Scout & Trends

Hanna Haaslahti

Posted by CLOT Magazine in Computing Art, Scout & Trends

  Words by (Lula Criado @Lula_ClotMag)   Hanna Haaslahti is a media artist based in Helsinki (Finland). With a background in photography and set design, her work encompasses interactive installations, projections and experimental film in the fields of visual arts and new media.   The…

Ryoichi Kurokawa

Posted by CLOT Magazine in Computing Art, Scout & Trends, Sound Art

  Words by Meritxell Rosell (Twitter @dancingmoog)   Synesthesia is a neurological phenomenon in which stimulation of one sensory or cognitive pathway leads to automatic, involuntary experiences in a second one. Synesthetes can hear colours, feel sounds and taste shapes. This phenomenon is a central element…

Martin Messier

Posted by CLOT Magazine in Scout & Trends, Sound Art

  Words by Ana Sancho   As electronic technology impact on music becomes more prominent, we wonder if we are aware where sounds derive from; especially those from the natural environment that one hears without perceiving an originating cause. Electromagnetism, or the interaction between electric…

Chris Watson

Posted by CLOT Magazine in Scout & Trends, Sound Art

  Words by Meritxell Rosell (Twitter @dancingmoog)   I came across the work of Chris Watson when first introduced to his glacier recordings (1). I was immediately fascinated. These peculiar sounds had obsessed me since watching an episode of the 90s TV series “A Northern…

Sónar 2016: The Day After

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

  Editorial by CLOT Magazine Sónar Festival closed this edition with over 115.000 visitors and Barcelona was, once again, at the forefront of electronic music and culture. Sónar+D, the Congress for Creativity, Technology and Business, confirms itself as a meeting point for researchers, investors, artists…

Robert Hengeveld

Posted by CLOT Magazine in Biomedia, Scout & Trends

  Words by Lula Criado (Twitter @Lula_Clotmag)   Robert Hengeveld is a multi-media artist living and working in Toronto (Canada). Hengeveld is that kind of visual artist that not only tells a story but also explores new visions about the future of nature. His creative…

Sónar 2016: Highlights

Posted by CLOT Magazine in Scout & Trends, Sound Art

  Words by Meritxell Rosell and Lula Criado   A music festival at the forefront of the most advanced electronic music and cutting-edge digital and new media technology for more than 20 years: what could we say about Sónar that has not been written about it…

Thought Collider

Posted by CLOT Magazine in Biodesign, Scout & Trends

  Words by Cathrine Disney (Twitter @CathrineDisney)   A theme continuing to weave through the work of Thought Collider, the experimental critical art and design duo, Mike Thompson and Susana Cámara Leret, examines what we often perceive as intangible, non-functional biological waste material of human…

Julia Buntaine

Posted by CLOT Magazine in Biomedia, Scout & Trends

  Words by Lula Criado (Twitter @Lula_ClotMag)   The brain is the most complex organ in a vertebrate’s body. Neurons interconnected by synapses, nerve cells and neurotransmitters – amino acids, peptides and monoamines to name just a few molecules and cells involved – work in…

Sarah Daher

Posted by CLOT Magazine in Biodesign, Scout & Trends

  Words by Lula Criado (Twitter @Lula_Clotmag)   Interdisciplinary designer Sarah Daher explores the relationships between humans, nature and technology and imagines future scenarios in which humans in which humans will engage with plants as intelligent beings. Communication is ubiquitous nowadays; the information superhighway with networks, digital…