The latest Digicult interviews & articles

Posted by Marco Mancuso | Fri Jan 25th 2013 7:49 a.m.


Digicult presents:

THE LATEST DIGICULT INTERVIEWS & ARTICLES
A WEEKLY SELECTION

A “Little Sun” in the art world: an interview to Olafur Eliasson
by Silvia Bertolotti

It is true that two of the main elements of Eliasson’s arts have always been social participation (also in terms of interaction, use of public spaces and rising of social awareness) and the dialogue with the natural environment. The artistic act, in an exemplary project as Little Sun, can become a call for action and social/environmental engagement, as the artist once more declares: “In everyday life, it is important that we critically engage in global initiatives and local contexts. Our actions have consequences for the worlds.

Read the interview: http://www.digicult.it/news/a-little-sun-in-the-art-world-interview-to-elafur-eliasson/

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Displace 2.0: Mediation of Sensations. A conversation with Chris Salter
by Silvia Bertolotti

Silvia Bertolotti has interviewed the media artist Chris Salter. They spoke about his last project "Displace 2.0", which is part of his research on the creation of augmented performative environments where sensor based tools and technologies challenge the sensorial experience on different levels (audio, visual, tactile, olfactive, etc). Developed with TeZ Maurizio Martinucci and the anthropology professor David Howes, and presented at TodaysArt festival 2012, it's a seminal experience for all lovers of close relationships between Art, Perception & Science

Read the interview: http://www.digicult.it/news/a-conversation-with-chris-salter-on-displace-2-0/

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Can a common language be found? Report from “Paraphrasing Babel” exhibition
by Alessandra Saviotti

Alessandra Saviotti reports about the "Paraphrising Babel" exhibition, displayed in many different locations in Maastricht and Heerlen in South of The Netherlands, curated by Bert Van de Boom and Annet Dekker. The program was mainly focused on video installations, sound installations and video projections aiming to reflect on the different perception of language and communication

Read the report: http://www.digicult.it/news/can-a-common-language-be-found-report-from-paraphrasing-babel-exhibition/

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Marco Mancuso
Digital Art, Design & Culture
Digicult Director | Critic, Curator and Professor
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