Archivi Categorie: FOCUS

Esce per Aracne il volume La fotografia come mezzo di riproduzione delle opere d’arte di Nicola Gronchi

annamaria monteverdi/ ottobre 1, 2016/ FOCUS

La riproduzione fotografica delle opere d’arte è un settore specifico della fotografia professionale, in cui è richiesta una preparazione tecnica di alto profilo insieme a una conoscenza approfondita della storia dell’arte. In quest’opera l’autore analizza dettagliatamente la storiografia, la critica, lo stile e le tecniche impiegate dai pionieri della fotografia d’arte, mettendo l’accento sull’importanza fondamentale della fedeltà riproduttiva dell’opera, sia

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Rijksstudio Award now open / deadline 15 January 2017. Create you own masterpiece and win € 10.000

annamaria monteverdi/ settembre 19, 2016/ CALL/OPPORTUNITIES, FOCUS

International design competition The Rijksmuseum will be awarding the Rijksstudio Award for the third time. The Rijksmuseum invites members of the public to draw inspiration from the Rijksmuseum collection, download images from Rijksstudio and use them to create their own artwork. Anyone can take part and all art forms and interpretations are allowed, from design, decorative arts and applied arts

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Call for artistic residence, PACT ZOLLVEREIN

annamaria monteverdi/ settembre 19, 2016/ CALL/OPPORTUNITIES, FOCUS

Running all year round since 2002, the residency programme is at the heart of PACT Zollverein’s day to day work. Open to professional artists from home and abroad who work in the areas of dance, performance, media arts or music and closely linked to PACT’s two other core strands of activity in presenting work and facilitating research and development, the

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Il computer artist Lino Strangis da Ars electronica alla Alma Artis Academy

annamaria monteverdi/ settembre 17, 2016/ digital art, FOCUS

Lino Strangis, uno dei più noti e attivi artisti digitali italiani reduce dalla vetrina internazionale Ars electronica 2016 dove ha esposto nella mostra principale Radical Atoms, da quest’anno è docente di Computer Art alla Alma Artis Academy di Pisa. La scelta di Strangis da parte della direzione dell’Accademia è legata all’interessante e prolifica sperimentazione e produzione del giovane artista, già presente

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28 settembre 2016 Open day Alma Academy di Pisa

annamaria monteverdi/ settembre 17, 2016/ FOCUS, NEWS

Sono aperte le iscrizioni 2016-2017 alla Alma Artis Academy; come lo scorso anno, il primo appuntamento in calendario è dedicato all’incontro con studenti, genitori e appassionati d’arte il 28 settembre e vedrà l’Accademia delle Tecnologie di Via Santa Maria 25 (in pieno centro e nella storica e prestigiosa sede di Palazzo Quaratesi), aperta alla presentazione della proposta formativa che da quest’anno

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Giacomo Verde docente alla Alma Artis Academy di Pisa.

annamaria monteverdi/ settembre 17, 2016/ digital art, DIGITAL PERFORMANCE, FOCUS

L’Accademia di Nuove tecnologie Alma Artis di Pisa (con due indirizzi Art and Digital Technologies e Graphic and Multimedia design) diretta dal dott. Dario Matteoni (direttore scientifico: Ing. Andrea Brogni) ha inserito tra i nuovi docenti dell’anno accademico 2016-2017 uno degli artisti più conosciuti nel panorama dell’arte tecnologica, Giacomo Verde. Insegnerà Teatro multimediale. Napoletano di nascita ma toscano d’adozione Verde

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MEQ Festival: Transcranial D.O.P.E. – Klaus Obermaier, Daito Manabe, Kyle McDonald

annamaria monteverdi/ settembre 16, 2016/ digital art, FOCUS

TRANSCRANIAL at MEQ Festival September 16, 2016 Mèq Festival – Festival international d’art numérique performatif Théâtre des Treize Vents, Montpellier / France Scientists use electromagnetic pulses to create glitches on brain activity by altering neuronal currents. Such glitches may cause temporary failures that can be represented by disassembling the body. As if this would be malfunctioning or out of control. Mind

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Scopitone, le festival des arts numériques et des cultures électroniques,

annamaria monteverdi/ settembre 16, 2016/ digital art, FOCUS

MATTHEW BIEDERMANRYOICHI KUROKAWADAITO MANABEMOTOI ISHIBASHIPIERCE WARNECKE Scopitone, le festival des arts numériques et des cultures électroniques, lance sa 15e édition du 21 au 25 septembre à Nantes. Scopitone arpente les vastes territoires des arts numériques. Avec, au programme, un ensemble d’œuvres digitales qui interrogent leur siècle, ses pratiques et ses visions. Previous Marietta Ren, Phallaina. BD numérique.Courtesy de l’artiste. Scénographie

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Ai Weiwei. Libero. Mostra dal 23 settembre 2016 al 22 gennaio 2017 a Palazzo Strozzi, Firenze

annamaria monteverdi/ settembre 12, 2016/ FOCUS, NEWS

Ai Weiwei, LIBERO, Mostra organizzata da Fondazione Palazzo Strozzi A CURA DI: Arturo Galansino  Dal 23 settembre 2016 al 22 gennaio 2017 Palazzo Strozzi a Firenze ospita la prima grande mostra italiana dedicata a uno dei più celebri e controversi artisti contemporanei: Ai Weiwei. Libero Artista dissidente e personalità provocatoria, protagonista di mostre presso i maggiori musei del mondo, Ai Weiwei invaderà

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Projections on water screens

annamaria monteverdi/ settembre 10, 2016/ digital art, FOCUS

Japan Kabuki Festival in Las Vegas 2016 Panasonic presents “Water Screen Digital Show by Shochiku x teamLab”     Launch of the new Jordan Melo M8 using explosive water projections. Kozyrnaya Picnic Party, Kiev, June 13, 2009. The jewel of the party was a stunning show featuring a hologram, 26 m x 15 m size, suddenly emerging above the still

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The interactive installations by teamLab

annamaria monteverdi/ settembre 10, 2016/ digital art, FOCUS

The internet has changed the relationship between people and contents – people participate in and have become a part of contents. In this interactive art work the viewer’s presence mixes with an abstract world of squares and delicately drawn grid lines. Ito Jakuchu (1716-1800), was an early modern Japanese artist active in Kyoto during the Edo Period. Jakuchu has left us

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Crystals of light by teamLab (Japan)

annamaria monteverdi/ settembre 10, 2016/ FOCUS

Three-dimensional fireworks made of crystals of light that visitors can set off using their smartphones. Visitors can select the firework they like on their smartphone, make a wish, and set off a three-dimensional firework made of crystals of light.

The interactive documentary Jheronimus Bosch, the Garden of Earthly Delights

annamaria monteverdi/ settembre 8, 2016/ FOCUS

The Garden of Earthly Delights by Jheronimus Bosch The interactive documentary Jheronimus Bosch, the Garden of Earthly Delightsprovides an in-depth tour though The Garden of Earthly Delights. In a web interface the visitor will be taken on an audio-visual journey, including sound, music, video and images to enrich the storytelling. Synopsis The interactive documentary Jheronimus Bosch, the Garden of Earthly

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Björk Digital 1 September – 23 October 2016

annamaria monteverdi/ settembre 6, 2016/ FOCUS, NEWS

An immersive virtual reality exhibition from Icelandic icon Björk. Somerset House Summer Somerset House is thrilled to announce the European premiere of Björk Digital, an exhib­ition of digital and video works, resulting from Björk’s collaborations with some of the finest visual artists and programmers in the world and coinciding with a special performance at the Royal Albert Hall. Björk constantly

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Mayakovsky 3D mapping by Sila Sveta

annamaria monteverdi/ settembre 5, 2016/ FOCUS

The show ‘Mayakovsky’ is a unique project by Sila Sveta — the Grand Prix winner of the Art Vision Modern competition at the 5th Moscow International Festival ‘Circle of Light’ in 2015. 3D architectural mapping inspired by the Soviet avant garde movement incorporated an unusual soundtrack — a recording of Mayakovsky’s poetry. Projection on the Central pavilion of VDNKh Exhibition Center was a complex combination

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360° Interactive Visuals and Music by Yago de Quay

annamaria monteverdi/ settembre 5, 2016/ FOCUS, interactive performance

Yago de Quay is featured using RealSense cameras and Curie-enabled wristbands that track hand gestures and location and use that data to control music and visuals. A project that took 3 months of working with the Intel to develop unique wristbands, gesture algorithms, radio transmission, music, visuals and dance. Team: Peter Sistrom – Visual Artist Yago de Quay – Performer

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Lino Strangis at Ars Electronica, Linz

annamaria monteverdi/ settembre 5, 2016/ digital art, FOCUS

Flying in the Middle of Nowhere Thu 8 September – Mon 12 September 2016 First Floor / Gallery POSTCITY Credit: Lino Strangis The work was produced at Fondazione Mondo Digitale’s Innovation Gym. Lino Strangis for six  months at Phyrtual Innovation Gym along with seven young people selected by a call. The Phyrtual Innovation Gym is place where artists can find

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Il teatro di marionette diventa grande e adotta il “video”: Rocamora teatro debutta con Identitats

annamaria monteverdi/ agosto 31, 2016/ DIGITAL PERFORMANCE, FOCUS

Identitats vuol dire Identità, ed è quella che cerca una marionetta che non è corpo e non ha anima o parola nel nuovo spettacolo per marionetta a filo, di ROCAMORA TEATRO debuttato il 27 agosto a Barcellona. Non si disturba mai il termine “ricerca” per il teatro di figura, invece ogni tanto si potrebbe osare, specie quando l’artigianalità, la storia,

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Intervista a Igor Imhoff, tra video, grafica, animazione,mapping e glitch art

annamaria monteverdi/ agosto 28, 2016/ digital art, FOCUS, videomapping

Igor Imhoff nasce in Italia nel 1976,. Si laurea all’Accademia di Belle Arti; attualmente è docente di Multimedia Design, animazione e 3d modeling all’ International School of Comics . La sua attività artistica spazia dalla grafica all’animazione, al video/film sperimentale. Numerose sono le partecipazioni a mostre e festival in Italia e all’estero (Bevilacqua La Masa ,Galleria San Marco , Venice , Milan

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Interview to Rodrigo Carvalho-Interactive artist

annamaria monteverdi/ agosto 28, 2016/ digital art, DIGITAL PERFORMANCE, FOCUS, interactive performance

Rodrigo Carvalho [VISIOPHONE], is a Designer & Interactive New Media artist from Porto/Portugal. His work on live visuals, coding and interactive art involves a range of different outputs, from screen digital work, interactive installations, audiovisual live acts, or interactive visuals for stage performance. His research is focused in the real-time relations between sound, image and movement in audiovisual interactive spaces.  Vimeo

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Laser show: compilation

annamaria monteverdi/ agosto 28, 2016/ FOCUS, interactive performance

Laser dance Mirror family production Kvant https://www.kvantlasers.sk/   Kvant Laser show “The Prolight+Sound 2014, 56 KVANT lasers were used: 41 x ATOM 800 9 x SPECTRUM 20 3 x SPECTRUM 5000 2 x ATOM 1500XT 1 x ATOM 6000 Laser show by DR Enchant Intesity http://www.e-intensity.com/ Draw in lights is a unique contemporary project connectiong fine art | electronic music | lights | lasers.

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Golem, micromapping on sculpture by BK studio

annamaria monteverdi/ agosto 25, 2016/ FOCUS, videomapping

GOLEM est une rencontre en l’art antique et l’art numérique moderne. La sculpture et la video s’associent pour créer un sentiment d’inquiétante étrangeté. Ce projet questionne le manque de vie inhérent à l’image virtuelle et à la sculpture. Golem explore la fine frontière entre la réalité virtuelle et la représentation matérielle. Golem is an installation using antic sculpture and video to

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Vjsuave: moving projections

annamaria monteverdi/ agosto 24, 2016/ DIGITAL PERFORMANCE, FOCUS

Vjsuave is Ygor Marotta and Ceci Soloaga, a new media art duo based in Sao Paulo, as specialists in moving projection; they create movies that are poignant, warm and personal, crafted from hand-drawn media, transformed into digital animation then projection-mapped in a way that seems to bring streets alive. Characters walk across the landscape with a convincing blend of movement

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Invisibile e Adattivo, opera multimedia. GeKiPe – SKINACT. CRM | FERNANDEZ KOPPEL | VERT LUPONE | SPIESSER

annamaria monteverdi/ agosto 24, 2016/ DIGITAL PERFORMANCE, FOCUS

 ROMAEUROPA: MACRO Testaccio – La Pelanda, 19 novembre 2016 h.21 Invisibile e Adattivo. GeKiPe – SKINACT. CRM | FERNANDEZ  KOPPEL | VERT  LUPONE | SPIESSER Il CRM – Centro Ricerche Musicali costruisce per Romaeuropa Festival una serata interamente dedicata ai risultati delle nuove ricerche sull’interazione uomo-macchina che mirano a un sostanziale mutamento della relazione composizione/interpretazione. Riconosciuto ufficialmente nel 1990 dal Ministero dell’Università

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Debutto del nuovo spettacolo di Jeton e Blerta Neziraj a Prishtina

annamaria monteverdi/ agosto 24, 2016/ FOCUS, NEWS

a play with four actors and some pigs and some cows and some horses and a prime minister and a milka cow and some local and international inspectors  Written by a Kosovar cynic Premiere: 26th of September, National Theater of Kosovo Directed by: Blerta Neziraj Actors: Shengyl Ismaili, Adrian Morina, Ernest Malazogu, Shpetim Selmani Musicians: Art Lokaj (electric guitar) Drin Tashi (drums) Music: Gabriele Marangoni Choreography: Adrienne Hart Stage design: Petra Veber Costume

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Origins, a Videomapping by Volvox for Panorama Festival, NYC

annamaria monteverdi/ agosto 22, 2016/ FOCUS, videomapping

Volvox Labs [VVOX] uses dynamic motion graphics, lighting, digital fabrication and new media technologies to help artists and brands connect with audiences through creative innovation. The studio creates digital and physical experiences for award winning artists, musicians and iconic brands. First creating high-end content design for music festivals, and then to software development for interactive new media, responsive environments, the

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S+V+M= Blog about Sound-Visuals-Movement by Visiophone

annamaria monteverdi/ agosto 22, 2016/ DIGITAL PERFORMANCE, FOCUS, interactive performance

http://s-v-m.tumblr.com/ This blog intends to work as notebook for the research by Rodrigo Carvalho on synergies between Sound-Visuals-Movement, audiovisual interactive systems, augmented realities, graphic representations of sound and movement in real time, hypersensory immersive media and synaesthesia states. Rodrigo Carvalho -VISIOPHONE www.visiophone-lab.comwww.twitter.com/visiophone-labwww.vimeo.com/visiophone GET IT TOUCH :: rodrigo/visiophone-lab/com RECENT POSTS :: MOTION SCULPTURES – XXII SENSITIVE INTERFACES – VI MOVEMENT SONIFICATION

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“WITH OUI”, audiovisual dance performance by Rodrigo Carvalho

annamaria monteverdi/ agosto 22, 2016/ DIGITAL PERFORMANCE, FOCUS, interactive performance

“WITH OUI” is an audiovisual dance performance presented at the Ears, Eyes and Feet event in the B. Iden Payne Theater, May 2015, UT Austin Texas. The narrative of the piece develops around human communication and mutually supportive relationships. A bright object in the middle of the stage acts as source of knowledge and connecting link between the dancers. This

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Rodrigo Carvalho _Visiophone: Interactive New Media Artist

annamaria monteverdi/ agosto 22, 2016/ DIGITAL PERFORMANCE, FOCUS, interactive performance

Rodrigo Carvalho [VISIOPHONE] is a Designer & Interactive New Media artist from Porto/Portugal. His work on live visuals, coding and interactive art involves a range of different outputs, from screen digital work, interactive installations, audiovisual live acts, or interactive visuals for stage performance. His research is focused in the real-time relations between sound, image and movement in audiovisual interactive spaces. Find him

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My interview to Dandy Punk, a “digital light poet”

annamaria monteverdi/ agosto 13, 2016/ DIGITAL PERFORMANCE, FOCUS

A dandypunk exists to inspire and motivate creativity, non-conformity, whimsy, intense curiosity, do-it-yourself mentality and everyday eccentricity in everybody. The new weird. www.adandypunk.com – website Anna Monteverdi: Can you describe your poetic performances which unite tecnology, fairy tale, drawing, lightness, dream and cirque? From which language are you used to start your project and have you direct part in The

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