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  • Rachel Hanlon on her artistic PhD research

    Hello Machine – Venice ‘Intersections of Art, Science and Technology’  - Stephan Wilson, 2003 “Art is no longer seen as a linear affair, dealing in harmony, completion, resolution, closures composed and ordered finality. Instead it is open-ended, even fugitive, fleeting, tentative, virtual. Forming rather than formed, it celebrates process, embodies system, embraces chaos. The technology of these transformative systems fulfills a profound human desire: to transcend the limitations of body,...

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  • EARTH WATER SKY

    EARTH WATER SKY - deadline extended! Are you an artist inspired by ice, ice melting, the environment and climate change? Well there's good news for you then... the deadline to apply to our artist residency programme EARTH WATER SKY has been extended to Jan 14th! Every year there will be an open call for artists from any art form – digital arts, painting, sculpture, dance, performance, music, multimedia, video, film, photography, writing, drawing – to apply for a 2 month fully funded residency...

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  • Futureland 2018 – The merging of physical and virtual world

    The 15th and the 16th of November, I had the opportunity to take part to Futureland 2018 as a volunteer. Futureland is an international event organized by Talent Garden that aims to empower the business community to advance and succeed through digital transformation and the practical applications of emerging technologies: blockchain, immersive technologies (Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality) and Artificial Intelligence. What capture me the most was the immersive technologies world. The VR...

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  • Insights from BILL FONTANA's workshop #1

    The workshop experience was great. Fontana behaved like a Renaissance workshop master: few words, a lot of practice. All participants had the unique opportunity to work alongside him in recording sessions: setting devices, listening on real time and discussing on site all together. Using the tools he offered and following the techniques he suggested, everyone could discover the sonic universe hidden below the water surface. This workshop offered the exceptional possibility to understand, from...

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  • Will robots replace artists?

    Our series of talks with Federico Faggin goes on with another crucial question. Are robots capable of producing art? As you previously explained, consciousness is the main property that distinguishes humans from robots. Within an imaginary competition between humans and robots, would consciousness be considered as an empowering tool for human beings or should it be seen as an element that increases their vulnerability against the “Artificial Intelligences”? It depends on how the game is set up...

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