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Art-Bot by Morgan Rauscher

With Art-Bot, his new sculptural application for haptic feedback robotics, young Canadian artist Morgan Rauscher induces a weird collaborative material performance between artist and artifact. ...

[News from NYC] Austin Lee defies digital painting

  Finally, painting has come full circle. From finger painting on the small screen to “digital” painting on the big canvas, Austin Lee has created a bright new world of portraits and pictures that tease our perception in the realm of representation. ...

[Video] Bill Vorn's crazy machines

Enghien-les-Bains' Arts Center (near Paris, France) welcomes Bill Vorn's robots for a dark exhibition (till March 23rd) and on this occasion, releases a bilingual publication about his whole work. ...

[News from NYC] Mathematical poetry animates storefront window

You would be forgiven for simply walking right by An Aquarium of Equations, rushing past this discreet installation in a narrow storefront space at 266 West 37th Street in Midtown Manhattan, as you struggle to find your footing through the slush and proceed toward shelter from the falling snow. And yet, every once in a while, some random passer-by actually slows down and stops to peer inside. ...

Ten years of facebook and how artists took over it

Facebook is (already) 10 years old. This online community gathering more than 1 billion monthly-active users has changed the relationships many people have with their relatives, their friends, remote people, strangers, and, in a way, the whole world. ...

[News from NYC] PostPictures challenge preconceptions

As the first gallery in New York dedicated to new media art in 2001, Bitforms has pioneered many forward-thinking exhibitions over the years. It sees in 2014 with an exhibition that references the past, while looking toward the future: PostPictures reprises the infamous 1977 Pictures show at Artists Space in Soho, updating its focus to feature seven American artists using new media to create contemporary images. ...

/DATA/CENTER, a flash exhibition under Paris

On 10 January 2014, an unidentified group occupies what used to be an anti-nuclear shelter and will soon become a data center. ...

Video art stands online at HOTEL DROUOT

  For the first time in France, an auction sale exclusively dedicated to video art will be held on Wednesday 29th January at Hotel des ventes Drouot in Paris. ...

Best articles of 2013

Here's a selection of some of the best articles we published during 2013. Good reading!   ...

Happy new year !

Happy New Year everyone ! ...

Recyclism plays with autocomplete function

I tried Autocomplete, Benjamin Gaulon's latest artwork. When I ran this application on my computer, it started renaming my hard drive and I felt a little frightened. But Benjamin is not a terrorist and I decide to trust him and to let the process going on. Then Autocomplete runs Safari, opens google.com and writes search queries randomly from a database which are then autocompleted by the Google Autocomplete function. ...

The small portable Zimoun

With the swiss artist Zimoun, we are rather used to discover huge installations: architectural assemblies made of cardboards, multiplication of sound mechanisms, walls of plastic packagings flying according to ventilators… Most of the time, the spectator penetrate physically in his universe and is snatched by the sound. ...

Banksy adds digital artworks to his NYC residency

Everyone knows Banksy, the famous (but anonymous) street artist. For October, he decided to stay in New York City and use the whole town for a personal outdoor exhibition 'Better Out Than In".  ...

[News from NYC] Eyebeam residencies redux

Exactly one year after hurricane Sandy ravaged New York City two nights before Halloween, flooding much of Chelsea and destroying $250,000 worth of digital archives and technological equipment at Eyebeam Art+Technology Center, the results of its 2013 summer residencies are further proof of the 16-year-old new media center’s resilience. ...
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