All posts tagged: interview

LA Game Space

Game On! LA Game Space Levels Up

On first glance a vacant warehouse in downtown Los Angeles might read as derelict industrial space, but look a little closer and you can see the glimmer of a nascent world class media lab. Three weeks ago, LA Game Space stormed onto Kickstarter with an ambitious proposal to transform the raw space that they’d scouted […]

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Unpacking the CineChamber – Naut Humon on Nomadic AV Performance

Over the last two months CAN has drawn attention to many of the integrated AV performance projects featured at MUTEK 2012. This has taken some time as there was no shortage of material to choose from. Occupying quite a prominent place within this year’s MUTEK programming was the CineChamber, an intimate, “live cinema performance environment” […]

Zef&Santo and Keith Fullerton Whitman – MUTEK 2012

Zef & Santo – 3D Real-Time Performance, Workflow and Collaboration

Even when judged against its usual high standards, MUTEK 2012 was a stellar year for AV performance. In addition to the A/Visions program, there were a number of other noteworthy shows, screenings and installations that reinforced the prominence of real time graphics and ‘cinematic ambience’ across the festival. Whether it was Jeff Mills’ figure poised […]

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Frieze magazine talks to Julius von Bismarck – CERN’s Artist in Residence

We’ve heard a lot about Higgs Boson particle and CERN in the last few weeks but very little about a very interesting programme running currently there with Julius von Bismarck as it’s resident. Lunched earlier this year, the ‘Prix Ars Electronica Collide@CERN Digital Arts Prize’ was awarded to Julius in conjunction with a two-month residency at CERN. While everyone […]

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Drone as Metaphor – Interview with artist/director Alex Rivera

There has been no shortage of interest in unmanned aerial vehicles over the past few years. While the legalities of unchecked extrajudicial assassinations is probably not the primary concern of CAN readers, the creative (and critical) potential of semi-autonomous robots is. The New Inquiry Senior Editor Malcolm Harris recently conducted a fascinating interview with artist/director Alex Rivera […]