The mechanization of Life
In this paper we take a look on synthetic biology from the computational point of view and especially address the question whether it will once more challenge the notion of the machine. (pdf)
Prof. Josef H. Reichholf talks about the evolutionary origin and meaning of cooking and food.
Why are we celebrating eating together?
on wednesdays, (ir)regularly every two weeks 18:00 h
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Material is a base for every artistic work, as a carrier, a medium, or to stress aesthetics and functionality. Code in this respect can also be seen as material.
Some photos of the works presented at the “Rundgang” in July 2013.
The installation VANITAS MACHINE addresses the desire for eternal life and the potential of life-prolonging measures. Based on a candle which – by means of technical intervention – burns down very slowly, vanitas machine creates a contemporary analogy to the endeavour of prolonging the human lifespan with the help of science and technology.
Der Musikrechner ist ein IBM PC aus dem Jahr 1986, der in eine Musikmaschine umgebaut ist.
Kuai Shen (EC) received an honorary mention at the PRIX ARS Electronica 2013 and the Edith-Russ-Haus Award for Emerging Artists 2013.
in Nago-Torbole, Norditalien, vom 5.-8. Juli 2013
Die Sizilianischen Förster (pdf)
Not only from nature but also from our technologies we have learnt that we will never be ably to completely understand and control complex systems. If we take this fact seriously, what does this then imply for a responsible treatment of nature, technology and society?