Richard Humann’s “Ascension” (addendum) is a fascinating exploration of augmented reality and an introduction of new constellations in Venice’s night sky. This work will be presented at OPEN 20 International Exhibition of Sculpture and Installation opening on Friday, September 1st in Venice, Italy. “Ascension” (addendum) which opened at this year’s Venice Biennale and will be exhibited on the Lido throughout the OPEN 20 show, as well as Giudecca on opening night at the Hilton Molino. Along with many great artists, the exhibition also includes: Yoko Ono, ORLAN, Resi Girardello, and Amin Gulgee. OPEN 20 is held in conjunction with the Venice Film Festival. This new work is curated by Elga Wimmer and sponsored by Membit with Jay Van Buren. OPEN 20 is organized by Arte Communications. Continue reading
The Nubian Word for Flowers is a phantom opera based on a deep dream exploration of the Colonial Mind. Here the long and complex history of exploitation of Egyptian and Sudanese cultures by British and European colonialists is symbolized by super star of war and brilliant botanist Lord Horatio Herbert Kitchener of Khartoum, often referred to in his time as “K of K”. It was the young surveyor Kitchener who drew the lines delineating the Southern Levant, creating the grid system that continues to be used for mapping Israel and Palestine today. Continue reading
Claudia Robles-Angel is an audiovisual and new media artist born in Bogotá-Colombia, currently living in Cologne-Germany and active worldwide. Her work and research cover different aspects of visual and sound art, which extend from audiovisual fixed-media compositions to performances interacting with bio-data via the usage of interfaces such as, for example, the EEG (electroencephalogram, measuring brain waves activity).
She will be presenting her works in cities ranging from New York, NY to Koeln, Germany and Manizales, Colombia. Continue reading
Pauline Oliveros (1932-2016) is known for her lifetime spent as an electronic musician creating early improvisations in the 1950’s with Terry Riley,Loren Rush and then working with Ramon Sender and Morton Subotnick to founded the San Francisco Tape Music Center. Later Pauline developed the Deep Listening Institute (now at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, NY) which is as much a philosophy as it is a creative practice. Continue reading
Richard Humann’s “Ascension” an Augmented Reality work, is currently being premiered at the Palazzo Mora during the Venice Biennale. “Ascension” is a fascinating exploration of Augmented Reality combined with an introduction of new constellations for Venice’s night sky. I am excited that Mr. Humann agreed to do this interview with The Engine Institute because his work not only engages everyone who has a smart phone with new technology and also because this work changes the skyline of Venice in a unique way.
Here is the interview. Continue reading
“Ascension” is a wonderful augmented reality work that Richard Humann a NYC based artist, is presenting for the first time at the Venice Biennale.
This video tells about Mr. Humann’s inspiration behind the work and how augmented reality can transforms the sky into visions for everyone.
At the Unity College Center for the Performing Arts, Unity, ME
Analog Futures features work by two generations of artists who emphasize the material and sculptural potential of media technology: Aldo Tambellini, Brandon Barr, Jason Bernagozzi and the collaborative partners known as LoVid. Beginning in the 1960s, Tambellini has played an influential role in video and new media art practice. His manipulated Continue reading
Switzerland is the featured country of the BIAN festival an International Digital Art Biennial in Montreal. This year they will be showcasing the work of talented Swiss artists and collectives.
This third edition of the International Digital Art Biennial of Montreal – BIAN – is focused on the theme of AUTOMATA – Art made by machines for machines. It explores the impact of artificial intelligence in art and culture, with a program of robotic, immersive, virtual reality, augmented reality, sculpture and digital video works. Continue reading
WEB-MINDSCAPE by Claudia Robles-Angel is an interactive audiovisual environment, created by light and octophonic sound, in which visitors have the opportunity to use an EEG interface, which measures their brain waves. The installation makes visual and audible unconscious internal reactions that are produced in the Continue reading