Key Artists

Matmos

Posted by CLOT Magazine in Key Artists, Sound Art

  Words by CLOT Magazine   The American experimental electronic duo Matmos are M.C. Schmidt and Drew Daniel. Both artists are the main core of the outfit but they are frequently joined by other musicians and an array of domestic gadgets.   Currently based in…

Drew Berry

Posted by CLOT Magazine in Biomedia, Computing Art, Key Artists

Words by Ana Sancho Molecular and cell biology are disciplines that seek to understand biological processes at molecular and cellular levels. When it comes to explaining these mechanisms, however, researchers find it difficult to show what happens in living cells on such a minuscule scale….

Stelarc

Posted by CLOT Magazine in Body Sculptures, Key Artists, Robotics / Kinetics

Words by Lula Criado (Twitter @lula_clotmag)   Professor Stelarc, Distinguished Research Fellow at the School of Design and Art at Curtin University Perth, Australia, does not need an introduction. When he was kicked out of art school for not fulfilling course requirements in sculpture such…

Neil Harbisson

Posted by CLOT Magazine in Body Sculptures, Key Artists, Scout & Trends

Words by Lula Criado (Twitter @Lula_Clotmag)   What happens if  we alter the traditional methods of sensing by adding an extra sense? What changes if we extend our perception and abilities by enhancing our senses? In her A Cyborg Manifesto, written in the early eighties,…

Johannes Klabbers

Posted by CLOT Magazine in Key Artists, Thinkers

  Words by the editorial team   Johannes Klabbers is an Australian writer and posthumanist therapist living and working in The Netherlands. This year, he served as the ‘resident therapist’ at Unsound Krákow Festival 2016 (Poland), which, to our knowledge, is world-first for a festival….

Theresa Schubert

Posted by CLOT Magazine in Biomedia, Computing Art, Key Artists

Words by Meritxell Rosell (Twitter @dancinmoog)   Generative art is the kind of art created with the use of a (generally) non-human autonomous system which can independently determine features of the art piece that would require decisions made by the artist. “Generative art” is used…

Andrew Pelling

Posted by CLOT Magazine in Biomedia, Key Artists

  Words by Ana Sancho   From unusual and extraordinary perspectives is how projects get started in the laboratory of Andrew Pelling, a place where the highest values are curiosity and the exploration of creative science. Pelling is a scientist and entrepreneur whose team at the…

Oron Catts

Posted by CLOT Magazine in Biomedia, Key Artists

  Words by Meritxell Rosell (Twitter @dancingmoog)   Reflections into materiality of life, the core of existence itself, has been the creative motor of Oron Catts* (along with his partner and main collaborator Ionat Zurr). The artist, curator and visiting professor at the Royal College…

Victoria Vesna

Posted by CLOT Magazine in Biomedia, Key Artists

  Words by Lula Criado (Twitter @lula_clotmag)   Leading artist Victoria Vesna, Ph.D., is Director of UCLA’s Art|Sci Center and Professor at the UCLA Department of Design | Media Arts and one of the most talented artists working in between technology, art and scientific innovation….

Dunne & Raby

Posted by CLOT Magazine in Biodesign, Key Artists

  Words by Cathrine Disney (Twitter @CathrineDisney)   In opposition to the narrow role of consumer driven design in the development of existing and emerging technologies, design duo Anthony Dunne and Fiona Raby use design as a tool to critique, discuss, debate and speculate. After…