Digital Culture

Norimichi Hirakawa

Posted by CLOT Magazine in Computing Art, Digital Culture, Scout & Trends

Words by Patricia Bondesson Kavanagh Looking at the artwork Datum from 2017 by Japanese media artist Norimichi Hirakawa, the viewer is presented with an audiovisual installation consisting of a dazzling array of pixels. Viewed in a darkened room, what appears on the projected screen teeters…

Redefining Failure in a Technologically Aided Era

Posted by CLOT Magazine in Biomedia, Computing Art, Contributors, Digital Culture, Robotics / Kinetics, Sound Art

(Rebecca Lieberman, Mnemograph, 2016, Artificial Retirement Flux Factory, NYC. Photo credit: Jung In Jung) Words by  JunIn Jung       Herbert Marcuse wrote that the “technological rationalisation” of society and culture rejects ideals and sublimation. However, art is “rather irrational and not subjected to scientific, technological,…

Beau Wanzer

Posted by CLOT Magazine in Digital Culture, Scout & Trends, Sound Art

  Words by Meritxell Rosell (Twitter @dancingmoog)   It is not easy to find artists, especially musicians, with a scientific background and even less frequent, that they are trained as molecular biologists. However, this is the case of Beau Wanzer, a producer based in Chicago and a…

Evelina Domnitch & Dmitry Gelfand

Posted by CLOT Magazine in Digital Culture

Words by Meritxell Rosell (Twitter @dancingmoog)   For Evelina Domnitch and Dmitry Gelfand, an artistic duo based in Amsterdam, perception and observation are central processes in their practice. Observation is the phenomenological action of perceiving while at the same time being aware of the act of perception…

Charissa N. Terranova

Posted by CLOT Magazine in Curators, Digital Culture, Thinkers

  Words by Patricia Bondesson Kavanagh   Dr. Charissa N. Terranova is a U.S. based writer and educator currently an Associate Professor of Aesthetic Studies at the Edith O’Donnell Institute of Art History at the University of Texas, Dallas. Throughout her career – from being…

Harm Van Den Dorpel

Posted by CLOT Magazine in Computing Art, Digital Culture, Key Artists

  Words by CLOT Magazine   Harm van den Dorpel is a Berlin-based Dutch conceptual artist regarded a key figure in the post-internet art movement. Alongside with other contemporaries, they developed a new way of exploring technology, digital footprints, and social networks.   Harm was at…