In 2016, Rachel Clarke, Claudia Hart, and Patrick Reynolds re-launched "The Real Fake" at the Bronx Art Space and real-fake.org, an exhibition featuring artists using various forms of 3D and Simulations technologies. "Simulationists" Patrick Lichty and Claudia Hart discuss Simulationism, "Real-Fakeness", and the politics of art in the Post-Truth world.
Marc Garrett interviews artist, Eugenio Tisselli about his collaborative project with Tanzanian farmers currently being shown as part of a larger, touring exhibition 'Monsters of the machine: Frankenstein in the 21st Century', at Laboral, in Spain, until August 31st 2017.
Since 2005, Inke Arns is curator and artist director of Hartware MedienKunstVerein, an institution focusing the cross-section between media and technology into forms of experimental and contemporary art. This year, she was the curator for the exhibition during transmediale festival's thirty year anniversary titled alien matter - an exhibition looking at the naturalisation of technological artifacts and 'intelligent' liquid.
Marc Garrett Kicks off this year's Choose Your Muse series of interviews, with artist Carla Gannis. A visual storyteller, using 21st Century representational technologies to narrate through a “digital looking glass” reflecting on power, sexuality, marginalization, and agency.
In the second of this two-part interview we focus on Burak Arikan's recent exhibition Data Asymmetries, at Winchester School of Art. Carleigh Morgan speaks to the exhibition's curator, new media theorist Jussi Parikka, on the affordances of networks and their uses in Arikan's artworks.
How does network mapping exist as a tool for visualizing a politics of control as well as routes of emancipation from surveillance? In the first of a two-part interview series, artist/technologist Burak Arikan addresses this question in the context of his work on network mapping and diagramming the invisible forces of power that shape our contemporary moment.
How much can users really know about the functioning of the cameras which are embedded in their devices? Backdoored, Nye Thompson's recent work, explores the role of softbots in a world of smart objects and unsecured surveillance cameras. Millicent Hawk interviews the artist on the technology, aesthetics and universal conditions that make this work both compelling and uneasy at once.
Filippo Lorenzin interviews Nicolas Sassoon, a Vancouver-based artist making use of early computer imaging processes to render fantastical visions of architectures, landscapes and domestic environments. His latest work, INDEX, has been presented on the homepage of Rhizome in the first weeks of October.
Josephine Bosma interviews Zeljko Blace on his involvement in the exhibition and program 'contesting/contexting SPORT 2016' and discusses how it contests the field of SPORT through critical art and activist practices.
The Xenofeminist Manifesto, published in 2015 by the Laboria Cuboniks collective, is one of the most provocative and elaborate current examples of techno-feminism that is, once again, on the ascent. What drives this resurrected hype and what is new about it, 30 years after the emergence of cyberfeminism? Furtherfield invited Laboria Cuboniks to engage into a conversation with artists Cornelia Sollfrank and Rachel Baker.
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