Dasha Ilina recently got an honorary mention at Ars Electronica for her faux corporation offering therapy for those constantly on their phones, the ‘Center For Technological Pain’.
Published 27 May 2020 by Rob La Frenais
The recently published 'Art as We Don’t Know It' catalogue showcases art and research that has grown and flourished within the wider network of both the Bioart Society and Aalto University's Biofilia lab in Finland during the previous decade. Review.
Published 8 May 2020 by Rob La Frenais
The independent curator and critic Rob La Frenais runs the "Future of Transportation" group on Facebook. New chronicle about mobility after the lockdown.
Published 26 April 2020 by Rob La Frenais
Independent curator and critic Rob La Frenais runs the "Future of Transportation" group on Facebook. He writes in Makery his thoughts about mobility after the lockdown.
Published 17 February 2020 by Rob La Frenais
The new exhibition at London’s Science Gallery, "considers gender in relation to fashion, reproductive technologies, gaming and changing ecologies".
Published 7 February 2020 by Rob La Frenais
The 2020 edition of Transmediale was on the subject of ‘networks’. Rob La Frenais followed the 'End to End' symposium for Makery.
Published 22 January 2020 by Rob La Frenais
For the last few days people have been flocking to the elite resort of Davos, Switzerland, where every year the World Economic Forum is held. Climate change activists also converge, but how to persuade industry and governments to listen to science data? Rob la Frenais talked to activists present in Davos.
Published 30 November 2019 by Rob La Frenais
The United Nations had moved COP 25 from Santiago to Madrid. What does it mean for climate activists who went on slow travel to the COP?
Published 28 August 2019 by Rob La Frenais
While Greta Thunberg just arrived in New York on a sailing boat to attend UN Climate Action Summit 2019, Makery has investigated options how to "Do It Like Greta".
Published 7 July 2019 by Rob La Frenais
Visiting the BigTorrent exhibition, July 4th on the Rhone river, on the occasion of the opening of the 73rd theater Festival of Avignon.
Published 5 June 2019 by Rob La Frenais
Makery spoke to the organisers of the Train Camp that goes by train this week to the Green Culture festival in Montenegro.
Published 27 March 2019 by Rob La Frenais
On Sunday March 24th, a loose coalition of scientists, climate campaigners, churchgoers, anti-capitalist activists and makers arrived, symbolically in front of Paris’s Bourse.
Published 18 March 2019 by Rob La Frenais
Unusual approaches of Danish artist, architect and maker Stig Anton Nielsen and his interest to off-grid energy leads to an exploration of kite mills with his Kiteborne start-up.
Published 16 December 2018 by Rob La Frenais
Does watching ice melt help us talk about the climate emergency? A critical view on artists commitment at the end of COP24.
Published 21 November 2018 by Rob La Frenais
On the eve of COP24 in Poland, the role of artists in thinking long-term about the future of the human species on this planet, alongside a new surge of scientist-led activism.
Published 3 July 2018 by Rob La Frenais
From June 23-30 in Durban, South Africa, the digital festival Digifest welcomed the International Symposium on Electronic Art (ISEA). With a lot of discussions on the future of makerspaces.
Published 12 June 2018 by Rob La Frenais
Following an initiative by Wolfgang Tillmans and Rem Koolhaas, designers, experts and artists participated in Eurolab from May 31 to June 3 in Amsterdam. A creative forum to “act for democracy”.
Published 29 May 2018 by Rob La Frenais
Whether studying the regenerative abilities of the salamander or the myth of aquatic humans, the Slovenian artist is pushing the limits of life in order to rethink what it means to be human.
Published 9 May 2018 by Rob La Frenais
A worm breeder, a woodsman, a seaweed maker or performative micro-naps… Welcome to the strange conference Radical Relevances, in Helsinki.
Published 24 April 2018 by Rob La Frenais
Last days to see the exhibition “After the End of the World” at the Center for Contemporary Culture of Barcelona, which speculates on climate change, the end of humans… and becoming jellyfish.