In a little over a week, the 6th edition of TADAEX festival (Tehran Annual Digital Art Exhibition) takes place at Mohsen Gallery in Tehran, Iran. It’s a strong manifestation of the digital scene in Tehran and the people who make it possible, it features Iranian digital artists as well as far reaching international network of collaborators thanks to an ongoing residency program with NODE Forum for Digital Arts.
Created by Amy Whittle, Artificial Afterlife is a personal interpretation of technology through spiritual phenomena. It focusses on mystifying technology, using exposed wires, apparatus and sockets physically connected with the dead.
Created by Steffen Hartwig, On the Secret Life of Things is a series of experimental prototypes that explore the new and ubiquitous things of daily life. Using familiar objects, the objects are repurposed, limited to their original function/behaviour but re-imagined for the age of information.
On the quest for new tangible interfaces Martin Hertig experimented with Zippers. The result is Zippy, a guitar bag transformed to a simple, but functional guitar.
Created by Bjørn Karmann in collaboration with Nicolas Armand and Lars Kaltenbach, Pyrograph is a CIID project inspired by the thermal printers used for receipts in all shops. The Pyrograph draws with dots burned with a 450 °C tip on to paper and listen to the ambient sound in the room and distort the same.
Delving into the glorious ambiguity of human communication, “TLDR (Too Long; Didn’t Read)” is a group exhibition at Oakland’s B4BEL4B Gallery that explores text and language.
Metamaterials are engineered 3D cell grids that have properties that are not found in nature. Recently, a group of Hasso-Plattner Institute researchers (supported by a Shapeways educational grant) enhanced metamaterial design to include mechanical functionality.
New in the series of exhibitions organised by London’s data design agency Signal-Noise, “Place Your Bets” takes place at the Studio 2, 31 New Inn Yard, Shoreditch from Fri 16 until Tues 20 Sept 2016.
Our Time is the latest large-scale installation by United Visual Artists, investigating the subjective experience of the passing of time. The installation is comprised of 21 bespoke mechanical pendulums that swing at a pace apparently unhindered by the laws of nature and where no single time measurement applies.
Presented by 3M with support provided by Accenture, Minneapolis Institute of Art is calling for submissions for Art and Technology Award which includes $25,000 in prize money and an additional $25,000 in development support, connections to industry expertise, resources and more.
The Organizing committee of Antarctic Biennale invites young and courageous creators to compete for joining the first art expedition beyond the Antarctic Circle as part of the 1st Antarctic Biennale.
Video of the much-anticipated collaboration between two Berlin-based greats – Christopher Bauder and Robert Henke at Berlin’s CTM 2016 festival.