#Additivism - masterclass with Daniel Rourke

Masterclass with Daniel Rourke In 2015 Morehshin Allahyari & Daniel Rourke released The 3D Additivist Manifesto, a call to push the 3D printer to its absolute limits and beyond into the realm of the speculative, the provocative and the weird. Projects responding to that call were later published in The 3D Additivist Cookbook. In the framework of the Shiv Integer exhibition, iMAL invites Daniel for a lecture on the Manifesto+Cookbook, and for a two-days additivist ma...

22.04 - New Technologies in Contemporary Art - Art Brussels Talks 2017

  Media art, tech art, web art, digital art, time based media art...What, why and where to? This panel will examine the recent developments of technology in contemporary art and highlight its importance in relation to a transition into a digital society. ticket (free) on eventbrite Alain Servais (collector, Belgium), talks to Valentina Volchkova (International Director Pace gallery, Paris), and Hampus Lindwall (collector, Sweden) to assess the role of digital technology in...

Reaching for the sky: artists conquering space

Art has always been inspired by the cosmos. However, it wasn’t until well after the end of the Apollo programme that artists really started to become familiar with the stars. Space is now the key to "new boundaries" for artistic creation. Space exploration was, for a long time, a field exclusively limited to the military and scientists. Things have changed with the arrival of digital transforming research data into potential creative material, as well as the implementa...

Lukas Truniger "A three way symbiosis"

Exposition / installation / prototype Du 4 au 29 avril Entrée libre   La pièce interroge la complexité de la vie et la beauté des interconnexions qui se déroulent dans la nature, ainsi que leur brutalité. Elle est inspirée par divers symbioses et parasitages, notamment le phénomène de la three way symbiosis (la symbiose tripartite), une alliance mutualisée d’un virus qui vit dans un champignon lui‐même...

Arts/Sciences #20: boredomresearch

Bio-inspired Fragility and Technological Advancement Wednesday, 5 April 2017 | 20:00 - 22:00 Doors open at 20:00 and the lecture starts at 20:30 The presentation is in English The entrance is free and the bar will be open Boredomresearch have been exploring, for two decades of artistic practice, the natural world through the medium of computational technologies. Their latest project, Robots in Distress, consists in a swarm of self-organising robots that monitor the environment...

Blender : advanced workshop by François Zajéga

Code, Arts & Crafts : Blender advanced Parametric & Generative design Saturday 1 & 8 Avril 2017, 13:00 - 19:00   Following up to our introduction to 3D modeling in February/March, we organise a more advanced workshop on Blender for 3D printing. During these two Saturday afternoons we will be exploring tools and techniques for parametric and generative design.   Participants are required to have a basic understanding of Blender, for example after...

Shiv Integer

Shiv Integer - an exhibition by Julien Deswaef and Matthew Plummer - Fernandez  Opening : Wednesday 19 April 2017, 18:30 - 22:00 Exhibition: 20 April - 28 May 2017, Wednesday - Sunday, 13:00 - 18:00 Location: iMAL, Quai des Charbonnages 30 Koolmijnenkaai, 1080 Brussels Every day, Shiv Integer randomly selects 3D printable objects available on a website, assembles them into sculptures and posts them back online. Shiv Integer’s particularity? It&rs...

When digital artists take up the challenge of new stakes in artificial intelligence

  Whereas the Web giants prepare their industrial and commercial strategies around new stakes of AI (Artificial Intelligence), how do digital artists seize this new technological implementation and how do they devise a simultaneously creative and premonitory outlook of the concerns that stress out this two-faced new IT technology advances? If the virtual reality tools (Oculus Rift, HTC Vive or Sony PlayStation VR headsets) are still today on top in terms of hi-tech communication and fina...

Using Art to Tell a Story

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Using Art to Tell a Story Many people are afraid to devote their free time to artistic endeavors due to doubts about their capability and potential, as well as the cost of adequate equipment. In the past, this has been especially challenging for photographers. It has also been difficult for photographers to located affordable printing solutions. Fortunately, technology has made all of these challenges far easier to overcome. Professional Tools for Amateurs Learning the art of photography has...

Teaser : Datasmog

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L:ED introduces its new creation: Datasmog .   Datasmog illustrates the immersivity of nowadays digital practices and its impact on mankind.       Lately, human beings seemed to reach the maximum amount of information they can process, their attention constantly drained by advertisement, social networks or e-mail notifications. Because of this information overload, mankind seems on the verge of a massive cognitive dissonance : too much information leads to overchoice,...

Edinburgh Short Film Festival Submissions Now Open for 2017

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  Screening the best in International contemporary short film at the Filmhouse and Summerhall cinemas in Edinburgh each Autumn.   The best films from submissions will be included in our programmes for other festivals across the UK & Internationally and this year, we're excited to be programming films for our 2017 partners:    Short Shorts Film Festival & Asia (Tokyo)  The Sardinia Film Festival  Hidden Door Arts Festival (E...

Blender: introduction workshop by François Zajéga

Code, Arts & Crafts : Blender Introduction workshop to 3D modeling for 3D printing February 25 & March 4 2017, 13:00-19:00 Blender is a powerful, free and open source 3D modeling software, used for animation, video games or data visualisation. This two-afternoons workshop led by François Zajéga will focus on Blender for 3D printing.  The workshop will take place in two sessions, on Saturday February 25 and Saturday March 4 2017, from 13:00 to 19:00. ...

The 3rd Geo-Cosmos Contest Content

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  We are calling for applicants for the 3rd Geo-Cosmos Content Contest organized by the National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation (Miraikan), Tokyo, Japan.   This contest is held as part of Miraikan’s TSUNAGARI project, a project aspiring towards multilateral understanding of the Earth, life and the future.   Started in 2014, the contest aims to explore new possibilities and methods of expression for the project’s central exhibit, the spher...