Last but not least!

The New Art Fest ’17 has been a success, and we are happy with the outcome. Agency and a diversified exhibition, the beginning of a local and global cognitive and elective cultural network, wonderful seminars, well-focused workshops, derivative strolls around the unknown Lisbon, and great performances. Still to come, tomorrow, November 30, at the Museu Nacional…

Bacterial Art Starts a Debate on Money and International Borders

We have been told over and over that bacteria are everywhere around us, especially on your smartphone screen. But most of us haven’t stopped to reflect on the fact — and consequences — of bacteria being all over our money. A scientific study by the New York University called the Dirty Money Project revealed in 2014 the presence of 3,000…

Decameron: a smartphone experiment

IoP The most difficult thing is to have a fresh new idea. When one gets it, then one can evolve it to perfection. Decameron’s smartphone concert @ the opening of The New Art Fest ’17 was announced by the festival’s curator (me) in Portuguese. Then Emanuel Pimenta took the lead of this little jump into…

Robots and AI go for architecture with Norman Foster

e-flux architecture November 15, 2017 Robotics Atelier 2017 November 20–24, 2017 Public lecture: November 22, 6–7pm, “The Robotic Touch” by Matthias Kohler, Gramazio Kohler Research, ETH Zurich, Switzerland Auditorium Fundación Telefónica – Fuencarral 3 28004, Madrid, Spain Public conversation: November 22, 7–8pm, Matthias Kohler with Amelie Klein, Curator, Vitra Design Museum, Germany Auditorium Fundación Telefónica…

Artists, beware!

This is something new Contemporary artists, beware of angry independent people! Anti-Gentrification Activists Protest Laura Owens Exhibition at the Whitney Museum An alliance of activists from Los Angeles and New York highlighted the role of the artist and her dealer, Gavin Brown, in artwashing the gentrification of working-class neighborhoods.   Benjamin Sutton: What is it about…

Shhpuma @ The New Art Fest

  A fabulous playlist from Shhpuma for The New Art Fest ’17, by Travassos ARTISTS Harmonies Raphael Vanoli Humcrush Coclea Roji OZO Oba Loba Nick Millevoi Nick Millevo Almost a Song Filipe Felizardo Timepsine Quest Parque Eduardo Raon Black Bombaim + Peter Brotzmann Pão Put your headphones now! Shhpuma is a record label based in…

Concerto com smartphones

  Um pequeno improviso na inauguração! Chama-se DECAMERON e é um concerto de smartphones, ativados pelos próprios convidados da inauguração do The New Art Fest ‘17, dirigido pelo seu autor, Emanuel Pimenta. VEJA COMO! Como participar no concerto DECAMERON, dia 10 de Novembro, 2017, 19:00, no New Art Fest Cada pessoa coloca no seu telemóvel…

Web Summit +60.000

We are proud of showing Leonel Moura’s robots and present artist/ anthropologist/ art-science curator Maria Lopes @ the Web Summit 2017. Confirmed this morning: more than 60 thousand will attend this huge tech meeting. A collaboration that makes sense.

The New Art Fest ’17 website is here!

WELCOME TO THE NEW ART FEST ’17 The New Art Fest is an annual international festival of ‘new media’, and an important platform for artistic creativity and theoretical reflection associated with technology, science, and society. In this second edition, The New Art Fest presents more than 50 authors, including artists, speakers, and collectives, and focuses…

‘Sold’ Out

  The New Art Fest ’17 – sold out events Brain Gain, 11/11/2017 O Campo da Consciência (morning workshop), 19/11/2017

openFrameworks w/ Nuno Correia

The New Art Fest ’17 Workshop Nuno Correia Generative Audiovisuals with openFrameworks 25 November, 11a.m – 7 p.m @ FBAUL – Faculdade de Belas Artes de Lisboa Description: The workshop will focus on audiovisual composition with openFrameworks and C++ (http://openframeworks.cc/download/). It is intended to participants with basic knowledge of programming. The objective will be to…