Month: June 2019

Call for Applications: Special One Week Money and Evidence Programs at the School of Machines, Making & Make-Believe

As part of our five-year anniversary, this August and September we have two special one-week programs on Money and Evidence aimed at artists and activists. These are two topics that we feel are vital for society at large, so we decided to make these programs as accessible as possible. Apply now! Women and persons from lgbtq+ and other under-represented communities […]

BIY™ (Believe it Yourself) – Real-fictional belief-based computing kits by Automato

Created by Shanghai based design studio automato.farm, ‘BIY™ – Believe it Yourself‘ is a series of real-fictional belief-based computing kits to make and tinker with vernacular logics and superstitions. The team worked with experts in fortune telling from Italy, geomancy from China and numerology from India to translate their knowledge and beliefs into three separate […]

Displuvium – Simulating natural and rigged meteorological phenomena

Created by Fragmentin, ‘Displuvium‘ is an artistic research that examines the human desire to control our natural environment, particularly meteorological phenomena. The installation, developed with Designer Renaud Defrancesco, takes the form of a pool filled with water and placed directly on the ground. On the water surface, the visitor can observe rainfall: water drops are […]