mondo. Futuro Remoto 2009 sarà una straordinaria finestra sui più avanzati risultati della ricerca scientifica e tecnologica nel campo della robotica per comprendere come i robot cambiano il no...

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