Paraflows.10: Festival for Digital Art and Cultures — Mind and Matter :: Vienna :: Deadline: June 15, 2010.
Going into its 5th year, the paraflows festival in Vienna will focus on the interconnection between the programme and the object. Information technology is based on the distinction between hardware and software, and more often than not both systems are treated and discussed as independent of each other. paraflows .10 – Mind and Matter seeks to put on display how hard- and software, content and object in contemporary art not only co-exist, but also condition and shape each other.
What role does hardware play for media infrastructure? how is the net set up, what are the real pillars on which virtuality rests? How does the sculptural process look like, from a technological point of view? What are the effects of technological prospects on physical representation? Continue reading