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An illustrated walk through Art Düsseldorf 2019

An illustrated walk through Art Düsseldorf 2019

Where i saw VR tapestry, learnt about Russian military deception and discovered that ravens are even smarter than i thought
The face: a territory of cultural confrontation

The face: a territory of cultural confrontation

Investigating everything from historical mugshots to Instagram posts, Helfand examines how the face has been perceived and represented over time; how it has been instrumentalized by others; and how we
Tim Shaw. Catching the sound of darkness, underwater creatures and even ghosts (maybe)

Tim Shaw. Catching the sound of darkness, underwater creatures and even ghosts (maybe)

I could try and sum up Tim Shaw‘s practice by saying that it focuses on the relationship between […]
Prospecting Ocean. The extractivist Wild West

Prospecting Ocean. The extractivist Wild West

Linke's exhibition scrutinises seabed mining and other forms of extraction and the effects they might have on marine life and communities
H+. We are all transhumanists now

H+. We are all transhumanists now

Matthieu Gafsou has spent 4 years researching transhumanism, a movement looking towards science and technology to drastically improve human cognitive, mental and physical performances
The Drone Chronicles 2001-2016

The Drone Chronicles 2001-2016

A duo of books explores how a technology born in a purely military context has found its place in every single aspect of our life
Bio-fiction Science Art Film Festival. The neurotechnology edition (part 2)

Bio-fiction Science Art Film Festival. The neurotechnology edition (part 2)

Documentaries, a demo of how to type on a screen with your mind and discussions about the ethical dimensions of a "super brain"
Bio-fiction Science Art Film Festival. Part 1: short fiction films about neurotechnology

Bio-fiction Science Art Film Festival. Part 1: short fiction films about neurotechnology

Moving from medical field to personal enhancement, from non-invasive methods to implanted devices, neurotechnology has the potential to radically change our brain and bodies, raising a series of
Inside CERN. The prosaic dimension of particle physics

Inside CERN. The prosaic dimension of particle physics

The cutting-edge research is given a human face and even if we don’t fully understand the processes at work, the pictures allow us to perceive how in this world of the tiniest particles the biggest
Supre:organism. Alternative perspectives on space exploration

Supre:organism. Alternative perspectives on space exploration

Outer space has presented itself as a contemporary condition where humanness is getting redefined. Are human beings in outer space human, technological or ecological?
Tales from the Crust. Portraits of extractive violence and resistance

Tales from the Crust. Portraits of extractive violence and resistance

How local and transnational acts of resistance are making use of technologies (such as drones) in order to monitor the impacts of extractive industries and develop micropolitical strategies
Julian Charrière. The world without us

Julian Charrière. The world without us

Several of the works are set in a microcosm where few human beings venture, a place remote from the rest of the world but which played an important role in human history: the Bikini Atoll
Diagrams of Power: Visualizing, Mapping, and Performing Resistance

Diagrams of Power: Visualizing, Mapping, and Performing Resistance

The work of designers, artists, cartographers, geographers, researchers and activists who create diagrams to tell inconvenient stories that upset and resist the status quo
A guided tour of Dublin’s physical Internet infrastructure

A guided tour of Dublin’s physical Internet infrastructure

Artist and researcher Paul O'Neill takes Dubliners and curious tourists on guided tours of the HQs, warehouses, data centers and other infrastructures the internet relies on
Paul Destieu. Like a trip inside the brain of a drum player

Paul Destieu. Like a trip inside the brain of a drum player

The French artist challenges the architecture of our perceptions
Entangle. Contemporary art and physics

Entangle. Contemporary art and physics

Black holes, dark matter, gravity, time, motion—these phenomena fascinate physicists and artists alike. Both strive to discover how they shape our world
Linguistic capitalism. Has Google become an all powerful usurer of language?

Linguistic capitalism. Has Google become an all powerful usurer of language?

Pip Thornton''s work explores linguistic capitalism and the economic, cultural and political effects of the monetisation of language by Google’s search and advertising platforms
Bas van de Poel. Interview with a connoisseur of computer villainy

Bas van de Poel. Interview with a connoisseur of computer villainy

In 2014, the designer compiled a Computer Virus Catalog. He's telling me about about the malware exhibition he co-curated in Rotterdam
János Brückner. Making visible the influence of politics on culture

János Brückner. Making visible the influence of politics on culture

A participative installation that imitates the functioning of machines and embraces human imperfections and errors started quietly enough but ended up causing controversy and censorship in Hungary
Can you design a website on a (very) limited energy budget? An interview with Gauthier Roussilhe

Can you design a website on a (very) limited energy budget? An interview with Gauthier Roussilhe

What happens to the design discipline when it has to evolve from a world where designers do wonders with (seemingly) unlimited resources and energy to a world where their creativity can only rely on