Robotic: Do androids dream about media art? (2/2)

We are not facing a "complete replacement" just yet, but robots have never been as present as they are right now: they integrated the presidential campaign 2017; there is a French union for professional robotics (Syrobo); a moratorium on killer robots is being explored by the UN; in Japan the first funeral rites for robotic toys have taken place, as is right and proper, in a temple, with a Buddhist monk, incense and prayer wheels, etc.  Read first part The aim ...

CURRENTS 2018: Call to Artists, International New Media Festival.

  CURRENTS is an international NEW MEDIA ART festival. We showcase a variety of work that pushes the boundaries of art and technology. This is a call for our 9th annual exhibition - June 8-24, 2018 in Santa Fe, New Mexico. 8,000 visitors attended CURRENTS 2017 / 2,500 Opening Night. We are accepting submissions in the following categories: • New Media Installations • Outdoor New Media Installations and Projections • Single Channel Video and Animation • Multimedia...

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How to Effectively Brand your Business

When it comes to bringing more customers, the biggest thing you can do is brand yourself effectively and then leverage your brand in the best way possible. This isn’t always easy, especially if you’re a new small business owner and don’t have much knowledge about branding. But even if you’ve already opened your business, you can still brand or, if needed, re-brand yourself to bring in more customers. But before you can get to that point, you first have to decide what yo...

Robotic: Do androids dream about media art? (1/2)

We are not facing a "complete replacement" just yet, but robots have never been as present as they are right now: they integrated the presidential campaign 2017; there is a French union for professional robotics (Syrobo); a moratorium on killer robots is being explored by the UN; in Japan the first funeral rites for robotic toys have taken place, as is right and proper, in a temple, with a Buddhist monk, incense and prayer wheels, etc.  After futurism’s glorifica...

Björk y Brian Eno en el SÓNAR 2017: Cuando las estrellas de música potencian la CREACIÓN NUMÉRICA MULTIMEDIA (ES)

Festival de referencia de una cultura electrónica en constante cambio, el Sónar potencia cada vez más las artes numéricas. Eligiendo una programación muy numérica dirigida por músicos referentes como Björk o Brian Eno, la edición del 2017 apuesta por los nuevos desafíos creativos digitales en el ámbito del Sónar+D. Para su edición del 2017, el fórum de las artes numéricas del festi...

Classic arts encoded into DNA

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Muybridge's galloping horse   Edward Muybridge used 12 cameras to make his seminal film.   While the rest of us were busy looking for Pokemon, scientists have managed to store the famed 1887 galloping-horse films of Edward Muybridge into a single, living cell's DNA. Were the cell to divide, the film would multiply, ad infinitum.    Not only that, a scientists have already put all of Shakespeare's sonnets into DN. So if you feel Shakespea...

11 Startup Skills that Schools Fail to Impart

  Start-ups are mushrooming all around the globe, and so are training institutes that offer to coach aspiring individuals in the skills required for setting up one. Some go in for advanced management degrees, while some benefit from formal entrepreneurial training. However there are some things that the best of schools cannot imbibe in an aspiring entrepreneur, things which only-hands on experience can teach, as testified by a few successful entrepreneurs.   One cl...

Children's tales?

Nine video works by seven artists from six countries. Exhibition from 18 July to 1 September 2017  Tuesday - Friday, 13:00 - 18:00 + on appointment The exhibition maps the narratives (personal, social, historical and community) that shape a young person's consciousness and perception, from the toddler age to late adolescence – from one's first steps in the world to the notion of responsibility and of an ethical choice being bor...

Impersonate - an installation by IVRO (Exhibition extended until 1 September!)

An installation by IVRO (Romain Marula & Ivan Murit) Opening : Thursday 08/06, 18:00-20:00 Expo : 09/06 - 01/09, Tuesday-Friday, 13:00-18:00 Impersonate is an installation that addresses the social interactions of social media and their algorithmic nature. Its absurdity highlights the possible uses, abuses and benefits of fully automated interactions. Impersonate shows an exchange between two chatbots – artificial intelligences able to simulate how a human would behave as a c...

Bjork and Brian Eno at Sónar 2017: when music stars opt for digital creation

Major festival within constantly mutating electronic culture framework, Sónar festival has been opening up more every year to digital arts. An assessment reinforced by a 2017 edition giving more room to digital creation stakes in its Sónar+D schedule, but as well by a general program pointing out the multimedia side of star musicians as Bjork or Brian Eno.Major festival within constantly mutating electronic culture framework, Sónar festival has been opening up more every y...

Festival Elektra 2017: The Big Data Spectacle

  After the first issues raised last year by the Montreal festival on the role and impact of machines on contemporary artistic production, ELEKTRA continues a debate opened with AUTOMATA trilogy with this year the theme THE BIG DATA SHOW. p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 12.0px Helvetica} The 2017 edition of ELEKTRA will be held on june 28th and 29th on the promises of new advances in artificial intelligence and more specifically on machine learning (automatic le...