On Sunday June 1, FIBER and Flemish Arts Centre de Brakke Grond will present the seventh edition of Coded Matter(s), titled Extended Senses.
Intelligent technology grows around us and towards us as an extension of the body, both visible and invisible. The computer has migrated from lap to pocket. A wave of networked watches, glasses and implants is launched at technology trade shows and through sensors we are able to explore our environment in new ways. What are the possibilities of these new developments? And what are the dangers?
During Extended Senses, artist talks, installations and demonstrations will let you see and experience the possibilities and dangers of these developments. Listen to plant conversations, see the data created by your body or play a game with your own muscles. Artists, designers and scientists show how human senses are being expanded or applied differently, how previously invisible processes of man and nature can be made visible, useful and even aesthetic.
The programme starts in the afternoon and goes on into the evening, supplemented with thematic films, music and food, spread out across the various inside and outside spaces of De Brakke Grond.
Coded Matter(s) is supported by the Creative Industries Fund NL
Programme: Talks / Performances
Sonobotanics is still a widely unknown science; it studies plants whose life experience is predominantly in the auditory domain. This …Website Vimeo
Lecture/performance by independent digital persona Perfect Paul discussing his latest research findings on the external controlled human face as a …Website Vimeo
Thought Kinetics aims to augment individuals with technology. This interactive platform for extracting and transforming the data of life visually onto …Website
Sources, Code & Knowledge
Journal for Artistic Research23/05/14
The Journal for Artistic Research (JAR) is an inter-national, online, Open Access and peer-reviewed …Journal
What Things Do: Philosophical Reflections on Technology, Agency, and Design23/05/14
Our modern society is flooded with all sorts of devices: TV sets, automobiles, microwaves, …PDF
Marshall Mcluhan: The medium is the message22/05/14
Herbert Marshall Mcluhan (*1911 – +1979) lecture recorded by ABC Radio National Network on …Video
The Transreal: Political Aesthetics of Crossing Realities22/05/14
The Transreal: Political Aesthetics of Crossing Realities explores the use of multiple simultaneous realities …Book
RISR is a wearable sensor network that teaches you how to improve your body language through …Website
Het Nieuwe Instituut
The contemporary era is characterised by radical technological, economic, cultural and social shifts. Het …Website
DEAF is an international and interdisciplinary biennial that focuses on art, technology and society. …Website
Motherboard is an online magazine and video channel dedicated to the intersection of technology, …Website
Flemish Arts Centre De Brakke Grond
The Flemish Arts Centre ‘De Brakke Grond’ offers the most significant developments, contemporary art …Website