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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. ...

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. ...

GRID, a monumental kinetic installation

GRID is a massive LED installation. A grid made of 150 light bars in triangles is hung by motorized winches, each winch is controlled by a software, each software is connected to Ableton Live to be synchronized with the music. This system produces a real light choreography, transforming the spaces which welcome it. ...

Call for entries 2014

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[Innovation] inFORM, interact physically at a distance

Our world is connected and we are used to communicate by video conferences. What if you can interact physically at a distance with objects? That's the purpose of inFORM project by Tangible Media Group. Demonstration: ...

[News from NYC] First Class graduates from School For Poetic Computation

No less than 10 weeks after the inaugural session of the School For Poetic Computation opened its doors to 15 eager students in September 2013, SFPC’s First Class has emerged with myriad new ideas, a few changed attitudes and some surprising projects. ...

Ars Electronica’s media facade transformed into a giant Rubik’s cube

On october 2013, the Ars Electronica media facade became a giant Rubik’s cube. The player interacts with the specially designed interface-cube. A real easy and playful way to interact with the city. ...
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