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FLOAT - Feral MBA
“Maybe we were the birds”
Using unknown sounds to create conditions for speculative thinking
FieldAcademy - sensorial heritage
A field-report by Anne-Florence Neveu of the Field Academy sessions exploring Amstelpark as sensorial heritage.
PIFcamp 2022, ePIFany
Spending a week at PIFcamp (organised by Project Atol in Slovenia for the eighth time) next to the miracle that is a crystalline river running through a valley. This is what came to mind:
Arka Kinari (May/June 2022)
A sign of life from Arka Kinari, sailing through Indonesia until October 2022.
ARTIS zoo residency Driessens / Verstappen
Driessens and Verstappen bring their Spotter (AI) to ARTIS Amsterdam Royal zoo during the Machine Wilderness residency programme, here's what happened next:
ARTIS zoo residency Heather Barnett
Heather Barnett is looking into ant behaviour at the zoo during the Machine Wilderness residency programme, here's what happened next:
Life, life support and the afterlives of (im)possible worlds
How can stories, scenarios and situations enhance agency amid chaotic circumstances?
First public experiment in the MonsterCode research-line around Almere beach during the Summer Sessions at StrandLab Almere.
Convivia, refugia. Not always everywhere
On distributed convivia and networked refugia, shelters from the always everywhere of the Digital Age.
Change is coming to the FoAM Kernow studio
We’ve been up and running since 2014 - much has changed since then, and the time for a shift in direction has come. This post is to outline what’s changing and why.
Becoming Realists of a Larger Reality
A guided tour along FoAM's interconnected paths through the larger reality.
[Open Call] Online Lodging and Virtual Travel to MSR=HAAG SAEZ
In the first round of V-AIR (virtual artist-in-residence) at Minamisanriku = Hague Special Art Experiment Zone (SAEZ), we are recruiting two Netherlands-based artists to make an artistic version of Online Lodging and Virtual Travel.
Results from the Great Bower Building Experiment
Showcase of participants' attempts at building bower bird architecture.
(Algo|Afro) Futures artist announcement
We're very happy to announce the four artists selected for the (Algo|Afro) Futures programme, who will be approaching live coding from diverse range of practices including spoken word, digital art and electronic music.
Techniques Journal: Animating Worlds
Techniques Journal is a new peer-reviewed publication examining techniques for intervening in the many crises our planet faces today. The inaugural issue features our article Dark Arts, Grey Areas and Other Contingencies (CPT.R7).
AccessLab for libraries - end of project review
We’ve come to the end of the latest series of AccessLab workshops. This post is a debrief on how we’ve progressed and a review of the feedback.
Art, Technology and The Cosmos
The opening panel of the event on Art, AI and Everything Else, started with not knowing, ventured into augmented sociality, ancestral knowledge, corporate cyborgs, ecological intimacy and more.
Hiking with Monsters, a curriculum
A semester of fieldwork and embodied research practices, where design students dive into the world of a wild animal in their area.
Woven robots for dancing together during a pandemic
We've repurposed our maypole robots so people can dance together safely (woven robots don't need to social distance).
Viruscraft evaluation and ask-me-anything
Evaluation of the viruscraft game - what do people learn from playing it, and does it result in any misunderstandings? Also a summary of questions and answers from our virus Ask-Me-Anything session.
(Afro|Algo)futures is a mentoring programme for early career Black artists who want to explore the creative potential of live coding.
The Evidence Support Initiative launch
We’ve been awarded seed funding to pilot a new system to encourage and facilitate scientific researchers to work with their local councils, providing on-demand advice on scientific issues to fit the needs of councillors, and perhaps also passing on the skills to find and use scientific information.
A photo album weaving together FoAM's trajectories through the volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity of 02020.
FoAM Kernow 2020 review
A review of the FoAM Kernow studio's activities from 2020.
Joining the Tiny Mining sweatshop led by Martin Howse as a mineral exploration of the interior of the human body for rare earth and other mineral resources.
Start from not knowing...
When engaging with art, AI and everything else, start from not knowing, start from where you are. A suggestion, a talk, and a series of questions for the 20th anniversary of the Art Centre Nabi.
Comment bien démanteler ?
This article shares ideas and thinkers trying to figure out how to appropriately dismantle life-destroying extractive industries and economic activity.
A Gathering of Ghosts
A repetition is only interesting if it is a rehearsal.
Dust & Shadow in The Future of Print
How can immersive experiences stimulate engagement with printed books in a library? Here's what the experience looked like from a librarian's point of view.
"Fungi make worlds..."
"...They also unmake them"
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