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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. ...

[Agenda] digital art's events in february-march

We've made a selection of unmistakable digital art's events in february and march. This list will be updated, feel free to come back visiting it.   Mois Multi 15 ...

[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. ...

New teaser of VIA festival 2014

For almost 30 years, VIA festival has been mixing shows and exhibitions with art and technologies. The festival's next edition will take place between Maubeuge (France) & Mons (Belgium) from March 13th to 23rd 2014. 25 installations will explore MICRO / MACRO worlds, as usual scales are disrupted by the digital world. This teaser gives a tantalizing glimpse at the festival program: ...

Ars Electronica gives its third price to Ryoji Ikeda

Ryoji Ikeda wins third Prix Ars Electronica Collide@CERN Award. ...

[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. ...

Memories of being online

Gene McHugh, a specialist on new media art, collects the thoughts of 48 contemporary artists engaged with technology on their first memories of being online. ...
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