Scout & Trends

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…

Tarik Barri

Posted by CLOT Magazine in Computing Art, Scout & Trends

  Words by Ana Sancho   Since he was a kid, programmer and audiovisual artist Tarik Barri knew what he loved: telling computers what to do. Barely aware that programming was going to firmly shape his career, he started by creating basic code to generate…

Absolute Relative

Posted by CLOT Magazine in Computing Art, Scout & Trends

  Words by Sebastian Kamau (Twitter @ws_kamau)   How are our senses linked to reality? Can we trust our senses? How does our brain parse out contradictory sensory information? Exploring these questions lead Swedish physician Torsten Thunberg at the end of the 19th century to…

Neil Mendoza

Posted by CLOT Magazine in Robotics / Kinetics, Scout & Trends

  Words by Patricia Bondesson Kavanagh   In the video accompanying the artwork Fish Hammer, a small goldfish – dubbed Smashie by UK-born, New media artist Neil Mendoza – can be seen tentatively exploring an aquarium. In the foreground there is an array of dollhouse furniture,…

Kuai Shen

Posted by CLOT Magazine in Biomedia, Scout & Trends

  Words by Ana Sancho   Humans have always been fascinated with ants and their social behaviour. These creatures have commonly been the focus of science fiction movies and comics, striking at that great human fear – the possibility of being dominated. The level of…

News #9 Arts Programme: alt.barbican

Posted by CLOT Magazine in Computing Art, Scout & Trends

  Text by CLOT Magazine   Barbican and The Trampery have launched alt.barbican, an arts accelerator that will encompass work across artificial intelligence, radio manipulation, wearable tech and more.   They just have announce the inaugural cohort of five artists selected for this major new…