Like every industry, Culture and Arts are changed by Technology, and it seems that each year, a new Boom/Hype/Craze emerges in a rapidly changing creative landscape… the pandemic has hit the entire society, the creative sector started to have serious discussions related to the need of digitalization, VR, AR and MR becoming more and more… Continue reading AI and Culture: Gains and Losses
Since ancient ages, humans had the Dream: to become Immortal! We live in times, when a new generation tries to make the attempt to make humans immortal. But, what is the price of immortality? First trials made by humans was to find some sort of “magic pill” – be it the fountain of youth, the… Continue reading The Price of Immortality
If you are in New York, there is one exhibition that you should not miss! Pratt Manhattan Gallery is showcasing the work of multi-disciplinary artist Hsin-Chien Huang. Curated by Linda Lauro-Lazin (Pratt Institute’s Assistant Chairperson of Digital Arts, Adjunct Professor), Hsin-Chien Huang: The Data We Called Home is the artist’s first New York City solo… Continue reading Hsin-Chien Huang: The Data We Called Home
Weekend is coming…. so, book recommendation that you might enjoy:1. Can video gamers and museum curators and artists work together? Might seem impossible, but some tried to ‘crack the collaboration code’. “When Museums Meet Video Games: The Museum Lab Handbook” is offering a series of examples, challenges and opportunities that arise. Recommended for: believers and… Continue reading Books: XR, Games+Museums, Humans+AI =?
One of the most fascinating and intriguing VR experiences, They Dream in My Bones – Insemnopedy II, that mixes the power of shapes and a poetic storytelling imagining a futuristic possible science. We talked with artist and creator Faye Formisano about her inspirations drawn from expressionist artist Jean Epstein, Orlando by Virginia Woolf, Mary Shelley’s… Continue reading They Dream in My Bones – Insemnopedy II
Perpetuum mobile of the past and the future seems to form the present in which the thought of thoughts is formed. Hidden meanings in the past that are often keys that unlooked the doors of the future.And a lot questions take us through worlds from which we want to imagine the probable and improbable answer… Continue reading Debating AI, Questioning Humanity. “Westworld is here”?
Technology. Artificial Intelligence. Science. Futurism. Cosmos.Here are the best movies and XR experiences we saw at Sundance Festival 2022 on these topics. New visions about the possible future surfaced such as living together with AIs as our company and friends, DIY-robot, that turns out to be an AI-as-a-SpoiledKid with classy British humor; fantastic dancing creatures… Continue reading Techish – Futuristic Films / Sundance 2022
20th Year of Science-In-Film Initiative Celebrated, Feature Film Prize Goes to After Yang The Sundance Film Festival has announced the artist grant recipients for the Sundance Institute Science-in-Film initiative at the twentieth annual Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Feature Film Prize Reception. The previously announced 2022 Feature Film Prize winner (Kogonada, After Yang) was honored. The… Continue reading Science-in-Film: Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Prize / Sundance 2022
Dreaming about Immortality has a long history, and the various attempts to achieve are astonishing and fall in several categories.The first is to take some kind of “magic pill” – be it the fountain of youth, the elixir of life, the holy grail, till modern medicine of genetic engineering. We have summed-up all these Formulas… Continue reading Immortality: Between Power and Art
From Ancient Religious rituals that washed away the Sin and Medici schemes of ‘Selling Forgiveness’, to Contemporary practice of Business unethical behavior (such as greenwashing), washing seems to be an universal remedy. And when washing is coupled with greed and coins, the results obtained were in favour of the Few at the expense of the… Continue reading X-Washing Syndrome. Fake-Changers Schemes
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