O Campo da Consciência

Uma homenagem a Alfred Gell. Foi na realidade este precocemente desaparecido antropólogo que me levou a confiar sem hesitar numa artista que acabara de conhecer depois de uma troca de emails. Quer no pensamento fora da caixa que aportou ao primeiro painel que a Web Summit dedicou à cultura artística contemporânea, quer no êxito da colaboração entre…

CogniCity

Nashin Mahtani Talk: November 30, 5 pm @ MUHNAC Make your own free reservations @ Eventbrite Nashin Mahtani is Project Co-Manager and Lead Designer of PetaBencana.id, working in Jakarta. She’s coming to Lisbon to give us a lecture on the innovative process of crowdsourcing urban data in big cities, and its usefulness to help risk…

Montemor, pequenas utopias são possíveis

Em Montemor-o-Novo, uma pequenina cidade alentejana com menos de 12 mil habitantes, a 100 Km de Lisboa, existe uma comunidade cultural provavelmente única em Portugal. Os seus principais polos de atração são O Espaço do Tempo, centro coreográfico nascido no ano 2000, e dirigido por Rui Horta, situado no antigo Convento da Saudação, em pleno…

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…

Alice Bucknell

Nostalgia, Disaster, Desire: The Virtual City and Cultural Memory in Late Capitalism At 9.30 AM on 1 November 1755, the most powerful earthquake in the history of Europe hit Lisbon, killing an estimated 30,000 – 40,000 people and instantly toppling 10% of the city’s architectural tissue while rendering countless other buildings uninhabitable. Beyond the material…

Silvestre Pestana: Poemas avatar

A new literacy is needed. Pioneering artist Silvestre Pestana is looking for mobile phones as a new tabula rasa, to begin new learning curves for the youngest. “I am beginning the deliberate production of a poetic, through social media, addressed to the Portuguese digital natives, who are failing in the examinations of the Portuguese nuclear…

Manual for an exhibition

Sociological Virtual Gallery Pedro Andrade, © 2017 To see HYBRID REALITY, a hybridization of Real, Virtual, Mixed And Augmented Realities: Search and download the app ENTiTi to your mobile device at: Google play –  https://play.google.com/store iTunes – https://www.apple.com/pt/itunes/ Open the app, choose the Augmented Reality button and search for SOCIOLOGICAL VIRTUAL GALLERY. Enter the password: socvirgal Focus the Target…

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…

Second City Lab

2CLab is, for the moment, an informal group of artists, technologists, sociologists, media experts, entrepreneurs, and theorists that meet on a more or less regular basis to discuss relevant matters to Second City project. So far, 2CLab had three brainstormings. These were the discussion partners: André Sier, António Cerveira Pinto, Emanuel Pimenta, Helena Barbas, Helena…

Voronoi conditionality

The dynamic model here. Interactive Transmedia vs. Voronoi Diagram Expressions Combining the concepts of classic narrative and transmedia, we will show, as Jenkins argues, that Digital Technology and non-linear narratives can be represented through the Voronoi Diagram. Starting from this premise, we will present the transmedia product prototype The Portal – prepared for interactive tv…