Andreas Broeckmann is a commentator on media art and a curator whose work has explored the boundaries between publicness and intimacy, technology and wildness. Lawrence Bird interviewed him recently on our current experience of media and civil society.
Marc Garrett interviews Katrina Sluis, the new curator of the Digital Programme at The Photographers' Gallery, London. They discuss about the gallery's recent show "Born in 1987: The Animated GIF", and what kind of digital exhibitions and projects we can expect from them in the Future.
Nathaniel Stern interviews co-founder Lane Hall about The Overpass Light Brigade (OLB). Forged in the activist climate of the Wisconsin Uprising. Initiated by Milwaukee artists Lane Hall and Lisa Moline, have been a guiding light - literally - in how ground-up messaging and change can happen. Now a collaboration between many people, the OLB relies on an ever-widening community of activists, artists, thinkers, and do-ers for their "Signs of Resistance."
Marc Garrett interviews Tamiko Thiel about her current project "All Hail Damien Hirst!" An interventionist, augmented reality artwork presented at the Tate Modern, during his retrospective exhibition. It addresses multiple issues surrounding Hirst as a person, as an artist and as a force in the art market at a time of extreme tension in the world's financial markets.
This conversation follows in a series of interviews with women who work at the intersection of art and technology. As someone who works as an artist, curator, organizer, professor, researcher, and board member Sue Gollifer embodies this intersection across many venues. A pioneer of early computer art, she has continuously explored the relationship between technology and the arts and has written extensively on this subject.
Natascha Fuchs interviews Robert Henke (DE) and Tarik Barri (NL), creators of the AV installation artwork 'Fundamental Forces', part of the «substructions» exhibition 2012. A collaborative project between sound:frame Festival and MAK Austrian Museum of Applied Arts in Vienna. This audiovisual experiment is dealing with music, visualization and its creative interplay. Fundamental Forces pops up in different locations worldwide.
Sophia Kosmaoglou interviews Cary Peppermint and Leila Nadir, co-founders of Ecoarttech (2005). An artist duo working at the intersection of media, technology, and environments. Drawing on ideas and methodologies from digital studies, philosophy, literature, ecological science, critical/cultural studies, and art. Their work uses mobile technology and digital networks to offer alternatives to both the idea of the technological fix and the romantic return to nature.
In this continuing series of Women, Art & Technology, Rachel Beth Egenhoefer interviews curator Sarah Cook. Based in Newcastle upon Tyne, UK, and co-author with Beryl Graham of the book Rethinking Curating: Art After New Media Cook is co-founder of Curatorial Resource for Upstart Media Bliss (CRUMB). Here Sarah talks about contemporary work in new media art and the Mirror Neurons exhibition that she recently curated for 2012 AV Festival.
How many New Years can a world survive before it crashes into a recession? Jasna Frangovska interviews Senka Anastasova - Dr of Philosophy from the Sts. Cyril and Methodius University in Skopje - about the strange feeling of the New Year under the dark shadow of the economic crash. Senka argues these glamorous holidays are paradigmatic of the consumer society we all live in – culturally, economically and politically.
Darko Aleksovski interviews OPA (Slobodanka Stevceska and Denis Saraginovski). OPA (Obsessive Possessive Aggression) is an artistic collaboration, based in Macedonia, whose focus is researching the social, cultural and everyday issues, as well as the ways of looking, thinking and behaving of a certain community in the shifting social and political conditions.
The Games for Cities programme is hosting the first international conference with leading ‘city-game’ design experts from around the world. Games for Cities is an initiative started by Play the City...
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