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Where in Russia is Joel Slayton...?

ZER01's Executive Director Joel Slayton is participating in the Department of State cultural envoy program representing the US at the National Centre for Contemporary Arts and The Ural Industrial

Biennial of Contemporary Art. He will be presenting "ZER01 Biennial in the context of American and

International Media Art" and  "Priorities of Museum Politics:Participation of Cultural Institutions in large-scale Projects" at Ural Fedral University. He will also be conducting a Workshop, "  Mapping the The Future City"  Ural

branch of NCCA and meetings with potential partners with ZER01 from Ural biennial representing education, business, regional and municipal government representatives.

But we are pretty sure that it won't be all work and no play in Russia!


CADRE has been working overtime completely revamping SWITCH: New Media Journal. If your not already familiar with the program, CADRE Laboratory for New Media is an interdisciplinary academic and research program dedicated to the experimental use of information technology and art at San Jose State University. The revamping of SWITCH took a lot of time and energy from the team, but their work paid off and you can read the latest issue online now. It has everything from articles on Games as Art to Digital Humanism. Check out SWITCH and pass it on!

ReGeneration:Open Call

Northern Lights has just announced a collaboration with the New York Hall of Science to  present ReGeneration. ReGeneration will be a summer-long exhibition debuting in 2012 with related programming in and around NYSCI. In total, ReGeneration will engage 14 artists or artist groups in creating and presenting work that explores the connection of cultural vitality to immigration, urbanization, and sustainability through the intersection of art, technology and science.

Pixilerations[v.8] Call for Work

Pixilerations [v.8] New Media Fringe Festive at FirstWorks will take place September 22nd-October 2nd, 2011. Their call for work deadline has been extended to April 19th. PIXILERATIONS [v.8] is a new media festival in Providence, Rhode Island (USA) that investigates the state of new media arts through installations, performances and film/video screenings. It is part of the larger FirstWorks Festival, a multidimensional performing arts festival in Providence each fall.

This year's festival asks "Where–and what–is New Media Art today?" Pixilerations [v.8] seeks work that broadly explores the identity questions of art/not art, new/old. We invite artists, musicians, performers, film/video makers, and new media practitioners to submit work.

GREEN ISLAND. The Green Public Library

For this ninth edition, Claudia Zanfi, founder of the GREEN ISLAND project, has realized the first garden of wild plants in Milano, inviting botanists, designers, landscape artists to work on an abandoned green area behind Garibaldi Train Station –Zona Isola Milano. The garden will open on the occasion of  ‘Milano Design Week’ (12th -17th April), together with a large network of exhibitions and events ‘green, bio and slow’  at the Isola neighborhood – every evening from 6pm.


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