Karl Sims’ Reaction-Diffusion Media Wall exhibit opened recently at the Museum of Science. It consists of emergent dynamic patterns displayed on a high resolution wall of 24 screens. Two simulated chemicals, shown as white and dark blue, react and diffuse to generate biological-looking patterns and shapes. A touch screen kiosk in front of the display [...]
Abstract: Overview of multifaceted efforts to create an unusual “garden” for discovery and growth of astrobiologicals. These efforts involve experiments in regenerative biology, transcriptomics, synthetic “artisan” sea salts created with recovered halophiles, halophilic paleogeomicrobiology, the search for agencies of prokaryotic/eukaryotic radiation resistance and cellular repair, metagenomic investigations of the MIT nuclear reactor primary coolant microbiome, [...]
Ben Houge shares his concept of “food opera,” a unique pairing of music and gastronomy that presents a meal as a narrative medium, incorporating a thirty-channel speaker array and techniques from video game soundtracks to achieve an unprecedented level of synchronization between the senses of taste and hearing. In a series of collaborations with chef [...]
Ocean circulation and the Arctic comprise a thermal and geopolitical vortex in the context of global climate change. Since 2010, W. Benjamin Bray has spent an inordinate amount of time exploring his relationship to these vast physical spaces, and also their relationship to distant communities, through traveling, research, and artwork — a Situationist approach involving [...]
Join us as David Durlach demonstrates ChoreoV (“Choreography via Video”), a new software environment he is developing at TechnoFrolics, his Somerville, MA design studio. The application allows use of standard commercial video animation tools, with all their sophisticated WYSIWYG editing features, to choreograph real-world kinetic sculptures. Lights, motors, magnets, and more may be controlled interactively and [...]
We’re kicking off our new season of salons with Neil Leonard! He’ll be discussing his recent sound installations and performances with saxophone, computer and mobile devices.
When: Wednesday, Sept. 23rd, 7:30pm
Where: Boston Cyberarts Gallery, 141 Green St., Jamaica Plain, MA (next to the Green Street Station)
Presenter: Neil Leonard
RSVP to email@example.com or on our Facebook event. Space is limited.
How do we make sense of our environment parse it, probe it, and enact change? COLLISION: Stealing from the Real examines the transformative power of play and technology’s place within this act. Increasingly computer-mediated, simulation is how we learn about the world and test scenarios, a way of exploring identity, critiquing societal norms, constructing and [...]
In the Garden of Sonic Delights is a major exhibition of sound art located throughout Westchester County, NY, including work by such noted artists as Laurie Anderson, Annea Lockwood, Trimpin, and Stephen Vitiello. Sound artist Stephan Moore, the curator and artistic director of the exhibition, will discuss commissioning site-specific work while collaborating with a number [...]
Mar. 25th — Making Things Move, Talk, See and Give Off Light: The Evolution of a Curriculum in Physical Computing
For over three decades, students at the Massachusetts College of Art and Design have studied methods of incorporating analog and digital electronics in their art practice through the Studio for Interrelated Media (SIM) program. In this presentation, two MassArt teachers will talk about the history of young artists working with code and hardware and the [...]
A Boston based artist, Andrew Neumann will give an overview of his work, including material realized at The Experimental Television Center, sculptural pieces, multi-channel installations, as well as excerpts from single channel projections pieces, including DoublePsycho, Split:Riddle:, and various works in progress and other sundry experiments.
When: Wednesday, Mar. 4th, 7:30pm
Where: Boston Cyberarts Gallery, 141 Green [...]
We are sad to say that we have to cancel the Evening with Fred Barzyk planned for tomorrow, February 5th. There’s been a bit of weather-related incident beyond our control.
We hope to see everyone next month at our next salon instead!
A special event to coincide with the exhibition Otto Piene & Electronic Art in New [...]
Digital media art, literature, and culture is full of work, and often very interesting work, that is based directly on what has come before—from Cory Archangel’s Super Mario Clouds to 1980s home video games based on arcade games to Eddo Stern’s Fort Paladin: America’s Army to the more than 20 remixes and reworkings of Nick [...]
Walter Wright will talk about his experiences as a pioneer in the world of video art. His talk will include such topics as the Experimental Television Center, Wobbulators, Video Shredders, and innovations from live video performance at The Kitchen. This is a must-attend event for fans of video art and technology history.
When: Wednesday, Oct. 22nd, [...]
The exhibition, Collision21: More Human will be at the Boston Cyberarts Gallery September 13–October 26, 2014, with an opening on September 12th. This is a group show dealing with two closely-related concepts: human self-modification and the human modification of our environment. Formed by artists and technologists, the COLLISIONcollective is premised on the sometimes abrupt intersection [...]
When: Wednesday, June 25th, 7:30pm
Where: Boston Cyberarts Gallery, 141 Green St., Jamaica Plain, MA
Moderator: Howard Yezerski
Panelists: Margo Chevers, Stacey Friends, Ray Graber
RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org. Space is limited.
It’s no secret that the arts are not a bastion of business acumen. That is precisely why business must be the first order of the day. In [...]
Georgie Friedman creates gorgeous contemplations of weather and other natural phenomena using video and site-specific projections on architecture and sculptural forms. Each video concentrates on the natural light and movement of the particular element, while the installation aspects alter the visual properties, form, or context of the element. She creates experiential spaces for viewers that [...]
Participate in the founding of a new computer museum in the Boston area. The goal of this museum is to document and preserve this area’s unique contributions to the development of many areas of computing over the last fifty years. This panel will discuss what is possible and worthwhile for the museum in the digital [...]
Join Anne Spalter as she talks about her exciting work involving art and technology. Her video pieces are based on original footage shot in remote locations, from moving vehicles. Be prepared to see adventure, the unexpected, and serendipitous moments that you would’t expect. Anne will show material from and discuss the backstories of several works, [...]
Join Jeffu Warmouth in a conversation about his retrospective at the Fitchburg Art Museum. Don’t let the exhibition title fool you… things are about to get funny at FAM this winter, seriously funny! Jeffu Warmouth: NO MORE FUNNY STUFF is a mid-career retrospective featuring the puns, parody, and absurdist humor of a beloved New England [...]