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Antennae Issue 11 – ‘Insecta’

Antennae Issue 11, titled 'Insecta' is now online. Please visit www.antennae.org.uk for your free download. It is no secret that insects are one Antennae’s favourite subjects. In 2007, the publishing of our first double issue dedicated to insects firmly assessed Antennae as an alternative publication fierce enough to invest vast amounts of publishing space on ‘underground themes’. Our ‘Insect Poetics’ volumes are still the most downloaded from our back catalogue. However, insects still are a ...

The 50th Anniversary of “Experimentelle Aesthetik”

To all friends and collegues of Herbert W. Franke The fiftieth Anniversary of an Exhibition “Experimentelle Aesthetik” – Museum of Applied Arts in Vienna 1959 http://www.art-meets-science.info/experimentelle-aesthetik/index.php In the year 1959, the “Museum of Applied Arts” in Vienna opened the exhibition "Experimentelle Aesthetik". The exhibition presented pictures of a young physicist named Herbert W. Franke. The then 31 year old scientist and artist presented results of his artistic ...

Bob Ostertag e Pierre Hébert: Living Cinema

Perugia Arti Contemporanee, 21-26 settembre 2009, a cura di Moreno Barboni, coordinatore dei due gruppi di lavoro e dell’incontro pubblico del 24 settembre Andrea Martignoni. Prima assoluta del nuovo spettacolo HOME il 26 settembre 2009 e Workshop preparatorio Living Cinema è una performance audiovisiva-multimediale di Pierre Hébert, regista canadese membro del National Film Board of Canada e inventore della live scratch animation (una tecnica di animazione che prevede l'intervento diretto...

VideoChannel – video project environments

is happy to launch the first of a series of features of German video art. dedicated in July 2009 to Johanna Reich - video artist from Cologne/Germany http://videochannel.newmediafest.org/blog/?page_id=273 "Johanna Reich, a young video artist living and working in Cologne/ Germany, is walking consequently on a performative path in video art, giving the camera, the action or the performative process and the result in form of a video a new and very personal meaning. She involves the audience b...

Zündfunk Generator

If you speak German, I would like to draw your attention to a podcast by Bavarian public broadcaster Bayerischer Rundfunk. The most recent programme in the series "Zündfunk Generator" deals with the concept of Gegenöffentlichkeit, which in German denotes the critical grassrooots media bringing the news either suppressed or neglected by the mainstream media. Particular emphasis is put on how the internet has furthered the concept of Gegenöffentlichkeit recently, including political blogging, Indy...

Brandon Ballengée news

Dear Friends, Our Journal of Experimental Zoology Paper has come out (see attached) and the BBC reported on it last week! http://news.bbc.co.uk/earth/hi/earth_news/newsid_8116000/8116692.stm Though they simplify our findings in the story, we have found what we think is the primary mechanism behind the majority of limb deformities in frogs! The next challenge is to look at how environmental factors such as degradation may alter otherwise natural predator/prey relationships! We have a lot ...

Franck Ancel Projects

Dear Friends, Chers Amis, Please, enjoy on this link below the press release of my last project: Veuillez trouver sur ce lien le communiqué de presse de mon dernier projet : http://franck-ancel.com/69-09-CP-PR.pdf To be continued on 2009 by conferences - A suivre aussi en 2009 lors de ces conférences. "Walk on the Mars Side" @ Annual Inter. convention of The Mars Society in University of Maryland US (1) "OOTT: Once Open a Time Theater" @ "Re-live" symposium Media Art History in Mel...

Metaverse Creativity

Metaverse Creativity is a new peer-reviewed journal published by Intellect (http://www.intellectbooks.co.uk/journals/view-Journal,id=179/). Edited by Elif Ayiter at Sabanci University (ayiter@gmail.com), Metaverse Creativity investigates creativity in user-defined online virtual worlds such as Second Life®. These social environments differentiate themselves from online multi-user gaming communities in that they have no underlying social rules that are game-related: there are no scores to be ...

PEDOGENESIS – OrtoArca

Ti piacerebbe coltivare un ORTO? PEDOGENESIS - OrtoArca E s t r a z i o n e d e l L o t t o bando di concorso per l’assegnazione un lotto di terreno ad uso orticolo nel territorio del Parco Arte Vivente Andrea Caretto e Raffaella Spagna promuovono un concorso pubblico per offrire la possibilità di coltivare un orto all’interno della città. Il lotto di terreno oggetto del concorso ha forma rettangolare, dimensioni 16,5 x 5 m ed è dotato di presa d’acqua per l’irrigazione. Poss...

Optica Database

Optica Database is a free platform for the promotion of audiovisual artists and non-profit collectives. In addition, we want to offer this site to the galleries, museums, public and private institutions, etc. In that case, there are general contracting conditions for consulting at press@opticafestival.com. From here, we want to invite you to register your web-site for constructing together, step by step, the best and more complete database dedicated to the video-art world. Visit: http://ww...

The Media Art Platform (MAP)

CREATE YOUR OWN PROFILE MAKE CONTACT SUBMIT YOUR EVENT BLOG ABOUT YOUR WORK ASK QUESTIONS AND The Media Art Platform (MAP) is a social networking website for media art professionals and enthusiasts: for artists, developers, technicians, curators, researchers, lecturers, students and for anyone who is generally interested in media art. Dutch media art calender http://www.mediaartplatform.org/calendar Blogs about media art: calls and recent publication: http://www.mediaartplatform....

Artsactive

Leonardo/OLATS: call for information on patents filed by artists As part of our collaboration with the Artsactive network of artists in residence programs in science and industry http://www.artsactive.net/ we are issuing a second call for information about patents filed by artists, a project led by Robert Thill http://www.artsactive.net/en/resources/patents/. If you are an artist who has filed a patent---or know of one---and would like it to be included in the directory, please ...

Feedback – Inter-acto ergo sum

Dal 26 al 28 giugno si svolgerà a San Casciano in Val di Pesa (Firenze) Feedback, festival di arte dedicato all'interattività e promosso dall'associazione omonima. L'evento presenterà agli spettatori una mostra itinerante di opere interattive esposte in vari punti di del paese: la via principale, la biblioteca, la terrazza panoramica, spazi pubblici e privati che saranno parte di un unico percorso fatto di esperienze diverse e stimolanti.

Subtle Technologies 2009 – Networks

True to this years theme, the Subtle Technologies Festival will be taking place, not only at U of T's Innis Town Hall, but also in one of the worlds most infamous virtual "networks", Second Life. The symposium will be sent on a live feed into OCAD's virtual classroom island, where residents of Second Life from around the globe can engage with the Festival.

springerin, Issue 2/09, April-June

springerin - Hefte für Gegenwartskunst Issue 2/09, April-June: Model Laboratory Dance The current dance scene as a testing ground and paradigm for interdisciplinary work? As a field that reflects (self-)critically on itself and its methods, its institutions and working conditions, as well as on its status in the midst of other arts? This description certainly fits the Tanzquartier Wien (TQW), founded in 2001, and springerin's spring edition takes a look at the broad array of examples of d...

Neural issue #32

The new printed Neural issue #32, "Machine Affection" is available. 1 YEAR SUBSCRIPTION! 3 issues Europe, 30,90 Euros - World, 54,50 U.S. Dollars. http://www.neural.it/subscribe.phtml BACK ISSUES: http://www.neural.it/art/2006/01/neural_back_issues.phtml [Neural n. 32 contents] http://www.neural.it/art/2009/04/post_3.phtml France Cadet interview, Ken Rinaldo interview, Douglas Irving Repetto interview, New Zealand report, news: Processing Photography, Digestive Table, Ocean_...

Il Grande Fardello / The Big Bother

In occasione della proiezione del film "Il Grande Fardello / The Big Bother" nella sezione Zoomit del Tekfestival 2009 di Roma http://www.tekfestival.it/content/view/194/134/lang,it/ in anteprima rilasciamo in versione integrale l'opera sotto licenza creative commons, secondo la formula attribution sharealike. IL GRANDE FARDELLO/THE BIG BOTHER (http://thebigbother.blogspot.com/) Il film è stato originariamente prodotto sotto il titolo Il Grande Fardello nel 2004, quando era frutto di u...

MAICgregator

Turbulence Spotlight: "MAICgregator" by Nick Knouf http://turbulence.org/spotlight/knouf/ [Needs Firefox Browser and extention download] "MAICgregator" is a Firefox extension that aggregates information about colleges and universities embedded in the military-academic-industrial complex (MAIC). It searches government funding databases, private news sources, private press releases, and public information about trustees to try and produce a radical cartography of the modern university via the...

ContaminaMi

Presentazione di ContaminaMi, cantiere milanese di “Virale” ContaminaMi sta tra reale e virtuale, tra mondo fisico e mondo della tecnologia. Arci invita alla presentazione giovedì ore 21durante DorkbotMilano presso Arci Metissage, ingresso via De Castilla (di fronte n.8) Milano. A maggio parte il workshop gratuito, a settembre i migliori lavori andranno a Skopjie alla Biennale dei giovani artisti Milano (20 aprile 2009) - Parte a maggio ContaminaMi, uno dei tre cantieri del progetto ...

Who Are the Spies? We Are the Spies!

Franz Thalmair interviews Daphne Dragona. 'Tag ties and affective spies' is the title of an on-line-exhibition which presents a selection of Internet-based artworks that highlight different aspects of the Social Web. The exhibition features works by Alessandro Ludovico , Christophe Bruno , Daphne Dragona, Gregory Chatonsky, Jodi, Jonathan Harris, Juan Martin Prada, Les Liens Invisibles, Paolo Cirio, Personal Cinema, Ramsay Stirling, Sep Kamvar, The erasers, and Wayne Clements. "Tagging"...

Artmedia X – Proceedings available on line

The proceedings of the Artmedia X international Symposium, co-organised by Mario Costa and Fred Forest that took place on December 12th and 13th 2008 in Paris are now available online. http://www.olats.org/projetpart/artmedia/2008/mono_index.php On the theme " Ethics, Aesthetics, Techno-communication: The Future of Meaning", it gathered philosophers, theoreticians and artists during 2 days of presentations and discussions. Website: http://www.olats.org/projetpart/artmedia/2008/mono_inde...

ENTER – 4th international art/science/technology festival

For the fourth time we are bringing together sound and visual artists with scientists and creative technologists to engage in a dialogue framed by the ENTER festival. This time we are all addressing an intriguing theme of adaptation, ranging from biological sciences, complexity studies and research in artificial intelligence to global issues of high-speed urbanization and massive-scale social networking. The festival is a great opportunity for personal meetings and time for productive exchanges...

Release 0.19 of Open Clip Art Library

(http://www.openclipart.org), containing over 12,000 high quality scalable vector graphics (SVG) files released into the public domain by over a 1000 artists, is now available for download and use. In celebration of this accomplishment, since OCAL’s last release happened in 2005, and March being 5th anniversary of the Open Clip Art Library (OCAL), the OCAL community set a goal to achieve 10,000 uploaded pieces of vector graphics. The project achieved this with the 10,000th submission from user B...

Splashback: Rhizome’s Splash Pages, 1998-2002

Rhizome is pleased to announce the launch of “Splashback: Rhizome’s Splash Pages, 1998-2002,” an online exhibition featuring the 39 splash pages commissioned over a four-year period. “Splashback” offers a brief overview of online art and design practices from ten years ago through a nearly obsolete medium, the splash page. http://www.rhizome.org/art/exhibition/splashback/index.php Splash art originated in the 1940s in comics, where the term referred to a full page of visuals at the front o...

Cosmic Revelation

The countdown is on: On 30 March Cosmic Revelation will change the array of the KASCADE experiment at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology into a giant light field of 40.000 sqm. As a light installation unique in its size for Germany Cosmic Revelation makes the energies of cosmic rays visible originating from the depths of space and interacting with our planet. One or two times per seconds the cosmic energies reveal its existence in bright flashy moments over the sixteen „cosmic mirrors“ – lig...

version

announcing the launch of the new online journal Version with contributions by Benjamin Bratton, Alphonso Lingis, Masao Miyoshi, Allen Shelton, Lesley Stern, Kathleen Stewart, Michael Taussig, and John Welchman Version is a new online journal for short-form writing and media work. It presents scenes, incidents, encounters, and sensory experiences drawn from everyday life, in which concepts are not only elaborated but enacted. Version works in close-up, cultivating moods, atmospheres, and ...

terra incOgnitO

In the exhibition terra incOgnitO, computer viruses and computer-assisted paintings address a psychic departure from the shadow world connected to the abuses at Abu Graib. Wm Turner gallery is located at 112 Krog Street, Suite 9, Atlanta, 30307. The gallery is conveniently situated in The Stove Works building, next to Rathbun’s restaurant. Gallery hours are 12-6 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 12-5 p.m. Saturday, and closed Sunday and Monday. More information is available at www.wmturnergallery.com or b...

Interview with Anna Dumitriu

Interview with Luz María Sánchez

Interview with Danielle Siembieda

Interview with Freddy Paul Grunert

Interview with Bruno D'Amore

Interview with Elif Ayiter

Interview with Luis Miguel Girão

Interview with Roberta Buiani

Interview with Bill Seaman

Interview with Roger Malina

Interview with Pavel Smetana

Interview with Christa Sommerer

Interview with Annick Bureaud

Interview with Leonel Moura

Interview with Nina Czegledy

Interview with Alberto Abruzzese (Italiano)

Interview with Stelarc

Interview with Derrick de Kerckhove

Interview with Margarete Jahrmann

Interview with Jaromil

Interview with Laura Beloff

Interview with Alan Shapiro