Tagged as: body
Towards a Semi-Living Avatar. Investigating the Interface Body-Smart Machines in Stelarc’s Work
Crossing the boundaries from Cyberpunk Fiction to Reality, Stelarc’s work moves gradually towards the realization of a vision: To investigate the interface between the actual and the virtual world, with the body acting seamlessly in mixed realities, and with an intelligent avatar that performs in the real world, with optical density and tactile experience. This idea, seems to permeate his experimentations with engineering, robotic and digital technology, and with artificial intelligence and biot...
VideORLAN – Technobody
[ITA] Con VideORLAN – Technobody, il Museo MACRO ripropone a Roma la ricerca di ORLAN, a vent’anni dalla mostra antologica “ORLAN a Roma 1964-1996”. [ENG] With TechnoORLAN, ORLAN’s research returns to Rome with an exhibition at the MACRO Museum, twenty years after her retrospective exhibition “ORLAN in Rome 1964-1996”.
Corpo Scosso / Body Shocked – Bodyquake
[ITA] BodyQuake (CORPO SCOSSO) è il risultato della collaborazione tra IRCCS Neuromed, Fondazione Neuromed e La Cura insieme con Art is Open Source (Salvatore Iaconesi e Oriana Persico) e l’artista e performer Francesca Fini. [ENG] BodyQuake is the result of the collaboration between IRCCS Neuromed, Neuromed Foundation and Art is Open Source (Salvatore Iaconesi and Oriana Persico) and the artist Francesca Fini.
Aesthetics of transition. New metric of the body
The arts, science and technology are experiencing a period of profound change. Explosive challenges to the institutions and practices of engineering, art making, and scientific research raise urgent questions of ethics, craft, and care for the planet and its inhabitants. Unforeseen forms of beauty and understanding are possible, but so are too unexpected risks and threats.
Noema’s n.blog & Subtle Technologies
The 15th annual Subtle Technologies Festival took place in Toronto for 3 days (May 24-27, 2012), with scientists, artists and designers from all around the world to share ideas, science and artworks. This year the Festival for the first time was made in collaboration with Ryerson University, with a packed program of presentations, workshops, performances, screenings and more, all connected to science and art. Also this year (like in 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011) Roberta Buiani from Toronto at...
What is the Meaning of Life?
There were about 150 people in the audience. I spoke for almost two hours, mostly extemporaneously. Afterwards, there was a long question-and-answer session. There were some truly brilliant questions. I was especially impressed by one young man, who wondered if my critique of “binary oppositions” did not run the risk of itself instituting a binary opposition between my critique and the dualisms that I criticize. I said that he was right.