The International Symposium on Electronic Art takes place biannually in various cities throughout the world. This year, the main exhibition features 16 works developed specifically for ISEA2008 by international and local artists. Priscilla Bracks reports from Singapore
Is the grass really greener in your neighbour’s garden?
In her installation and book, Ines Doujak criticizes the way multinational corporations reap profits by taking out patents on indigenous plants, food, knowledge, even human tissues from developing countries and turn them into lucrative products. Without sharing the benefits with the country of origin
Antarctica is the first complete and organic public showing of the artworks created by the artists as a result of their experience to the edge of the world
An exhibition of artworks which makes more tangible the contradictions and responsibilities that we encounter personally and as a society, giving the public the possibility of broadening and analyzing our perceptions and actions
12 minutes packed with DIY kits to turn pee into fertilizer, vending machines for crows and the dark sides of social networks
In January, the lab was opening its doors to present KiBu’s projects, get feedback on their work from visitors, drink hot chocolate and end the evening with performances.
Imagine on a stroll through Hyde Park you are met with an eerie silence. All the twittering birds have disappeared.
Being aware of the current environmental crisis doesn’t mean being able to comprehend its extent and complexity. A few words with Brooke Singer and Michael Mandiberg
Meet the hamster that plays cards with the family, the t-shirts that sweats, the singing flower pot and other projects that reflect on the definition of life.
Second part of the report from Ecomedia. The projects presented in the exhibition are founded on progressive ecological models and conceive utopian horizons in the process.
The exhibition presents artistic projects founded on progressive ecological models. Besides, the show examines the role of art and new media over and above science, technology, and ecoactivism
A low profile (that’s their words) artist group whose work focuses on the research and creation of open-source minor architectures and low-tech modifications of everyday life
At the Artissima art fair last month in Turin, i discovered a new player on the local art […]
Natural Architecture, by Alessandro Rocca (Amazon USA and UK). Publisher Princeton Architectural Press says: Natural Architecture presents sixty-six […]
On the left, an aerial shot of the dam (image The Times) The Three Gorges Dam is the […]
Just as i was panicking that i wouldn’t be able to post anything today because i had spent […]
I’ve spent the last few days in Madrid to spy on the Visualizar workshop which is currently taking […]
Kitchen Budapest is a brand new media lab for researchers who are not only interested in the convergence […]
My notes from Natalie Jeremijenko‘s talk at the New Cultural Networks conference, a one day event organized in […]
Charles Gaines’ installation “Greenhouse” is a smog-conscious microcosm of the city of Los Angeles. A computer-controlled system of […]
Eyebeam’s Ecovisualiz Design Challenge panel (part 1) The AIR device display Brooke Singer gave the lowdown on both […]
Amanda McDonald Crowley from Eyebeam had invited inspiring artists and designers for a Conflux panel to discuss the […]
A few notes from Conflux Festival day one which runs until Sunday in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. The HQ is […]
There’s currently a fantastic installation at the Deutsche Guggenheim in Berlin. The work brings magic and poetry to […]
N=1=NPK=KIMCHI=N, a project by visual and performance artist Jae Rhim Lee, is a mobile living unit which consists […]
As global warming is at the top of the agenda, worldleaders are askedto act immediately, from forced recycling […]
Superuse – Constructing new architecture by shortcutting material flows, by Ed van Hinte, Jan Jongert and Césare Peeren. […]
Since 2005, Fritz Haeg‘s project Edible Estates is challenging the American lawn, this “carpet of conformity”, by inviting […]
Singing Lemons is the result of Peter Hasdell’s investigation into the process of photosynthesis. The musical instrument responded […]
Design & Sustainablity – How to get textile designers on the case? Carole Collet is Course Director of […]
Yesterday, i attended the Luminous Green symposium, organized by the lovely FoAM people, on the Groenhoven Estate, near […]
In Edible City – Part 1, my report on an exhibition about the urban environment and its food […]
Last week in Oslo, i attended a very inspiring talk that Tom Igoe gave at the Oslo School […]
While in Belgium last week (or was it the week before?), i made a quick trip to Maastricht […]
A few weeks ago, i met Myriel Milicevic in London, she was all stressed about a worshop she […]
Frogs are a threatened species: their natural wetland habitats have disappeared with modern farming and the growth of […]
eRiceCooker, by Annina Rüst, tracks Internet news about genetically modified rice. Whenever there is a new report about […]
The students of RCA Design Interactions are having a Work in Progress Show on January 24-31. If you’re […]