Watch stunning live sets, AV from SET Festival Tehran, In-between Conditions Tbilisi

Beam yourself to Iran and Georgia as curators there assemble engrossing audiovisual art and live music sets from around the world. It’s all presented in virtual form. First – to Tehran. SET SET Festival is a half decade-old platform in the Iranian capital, which has acted as a hub both for the audiovisual and experimental […]

Singing Circuits: Who Needs Synths When a No-Input Mixer Sounds This Gorgeous?

Hypnotic and chant-like, this Christian Carrière composition hums and vibrates with what sounds like a chorus of electronic synthesizers. But that’s not what you’re hearing. It’s actually all a “no-input mixer” – a rig that makes use of controlled feedback rather than any other source of sound. It is, as Montreal-based composer Christian describes it, […]

- October 14, 2013

The Augmented City: Istanbul's Data, Made Visible in Glitchy Structures

Augmented Structures v2.0 / Istanbul Design Biennial / October 13th – December 12th, 2012 from Refik Anadol on Vimeo. Our century is marked by a wash of data, flooding out of explosive urbanization. Humans and numbers, it seems, are now densely packed, dynamic, and essential. Yet with that same density, they threaten to become invisible. […]

Peter Kirn - November 6, 2012

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