The Electronic Man will be featured in Turin at Arteractive, November 2-6 2011.
The project unites a group of artists who have been working with new digital technologies and with specific focus on the research about novel forms of establishing relations with the audience.
Arteractive is an exhibit whose aim is to investigate these the effects of these researches and the potential for innovation of these forms of art and iconographies, which inject a direct possibility for action and reaction for people, creating explicit mutations at aesthetic and social levels.
The exhibit will feature a set of different metaphors and techniques, assessing the virtual domains and activating emotions and sensations in visitors and interactors, establishing multiple types of connections with social media, networks and virtual technologies.
The opening of the exhibit will take place on Thursday November 3rd starting at 6pm.
There will be a preview event on November 2nd at 7pm.
The exhibit will be open to the public on November 3rd, 4th and 5th from 11am to midnight, and on November 6th from 11am up to 8pm.
The address is:
Parcheggio Residence Cristina, 52, Turin
(access is from via Principe Tommaso, at the corner with via Oddino Morgari)
The concept and exhibit is curated by Chiara Canali.
Invited artists are
Alessandro Biagetti, Mirko Canesi, Umberto Ciceri, Davide Coltro, Giuliana Cuneaz, Nicola Evangelisti, Daniele Girardi, Glaser/Kunz, Vincenzo Marsiglia, Gabriele Pesci, Gianfranco Pulitano.
We (Salvatore Iaconesi and Oriana Persico) will be featured in the exhibit with the Electronic Man, our global performance created in occasion of Marshall McLuhan’s Centennial celebrations, with the partnership of MediaDuemila under the scientific direction of prof. Derrick de Kerckhove.