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…

Boom 2018

Beyond digital? Up to a point, yes! The hippies are back, but with a twist. Science and politics did not solve our major problem as a civilization: how can we escape from an extinction caused by our own conspicuous consumerism and exponential growth? Boom festival has been said to be a Burning Man without frontiers. Agostinho da…

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…

Opening

By João Bettencourt Bacelar, Rafael Pires, and Diana Monteiro

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…

Three women talking about art @ Web Summit 2017

Zoë Henry, Maria Lopes and Crimson Rose @ Web Summit 2017. The presence of artist Maria Lopes in this panel discussion is a happy outcome of the collaboration between The New Art Fest and Web Summit.

Popup performance by Carlos Henrich

It can happen anytime… November 11, Saturday @ 5 pm November 12, Sunday @ 3 pm … Popup performance by Carlos Henrich @ The Art Fest ’17.

Criámos mais lugares para os eventos

Duplicámos hoje a capacidade de acolhimento dos eventos esgotados do The New Art Fest ‘17, dadas as listas de espera formadas no Eventbrite. Turismo 3.0, Invasão Criativa (Brain Gain), O campo da Consciência (manhã), Passeio Psicogeográfico e When Arts Get Real contam agora com mais algumas cadeiras disponíveis. Mas não muitas mais! The New Art…

Quietos!

Jose Antonio Perez El nuevo arte, tiene que ver con el ser frente al parecer, con la conciencia social, libre, democrática, con el avance de nosotros mismos, revolucionándose. Donde se ponga en valor lo social empoderando a las personas como eje de todo territorio o creación. Intercultura? Amistad? Un territorio e individuo, sin fronteras, respetado…