Kickended by Silvio Lorusso is online database artwork archiving the Kickstarted campaigns that got not even a single penny. This competitive aesthetics of failure has been able to attract the attention of major national newspapers (from the British “The Guardian” to the Italian “Corriere della Sera”).
At first glance the work “Untiled Faces” by Nathan Selikoff looks like a primitive videogame, a veteran of the ’70s games room. By interacting with its toggle switches, however, one senses that what →
In the darkness our sense of place, space and time diminish and we are as lost as we are free to navigate. We are like particles adrift and while we may not require darkness →
Routledge, ISBN-13: 978-0415996969, 248 pages, February 9, 2010, English
How technologies are shaping and affecting our body has been often discussed in terms of “representation” and identity. Eve Shapiro is a sociologist researching →
Eternal Summer Storm is the first experiment proposed by Choy Ka Fai within the framework of the Prospectus for a Future Body: an ambitious project whose goal, according to the →
Check the ISEA2010 photo set here (140 pictures).
The 2010 edition of the “nomadic” ISEA (International Symposium on Electronic Art) was even more nomadic this year, traveling through three cities: Essen, Dortmund (where the core →
The MIT Press, ISBN-13: 978-0262013727, 2010, English, U.S.A.
There’s an ethereal legacy between the nineteenth century (most of it was the so called Victorian era), science and technological innovation and the →
Springer Verlag, Austria, English, ISBN-13: 978-3211781609
The laboratory as an atelier: this seems to be one of the paradigms of art and science. “Art” and “science” are two terms that have been →
The basic mechanisms of artificial intelligence are still around, probably because there are still few real applications able to make a user think that a machine has some kind of “intelligence”. So “organic” qualities →
The MIT Press, ISBN-13: 978-0262013475, U.S.A., 2010, English
Sound waves can’t usually damage your ears unless you constantly keep headphone volume too high,or you insist on standing very →
The MIT Press, ISBN 978-0262012706, USA, 2009, English
Starting with two ethnographic studies she undertook twenty years apart, Sherry Turkle is able to make a timely investigation in this book, addressing the role →