Archive for November, 2007

HoT Spots in Berlinopolis and Beyond

Thursday, November 29th, 2007

A few dates to sharpie into your calendar : )

:: 29.11.07 :: TONIGHT at Mudd Club, Nomad Sound System with a bundle of friends, including the live debut of Spark ( Shazam and Adamatics from NYc, Peghini Trio, Mohak (Global Mestizo Sounds), and Selectress Nisha (Club India)… Also playing :: 1.12.07 :: at Podium Mozaiek [...]

Tales of Berlinopolis

Wednesday, November 28th, 2007

coming soon : )

Re:place hosts a Cyberfeminist Reboot, Taking Aim Beyond The Meta-mediation

Tuesday, November 20th, 2007

If you are a wide-scoped and socially engaged artist already wary and/or already taking aim at the specimen harvesting of new media and the science-infused art industry for their refined Spectacle lubricants, a conference about the histories of technology, science, the humanities, and art is treading a treacherously thin and grease-splattered ice. And while Re:place, [...]

Re:place in Berlin

Friday, November 16th, 2007

We will only be catching the last day of Re:place Conference in Berlin.  No chance to provide preview info here before travelling there, and no links to other blogs as yet, but the program is full of backround info, and a massive list of presenters, many of which were just here in Praha for Mutamorphosis.

Mutamorphosis, Day 3: “The Laboratory Planet” and an External Drive

Monday, November 12th, 2007

While Mutamorphosis has been full of people with an inspiring wealth of knowledge and pioneering creative direction, the event as a whole struggled to grapple with the bigger picture of what art and science as a collaborative medium might become for our seriously challenged times.
Ironically the one “Paper” that provided the most potent articulation of [...]

Mutamorphosis… Day 2: What Progress of Roses?!

Saturday, November 10th, 2007

We came imagining that we needed urgently to gather up all our arts + science limbs and muscles, hearts and brains, and Act Accordingly, and yes we need all that because the urgent necessities scream out all around us. We came imagining that the planet will require some collective interventions that must proceed immediately on [...]

Mutamorphosis…Day 1

Thursday, November 8th, 2007

… Stelarc’s third ear

Printing organs in the future?!

Previous evening at the Kampa Museum… reading Leonardo…

Frank Malina…

Plenty to absorb and process from the first day of Mutamorphosis…
analysis coming soon… meanwhile some highlights for Day 2:
Plenary Speech: Vaclav Cilek – Climate as the Last Wilderness
The Art & Climate Session:
Beatriz da Costa: PigeonBlog: Interspecies Co-production in the Pursuit [...]

Frank J. Malina: From Rocket Science To Open Communications Bridging Arts and Sciences

Tuesday, November 6th, 2007

Perhaps one of the most crucial aspects of looking both backward and forward at the paths of Frank J. Malina (1912-1981) is his unique pivotal turn from a brilliant scientist suddenly at the core of new military trajectories to establishing a journal and network for international cooperation and open communication between the arts and sciences. [...]