A computational & behavioural approach to 3D printing

Workshop with LIA The well-known Austrian artist LIA, pioneer of software art and net art, has been exploring and researching the behaviour of filament-based 3D printing1, transposing her expressive, code-based work from the visual to the tangible plane. This research developed into the Filament Sculptures project and a set of software tools she created in Processing. LIA uses 3D printers and their basic working: an extruding head, moving in 3 dimensions, sculpts and weaves objects by dep...

Blockchain. Fact. Fiction. Future

Symposium, Showcase & Hacklab Digital culture constantly generates new paradigms, mediums and technologies. Blockchain is one of those. Blockchain is the revolutionary system that underlies cryptocurrencies such as BitCoin, the first decentralised digital currency for which it was created. But the potential uses of blockchain extend far beyond its initial purpose, turning upside-down numerous fields, from finance to collaborative economics, from medias to creative industries, not to me...

32. DOK.fest Munich 2017 - Call for Entries

We kindly invite filmmakers, production and distribution labels to submit their current documentary films. DOK.fest Munich is one of the largest festivals for documentary films in Europe. The international program includes three relevant competition sections and ten awards (2.500 to 10.000 Euros).   In 2016, the festival celebrated a new record of 37.500 visitors. For the coming DOK.fest we accept films longer than 52 minutes, which must have been completed after Janua...

Disobedience - generative music

      Disobedience - App for Android - Generative music from Jean-Michel Rolland on Vimeo.     Exists now as an app for Android devices (smartphones, tablets and TVs) on Google Play   GENESIS   Following my different experiences in interactive Vjing and generative art, I'm starting a new generative music (or procedural music) project with processing. Here's the basic principle : in a framework I will have provided, the computer will ...

AlgoMech 2016

    AlgoMech, a new festival for Sheffield celebrating making in code, machines and performance. AlgoMech: Festival of Algorithmic and Mechanical Movement November 12-19 / Sheffield, UK algomech.com AlgoMech is coming to Sheffield City Centre for the first time from the 12th-19th November 2016. A week of performances, talks and workshops will showcase creative processes and celebrate making in performance. This new festival brings together a diverse range of...

Call for Papers + Performances: AlgoMech 2016 / November 13th / Sheffield, UK

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Call for Papers + Performances Festival of Algorithmic and Mechanical Movement (AlgoMech) http://algomech.com/   Arts Research Symposium 13 November 2016 / Sheffield, UK £12.50 / £25   Draft Timetable 9:30 - Coffee + live coding performance 10:00 - Paper session (8 papers - we will issue a call for papers soon) 12:00 - Lunch 13:00 - Panel 1 (on fictive materials - chair Derek Hales) 14:00 - Keynote talk with Godfried-Will...

29th Festival Les Instants video

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State of Poetic Emergency Video and digital arts are today developing in a very worrisome international, social and political context. Fear of foreigners. Decline of civil liberties. Fright of human passions. Desires of emancipation under security control. Management nonsense is the rule. Electronic poetry invents new languages to think the world differently and to take part in its transformation. Let’s declare the State of Poetic Emergency. We expect the 29th festival to ...

Signal 2016 : festival of lights in Prague

  The fourth annual Signal Festival of Lights will take place in Prague from 13–16 October expanding the horizons of adults and children alike. Twenty installations including popular videomappings, artistic light objects, interactive installations will be presented as well as a day program designed for children with a spherical performance projected on the walls of the SIGNAL Dome. The Signal festival brings modern art and new technology int he streets of Prague since n...

International Digital Art Festival Patchlab in Krakow

  The International Digital Art Festival Patchlab takes place between 11 - 16 October  2016 in Krakow, Poland. This event is dedicated to interdisciplinary digital art and created on the boarders of humanities, new technologies and creative programming. This 5th edition of the festival focuses on the relation between human and machine, especially the relation existing within the new virtual reality, and on the issue of privacy and online  safety. More than 30 invit...

Virtual Reality Revisited with ArtFutura festival 2016

  Starting on the 28th of October, The ArtFutura festival is organized as a network where all participating cities share a common theme, catalog and audiovisual program.  More than 25 cities will participate with exhibitions, performances and conferences of this 27th edition oriented this year around the theme “Virtual Reality Revisited”. Since January 1990, ArtFutura, the festival of Digital Culture and Creativity, has explored the most interesting projects and ...

Hard Drives Music

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Installation : hard drives, arduino. S.Bissières, 2016     Six hard Drives are controled via arduino to make an autonomous musical system. The piece refers to Steve Reich's "Clapping Music". It uses a similar rythmical structure. The upper row of hard drives plays a 12/8 rythmic pattern for the entirety of the piece. The second row plays the same pattern, but after every 4 bars shifts by one eighth note to t...

Japan Media Arts Festival 20th Anniversary Exhibition - Power to Change

  20 years that marked a revolution in media. This comprehensive festival assembles a large number of artworks mirroring their time! To mark the festivalʼs 20th anniversary, the Japan Media Arts Festival Executive Committee presents the “Japan Media Arts Festival 20th Anniversary Exhibition - Power to Change” from October 15, to November 6, 2016 at 3331 Arts Chiyoda and other locations. Since its inception in 1997, the festival has presented awards to outstanding works in ...

Byzantium

  We are proud to announce the release of L:ED new video: "Byzantium". Byzantium will appear on the forthcoming 2016 issue of Magick, Music and Ritual anthology from Hermetic Library   Music : Exomène Visuals : Dorianne Wotton     ...