HER She Loves Data in Rome, for a new school on AI and Data

HER She Loves Data in Rome, for a new school on AI and Data

We will be in Rome for the FLxER audio visual performing arts project, where we will hold the meeting for the neighbourhood school which we’re launching with Human Ecosytems Relazioni. THIS is the Facebook event of the initiative. The events will take place at...
Stakhanov and a panel on AI at Art + b = love? in Ancona

Stakhanov and a panel on AI at Art + b = love? in Ancona

Artificial Intelligence has always been a focal point of our research here at AOS. Ever since our little AI kid, Angel_F, or through the Talker Performance, or with GhostWriter, or with Stakhanov, Artificial Intelligence has represented an important, extreme...
BodyQuake at Infoscapes exhibit, at Pordenone Design Week

BodyQuake at Infoscapes exhibit, at Pordenone Design Week

BodyQuake was featured at the Pordenone Design Week  in an exhibit called Infoscapes curated by Pier Luigi Capucci, in the foyer of the Verdi Theater in Pordenone. Some info from Pier Luigi Capucci’s website: I have been invited, as in 2016, to Pordenone Design...
GhostWriter at Palazzo delle Esposizioni for Human+

GhostWriter at Palazzo delle Esposizioni for Human+

The HUMAN+ exhibit was conceived and first exhibited at Science Gallery at Trinity College Dublin. This new iteration of HUMAN+ is a coproduction of the exhibition by Science Gallery and Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona and will be exhibited at Palazzo...
RemixID: what is the self? At RAMPA Lab in Ljubljana

RemixID: what is the self? At RAMPA Lab in Ljubljana

What is the self? What happens when this complex cultural apparatus is mediated through algorithms and technologies? How this transformations affect our public, private and intimate space? RemixID is a 3 day hands-on workshop to explore the boundary of the self and of...
Stakhanov with Homeostase at the Wrong Biennial

Stakhanov with Homeostase at the Wrong Biennial

Stakhanov, the Big Data Oracle launched in 2015 at Transmediale,  will be hosted at the Wrong Biennale in the Homeostase Pavilion in Brazil: capturing BigData from the city of Sao Paulo to understand the implications of predictive analysis on our daily lives....
BodyQuake at T*Danse Festival in Aosta

BodyQuake at T*Danse Festival in Aosta

BodyQuake, the research project born in collaboration with Fondazione Neuromed, Human Ecosystems Relazioni, Live Performers Meeting, La Cura, AOS and AVNode, will be featured in Aosta during the T*Danse Festival 2017. The project is part of UltraCorpi, experimental...
BodyQuake at NetFutures 2017

BodyQuake at NetFutures 2017

On June 28 and 29, the city of Brussels will host NetFutures 2017, the biggest conference co-organized by the European Commission to explore the future of Internet, economy and society. Art is Open Source and HER will be part of the STARTS – Science Technologies...
art*science in Bologna, with Kernos and Accelerator

art*science in Bologna, with Kernos and Accelerator

From the 3rd to the 6th of July, the city of Bologna, with art*science will become a center for the international discussion on the opportunities and scenarios for collaboration between arts, sciences and technologies. It will also be one of the locations of the 50th...
BodyQuake. A Concert for Bodies + Data

BodyQuake. A Concert for Bodies + Data

On May 3, 2017 UniFestival, the National University Students Festival in Macerata hosts a preview of “BodyQuake. Concert for Bodies + Data”. BodyQuake is a radical contamination between Arts and the Sciences. Who The project is the result of the...
43^4 : Remixing Identities at the Media Arts Festival

43^4 : Remixing Identities at the Media Arts Festival

Take 43 faces. Divide each face in 4 sections: forehead, eyes, nose, mouth. Recombine them. The permutations are 43^4, that is 3.418.80 faces, that is 3.418.80 different identities. We took pictures of our faces. We used facial recognition algorithms, the technologies...
La Cura and the Monsters in the Machine

La Cura and the Monsters in the Machine

At Laboral, in Gijón, Asturias, La Cura meets the Monsters in the Machine, the exhibit and program which explores the updates of the “monster” and of the “machine” in Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein’s  anniversary. La Cura participates...
Ubiquitous Bodies

Ubiquitous Bodies

A workshop and exhibit at NeMe in Cyprus where we will create a manifestation of the ubiquitous body: a research on the implications of ubiquitous technologies and the perception of our bodies, their location in time and space, and the opportunities and risks which...
U-Topia. An Ubiquitous interconnetcive neo-ritual in Matera

U-Topia. An Ubiquitous interconnetcive neo-ritual in Matera

La Cura, together with Art is Open Source, Fondazione Matera-Basilicata 2019 and many other partners, have celebrated the 500th anniversary of Utopia by sir T. More, turning the city of Matera into a public laboratory to reinvent contemporary utopias. “Utopia is a...
BAOTAZ at Fondazione Neuromed

BAOTAZ at Fondazione Neuromed

After La Triennale in Milan, BAOTAZ, the interconnected brain and its augmented sense created during La Cura Summer School, arrived in Pozzili for the European Researchers’ Night organized by Neuromed Foundation. FromSeptember 28th toSeptember the 30th,  1.200...
Interconnected Brain, Augmented Sense-ability

Interconnected Brain, Augmented Sense-ability

This September 3rd and 4th we will present Baotaz, a collaborative project through which we merged arts, sciences and technologies to formulate an hypothesis to create new models of interconnection among people and places, globally: a new augmented sense, a new...
La Cura at ICEEFest in Bucarest

La Cura at ICEEFest in Bucarest

We will be in Bucarest for the ICEEFest. ICEEfest stands for Interactive Central and Eastern Europe Festival and has been building itself into one of the largest Internet related festivals organized in the CEE and SE Europe region since 2012. There we will give a talk...
Erbe Indisciplinate, a workshop and a conversation on La Cura

Erbe Indisciplinate, a workshop and a conversation on La Cura

Three new events for La Cura: a workshop at RuralHub exploring the connections between nature and radical innovation; a workshop on transgression and innovation at the Federico II University in Naples; and a conversation with a philosopher and a cyborg at the same...
La Cura at Perugia’s International Journalism Festival

La Cura at Perugia’s International Journalism Festival

La Cura is out with a new book, published by Codice Edizioni, featuring the story of the global artistic performance which started when Salvatore Iaconesi was diagnosed with a brain cancer and he decided to open it up to the entire society to confront with the...
Transgression and Innovation at the Alta Scuola Politecnica

Transgression and Innovation at the Alta Scuola Politecnica

On Wednesday March 16th 2016 we will be in Belgirate, near the Lake Maggiore, at the 11th cycle of Winter School (2016) of the Alta Scuola Politecnica for a lecture titled “Innovation/Transgression. What is the role of transgression in innovation processes? The...
Hacking Melanoma

Hacking Melanoma

Join us in Capri from October 20th to November 1st for Hacking Melanoma! Hacking Melanoma will be a hackathon dedicated to the technological, social and relational aspects of e-health, and explicitly dedicated to the diagnosis and cure of Melanoma, skin cancer, one of...
HUB – Human Ecosystems Bologna

HUB – Human Ecosystems Bologna

After its very first launch in Rome in September 2013 with EC(m1), after the Festival dell’Innovazione in Bari, Human Ecosystems goes back to Italy with a new project sponsored by the City of Bologna, with the support of ANCI – National Association of...
Ubiquitous Commons at Smart City Exhibition in Bologna

Ubiquitous Commons at Smart City Exhibition in Bologna

Data as Commons. This will be the focus of our intervention at Smart City Exhibition 2015 in Bologna, on October 16th 2015, at 9:30. What happens when data becomes a commons? How can we build the high quality relational environment which is needed for citizens to...
Myriads, Trangression in the Post City: after Ars Electronica 2015

Myriads, Trangression in the Post City: after Ars Electronica 2015

Some times has passed after Ars Electronica 2015, and our participation to its exhibit and to education programme with the Myriads project, part of the Human Ecosystems and of the Ubiquitous Commons. In this post we wish to share some images from the exhibit, some...
La Cura at Dreamers Day in Milan

La Cura at Dreamers Day in Milan

While we wait for the upcoming book, La Cura, the Open Source Cure for Cancer will be in Milan for the Dreamers Day, on October 18th 2015, together with two of its great inspirations: an oncologist who is also a hacker, Pier Mario Biava, and an enlightening...
Myriads: transgression in the Post City

Myriads: transgression in the Post City

This year, Art is Open Source, Human Ecosystems and Ubiquitous Commons will be featured at Ars Electronica, as part of the Post City Kit exhibition, with the Myriads project (part of the wider Ubiquitous Infoscapes project). From Ars Electronica’s website: Post...
Ubiquitous Commons updates

Ubiquitous Commons updates

http://www.ubiquitouscommons.org/ubiquitous-commons-updated-and-the-societing-summer-school-at-ruralhub/ Just published on Ubiquitous Commons: … in the double transition which we are living (from scarcity to abundance; from the physical, situated, relational...
Human Ecosystems at Expo Aquae, in Venice

Human Ecosystems at Expo Aquae, in Venice

Human Ecosystems at Expo Aquae in Venice, August 1st 2015, at 11am. Full information about the event is on Human Ecosystems. How do we speak about water? How do we relate? What are our fears, concerns, important issues, joys and anxieties about water? We have captured...
La Cura featured on TED.com, and some exciting news

La Cura featured on TED.com, and some exciting news

La Cura, My Open Source Cure for Cancer, has been featured as La Cura as TED talk of the day. Go check it out! It is a wonderful chance to announce that the book about La Cura is coming out soon, with amazing features. The book, coming out soon after the summer, will...
Ubiquitous Commons at the STARTS Symposium in Brussels, June 2015

Ubiquitous Commons at the STARTS Symposium in Brussels, June 2015

from Ubiquitous Commons at the STARTS Symposium in Brussels, June 2015 Ubiquitous Commons will be at the STARTS Symposium in Brussels, on June 22-23 2015. Promoted by ICT Art Connect, STARTS begins to explore opportunities for piloting cross-sectorial collaboration to...
NFD Riot: Nefula workshop at NextFest 2015

NFD Riot: Nefula workshop at NextFest 2015

On May 24th, AOS together with Nefula, performed  a one day workshop to explore Near Future Design methodology in the context of NextFest by Wired Italia. NFD workshops are topic based: for NextFest we decided to investigate the near future of Riot, which turned out...
Near Future Design and Ubiquitous Commons at Wired NextFest

Near Future Design and Ubiquitous Commons at Wired NextFest

Join us in Milan for Wired’s NextFest. Art is Open Source, Nefula and Ubiquitous Commons will be there for an exploration on the implications of technologies and networks on our near-future lives. On May 24th at 10:30 in the Giardini Porta Venezia Nefula will...
An Open Source Cure for Cancer at King’s College in London

An Open Source Cure for Cancer at King’s College in London

Join us at King’s College Department for Social Science Health and Medicine with the Bioethics and Society programme for a conversation on: “The Cure”, an Open Source Cure for Cancer: a conversation with Oriana Persico and Salvatore Iaconesi The network “Citizen...
Ubiquitous Commons at Nexa Center for Internet & Society

Ubiquitous Commons at Nexa Center for Internet & Society

Join us at Nexa Center for Internet & Society, on Wednesday April 8th 2015 from 6pm to 8pm, for an open discussion about and around the concept of the Ubiquitous Commons, the international research effort which is bringing about the development of a legal and...
Ubiquitous Commons at Cyber Resistance, in Milan

Ubiquitous Commons at Cyber Resistance, in Milan

Time again for Cyber Resistance at Il Cantiere in Milan, in April 10-11 2015. This year we will talk about the Ubquitous Commons: how to claim back your data from online services, and decide how it should be used. The Ubiquitous Commons is an international research...
Ubiquitous Commons at NetFutures 2015

Ubiquitous Commons at NetFutures 2015

this news article appeared on the Ubiquitous Commons website. A preview of the Ubiquitous Commons first prototype has been presented at the NetFutures 2015 event held in Brussels, during the CAPS concertation meeting, for the special topic regarding Distributed...
“Iperconnessioni Rurali”: hyper-connectivity in rural space

“Iperconnessioni Rurali”: hyper-connectivity in rural space

Join us in Calvanico in Italy from April 12 to 14 2015 together with the Rural Hub who made this possible, for an intensive workshop in which we will learn to use social networks to create hyper-connective human dynamics and relations, to promote wide, inclusive...
Stakhanov, a BigData god, predicts human futures

Stakhanov, a BigData god, predicts human futures

Stakhanov is a BigData god. It is a reflection about the role which we, as human beings and as members of society, are attributing to data, information and algorithms. Stakhanov captures public information from millions of people on social networks, and searches for...
Periferica: Human Ecosystems workshops in Rome

Periferica: Human Ecosystems workshops in Rome

Join us at the Periferica Festival in Rome, on February 16-21 2015 at Fusolab, in Viale della Bella Villa 94 (and some other locations: check the program for time and locations). Art is Open Source and Human Ecosystems will be there for an installation and a workshop...
Stakhanov: the BigData Oracle for a new era

Stakhanov: the BigData Oracle for a new era

From Wikipedia: “In Classical Antiquity, an oracle was a person or agency considered to interface wise counsel or prophetic predictions or precognition of the future, inspired by the gods. The word oracle comes from the Latin verb ōrāre “to speak” and...
Human Ecosystems in Reggio Calabria

Human Ecosystems in Reggio Calabria

The Human Ecosystems project is landing in Reggio Calabria, the beautiful city at the tip of the boot of the Italian peninsula, full of history and culture. Here we will explore the opportunities which can be found by gaining more understandings about the digital life...
Human Ecosystems in New Haven

Human Ecosystems in New Haven

Art is Open Source, Yale World Fellows and the City of New Haven present: “HENHV” – Human Ecosystems New Haven. The digital life of a city Opening Ceremony December 9th, 2014 | 10.30-11:30am New Haven City Hall |165 Church St, New Haven Guests of...
Art is Open Source and Human Ecosystems at Yale: some events

Art is Open Source and Human Ecosystems at Yale: some events

Join us in Yale for a series of events during Salvatore’s Yale World Fellowship: a Master’s Tea at Saybrook College, an Inspired Series talk at the New Haven public library, a talk about Human Ecosystems at the Department of Computer Science. And more to...
La Cura at Data Viz or Data Touch, in Paris

La Cura at Data Viz or Data Touch, in Paris

Join us in Paris on October 17th 2014 for “Data Viz or Data Touch” Art, Science, Design and Data Visualisation, at Google’s Cultural Institute Lab, for a performative discussion about La Cura, the Open Source Cure for Cancer. « Data viz or Data touch...
One Million Dreams at the MakerFaire in Rome

One Million Dreams at the MakerFaire in Rome

One Million Dreams at the MakerFaire in Rome, from October 3rd to 5th 2014, at the Auditorium Parco della Musica. We will present an installation for the One Million Dreams project, through which we are capturing the expression of people’s dreams using social...
La Cura, at Wave, with Susanna Pozzoli

La Cura, at Wave, with Susanna Pozzoli

La Cura will be featured at Wave, Collective Intelligence, an exhibit promoted by BNP Paribas, in Paris at the Parc de la Villette, from September 10th to October 5th 2014 through a video by artist Susanna Pozzoli. Click HERE for some more information about La Cura at...
OneMillionDreams at File Festival 2014 in S. Paulo

OneMillionDreams at File Festival 2014 in S. Paulo

One Million Dreams will be featured at the File Festival 2014 in S. Paulo, Brazil. This is the 15th edition of FILE – Electronic Language International Festival in São Paulo –, which takes place this year from August 26 to October 5 at Centro Cultural FIESP...
10 Minutes in Detroit

10 Minutes in Detroit

An information visualisation built using the Human Ecosystems will be featured at the Gallery Project, in Detroit, for the Unseen exhibit. 10 Minutes in Detroit captures all the social networking activity in the city of Detroit on June 30th 2014 and visualises it in a...
The Real Time Museum of the City and the Ubiquitous Commons

The Real Time Museum of the City and the Ubiquitous Commons

A public gathering in Rome, uniting administrations, politics, civil society and the cultures of the Italian capital become the occasion to explore the Human Ecosystems, the Real Time Museum of the City and the Ubiquitous Commons: the emergence of a vision of the...
XY: a Castle, a Lab and the Near Future of Education

XY: a Castle, a Lab and the Near Future of Education

Art is Open Source will be at XY Lab in Puglia, from the 17th to the 31st of July, in the beautiful castle of Castrignano de’ Greci, for a massive workshop on knowledge, data, information, Human Ecosystems and the Near Future of Education. It will be the first...
the 7 days of the Near Future of Education

the 7 days of the Near Future of Education

It’s here! After our initial exploration of the Near Future of Education, when the ISIA Design School in Florence faced the effects of the global crisis, after writing about our vision on newspapers, and performing collaborative efforts to understand...
Human Ecosystems at TEDxDanubia

Human Ecosystems at TEDxDanubia

Join us in Budapest for TEDxDanubia, where we will present the Human Ecosystems project, and some surprises about the digital lives of cities, the ways in which people express in urban contexts and on the possibility to create a new form of Public Space, in the era of...
Near Future Design at CyberResistance in Milan

Near Future Design at CyberResistance in Milan

AOS will be at CyberResistance, on April 3, 4 and 5 2014, in Milan, at the Cantiere, for a participatory conversation about Near Future Design, starting from the Near Future Design of the Education System which we are building with our students at ISIA in Florence....
Cultural Interfaces in Naples

Cultural Interfaces in Naples

Art is Open Source will be in Naples on April 11th, at the Federico II University, at the Department of Social Sciences, for the “Interfacce culturali e sensorialità digitali” meeting (Cultural Interfaces and digital sensorialities) to to discuss the roles...
Incautious Porn at SSN2014 in Barcelona

Incautious Porn at SSN2014 in Barcelona

We’ll be attending SSN2014 (the 6th Biannual Surveillance and Society Conference) in Barcelona to present the outcomes of our Incautious Porn project: an anthropological experiment in blackmail and the perception of private/public space online. From the...
Near Future Design at TEDxRoncade

Near Future Design at TEDxRoncade

Art is Open Source will be at TEDxRoncade to talk about Near Future Design on February 22nd 2014. Saturday February 22nd 2014 starting at 10:30am Where: Auditorio Tenuta Ca’ Tron, Via Boschi, 14 Ca’ Tron – 31056 Roncade ( Treviso, Italy ) The theme of this TEDx Event...
Human Ecosystems at Artscaping Rome

Human Ecosystems at Artscaping Rome

After launching the Human Ecosystems project in Toronto and setting up for its execution in Montreal, we will present it at Artscaping Rome, on February 20th 2014, at 5:30pm, at the Caffè Letterario, together with IED, Federculture and Fondazione Romaeuropa. In this...
An Open Source Cure for Cancer at King’s College in London

La Cura at Participatory Medicine in Montreal

La Cura, an Open Source Cure for Cancer, will be presented at McGill University for Participatory Medicine, a conference with Patrick Dubé (Living Lab SAT/CHU Ste-Justine), Alessandro Delfanti (Media@McGill) and Salvatore Iaconesi and Oriana Persico (Art is Open...
Multipli-cities: a festival in Rome, poliphonic visions on the city, Human Ecosystems

Human Ecosystems at ArtSci Salon in Toronto

The Human Ecosystems project is going to Toronto, at the Fields Institute for Research in Mathematical Sciences for ArtSci Salon, to start the real-time observation of the city, and for a first workshop on real-time cities, ubiquitous information, commons and the new...
The performance of the Near Future of Education

The performance of the Near Future of Education

This article was published on the Febrary 2nd edition of Nòva24, on Il Sole24Ore. You can find the original article here: Il futuro scolastico è una performance Here we give an expanded version of it, without length constraints.   Crisis and transformation are...
La Cura, after the presentation at Transmediale 2014: Afterglow

La Cura, after the presentation at Transmediale 2014: Afterglow

So, we gave a presentation about La Cura at yesterday’s panel at Transmediale 2014 Festival: Afterglow: here are the slides for the presentation: [slideshare id=30698464&doc=salvatoreiaconesiv6-140201063515-phpapp02] At the end of the slide, a visualization...
An Open Source Cure for Cancer at King’s College in London

La Cura at transmediale: Afterglow

La Cura will be featured at the 2014 edition of the transmediale festival in Berlin, in the panel “Under the Skin: Revealing Invisible Data”. The panel will be part of the Hashes to Ashes section of the Festival, curated by Tatiana Bazzichelli. It will be...
Openness and Near Future Design at I-Lab at Luiss University

Openness and Near Future Design at I-Lab at Luiss University

We will be at I-Lab at Luiss University for a workshop on Near Future Design and the concept of Openness, on November 14th 2013, from 2pm to 6pm. Here is the EventBrite page for the workshop and here is the Facebook page for I-Lab Luiss, where you can know more. In...
Human Ecosystems in the news on “il Sole 24 Ore”

Human Ecosystems in the news on “il Sole 24 Ore”

An article about the Human Ecosystems project appeared today on the newspaper Il Sole 24 Ore, discussing the installation we presented at the Internet Festival 2013: the Innovation Ecosystem (here are the slides from the workshop we held, in case you missed them) Here...
Innovation Ecosystems @ Internet Festival

Innovation Ecosystems @ Internet Festival

What is the topography of the Innovation Ecosystem in Italy? Who are its main influencers? Who are the hubs? How does information circulate inside it? What are its influences from abroad? How can we map the Innovation Ecosystem in real-time, using social networks? AOS...
The Mirror and The Source @ Penny W. Stamps Speaker Series

The Mirror and The Source @ Penny W. Stamps Speaker Series

  AOS will be in Ann Arbor (Detroit) on October 17, 2013, for the Penny W. Stamps Speaker Series at the Michigan Theater with “The Mirror and the Source”, a talk/performance exploring the transformation of human beings, and the new rituals, emotions,...