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Professionalization of emerging artists
  • © Antre Peaux

Friday, 27 nov from 9:30am to 5pm there will be an online workshop for professionalization of emerging artists. The workshop is a co-organization of Antre Peaux and ENSA, linked to the EMAP network, in collaboration with devenir.art and Art::LABO.

Former inscription is needed, workshop is limited to 50 participants.

Creatures in a Series of Tubes @ Onassis Stegi
  • aqua_forensic © Robertina Šebjanič, Gjino Šutić
  • FANGO © Martin Nadal
  • The Hidden Life of an Amazon User © Joana Moll
  • The Eye of the Other © Tizian Derme, Daniela Mitterberger
  • Beyond Human Perception © María Castellanos & Alberto Valverde

Is there any reality beyond the digital world? Is there any digital world out there and beyond us? Do we need the machines, or do they live, grow and reproduce themselves out there and beyond us? Which is the chain reaction being triggered by our every single online reaction? What are the limits of human existence in the digital world? The Onassis Stegi virtual exhibition, Creatures in a Series of Tubes, will try to answer these questions through a series of artworks that were created as part of the European Media Art Platform (EMAP).

Participating Artists:
Beyond Human Perception by María Castellanos (ES) & Alberto Valverde (ES)
FANGO by Martin Nadal (ES)
The Eye of the Other by Tizian Derme (AT), Daniela Mitterberger (AT)
The Hidden Life of an Amazon User by Joana Moll (ES)
aqua_forensic by Robertina Šebjanič (SI), Gjino Šutić (HR)

MONDE-S MULTIPLE-S @ Antre Peaux

It is at the end of 2020, a strange year to say the least, calling for a reconfiguration of everything, that the Rencontres Mondes Multiples (Multiple Worlds Encounters) come to succeed the Rencontres Bandits-Mages, a video creation festival born in 1991. Reconfiguring, rethinking, resetting are not means of erasing, but as ways of taking a new look at the past in order to imagine and shape a future. To work on archives, pieces being around, disparate fragments, buried or camouflaged knowledges, to imagine one's future. Thinking also with illness, wounds, traumas, considering them not as broken pieces to be filled in, but as a passage, a transformation with which one must know how to build. To see and hear a Multiple World or Multiple Worlds is to enter a vortex made of complexities that we want to dissect and play with irresistibly, as apprentice sorcerers or apprentice scientists, as artists modelling a dream world, an extension of a rich heritage and various discoveries that have crossed a thousand and one times, without necessarily meeting each other well.

Participating EMAP artists:

Maria Castellanos & Alberto Velverde
Silvio Vujičic
Daniela Mitterberger & Tiziano Derme
Kat Austen
Marco Barotti
Margherita Pevere

When the butterflies of the soul flutter their wings
  • © LABoral

Three EMAP/EMARE artists are participating at LABoral exhibition When the butterflies of the soul flutter their wings, the opening of which is on Friday, Nov 27 at 7:00 p.m.

When the butterflies of the soul flutter their wings explores what potential can be found in art works that use neurotechnology, robotics or artificial intelligence. What can be evoked by art in relation to changing perceptions surrounding our understanding of the brain and the mind? What does art contribute to perception, thought, the emotions and multiple human and artificial intelligences? Through art, this exhibition aims to explore some of the expectations and questions raised by neuroscience and artificial intelligence. These fields are currently two of the world’s foremost research areas.

Curator: Karin Ohlenschläger
Artists: Guy Ben-Ary, Clara Boj & Diego Díaz, Daniel Canogar, María Castellanos & Alberto Valverde (EMARE 2020), Ursula Damm , Marco Donnarumma, Justine Emard, Emanuel Gollob, Mario Klingemann, Lancel/Maat (EMARE 2018), Laramascoto, Lisa Park, Miguel Ángel Rego Robles, and Birk Schmithüsen (EMARE 2019).

More: http://www.laboralcentrodearte.org/en/exposiciones/mariposas

Online premiere of Stranger to the Trees (Kat Austen)
  • Stranger to the trees © Kat Austen

Stranger to the Trees is a new media project exploring the complementary coexistence of microplastics and trees as carbon sinks. How do trees and microplastics coexist in forests, capturing carbon in the time of the climate crisis?

Stranger to the Trees’ two channels of video orient around a musical composition combining traditional instruments, hacked instruments and field recordings. One video, an analogue silhouette animation mixed with live-action video, explores the macro perspective of this coexistence. The other, incorporating results from a scientific experiment into the effect of microplastics on birch trees, explores the micro perspective. Together, they query the response of forest ecosystems to the ubiquitous and irrevocable dispersal of microplastics around the Earth.

Through a co-operation with innovative online gallery post-gallery.online curated by Kelli Gedvil and Kristen Rästas, the release of Stranger to the Trees is reconfigured, hybridised like the trees themselves, to allow the meaning and affordance of the two channels of video to be conveyed through online media fit for pandemic times.

Online premiere: Nov 21, 2020 / Sat / 4 PM
Online presentation: Nov 21–Dec 6, 2020
@ post-gallery.online/katausten

More info here: https://wrocenter.pl/en/stranger-to-the-trees/

Margherita Pevere @ Outré: Encounters with non/living things
  • © Margherita Pevere

Margherita Pevere will participate with Wombs (realised during EMARE grant 2019) in the exhibition Outré: Encounters with non/living things. The exhibition features works from invited projects which were created fully or in part at the Biofilia Lab of Aalto University launched in 2012.
 
Outré: Encounters with non/living things will be on view at V1 & V2 galleries in Väre from 19.11 till 07.12 and will be online at https://www.aalto.fi/outre.
 
Participating artists and researchers:
Aamo artscience group (Bartaku, Janne Halme, Paulo Pinho, Merja Penttilä, Pyry Mäkinen); Antti Tenetz;  Christina Stadlbauer; Noora Sandgren; Margherita Pevere; and Refashioning the Renaissance Team (Paula Hohti, Piia Lempiäinen, Sophie Pitman, Michele Robinson, Anne-Kristine Sinvald Larsen, Timothy McCall).
 
Collaborators & Contributors:
Assoc. Prof. Helena Sederholm; Laboratory Master James Evans; Assoc. Prof. Laura Beloff; and Biofilia Laboratory Manager Marika Hellman.
 
The exhibition is curated by Bilge Hasdemir and co-produced by Sharing & Co-Creating Transdisciplinary Artworks (SCTA), a University-Wide initiative responsible for exhibitions, transdisciplinary artworks, collections and public art at Aalto University. Graphic design by Emery L Norton.
 
For more information please see: https://www.aalto.fi/en/events/outre-encounters-with-nonliving-things

CATivism @ Impakt TV / Impakt Festival
  • CATivism © Wouter Moraal

Wouter Moraal interview on CATivism at Impakt TV / Impakt Festival Friday 30 October 2020
https://impakt.nl/festival/2020/programme/#day=20201030

 

Clusterduck @ Impakt Festival 2020
  • © Clusterduck

Clusterduck will talk about its EMARE work #Meme Manifesto at the Impakt Festival 2020 ZERO FOOTPRINT at Oct 30 2020 13:45–14:20 CET online: https://impakt.nl/festival/2020/talk/mememanifesto

The Hidden Life of an Amazon User @ Zin Ex. From Abstraction to Algorithm
  • Zin Ex. From Abstraction to Algorithm
  • The Hidden Life of an Amazon User © Joana Moll

Joana Moll's The Hidden Life of an Amazon User is going to be part of the exhibition Zin Ex. From Abstraction to Algorithm at Tabakalera, San Sebastian.

See more here

Clams @ ISEA 2020 (online edition)
  • © Marco Barotti
  • © ISEA 2020

Marco Barotti's Clams are going to be presented at ISEA 2020 (online edition) from Oct. 13. – 18.

Video documentation of selected kinetic sound sculptures for ISEA2020. Clams triggered by water quality; Swans, tech waste and wildlife; Woodpeckers transform electro-smog into drumming patterns.

See more here

Marco Barotti is a media artist based in Berlin. After music studies at the Siena Jazz Academy, he began merging sound with visual art. His work is driven by a desire to invent an artistic language in which a fictional post-futurist era is expressed through kinetic sound interventions in natural and urban environments. His installations merge audio technology, consumer objects and waste into moving sculptures triggered entirely by sound. The primary focus of his work is to create a “tech ecosystem” that plays with resemblances to animals. These artworks serve as a metaphor for the anthropogenic impact on the planet and aim to make people aware of environmental issues.

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