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Dialogismi e biopoetiche

[ITA] È uscito da poco per i tipi di CLUEB, nella collana <mediaversi> coprodotta da Noema, il volume di Eduardo Kac, Telepresenza e Bioarte. Interconnessioni in rete tra conigli, umani e robot, l’edizione italiana di quello che può essere considerato il suo libro più celebre, Telepresence & Bioart. Ho avuto il piacere di…

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Bio-Arts. Les arts de l’essence de la vie

[ITA] Ho partecipato, con il testo “Bio-Arts. Les arts de l’essence de la vie”, al dossier tematico “Arts&Sciences” del magazine mcd – Magazine des Cultures Digitales, n. 81, Marzo / Aprile / Maggio 2016, numero realizzato grazie al sostegno del ministero della Cultura e della Comunicazione francese, invitato dalla curatrice Annick Bureaud. [FRA] J’ai participé avec…

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The evolving human inheritance. From symbols to life

On November 27-28, 2015, at the National Centre for Contemporary Arts (NCCA) in Moscow I participated, with a presentation entitled “The evolving human inheritance. From symbols to life”, to the symposium “Limits of the Human: Human, Inhuman, Overhuman, Antihuman”, curated by Dmitry Bulatov and Madina Tlostanova (here the brochure). The symposium was…

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NeoLife SLSA 2015 Conference, UWA, Perth – New Evolving Lifeforms. The Third Life

[ITA] All’inizio di Ottobre ho presentato il paper “New Evolving Lifeforms. The Third Life” a “NeoLife SLSA 2015” (1-3 October 2015), Conferenza Internazionale a cura di Oron Catts e Symbiotica, che si è tenuta nel bellissimo Crawley campus dell’Università dell’Australia Occidentale (UWA) a Perth e che ha visto un’ampia partecipazione internazionale. [ENG] Early October…

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Evolution Haute Couture: Art and Science in the Post-Biological Age

It has just been published, both in Russian and English, the book edited and curated by Dmitry Bulatov Evolution Haute Couture: Art and Science in the Post-Biological Age. Part 2: Theory, Kaliningrad, BB NCCA, 2013. The volume, that contains an essay of mine, is a wide attempt to represent the contemporary theoretical panorama about the influence that the “new sciences”…

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Art, Science and the Technological Unconscious

I have been invited to give a lecture at “Kibla 2012, Soft Control: Art, Science and the Technological Unconscious“, an exhibition and a symposium curated by Dmitry Bulatov that will take place in next November in Maribor, Slovenia, European Capital of Culture 2012. As the website states, “the exhibition showcases…

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The Technological Herbarium (German edition)

I’m proud to announce that Gianna Maria Gatti’s book L’Erbario Tecnologico (Bologna, Clueb, 2005) has been translated into German (Das Technologische Herbarium, Berlin, Avinus Press, 2012), after being translated into English (The Technological Herbarium, Berlin, Avinus Press, 2010). Gianna Maria was one of my best alumni and I was the…

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Ars Electronica 2011 – Origin

This year’s Ars Electronica events took place again in its historical place, the Brucknerhaus, while the last year they were at the Tabakfabrik. “How does innovation come about? The 2011 Ars Electronica Festival  – ORIGIN – How It All Begins – delves into this elementary question, scrutinizing both science and…

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SEAFair 2010 – The Apparatus of Life & Death

I was invited to deliver a lecture at the International Conference SEAFair (Skopje Electronic Arts Fair) 2010 – “The Apparatus of Life & Death”, October 4-20, Skopje, organized by the Visual and Cultural Research Center at the Institute for Social sciences and Humanities of the Euro-Balkan Institute and curated by…

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Transbiotics 2010

Roberta Buiani attended in Riga two joint events: “Textures,” the sixth European meeting of the society for literature, science and the arts, as well as Art + Communication, the 12th International Festival of New Media Culture Riga, June 15 – 20. The events  culminated in the major exhibition “Transbiotics. Temporal…

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The Technological Herbarium

I’m proud to announce that Gianna Maria Gatti’s book L’Erbario Tecnologico (Bologna, Clueb, 2005) has been translated into English (The Technological Herbarium, Berlin, Avinus Press, 2010). A translation into German is underway. Gianna Maria was one of my best alumni and I was the supervisor of her thesis. This book…

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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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