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February 2010

Meetings, Writings

Around Simulation

From January 20 to February 10 I’m involved in a discussion about Simulation in the mailing list YASMIN, that I moderate with Jennifer Kanary Nikolova. YASMIN is a network of artists, scientists, engineers, theoreticians and institutions promoting communication and collaboration in art, science and technology around the Mediterranean Rim. Discussion…

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Meetings

The Large, the Small and the Human Mind

Well, just a week after going to Luxembourg to see the “sk-interface” exhibition, in January 16-17 I went to Lucerne (Switzerland) to follow the conference “The Large, the Small and the Human Mind” (from the title of Roger Penrose’s book). Placed inside the Swiss Biennial on Science, Technics and Aesthetics,…

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sk-interfaces

In January 9 – 10, 2010 I went to Luxembourg to see the exhibition “sk-interfaces“, which I couldn’t see in Liverpool in 2008. Indeed the Luxembourg exhibition was more an extended continuation of the Liverpool one than a bare representation. Anyway, the main idea of the exhibition, which was accompanied…

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Stories

Avatar (the exhibition, not the movie!)

On January, 3, I went to see the ehibition “Avatar”, in a nice small town, Saltara (near Pesaro). The exhibition was hosted in the local Museo del Balì, a museum of science with an astronomical observatory and a planetarium. I knew the exhibition, although I couldn’t go and see it…

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Inganni ad arte – Art and Illusions

On December, 30, I went to see this wonderful exhibition, “Inganni ad arte – Art and Illusions“, in Florence, Palazzo Strozzi. From the website: “Promoted and produced by: Fondazione Palazzo Strozzi, Ministero per i Beni e le Attività Culturali, Soprintendenza PSAE e per il Polo Museale della città di Firenze,…

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