10 interesting links from around the Web #002

From my daily browsing and reading time, I selected ten links that I found interesting both in the cultural and digital realms (and at their intersection). As you will see, the subjects vary from the New European Bauhaus, to 3D artists, to robot cats. This is be a weekly feature, on every Monday. I hope you enjoy it.

  1. New European Bauhaus: What is it, and what’s in it for you?
    The first-ever edition of the New European Bauhaus Festival took place in Brussels from 8 to 12 June 2022. The goal of the event: to generate more awareness of the New European Bauhaus (NEB), which was announced two years ago by Von der Leyen, President of the European Commission.
  2. I just spent a week with a robot cat and my life will never be the same
    The metaCat is AI-powered. It’s the perfect companion. It’s lifelike. But what else is it?
  3. Forget Silicon. This Computer Is Made of Fabric
    The jacket can raise and lower its own hood—without chips or batteries—and might one day help disabled wearers move.
  4. An AI-Generated Artwork Won First Place at a State Fair Fine Arts Competition, and Artists Are Pissed
    Jason Allen’s AI-generated work “Théâtre D’opéra Spatial” took first place in the digital category at the Colorado State Fair.
  5. ‘I Want to Make Pictures That Mean Something’: David LaChapelle on Turning Away From Celebrity Portraits to Create More Enigmatic Images
    The photographer’s largest retrospective ever is on view at Fotografiska New York.
  6. In Pictures: Berlin’s Ever-Thriving Club Scene
    From day-long raves to queer events, how photographers such as Wolfgang Tillmans captured the city’s nightlife
  7. Ethereum, the NFT market’s blockchain of choice, cuts its CO2 output by 99%
    The long-awaited shift looks set to make the world of NFTs considerably less harmful to the environment
  8. A Missed Opportunity to Bring an Eccentric Museum to Life With VR
    In Space Popular’s presentation at the Sir John Soane’s Museum the VR content does not complement the physical, but widens the gulf between art history and contemporary art making.
  9. 3D artist Andrés Reisinger: ‘I’ve invented a genre’
    At just 32, Argentinian Andrés Reisinger is one of the most sought-after 3D artists in the world. He’s also one of Wallpaper* guest editor Kelly Wearstler’s favourite contemporary creatives. Here’s why
  10. The Critical Role of Artists in Advancing Augmented Reality
    Artists are often left out in the discussion of the advancement of new technologies, yet they are critical to the evolution of any new medium. Golan Levin points out that artists have early on prototyped many of today’s technologies. To get a jump-start on the future, Levin urges looking to artists working with new technologies. article/the-critical-role-of-artists-in-advancing-augmented-reality

If, during your travels through the Wild Wild Web you find a link that catches your attention, let me know. I’ll take a look and, if I also find it interesting, it will make the following week’s list.

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By | 2022-09-19T15:01:14+01:00 September 19th, 2022|Culture, Digital|0 Comments

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Somewhere at the intersection of Digital and Culture. Lisbon native. Many interests person. Starter. Have projects in Digital, in Culture, and at their intersection. Love travel and photography.

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