DIGICULT Available in Italian and English.
DIGICULT enters its third year of life with a gift for all its readers, critics and detractors: a brand new home page that collects and emphasizes all contents and all activities carried out by the Network and opens doors to future developments regarding sharing and dissemination by means of new technological platforms.
Beside being the usual critical observatory (run by Silvia Scaravaggi and Claudia D’Alonzo of the editorial office) with news and information on national and international digital art, Digicult updates its portal, thanks to Luca Restifo’s constant and valuable technical work, with the following services:
:: WHAT’S NEW ON DIGICULT: information on supervision and partnership activities by Digicult and its agency Digimade;
:: INTERVIEWS: list of the best interviews by Digimag;
:: IN-DEPTH ANALYSIS: list of the best critical articles published on Digimag;
:: REPORTS: list of the best reports of festivals and exhibition selcted by Digimag;
:: FLICKER PAGE & SLIDESHOW: the best images by Digimag’s account Flicker;
:: VIMEO PAGE: the best videos by Digicult’s account Vimeo;
:: DIGIMAG: archives of Digimag’s past editions;
:: PARTNERSHIPS: Digicult’s actual and past media partnerships;
:: CALLS: national and international most interesting calls for artists and event supervisors;
:: SONAR RADIO: 24/7 electronic music radio.
Digicult’s activity as publisher of the monthly online magazine DIGIMAG, which has discussed and deepened for 35 issues by now all themes related to national and international digital art, continues: from net art to video art, from hacktivism to performing art, from software art to electronics, from audio-video to interaction design, from new media to A.I.
The magazine keeps an eye, month after month, on the main events, the most interesting works, the most successful and the most promising artists, the principal tendencies, the most topical themes in the field of digital culture and electronic arts; all reported through editorials, recommendations, in-depth analysis and interviews to national and international electronic scene protagonists.
[THE PODCAST & NEWSLETTER]
Besides, Digicult continues its international service of electronic music podcast and audiovisual works DIGIPOD, supervised by Giuseppe Cordaro and boasting Alessandro Descovi’s new layout, which houses audio and video contents coming from a large and fertile international community of artists, musicians, independent net labels.
The number of users joining our periodical newsletter service DIGINEWS is growing constantly and at present consists of a composite and selected community of over 5000 people interested in contemporary digital art and culture.
[THE ART AGENCY]
Finally, by means of the newborn agency DIGIMADE, Digicult is always involved in a series of collateral activities, such as media partnerships, critical and journalistic reports on festival and exhibitions, supervising projects in Italy and abroad, acting also as supervisor/promoter for Italian and international artists, through the enhancement of their works within the main European and international festivals, events, platforms and cultural centres connected to digital technologies and electronics.
DIGICULT is a cultural project involved in digital culture and electronic arts. The DIGICULT project is directed by Marco Mancuso and based on the active participation of 40 professional people about, who represent a wide Italian network of journalists, curators, artists and critics working in the field of electronic culture and digital art. And on a multitude of updated strategies around new media communication, web 2.0 and networking activities. Translated in english, DIGICULT is today a web portal updated daily with news and , but it’s also the editor of the monthly magazine DIGIMAG, discussing with a critic and journalistic approach, about net art, hacktivism, video art, electronica, audio video, interaction design, artificial intelligence, new media, software art, performing art. DIGICULT produce the electronic music and audiovisual podcast DIGIPOD and the newsletter international service DIGINEWS. DIGICULT in finally involved in side activities like media partnership and special journalistic/critic reports for festivals and exhibitions, consultancy and curatorial activities and is now working for Italian artists international promotion with its new born art agency DIGIMADE, presenting their works to main international festivals, cultural events, platforms and centers working with digital and electronics
– Marco Mancuso – concept, editing, direction and design
– Luca Restifo – programming
– Silvia Scaravaggi – editing news
– Claudia D’Alonzo – press office
– Giuseppe Cordaro & Alessandro Descovi – podcast
Luigi Pagliarini, Tatiana Bazzichelli, Bertram Niessen, Teresa De Feo, Miriam Petruzzelli, Luigi Ghezzi, Giulia Baldi, Domenico Quaranta, Lorenzo Tripodi, Massimo Schiavoni, Monica Ponzini, Domenico Sciajno, Valentina Tanni, Annamaria Monteverdi, Motor, Isabella Depanis, Tiziana Gemin, Fabio Franchino, Alessandra Migani, Lucrezia Cippitelli, Silvia Bianchi, Francesca Valsecchi, Claudia D’Alonzo, Barbara Sansone, Sara Tirelli, Alessandro Massobrio, Eleonora Oreggia, Paolo Branca, Giulia Simi, Silvia Scaravaggi, Maresa Lippolis, Francesco d’Orazio, Alessio Galbiati, Alessio Chierico, Claudia Moriniello, Giuseppe Cordaro, Cristiano Poian
– Virginia Cavalletti, Francesca Magnaghi, Ornella Pesenti, Chiara Resmini