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Use at your own risk

I’m arranging my logistics to go to Ars Electronica, Linz, this year too. I’ll be there from September 4 to 8 in the same hotel, so everything seems fine. But this post is to inform about an exhibition, Use at your own risk, organized in the Ars Electronica realm by the Linzer Art…

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Writings

Il virtuale come reale, vent’anni dopo / The virtual as real, twenty years after

 Sono passati vent’anni dalla pubblicazione del mio libro Realtà del virtuale. Rappresentazioni tecnologiche, comunicazione, arte (Bologna, Clueb, 1993), la cui prima edizione presentava un ologramma in copertina. Il libro, uno dei primi nel nostro Paese sull’impatto culturale delle tecnoscienze e delle tecnologie, certamente il primo in Italia con un ologramma in copertina, è ancora oggi…

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Stories

fivewordsforthefuture

Since a long time I have been wondering about the idea of the future, and sometimes I have put some considerations about this topic in my interventions (for instance here and here). I think that reasoning about the future is particularly important today, in times of global crisis, especially in…

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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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Subtle Technologies 2012

The 15th annual Subtle Technologies Festival took place in Toronto for 3 days (May 24-27, 2012), with scientists, artists and designers from all around the world to share ideas, science and artworks. This year the Festival for the first time was made in collaboration with Ryerson University, with a packed…

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ISEA 2011 – Simulation beyond perspective

On September 16 I presented the paper “Simulation beyond perspective. The discourse of holography as a tool for imagery, art, media studies and science” at ISEA 2011, Istanbul, a beautiful city I enjoyed with my friends and colleagues. I wrote many articles on holography at the end of the 80’s…

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Milano in Digitale IV – 2011

Un evento della cui Giuria ho fatto parte come presidente, in Ottobre la mostra dei progetti premiati e la loro presentazione da parte degli autori. Milano in digitale è un’iniziativa dedicata ai giovani artisti che lavorano con le nuove tecnologie promossa dalla Fondazione D’Ars Oscar Signorini onlus di Milano. L’iniziativa…

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Inspiration, Meetings

Editing the Future. Arte + nuove tecnologie

Martedì 23 novembre ero a Milano a presentare il volume Editing the Future. Arte + nuove tecnologie, pubblicato dal CASVA (Centro di Alti Studi sulle Arti Visive del Comune di Milano), nato nel 2009 dalla collaborazione con Milano in digitale, piattaforma di iniziative emanata dalla Fondazione D’Ars Oscar Signorini, che…

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