Yale World Fellowship 2014

Salvatore Iaconesi has just been selected as Yale World Fellow 2014. During the fellowship, which will last from August to December 2014, he will expand the concept of Ubiquitous Commons, in an attempt to reframe the concept of Public Space, to adapt it to current and future scenarios of human life, in which ubiquitous digital technologies and networks have radically transformed the ways in which we relate, work, learn, communicate and collaborate. Continue reading

Generativity: Fluffy Chaos

Fluffy Chaos is the first book of the Generativity series. It explores the spaces of generative visuals. Spaces in which the laws of nature become entangled with programming code to describe possible scenarios.
The books of the series showcase the images and the code used to produce them. Continue reading

Augmented Reality Art: the Emotional Compass featured on a new book

The Emotional Compass featured in a chapter of the new “Augmented Reality Art” book from Springer, edited by Vladimir Geroimenko together with Mark Skwarek, Tamiko Thiel, Gregory L. Ulmer, John Craig Freeman, Conor McGarrigle, Patrick Lichty, Geoffrey Alan Rhodes, Jacob Garbe, Todd Margolis, Kim Vincs, Alison Bennett, John McCormick, Jordan Beth Vincent, Stephanie Hutchison, Ian Gwilt, Judson Wright, Nathan Shafer, Salvatore Iaconesi, Oriana Persico, Dragoş Gheorghiu and Livia Ştefan, Simona Lodi, Margaret Dolinsky, Damon Loren Baker. Continue reading

Near Future Design at CyberResistance in Milan

AOS will be at CyberResistance in Milan for a conversation about Near Future Design: the possibility to create powerful transmedia simulacra whose objective is to shift people’s perception of what is real and possible, and engage them into a performance to create new, preferred, desirable futures. Continue reading

Open Data as Culture: science, arts and technologies to co-create possible futures

How can Sciences, Arts and Technologies collaborate together with societies, communities, administrations and businesses to foster a culture of openness, transparency, freedom and empowerment? We will find out in Trento, at the ICT Days event, together with Trento rise, the Bruno Kessler Foundation and the Department of Engineering and Information Science of the University of Trento. Continue reading