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[NYC] Eva & Franco Mattes: From Internet Ennui to the Dark Web

Remember the good old days, when the Web was gray, text was black Times New Roman, links were blue and you went to check your e-mail in a cybercafe? Then came color, blinking caps, animated .gif, .jpg, .mpg and .wav, not to mention fumbling, prepubescent javascript. Soon we spoke of Net Art, pioneered by mysterious artistic duos who hijacked HTML, subverted our expectations and operated under URLs such as jodi.org and 0100101110101101.org ...

Floating lights at MAPPING festival

Central location of the 10th Mapping Festival edition - Geneva’s key event within digital arts field -, the exhibition space of Le Commun offered an astonishing and immersive venture through a set of installations dedicated to floating and oscillating lights experiences, whether intense or more spectral. ...

Handmade cinema by Yro

Elie Blanchard, alias Yro, is a pionneer in audiovisual live, that he has promoted through Visionsonic Festival in Paris. He's specialized in objects' live handling. Public is in front of process and gesture that form pictures and sounds. ...

[Festival] Art, hacktivism and open culture in Linz

AMRO ( Art Meet Radical Openness), festival dedicated to Art, hacktivism and open culture, takes place in Linz, Austria, from May 28th to June 1st, 2014. It's a meeting point for artists, developers, hactivists, and idealists involved with the culture of sharing and communal production. Social, societal and political aspects arising from the pervasion of technology in everyday life are shifted into the foreground. ...

[Call for entries] art and artificial life

Vida is an international contest about art and technologies dedicated to artificial life. The sixteenth call for project is launched until July 31st, 2014. The artwork you propose must be recent, dated after 2012. It must concern reflections on life, the complexity of living systems and the methods adopted to interpret this concept in the current context. Four prizes will be awarded : ...

Brian Eno augmented

Brian Eno has always been a pionneer in many ways, electronic music, hybridation between arts, space research… For now, he looks toward augmented reality. For his new album he made with Karl Hyde, "Someday World", he worked with Lukasz Karluk, a digital artist working in the fields of interactive installation and generative computer art.  ...

[NYC] Alt art fair Cutlog inhabits Lower East Side landmark

As the high-profile Frieze Art Fair raged on Randall’s Island and the Whitney Biennial wrapped up its very last weeks on the Upper West Side, new kid on the block cutlog New York celebrated its second edition from May 8-11, 2014, inhabiting every hidden nook and cranny of the iconic Clemente on the alternative Lower East Side. ...

Arts/Sciences#15: William Latham

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Tangible Orchestra, light and sound playground

Tangible Orchestra is a light and sound interactive installation. Cylinders are arranged in the public place. Every time a person approaches it, sensors activate a different sound by cylinder, and its intensity is translated into light by LEDs. When several people go through the space, sounds fit together to create a music that composes the soundtrack of the moment. ...

Exhibitions of Ryoji Ikeda in Nantes from June 27th till September 21st 2014

Pioneer in the synergic experiences between images, sounds and spaces, Ryoji Ikeda continues to explore these infinite fields by associating notions of mathematics and quantum physics. His work is the object of an exhibition which will take place in “Le Lieu Unique” in Nantes, from June 27th till August 31st as part of “Le Voyage à Nantes” and from 15 till 21 September on the occasion of the festival Scopitone.   ...

Symposium ix, creative immersion from May 21 to 25 in Montreal

The Society for Arts and Technology [SAT] organizes the Symposium ix from May 21 to 25, 2014 in Montréal. This precursory organization in the crossings between arts and technologies (since 1996) is specialized in immersive environments, the use of high-speed networks and experience design. These five days gather artists, researchers, educators, producers and distributors together around these themes. ...

Call for projects "Interactivos? Birmingham"

Interactivos? Birmingham is a UK based, two week international seminar and open innovation prototyping workshop. The Interactivos? model, conceived by Medialab-Prado as a hybrid between an innovation production workshop, seminar and exhibition showcase. It is a space for reflection, research, collaboration and creation, in which proposals selected by an international open call are developed, completed and displayed....

[Event] Herman Kolgen live at Kings Place, London

Herman Kolgen is one of the most impressive audiovisual performer in the world. His lives are a mix of very precise sequences and emotionnal, immersive music. For over twenty years, he explores intimate relationship between video and sound through installations, videos and performances. ...

[Book] Domenico Quaranta, Beyond New Media Art

“Beyond New Media Art” is the revised, updated version of a book first published in Italian with the title “Media, New Media, Postmedia” (Postmedia Books, Milan 2010) by Domenico Quaranta, curator and art critic. It's an open publication available in PDF or ebook. ...
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