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Pazugoo, the 3D printed evil spirits of nuclear waste storage

Tue, 14 Nov 2017 14:31:51 +0000

Pazugoo, a gooey, collectively modifiable uranium glow-stick waving Pazuzu, the Sumero-Asyrrian demon of contagion, epidemic and dust, is proposed as a marker for the presence of nuclear waste products

Artists Re:Thinking the Blockchain

Fri, 10 Nov 2017 17:22:07 +0000

"It is perhaps in the post-human space away from ‘the money’ that the blockchain and smart contracts have the most original things to offer." Artists and researchers explore, unpack and critque the blockchain

Janez Janša, Janez Janša and Janez Janša explore the “collateral effects” and damages of name change

Tue, 07 Nov 2017 15:47:33 +0000

In 2007, three artists officially changed their names and adopted the one of Janez Janša, a very powerful, right-wing and generally unpleasant political figure embroiled in accusations of corruption and authoritarianism. The administrative procedure not only turned their lives into a perpetual performance but it also altered their private, civil and artistic lives in ways they had not always foreseen

How artists and designers are “materialising the Internet”

Mon, 30 Oct 2017 17:25:02 +0000

The internet is everywhere. Set free from the websites and the screens, it now penetrates our thoughts and our bodies and everything around us. Each day, the digital and physical become more integrated – but how does this effect our experience and how do we express the new, augmented reality?

Ecovention Europe: Art to Transform Ecologies, 1957-2017 (part 2)

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 12:34:29 +0000

Man-made virgin forest, plants that remove toxic substances from polluted waters, community urban orchards, mobile library, etc. Today’s short selection will focus on artistic attempts (many of them successful) to restore environmental damage

Ecovention Europe: Art to Transform Ecologies, 1957-2017 (part 1)

Mon, 16 Oct 2017 14:17:01 +0000

Alone or with the help of local communities, these artists have cleaned up polluted areas, planted wheat field, provided pollinators with colourful and appetizing flowery landscapes, built hanging and floating gardens, initiated edible and medicinal urban farms, developed schemes for sharing excess food and bred more resilient chicken breeds

RAF. No Evidence / Kein Beweis: From criminal to artistic investigation

Thu, 12 Oct 2017 15:03:53 +0000

"A new perspective on a traumatic chapter in German history." Arwed Messmer begins with the various photographs made by police photographers at the time—pictures of demonstrators, crime scene images, and mug shots. He poses the question of how this past search for criminological evidence can be employed artistically

Underwater sound pollution and jellyfish communication. An interview with Robertina Šebjanič

Tue, 10 Oct 2017 16:06:17 +0000

Over the past few years, Robertina Šebjanič has been collaborating with scientists hackers, thinkers and other artists to explore themes such as interspecies communication, underwater sound pollution, the possible coexistence of animals and machines, chemical processes, the origin of life, etc.

Perpetual Uncertainty. Inhabiting the atomic age

Wed, 04 Oct 2017 07:15:00 +0000

Looking beyond the modernist vision of a utopian nuclear age, contemporary artists are engaging with the lived experience of radiation through nuclear objects, architectures and landscapes

The State of Things 2017: experiments in perception

Fri, 29 Sep 2017 14:28:09 +0000

If you ever find yourself in or around Brussels and are interested in art that explores technology in a meaningful way, then do visit the exhibition The State of Things 2017 at iMal, the center for digital cultures and technology