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ECHO #5 – Technology, Mediation, Performance
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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
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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...
Prix Ars Electronica 2022
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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
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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.
ICCC’22 – International Conference on Computational Creativity
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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.
DOORS – Digital Incubator for Museums
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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
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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
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MediaFutures

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.
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.
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.
Piksel20
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Piksel20

Piksel is an international festival for electronic art and technological freedom. Part workshop, part festival, it is organised in Bergen, Norway, and involves participants from more than a dozen countries exchanging ideas, coding, presenting art and software projects, doing workshops, performances and discussions on the aesthetics and politics of art and free technologies.
EvoMUSART 2021 – 10th International Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Music, Sound, Art and Design
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EvoMUSART 2021 – 10th International Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Music, Sound, Art and Design

EvoMUSART 2021 is the 10th International Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Music, Sound, Art and Design. The use of Artificial Intelligence for the development of artistic systems is a recent, exciting and significant area of research.
L’art numérique, un art contemporain? / L’arte digitale, un’arte contemporanea?
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L’art numérique, un art contemporain? / L’arte digitale, un’arte contemporanea?

[FRA] Toujours la même question du rapport tourmenté entre art numérique et art contemporain. Pourquoi encore cette question? D’abord, parce qu’elle n’est pas résolue. Mais on peut se demander si elle le sera un jour, ou s’il faut vraiment la résoudre. [ITA] Sempre la stessa domanda del tormentato rapporto tra arte digitale e arte contemporanea. Perché riproporre questa domanda? Per prima cosa, perché é ancora irrisolta. Ma é lecito chiedersi se é possibile risolverla oggi o un giorno, o se ha d...
Introduction to the Fiftieth Anniversary Edition of Expanded Cinema
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Introduction to the Fiftieth Anniversary Edition of Expanded Cinema

On April 6, 2021, Gene Youngblood has died. I had the honour to edit with Simonetta Fadda the Italian edition of his seminal essay Expanded Cinema in a book series coproduced by Noema. In 2020 he sent me the "Introduction to the Fiftieth Anniversary Edition of Expanded Cinema" in order to publish it in Noema. It was a honour for us, as well as it is a honour now to celebrate Gene Youngblood's fundamental work proposing that essay again. Pier Luigi Capucci, Noema President
DRHA: Digital Research in the Humanities and Arts 2020
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DRHA: Digital Research in the Humanities and Arts 2020

For over 25 years DRHA: Digital Research in the Humanities and Arts (Previously named: Digital Resources in Humanities and the Arts) continues to be a key gathering for all those are influenced by the digitization of cultural activity, recourses and heritage in the UK and beyond.
International Conference on Computational Creativity, ICCC’20
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International Conference on Computational Creativity, ICCC’20

Computational Creativity (or CC) is a discipline with its roots in Artificial Intelligence, Cognitive Science, Engineering, Design, Psychology and Philosophy that explores the potential for computers to be autonomous creators in their own right.
Arti e scienze nell’era post-accademica / Arts and sciences in the post-academic era
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Arti e scienze nell’era post-accademica / Arts and sciences in the post-academic era

[ITA] Arti e scienze esprimono aspetti fondamentali della cultura delle società. Esemplificano il pensiero astratto, interpretano il reale e rappresentano, da punti di vista complementari, la complessità del loro tempo. Connubio indissolubile. [ENG] Arts and sciences express fundamental aspects of the culture of societies. They exemplify abstract thinking, interpret reality and represent, from complementary points of view, the complexity of their time. An indissoluble union.
Post-polyploidy subgenome evolution of glitch art
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Post-polyploidy subgenome evolution of glitch art

Can artistic innovation be inspired and guided on knowledge taken from the field of plant genome evolution? The author explored this question by subjecting a glitch artwork to processes analogous to those shaping the evolution of the maize genome; that are whole genome duplication (WGD), subgenome bias fractionation and genome dominance, respectively.
ROBOTICS – Festival di Arte e Robotica / Festival of Art and Robotics
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ROBOTICS – Festival di Arte e Robotica / Festival of Art and Robotics

[ITA] Il Festival riflette sulla tendenza che, nell’arte come nella scienza, vede fondere sistemi organici a quelli artificiali in vista di una coevoluzione simbiotica di natura e tecnologia necessaria agli adattamenti accelerati a nuovi scenari ambientali e per un potenziamento delle capacità umane. [ENG] The Festival reflects on the tendency, in art as in science, to fuse organic systems with artificial ones in view of a symbiotic coevolution of nature and technology necessary for accelerated...
EVA London 2019
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EVA London 2019

EVA London’s focus is on the development and application of visualisation technologies to various domains, including art, music, dance, theatre and the sciences. We will once again bring together artists, designers, researchers, technologists from all over the world, to discuss electronic visualisation technologies in art, design, music, dance, theatre, the sciences and more.
Balance-Unbalance 2018 conference
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Balance-Unbalance 2018 conference

Balance-Unbalance 2018 conference September 20/21 We would like to invite you to join us at the Balance-Unbalance (BunB) conference, an annual International Conference designed around art and design as catalysts to explore intersections between nature, science, technology and society. Every year, the focus is on one or more major current challenges surrounding the ecological crisis and discipline-transcending cooperation. BunB 2018 will be hosted September 20th and 21st 2018 by The Patchin...
What3words e locative media: una possibile traccia artistica
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What3words e locative media: una possibile traccia artistica

[ITA] L’intuizione principale dietro what3words sta nell’aver tradotto le incomunicabili quindici cifre di latitudine e longitudine in un linguaggio perfettamente umano e memorizzabile. [ENG] The what3words commercial geocoding system, founded in 2013, allows to locate geographical positions through the algorithmic assignation of a combination of three words, a textual tag that replaces the uncomfortably numerical lat-long coordinates.
Transdisziplinäre Design: un remix di possibilità / a remix of possibilities
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Transdisziplinäre Design: un remix di possibilità / a remix of possibilities

[ITA] La transdisciplinarietà è un nuovo territorio, dove le mono-discipline tendono a remixarsi tra loro per una conoscenza della conoscenza: discipline in transizione. Il design potrebbe essere uno strumento per ricostruire una profonda riflessione sulla complessità della società, che va oltre. [ENG] Transdisciplinarity is a new territory where mono-disciplines tend to remix for a knowledge of knowledge: disciplines in transition. The design could be a tool to rebuild a profound reflection on...

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