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Art Residency in Antarctica

[Nuevas Especies XXI / Andrea Juan] The Faculty of Fine Arts at the University of the Basque Country with Technarte and Culture Program of the National Direction of the Antarctic launch a call for a scholarship Art Residency in Antarctica with the aim of developing an artistic project with a direct vinculation to the Antarctic Continent and technology. Continue reading

Feb 20, 15:23
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Synthetic Biology

The Helmholtz Initiative on Synthetic Biology is calling for proposals for art exhibits developed during an experimental laboratory experience.

The project is a common project between Prof. Dr. Roland Eils (DKFZ Heidelberg and Heidelberg University) and Prof. Ursula Damm (Bauhaus University Weimar). The jury will consist equally of scientists and artists.

With the emergence of Synthetic Biology, a scientific discipline aiming at the standardization of biological parts for the targeted generation of organisms with new, naturally not occurring features is gaining more and more scientific as well as public attention. Continue reading

Jun 24, 11:52
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eContact! 14.2: Biotechnological Performance Practice

[Marco Donnarumma — Hypo Chrysos] (CEC) Canadian Electroacoustic Community: eContact! 14.2: Biotechnological Performance Practice :: Guest Editor: Marco Donnarumma.

Biological technologies are computational systems driven by physiological and corporeal processes of the body. Endogenous mechanisms that would otherwise be imperceptible become manifest in the form of data. The field of biotechnological music performance is presented here through a set of fascinating articles describing heterogeneous methodologies and idiosyncratic musical ideas. (July 2012) Continue reading

Aug 13, 19:00
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MIT Press Podcast: Arts, Humanities, and Complex Networks

MIT Press Journals Podcast Series: Episode 17: Maximilian Schich, Isabel Mereilles, and Roger Malina on Arts, Humanities, and Complex Networks:

Schich, Meirelles, and Malina discuss the contents and creation of the new article collection, Arts, Humanities, and Complex Networks, which explores the application of the science of complex networks to art history, archeology, visual arts, the art market, and other areas of cultural importance. Click HERE to listen to the podcast.

Maximilian Schich, DFG fellow at László Barabási’s Center for Complex Network Research in Boston.

Isabel Meirelles, information designer and associate professor of graphic design at Northeastern University, Boston.

Roger Malina, physicist, astronomer, editor-in-chief of Leonardo, distinguished professor at the University of Texas, Dallas.

Jul 21, 16:23
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Proof-of-Process [ca Vancouver]

Proof-of-Process :: June 5-10, 2012; 12:00 - 6:00 pm :: Gallery Gachet, 88 E. Cordova, Vancouver, Canada. Continue reading

May 29, 12:54
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Live Stage: Bioart and Textiles Workshop [uk Oxford]

Bioart and Textiles Workshop with Anna Dumitriu :: May 26, 2012; 11:00 am - 4:00 pm (UTC+01) :: The Barn Gallery, St. John’s College, The University of Oxford, St. Giles, Oxford, UK (map) :: Reserve your space here.

On this practical and theoretical workshop with Anna Dumitriu, participants will begin to learn how to work safely with bacteria as an artistic medium using commonly available supplies. They will start to develop a bacteriocentric view of the world, understand the textile techniques used in the exhibition and discuss the new advances in clinical microbiology being investigated by the Modernising Medical Microbiology Project. The workshop will also look at other key artists in the field of bioart, issues of public engagement in science, ethics, and the nature of collaborative art/science practice.

This coincides with the exhibition Normal Flora: Bioart Responses to Modernising Medical Microbiology.

May 12, 15:23
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Space Program Mars [us NYC]

[Tom Sachs, "Mars Yard," 2011-2012. Mixed media, dimensions vary. & "Mars Excursion Roving Vehicle (MERV)," 2010-2012. Mixed media, 123 x 52 x 60 inches. Photo: Genevieve Hanson.] Creative Time / Park Avenue Armory present Tom Sachs: Space Program Mars :: May 16 – June 17, 2012 :: Park Avenue Armory, 643 Park Avenue, New York City.

Space Program Mars is a four-week mission to the Red Planet that explores the universe as a path to discovering ourselves. This interactive installation recasts Park Avenue Armory’s 55,000-square-foot drill hall as an immersive space odyssey featuring dynamic and meticulously crafted sculptures, including elaborate spacecraft, Mission Control, a launch platform, a Mars landscape, and much more. Continue reading

May 12, 09:59
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Live Stage: Carrie Bodle - Wavelines [us Seattle]

Carrie Bodle: Wavelines :: May 18 - July 14, 2012 :: Artist Reception: May 18; 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm :: CoCA Georgetown Gallery, Seattle Design Center, 5701 6th Ave S., Seattle, WA (Facebook event page).

Bodle creates a new video and sound installation for CoCA based on two previous works, Sewing Sonification (2009) and Waveforms (2010). Both projects use data from ecosystem models along the Washington Coast to create a multimodal experience of art through scientific research. In CoCA’s 4,600 sq. ft. space, a six-channel video installation layers five dimensions of oceanographic data on large semi-transparent textile screens, while a five-channel sonification engages viewers/ listeners with references to underlying systems of data. Continue reading

May 9, 18:48
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Jer Thorp: The Weight of Data

Jer Thorp’s work focuses on adding meaning and narrative to huge amounts of data as a way to help people take control of the information that surrounds them. Continue reading

Mar 28, 12:39
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Cynetart 2012 Award

Cynetart 2012 Award :: November 15-21, 2012 :: Festspielhaus Hellerau, Karl-Liebknecht-Strasse 56, Dresden, Saxony 01109, Germany :: Call for Entries — Deadline: March 31.

Cynetart is an international festival for computer based art in Dresden. The 16th Edition of the festival will present an exhibition of the winning projects and selected competition entries, first-class performances and a programme with live sets of international electronic musicians and VJs at the Festspielhaus Hellerau and other selected spots in Dresden.

The competition is open to artists, designers and scientists who dedicate themselves in their artistic and reflective discussion in particular interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary approaches. Continue reading

Mar 15, 16:53
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