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aMAZElab

aMAZElab is a non-profit organisation focused on cultural production and social engineering.

It functions as a network for creative production, reflection and cultural exchange, that establishes itself in an interdisciplinare area. Founded by Claudia Zanfi and Gianmaria Conti, aMAZElab develops an attitude for intervention in social issues, in the fold of public policy, nomadism, of today’s precarious and temporary settlements. aMAZElab is committed in researches on territories, communities, micro-geographies, emerging cultures. Among its main activities and productions: editorial projects, magazines, publications; contemporary art and photo exhibitions; film and video screening; lectures, seminars and symposium; talk and walk tours; urban interventions; international meetings... Read More

Boston Cyberarts Festival

Boston Cyberarts is a nonprofit arts organization dedicated to the presentation and exploration of artists working with new technologies. Our mission is to exhibit and promote the media and digital arts of Boston, New England and the world to audiences in the New England region and beyond and by doing so, to help promote a sense of media and digital literacy, locally and regionally.

The biennial Boston Cyberarts Festival, founded in 1999, reflects and celebrates the long tradition of technological and artistic innovation in Massachusetts. The Festival showcases artists and high-technology professionals who are using computers to advance traditional visual and performing arts disciplines as well as to create new interactive worlds. The Festival includes exhibitions of visual... Read More

DIGICULT

DIGICULT is an online/offline Italian cultural and editorial platform, created with the aim to spread digital art and culture worldwide. DIGICULT focuses on the impact of new technologies and modern sciences on art, design, culture and contemporary society. DIGICULT was founded and is directed by Marco Mancuso, and is now based on the active participation of 40 professional people, who represent the first vast Italian Network of journalists, curators, artists and critics in the field of digital art and culture. Today DIGICULT is a web portal that is updated daily with much news from all over the world, with calls for artists, events and project highlights, links, reviews and theoretical texts. DIGICULT is also the editor of the monthly magazine DIGIMAG, which focuses, on some important... Read More

Digitalarti

Digital Art International publishes the leading digital art community at www.digitalarti.com. It also publishes a quarterly print and electronic (PDF) digital art magazine, available for free online, and a monthly newsletter that already reach more than 50,000 subscribers worldwide. In addition, Digital Art International manages a digital art acquisition fund: Digital Art Promotion.

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EXCHANGE RADICAL MOMENTS! Live Art Festival

EXCHANGE RADICAL MOMENTS! Live Art Festival is tempting to make an effective break into our daily routine. Live Art projects, which meets us in the middle of our everyday life, which interrupts the usual routine and unbalances us, hold, pause. They ask us: Are we ready to engage extraordinary moments of exchange?

This festival is a Europe-wide exchange and co-operation project which culminates in a one-day festival on 11/11/2011. The various events will consist of site-specific interventions, public interventions, performances and live acts. All connected and visible via Internet and Livestreaming.The project is initiated, organized and developed by DIE FABRIKANTEN (a Linz based bureau for communication culture, client and community-based art work). Co-organizers are... Read More

FONLAD Festival

The On Line Festival for Digital Arts (FONLAD) is an event focused on the Internet in the format of a publication / web gallery of art projects in the areas of photography, digital art, web art, animation and video. Since its first edition the festival is complemented by exhibitions of international scope: Madrid (1st edition), Coimbra – Portugal (2nd edition), Montemor-o-Velho – Portugal (3rd edition), Bienal da Madeira – Funchal, Portugal (4th edition), Belforte del Chienti – Italy (collection), Guarda – Portugal (5th edition), Coimbra and Montemor-o-Velho – Portugal (6th edition), Cologne – Germany and Honduras.

Throughout its 6th editions the festival was attended by about 250 artists, including some names of international relevance, such as Annie Abrahams, Agricola de... Read More

Ingenuity Festival

The Ingenuity Festival is Cleveland’s annual weekend-long celebration of art and technology, designed for audiences of any age and experience, staged in Downtown Cleveland. Prominent international masters present original works alongside the finest of Northeast Ohio’s performing and visual artists. High technology firms and major colleges and universities are presented alongside acclaimed artists to create a dazzling display of exciting and immersive new work. Ingenuity pushes boundaries, creating a unique festival experience that draws and celebrates diversity, and involves the audience as both spectator and participant.

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Kinetica Art Fair

Kinetica Art Fair is produced by Kinetica Museum and is the first of its kind in the UK. It provides collectors, curators and the public with a unique opportunity to view and purchase artworks from leading contemporary arts organisations and artists specialising in kinetic, electronic, robotic, light, sound, time-based and interdisciplinary new media art. For 2010, over 35 galleries and organisations took part with over 150 artists exhibiting. Kinetica Art Fair 2010 took place at Ambika P3, the 14,000 sq ft multi-disciplinary arts venue at 35, Marylebone Rd in London.

For 2010 a special feature exhibition was dedicated to the pioneers and Masters of kinetic art, with pieces on loan from private collections as well as original interactive installations from the 1968 exhibition of... Read More

Liverpool Biennial

For ten weeks every two years the city of Liverpool is transformed into the most amazing living gallery of new art, showcasing the best contemporary artists from around the world.

After attracting the most visitors yet in 2008, Liverpool Biennial 2010 continued emphasis on commissioning the most ambitious and challenging new work offering the largest concentration of contemporary art anywhere in the UK.

The sixth edition of Liverpool Biennial’s International Exhibition is TOUCHED, which will consist of new art that succeeds in affecting the viewing: art the moves us in mind, body, and soul. Consisting of around 50 new projects by leading and emerging international artists. Principally new commissions as well as several key works previously unseen... Read More

Lovebytes

Lovebytes is a digital arts organisation, established in 1994 and based in Sheffield (UK). They stage a major annual festival of digital art and work throughout the year with partner organisations, delivering a wide range of innovative events and activities which explore the creative and cultural potential of digital technology. The festival is a platform for new work and new ideas at the intersections of art, design, music and creative software/hardware development. In 2010 Lovebytes presents a season of events running from January to June at venues across the city with a theme of 'digital craft'. Participating artists include Francisco López, Russell Haswell, Mark Fell, C E B Reas, Golan Levin, William Ngan and Mehmet Akten.

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Patching Zone

The Patchingzone is a transdisciplinary laboratory for innovation where Master, doctor, post-doc students and professionals from different backgrounds create meaningful content. In our laboratories the students and researchers work together, supervised by experts, on commissions with creative use of high-tech materials, digital media and / or information technology.

The Patchingzone brings together people who are interested in building a shared practice. The participants come from a range of educational programs such as art schools, design schools, social and computer sciences, technical programs, and industry.

The Patchingzone applies the ‘Processpatching’ approach that is defined by its initiator’s (Anne Nigten) PhD thesis, as it’s main methodology for creative research... Read More

STRP Festival

STRP Festival is one of the largest art & technology (e-culture) festivals in Europe which melts music, art & technology together. The multidisciplinary program is an accessible mix of 360 degrees experience and adventure, which appeals to a wide audience. More than 20.000 people visited the festival in 2009. This year, STRP is held from 18-28 November 2010 in Eindhoven, Klokgebouw (venue), The Netherlands.

Visit www.strp.nl or subscribe to the newsletter for more info on our programme, and ofcourse art, music and technology

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The Leonardo

When The Leonardo — Utah’s science-tech-art center — opens its doors in downtown Salt Lake City on April 15, 2011, it will celebrate the enduring ideals of Leonardo da Vinci, encouraging visitors to see and think in new ways, find surprising insights in both their triumphs and disappointments, venture beyond the known, and better understand and affect our world for good. Guided by its mission to inspire creativity and innovation in young people and adults, The Leonardo will highlight real-world topics, research and inventions in immersive exhibits, dialogs, hands-on workshops, performances, and major traveling exhibitions. Track The Leonardo’s progress at www.theleonardo.org/blog, facebook.com/... Read More

Tribeca All Access

Tribeca All Access (TAA) is a year round networking and career development program of the Tribeca Film Institute (TFI) that supports the work of filmmakers from traditionally under-represented communities within the film industry by providing access to industry representatives looking for new projects in development. Participants are selected to partake in one-on-one meetings with key industry players in addition to networking and learning from dedicated panels and comprehensive workshops during the Tribeca Film Festival. Program alumni receive year-round support through TAA OnTrack, which includes educational panels and workshops; TFI hosted presentation screenings; promotional support for completed films; and the use of digital filmmaking and editing equipment.

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